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HIRING: 2-YEAR VISITING to TENURE TRACK FACULTY in PRINT MEDIA: Carnegie Mellon School of Art | Pittsburgh

  • Deadline:
    March 20, 2014, 5 p.m.
  • Location:
    School of Art, Carnegie Mellon University, CFA 300, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15213, US

HIRING: 2-YEAR VISITING to TENURE TRACK FACULTY in PRINT MEDIA: Carnegie Mellon School of Art | Pittsburgh

Applications are due March 20, 2014.

Beginning August 2014

Two-year visiting or tenure track position (depending on qualifications).

Seeking artist who uses print processes as an important part of their artistic practice to teach print and other 2D media at all levels. We are seeking an artist with a multidisciplinary orientation, conceptual strengths and contextual sensibility for our innovative BFA and MFA programs. Salary and benefits competitive.

Start August 2014. Advanced degree or equivalent.

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, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Galleries, and Pittsburgh Glass Center, the city has a vibrant young art scene that includes many small galleries and alternative exhibition opportunities.

Application Requirements:

All application material must be submitted through Slideroom at:

• Letter of application with teaching philosophy and artist statement
• Curriculum Vitae
• Proposal for a junior/senior level class in Print Media (preferred but not required)
• Names/email addresses/telephone numbers of 3 references (no recommendation letters)
• Documentation of artwork.
• College-level teaching experience beyond graduate assistantships preferred.

Additional Programmatic Information: http://www.cmu.edu/art

Carnegie Mellon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunities employer committed to diversity. Minorities are encouraged to apply.