Brandeis University, Fine Arts

Position ID:Brandeis-FineArts-ASSTPROF [#10352]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map]
Subject Area: Fine Arts
Starting Date:2018/07/01
Appl Deadline:2018/01/05 finished (2017/10/30, finished 2018/06/11, listed until 2018/04/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Fine Arts, Brandeis University, invites applications for tenure track sculpture position. This is a full-time appointment starting at the level of assistant professor.

Qualifications: MFA or equivalent experience in sculpture, with a minimum of 3 years college teaching experience beyond the level of teaching assistantships, and an active exhibition record. This position requires a background in three-dimensional studio processes and materials. Candidates must have a thorough knowledge of contemporary art and art history, be comfortable working with students at the introductory, intermediate and advanced levels, and be able to teach formal and conceptual skills within a liberal arts university setting. Additional experience in new media practice is desired.

The Fine Arts Department is searching for a colleague who will participate fully in both the department and university community. Tenure track assistant professors are eligible to receive annual research funds to support continued artistic and professional development.

Brandeis University is a small competitive research university located in the metropolitan Boston area. The faculty of the Department of Fine Arts is comprised both of artists and art historians. An excellent visiting artists program and the Rose Art Museum are on-campus resources that augment the studio curriculum. Additional information regarding the Fine Arts department and learning goals can be obtained from the departmental website:

Applications can be uploaded at:

Cover letter, 20 images and/or video documentation of recent work with corresponding reference sheet, 15 images of student work also with corresponding reference sheet, a C.V. that includes exhibition and teaching experience, a statement of teaching philosophy, the names and contact information for three references.

First consideration will be given to applications submitted by Jan 5, 2018.

Finalists will be interviewed at the CAA conference in Los Angeles.

Brandeis recognizes that diversity in its student body, staff and faculty is important to its primary mission of providing a quality education. The search committee is therefore particularly interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service experiences, will increase Brandeis’ reputation for academic excellence and better prepare its students for a pluralistic society.

Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to supporting a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Brandeis University
Department of Fine Arts
MS 092
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

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