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Assistant Professor, Sculpture Department

Additional Info

  • Opportunity Title: Assistant Professor in Sculpture
  • Organization-Sponsor: University of Hartford
  • Deadline: 2017-01-15
  • Location (if applicable): West Hartford, CT
  • Description of Opportunity:

    University of Hartford

    Hartford Art School

    Assistant Professor, Sculpture Department

    The Sculpture Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Sculpture beginning in fall 2017. We are seeking an exceptional artist with a strong exhibition record and a wide range of technical skills. The department offers a BFA within the Hartford Art School’s comprehensive undergraduate program accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The department is equipped with a foundry, metal fabrication equipment, glass-shop, woodshop, CNC router, and 3-D printer.

    An MFA or equivalent and a minimum of two years teaching experience are required. Candidates with strong interest in technology and critical theory will be given preference. There will be opportunities to teach in the innovative, interdisciplinary All-University Curriculum. Candidates should show a willingness and ability to employ technology in teaching.

    The position requires teaching three courses each semester for all levels of students from freshman 3-D Foundation through senior-level sculpture classes. Expectations include advising, committee service, program development, and production of a record of creative or research activities that meet tenure requirements. To learn more, visit www.hartford.edu/art.

    The Hartford Art School is situated on the residential campus of the University of Hartford in West Hartford, Conn., conveniently located between Boston and New York City. Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. The University’s five-year strategic plan was approved in May 2014 and is being implemented by teams of faculty and staff.  More information on the plan and the full text of our academic mission can be seen at www.hartford.edu.

    The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.

    Application Procedure:

    All materials must be submitted via a thumb drive or disc; paper submissions and phone calls will not be accepted. Label your submission with your name and include a single pdf file containing the following information in this order:

    ¨       Application letter – include a description of how your teaching and/or scholarship will advance intercultural competence in all students

    ¨       CV

    ¨       Contact information for 3 references (letters of reference will be requested only from finalists for the position)

    ¨       Teaching philosophy (up to one page, single-spaced, 12 pt. font)

    ¨       Applicant’s work: 15 jpg images* with image checklist

    ¨       Student work: 15 jpg images* completed under the applicant’s direction, with image checklist

    * A link to a website containing these images may be provided, or digital images on disc must be 8-bit jpg files, with the longest dimension no more than 2,000 pixels.

    Deadline is January 15, 2017. Materials will not be returned; please send to:

    Sculpture Search Committee

    Hartford Art School, University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Avenue

    West Hartford, CT 06117

    Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

    The University of Hartford is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Male/Female/Disabled/ Veteran. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/M/F/D/V

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