Brandeis University, Fine Arts

Position ID:Brandeis-FineArts-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#12276]
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:2019/07/01
Appl Deadline:2019/01/15 finished (2018/10/05, finished 2019/06/25, listed until 2019/04/05)
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 interdisciplinary practices 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 of college teaching experience beyond the level of teaching assistantships, and an active exhibition record. This position requires a background with some combination of three-dimensional studio processes and materials, digital media capabilities, performance, social practice, and/or installation practices. 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 medium-sized private 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: Please submit a 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, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Brandeis University is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and service. Applicants should address at least one of these areas of faculty effort in their C.V. indicating how their experiences, interests, commitments, or future goals could promote and build departmental and institutional pluralism, justice, or unity. Please include the names and contact information for three references. Reference letters are not required to complete the application but will be requested later in the interview process.

First consideration will be given to applications submitted by January 15, 2019.

At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, interconnected, and just campus community.

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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