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Teacher-Scholar Postgraduate Fellow, Sculpture

Employer
Wake Forest University
Location
Winston Salem, NC

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Position Type
Postdoc
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Description Summary

The Department of Art at Wake Forest University invites applications for a non-tenure-track position at the rank of Teacher-Scholar Post Graduate Fellow for a one-year appointment to begin July 1, 2022. An MFA in art is required with teaching experience beyond the graduate TA level. We seek a teacher-scholar who has the background to teach all levels of sculpture in a Studio Art BA program. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in both teaching and creative work and will teach a combination of introductory, intermediate, and upper-level sculpture courses (two courses per semester). As a department that embraces the Liberal Arts, we teach many introductory students with little or no experience making art. The successful hire will be joining a department committed to equity-focused teaching practices and diversity in the design of our curriculum. We seek an artist who thinks about sculpture expansively and who is interested in forging interdisciplinary connections at Wake Forest and in the larger Winston-Salem community.

Job Description:


To apply for the position, submit your application in ONE PDF at https://hr.wfu.edu/careers/

The application requires a cover letter that includes your artist statement and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, a sample of your work and examples of student work with your application profile. In addition, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to doolitck@wfu.edu directly from the individual writing the letter. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2022.

Wake Forest University is a private collegiate university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with 5,200 undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences. The Art Department includes undergraduate programs in both art history and studio art, with 13 full-time faculty. View our website at https://art.wfu.edu/ The Wake Forest Teacher-Scholar ideal values excellent teaching and student engagement while advancing the frontiers of knowledge and creativity. To learn more about the University, visit https://www.wfu.edu/ Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse faculty, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer.

Additional Job Description

In furtherance of the University’s commitment to resuming operations in a manner consistent with or similar to how those operations were conducted prior to the pandemic, and in an effort to protect the health and safety of the campus community, all faculty and staff are required to be fully vaccinated with an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine and an influenza vaccine. Faculty and staff with disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs that preclude vaccination should contact Human Resources to request a reasonable accommodation.

Time Type Requirement

Full time

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

Organization

Wake Forest University, formed in 1834, has experienced decades of growth and innovation.  WFU is a distinctive university that combines a liberal arts core with graduate and professional schools and innovative research programs.  The University embraces the teacher-scholar ideal, which prizes the personal interaction between students and faculty.  It is a place where exceptional teaching, fundamental research and discovery, and the engagement of faculty and students in the classroom and the laboratory are paramount.

Wake Forest University is a community that seeks the enlightenment and freedom which come through diligent study and learning. Its higher goal, however, is to give life to the University motto "Pro Humanitate," as members translate a passion for knowledge into compassionate service. The community shares a tradition that embraces freedom and integrity and acknowledges the worth of the individual. The heritage, established by the school's founders and nurtured by succeeding generations, promotes a democratic spirit arising from open-mindedness and discourse. Wake Forest fosters compassion and caring for others. Its collective strength and character are derived from the values and distinctive experiences of each individual; therefore, it affirms the richness of human intellect and culture and its contribution to knowledge, faith, reason, and dialogue. Furthermore, it strives toward a society in which good will, respect, and equality prevail. To that end, Wake Forest University rejects hatred and bigotry in any form and promotes justice, honor, and mutual trust.​

The University is comprised of:  the undergraduate college, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Divinity, School of Law, and School of Medicine (located on the Bowman Gray campus with Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center) and today enrolls about 4,846 undergraduates and 2,823 students in graduate programs at its principal location, the Reynolda campus.  Students at Wake Forest University enjoy a great deal of access to and interaction with world-class faculty both in and out of the classroom setting with a student-faculty ratio of 11:1.  Wake Forest employs approximately 2,772 full and part-time faculty and staff.

Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant, intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities, and a strong athletics program competing in the fifteen-team Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).  Since its founding, the university has adopted the motto “pro humanitate,” which is exemplified by a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world. Wake Forest has a strong commitment to holistic, eight-dimensional well-being for students, faculty and staff as evidenced in the Thrive initiative.

Winston-Salem, NC

Wake Forest is located in Winston-Salem, NC, a beautiful, mid-sized city centrally located in the Piedmont-Triad region of North Carolina.  Winston-Salem is a family-friendly city with high quality schools, numerous outdoor recreational activities and events, and is known for its vibrant and thriving arts scene.

Winston-Salem residents enjoy close proximity to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains (1.5 hours) and Atlantic beaches (4 hours), a moderate climate with four distinct seasons, a very reasonable cost of living, and an eclectic variety of restaurants, wine bars, and breweries for dining with friends and family.  Winston-Salem offers many of the amenities of a large city but with the sense of community and quality of life of a smaller town (www.visitwinstonsalem.com).

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