Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Sculpture Visiting Assistant Professor

Sculpture Visiting Assistant Professor
Description: The University of Florida School of Art and Art History invites applications for a one-semester Visiting Assistant Professor position in Sculpture. Position dates: August 16, 2012 – December 31, 2012.

Rank and salary: Visiting Assistant Professor; full time, non-tenure accruing, one semester appointment. Salary $20,000.

Responsibilities: To teach 2 sculpture courses, ”Materials and Methods” and “Concepts and Strategies”, and/or another assignment as determined by the School Director, supervise graduate independent study students; and contribute to the sculpture program, school, and university in the area of service. Candidates must demonstrate a broad knowledge of sculpture (material, technique, form, content) and be able to articulate contemporary, historical and conceptual issues.  
Minimum Qualifications: MFA or equivalent professional experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to individuals with a strong record of creative achievement and professional exhibition/publication record and evidence of college teaching effectiveness. Teaching experience beyond graduate assistantship also preferred.

How to Apply:
To apply visit, select SEARCH POSTINGS and search by the Requisition # 0810055. Please make sure to follow the instructions to applicants on this posting, as further application documents are required. Do not apply via email.  Email applications will not be accepted. 
In addition to applying at, the applicant is required to then submit the following at a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, 20 images of recent work with annotated image lists, artist statement, teaching philosophy, 20 images of student work, if available, and names and contact information of three references also by January 9, 2012.

The position will be open for applications beginning December 14, 2011. Review of applications will begin January 9, 2012 and continue until an applicant pool is established. Applicants are urged to apply ASAP. To ensure fullest consideration, all application documents should be submitted by January 9, 2012. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call +1 (352) 392- 4621 or the Florida Relay System at +1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD).