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Employment Opportunities



Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Sculpture/ 3D Visual Art

Location Tulane University, Uptown Campus, New Orleans

Position Type Faculty 

Position Description
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.

Qualifications
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.

Application Instructions
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
http://apply.interfolio.com/26868
 

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 


Position Title: Non-Tenure, Professor of Practice, Painting and Drawing

Location Tulane University, Uptown Campus, New Orleans

Position Type Faculty

The Newcomb Art Department of Tulane University in New Orleans is seeking a full-time Professor of Practice in Painting and Drawing. The candidate is expected to teach all levels of undergraduate courses in painting and drawing. The teaching load is 3 and 3. Committee participation in the BFA and MFA program is expected, although department and university service is not required. Professor of Practice positions are non-tenure track, but they are renewable every three years. The start date is July 1, 2015. Individuals with experience in community-based initiatives are especially encouraged to apply.

The Newcomb Art Department has a dynamic faculty who enjoy a collegial environment, flexibility in course offerings, excellent students, and small class sizes. The department’s Carroll Gallery actively exhibits undergraduate, graduate, and faculty work, and the university’s Newcomb Art Gallery brings in local, national, and international artists.

New Orleans has an exceptionally strong art community, with a substantial number of galleries, museums, and exhibition spaces that include the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Contemporary Arts Center, and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.  The presence of both Prospect New Orleans and the newly established Joan Mitchell Center consistently draw national and international attention to New Orleans, with great benefit to the department and local artists.

Review of applications will begin February 16, 2015, and continues until the position is filled.

Qualifications

M.F.A in Painting/Drawing required. Active exhibition record and teaching experience preferred. Candidates must be dedicated teachers and mentors at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Application Instructions

Please submit the following items to:

http://apply.interfolio.com/27802

All applications are to be submitted electronically through Interfolio (only electronic applications will be considered):

1. Cover Letter

2. Curriculum vitae

3. Teaching Statement

4. Contact information for three references

5. 20 digital images of professional work in a single PDF file (submit under Image #1)

Please include: actual size, date and media   


Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor, Historian of European Art, 1400-1800

Location Tulane University, Uptown Campus, New Orleans


Position Type Faculty

The Newcomb Art Department of Tulane University in New Orleans seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of European art specializing in any period between 1400 and 1800. This is a two-year position with the appointment begin July 1, 2015. The candidate will be expected to offer lecture courses and seminars for undergraduate and graduate students in the area of specialty.

The Newcomb Art Department is one of the largest and most active departments within the School of Liberal Arts at Tulane (http://tulane.edu/liberal-arts/art/). Faculty members enjoy a collegial environment, flexibility in course offerings, accomplished and engaged students, and small class sizes. The position comes with a research stipend, and additional research support is available at Tulane. New Orleans has an exceptionally strong art community, with a substantial number of museums and collections including the New Orleans Museum of Art (http://noma.org), and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

 

Qualifications

The Ph.D. must be in hand or near completion by the position start date, and previous teaching experience is strongly desirable.

Application Instructions

Please submit the following items to: 

http://apply.interfolio.com/27876

Please submit a letter of application outlining teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, and the name and contact information of three referees. The review of applications will begin March 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.


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 artdept@tulane.edu