Location Tulane University, Uptown Campus, New Orleans
Position Type Faculty
The Newcomb Art Department seeks an artist and educator to lead the development of the sculpture area. S/he should be familiar with traditional sculptural materials and processes, but able to incorporate digital and electronic technologies for imaging and fabrication in 3-D based artistic inquiries. Ideal candidates will bring a broad vision of contemporary visual art, and make use of contemporary technologies and the opportunities for collaboration and intellectual inquiry within the department and across the university.
Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate through graduate levels of sculpture, as well as shared responsibilities for BFA and MFA committee work and advising, and teaching the MFA Graduate Seminar on rotating basis. Normal teaching load is 2 /2, plus graduate instruction and advising.The faculty member will be responsible for planning, maintenance, and operation of the sculpture area classrooms / labs, and will participate in departmental and university service as appropriate. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Start date July 1, 2015.
Candidates should be actively practicing artists with growing national exposure and a substantial knowledge of historical and current theoretical discourse in sculpture and the visual arts with a genuine commitment to excellence in teaching and professional practice. MFA, active exhibition record, and post-MFA teaching experience required.
All applications are to be sent electronically. Only electronic applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin January 10, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.
Please submit the following items to
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching Statement
4. Artist Statement (submit under “Research”)
5. Contact information for three references
6. 20 digital images of professional work in a single PDF file (submit under Image #1). Please include: actual size, date and media
7. 20 digital images of students' work in a single PDF file (submit under Image #2). Please include: actual size, date and media.
8.Sample Syllabi if available
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Tulane University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/persons with disabilities/veterans employer committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities or veterans. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.
Tulane University, Newcomb Art Dept., 202 Woldenberg Art Center, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5327 firstname.lastname@example.org