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2Yr Visiting to Tenure Track Faculty Position in Drawing/2D Imaging @ Carnegie Mellon University

  • Deadline:
    Feb. 28, 2013, 5 p.m.
  • Location:
    Carnegie Mellon University, School of Art, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15213, US

2Yr Visiting to Tenure Track Faculty Position in Drawing/2D Imaging
Beginning August 2013

Tenure track or two year Visiting Position. Seeking artist with a strong drawing practice to teach drawing at all levels, particularly for first year students. Artists with additional expertise in digital 2D imaging, painting and/or print media are encouraged to apply.

Multidisciplinary orientation, conceptual strengths and contextual sensibility sought to teach courses in an innovative BFA and MFA program.

Salary and benefits competitive. Start August 2013. Advanced degree or equivalent.

College-level teaching experience beyond graduate assistantships required.

Applications to include:
• Letter of application with teaching philosophy and artist statement
• Please indicate if you wish to be considered for tenure track appointment, visiting appointment or both.
• Curriculum Vitae
• Names/addresses/telephone numbers of 3 references (no recommendation letters).
• 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).

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All applications should be postmarked by Feb 28, 2013

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School of Art CFA 300
College of Fine Arts
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

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.

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