Metals, Jewelry, and CAD-CAM Assistant or Associate Professor of Instruction, NTT Appointment

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Metals, Jewelry, and CAD-CAM

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Non-Tenure Track Appointment for Two-Year Term (Academic Years 2018-2019 and 2019-2020)

Review of applications begins immediately and applications received by June 20th will receive priority review. Position remains open until filled.

The Crafts Department of the Tyler School of Art at Temple University invites applications for a non-tenure track appointment in the Metals, Jewelry, and CAD-CAM Program. The program has a rich history of teaching traditional bench skills and digital fabrication, and preparing students for a variety of careers. The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of the discipline; a studio practice that spans art, craft, and design; a professional exhibition record; and, preferably, experience in digital fabrication. Candidates who can expand beyond the traditional canon of metals and jewelry to include a broader social, political, cultural, or artistic context are particularly desirable. In addition to being an accomplished artist, the successful candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to teaching. The position requires teaching a variety of metals and jewelry courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, including studio and seminar courses. The course load is eight courses per academic year.

Since 1935, Tyler School of Art has offered students the combination of a world-renowned faculty and the resources of Temple University, a large, urban research institution. Tyler’s programs encompass a wide range of areas in the study of art, design, art history, art education, and architecture. In each program, students work in small learning communities, while also benefitting from state-of-the-art facilities, a rigorous curriculum, and a large, diverse campus community.

RANK: Assistant Professor

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have an MFA, professional exhibition record, demonstrated teaching excellence, and an ability to communicate and work effectively with students, faculty and administrators. A minimum of three years of full time college-level teaching experience, or the equivalent, is preferred.

Tyler School of Art is an affirmative action/equal-opportunity employer committed to increasing and sustaining its diverse academic community.

To apply, please visit to create an account and upload the following materials:

  • Cover letter of intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Artist Statement
  • 20 examples of your work
  • 20 examples of student work
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Two sample syllabi
  • Three references with contact information: address, phone number, and email address*

*Finalists must also be prepared to submit course evaluations, official academic transcripts, and three signed letters of recommendation on letterhead; no letters are required in the initial application.

If you need assistance during the uploading process, please email: [email protected]




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Posted: 6/7/2018
Application Due: 8/6/2018
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