Thursday, September 15, 2011

Assistant Professor of Sculpture - Job

Application Due:Open Until Filled
Type:Full Time

Manhattanville College is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts college with a nationally and internationally diverse student body of approximately 1,600 undergraduates and 1,200 graduate students, located 28 miles north of New York City on 100 acres. Building on its heritage of social justice and social activism, the College prepares students through rigorous academic and co-curricular programs, for ethical and socially-responsible leadership in a global community. We achieve this through integrated learning that combines classroom rigor with experiential opportunities, leadership with service, intimate attention with global reach, progressive change with enduring values, social commitment with ethical responsibility, and diversity with community. 

The BFA program in the Studio Art Department at Manhattanville College invites applications for the position of full time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sculpture. A MFA, previous undergraduate teaching experience, and an exhibition record are required. The successful candidate will assume primary responsibility for the Sculpture area, including the teaching of foundational and upper-level sculpture courses, participation in curricular planning and design, and general maintenance of the sculpture facilities. It is also important that the candidate possess knowledge of contemporary theory, concepts and critical issues, plus traditional techniques, art history and general practices of fine art sculpture. Evidence of integration across aesthetic disciplines is desired. This successful candidate is also expected to have some experience in other media areas, i.e. drawing, ceramics, or digital media. Advising, service to the college, and participation in the college's general education programs are expected of all faculty. 

All candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a list of technical strengths, sample syllabi, and a list of three references. Twenty images of student work and twenty images of the artist's own work should be submitted on a CD/DVD or URL. Fall 2012 is our anticipated start date subject to pending budgetary approval. 

Please send application materials by November 18, 2011 to:

Human Resources

Manhattanville College
2900 Purchase Street
Purchase, NY 10577
Phone:(914) 323-5270
Fax:(914) 323-5322