Follow the application procedures in the announcement. After screening by a search committee, successful candidates will complete an employment application, provided by the university or which can be downloaded as a (.pdf).
The Department of Art and Art History at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, a student-focused institution, seeks a high-energy, dedicated individual to coordinate our department’s sculpture/three-dimensional media concentration (AA#30-2-142). Assistant professor, tenure-track, starting fall 2013. Salary competitive. The studio art program at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is committed to a sculpture/three-dimensional media curriculum stressing both technical and conceptual skills. Students will learn to construct art objects, effectively manipulate space, and to create expressive environments. The position requires commitment to curriculum development, including new courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, teaching a foundation course in 3-Dimensional Design and overseeing the maintenance of an efficient and safe sculpture studio. Additional responsibilities include energetic participation in departmental activities, including advising students, collaboration with colleagues and other departmental service opportunities; engagement in college and university committees and an active artistic practice. Instructional delivery can occur through on-line, traditional, and alternative instructional methods and can occur on main campus or off-site educational locations. Voluntary summer contracts may be available.
M.F.A. in sculpture or related area, successful teaching experience beyond T.A. strong exhibition record, and demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations. Finalists must communicate well and successfully complete an interview and/or teaching demonstration as judged by the department faculty. Recommendation for hiring is needed by the majority of the regular, full-time department faculty.
Submit a cover letter addressing your qualifications and experiences for the position, artist’s statement, teaching philosophy, resume, unofficial copy of most recent graduate transcript, contact information for three professional references (letters on request), 20 images of personal work and 20 images of student work (images must be low-resolution, 72dpi, maximum of 1000 pixels in either dimension) on CD/DVD (readable for both Mac & PC), and SASE (optional for CD/DVD return) to: Chair, Sculpture/Three Dimensional Media, AA#30-2-142, Department of Art and Art History, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.
For full consideration applications should be received by November 26, 2012. Position will remain open until filled. No hand delivered applications accepted. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO Employer. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check. Completing this search is contingent upon available funding.