The School of Art at Louisiana State University seeks a full-time Instructor or Professional in Residence in Digital Design and Fabrication for an initial one-year appointment to begin August 2015. The position is based in the 3D area, which includes Ceramics and Sculpture, and will involve interaction with faculty and students from Art, Architecture, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture.
The successful candidate will be an innovative and dedicated artist and educator, with demonstrable skills in 3D digital design and fabrication. Candidates will be required to teach introductory coursework in theoretical foundations, method skills, and subject-specific knowledge in such applications as: Rhino3D, Grasshopper3D, Solidworks, MasterCAM, Arduino, CAD, CAM, as well as have a thorough understanding of the range of contemporary digital design and fabrication tools and processes.
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) or Masters of Architecture, or equivalent, is required at time of hire for both levels.
Instructor: Teaching experience including a minimum of two years beyond TA is required.
Professional-in-Residence: Eight to ten years of related professional experience is required.
Particular emphasis will be given to candidates who focus on the use of innovative technologies in ceramics and the creation of functional objects, as well as exhibits detail-oriented craftsmanship with a variety of materials.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must present a portfolio of professional work and student work to complete their application. All media is to be attached in the SlideRoom application found here: https://lsuart.slideroom.com/#/permalink/program/24674
A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.
Additional Position Information:
LSU is the flagship university of Louisiana. Located amid 1500 live oaks, it is one of the loveliest campuses in the South. The School of Art is accredited by NASAD, and includes six studio areas, art history, graphic design and digital art, and is part of the College of Art & Design. The School is home to approximately 400 undergraduate majors and 50 plus graduate students. Additional information on the program can be found at http://design.lsu.edu/art.
Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Review of applications will begin immediately. Application deadline is April 15, 2015, or until a candidate is selected.
BENEFITS: LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; sick leave; paid holidays; wellness benefits; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!