SCULPTURE POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Carnegie Mellon University, School of Art 2-year Visiting Faculty Position Beginning August 2013
Deadline: All applications should be postmarked by January 30, 2013
The School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University is announcing a visiting faculty position in Sculpture/Installation/Site-Work to teach energetic and motivated students in BFA and MFA programs. We are seeking a dynamic artist committed to a creative practice with a strong background in sculpture and material manipulation, and engaged with contemporary processes and issues. Applicants should have a deep interest in the object, along with sculptural concerns that may include interdisciplinarity and various media and models of art making.
Applicants should have a significant exhibition record and an advanced degree or equivalent with three years of University level teaching experience beyond teaching assistantships.
Appointment level: Assistant Professor. Position begins August 2013 Salary and benefits: Commensurate with experience
Applications to include:
• Letter of application with teaching philosophy and artist statement
• Curriculum Vitae
• Proposal for an advanced level undergraduate class in the SIS area • Names/addresses/telephone numbers of 3 references (no recommendation
• Documentation of artwork: Submit up to 20 examples of work documented on
CD or website. Please include a printed work list detailing: title, dimensions,
media, year, etc.
• Documentation of time-based or interactive work should include navigation
instructions, if applicable, and should not exceed five minutes of total viewing time. Please use a permanent felt-tipped marker to label discs, rather than adhesive labels, which may cause problems in slot-loading CD/DVD Drives. Computer-based work is viewed on Mac OS X systems unless otherwise noted.
• Please enclose self-addressed stamped envelope for return of materials (if needed).
Carnegie Mellon is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunities employer committed to diversity. Minorities are encouraged to apply.
Send to: Sculpture Position Search School of Art College of Fine Arts Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Additional Programmatic Information: http://www.cmu.edu/art
The School of Art is one of five schools in the College of Fine Arts that also includes the Schools of Architecture, Design, Drama and Music. Its undergraduate and graduate curricula include innovative media and concept classes, contextual practice, history and theory, as well as university academic study. Areas of concentration include Drawing, Painting, Print Media and Photography (DP3); Sculpture, Installation, and Site-Work (SIS); Electronic and Time-Based Work (ETB); and Contextual Practice (CP).
The School consists of 23 full-time faculty, 10 staff members, approximately 200 undergraduates and 18 graduate students. In addition to BFA and MFA degrees in Art, interdisciplinary degrees are offered in collaboration with other colleges in the university. US News and World Report ranks our MFA # 1 for multimedia and visual communications and # 7 overall.
The School of Art is actively involved with the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry and Center for the Arts in Society, unique centers for interdisciplinary arts research and education. Carnegie Mellon University is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which has been cited as being the ‘Best Arts Destination’ among mid-size cities and one of the USA’s most affordable and livable places.
In addition to the Carnegie Museum of Art, The Andy Warhol Museum, The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh Filmmakers and Pittsburgh Glass Center, the city has a vibrant young art scene that includes many small galleries and alternative exhibition opportunities.