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10017846 Assistant Professor of Art

Middle Georgia State University

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Faculty Application - please complete and email with supporting documentsSchool/Department: Department of Media, Culture and the Arts Primary Location: Cochran Position: Faculty Job Type: Full Time Position Close Date: Until Filled Description:

Middle Georgia State University was formed through the consolidation of Macon State College and Middle Georgia College in 2012. Serving over 8,000 students, the University encompasses all five campuses of the prior two institutions with campuses in Cochran, Dublin, Eastman, Macon, and Warner Robins. Annual tuition and fees make it the most affordable public university in the state of Georgia. Middle Georgia State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Middle Georgia State University educates and graduates inspired, lifelong learners whose scholarship and careers enhance the region through professional leadership, innovative partnerships and community engagement.

JOB SUMMARY: Middle Georgia State University (MGA), a Unit of the University System of Georgia (USG), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art position, with an emphasis in ceramics and sculpture, to support its BA in Applied Art and Design. This innovative, professionally focused, degree program consists of a Visual Art Core with optional tracks in Visual Communication and Film that are specifically aligned to the graphic arts, advertising, and film production industries. The available Associate Professor of Art position will support the Visual Art Core in the new BA in Applied Art and Design program. All positions in the School of Arts & Letters require a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

This position involves teaching a 4/4 course load, scholarship, student advisement, and service. Travel among our campuses will be required as needed. Teaching responsibilities will include day and/or evening classes, online and/or hybrid courses, and video-conference classes.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a M.F.A. in Ceramics, Sculpture, or related field. Must be able to teach three-dimensional art, sculpture, and ceramic classes. A readiness to teach at the collegiate level with commitment to student engagement and to engage in academic and community service. Evidence of scholarly promise or achievement (for tenure-track line).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Prior successful teaching experience, leadership skills that can help grow a nascent B.A. in Art, evidence of innovative pedagogical practices, and experience with online and/or hybrid delivery of coursework.

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.

TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as one PDF attachment to [email protected] with the subject line “10017846 Assistant Professor of Art 6.29.2021”. Application materials must include (1) an MGA faculty application, (2) a letter of interest, (3) a curriculum vitae, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, (5) names and contact information of three references, (6) Digital portfolios of (a) personal artwork and (b) student artwork (clearly labeled) and (6) unofficial transcripts. Paper application materials will not be accepted.

Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

Faculty Application - please complete and email with supporting documentsA Unit of the University System of Georgia



One of 31 institutions in the University System of Georgia, Middle Georgia State was created in 2013 by the con­solidation of Macon State College and Middle Georgia College.

Middle Georgia State College strives to offer bachelor’s degrees that enhance the educational, economic, and cultural lives of Middle Georgians. Additionally, the college offers a wide array of associate’s degrees that meet the educational interests of traditional and non-traditional students in the region. With low tuition, robust financial aid, a commitment to the success of each student and a vibrant residence life program on three of our five campuses, Middle Georgia State promises an affordable, challenging, and rewarding college experience leading to degrees of proven quality. Our success is measured best by the accomplishments of our graduates in their chosen professions, as well as by the contributions they make to their communities.


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