One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor in Sculpture and Drawing

Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Apr 03, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Ursinus College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Sculpture and Drawing beginning Fall 2018.  Responsibilities include teaching introductory and advanced courses in sculpture and drawing and contributing to the operations of the studio area and to the Art and Art History Department, including attention to safety issues and OSHA compliance. Demonstrated interest in contributing to a contemporary interdisciplinary setting with an increasingly diverse student body is desirable. Responsibilities include teaching six courses for the year. A working knowledge of the historical and theoretical fine art discourse surrounding both drawing and sculpture as well as an ability to teach introductory courses to all levels of students is expected. MFA or equivalent and a minimum of two years teaching experience at the college level required. Applicants should have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and to working with students on projects in a liberal arts setting.

Review of completed applications will begin April 18, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a CV, unofficial transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and a cover letter that summarizes their qualifications, teaching philosophy, and creative interest via Interfolio.  Letters of recommendation should be submitted directly by recommenders via Interfolio as well. Applicants should also make accessible up to 8-10 images of their work and 8-10 images of student work they have supervised, limiting detail shots and emphasizing breadth of work. Please provide a website link to access these images. Ursinus College uses Interfolio to collect all application material:

Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of approximately 1650 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. Ursinus College is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. Ursinus is an EO/AA employer.  Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.

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