ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SCULPTURE
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Pitzer College, a member of the Claremont Colleges, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Art in Sculpture to begin Fall 2014.
The successful applicant will have an active professional practice, an in-depth knowledge of contemporary art and theory, and will demonstrate excellence in the teaching of sculpture at the undergraduate level. A course load of five courses per year will include introductory and advanced courses, independent studies and critiques as part of the Art major, and First Year Seminars. We are particularly interested in applicants who are familiar with traditional and contemporary practices, including emerging interdisciplinary media and whose art intersects with environmentalism and community engagement. Interest in and ability to teach specialized seminars in the broader social and historical dimensions of sculpture, and to contribute to the ancillary programming connected to the Pitzer Art Galleries, is a plus.
Qualifications: MFA, including two or more years of full-time teaching experience beyond graduate school, and experience in supervising facilities and students in a sculpture studio.
Complete applications will include:
- Letter of interest, including description of approach to teaching sculpture in an undergraduate, liberal arts college
- Curriculum vita
- Statement describing artistic practice
- Teaching philosophy
- Portfolio including 20 images of candidate’s work and 20 examples of student work;
- Three letters of recommendation
Within their applications, candidates should address how their cultural, experiential, and/or academic background contributes to the understanding of diversity at the College.
The deadline for applications is November 22, 2013. To apply and for more information, please visit: FacultyJobs@Pitzer or enter the following address into your browser: https://pitzer.peopleadmin.com/postings/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&query=&query_v0_posted_at_date=&query_organizational_tier_3_id=any&query_position_type_id=2&418=&commit=Search. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are sorry that we cannot respond to inquiries regarding the status of your application.
Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College's distinctive educational objectives which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies, and or Women's Studies.
Pitzer College — a private, undergraduate, coeducational college of the liberal arts and sciences — is consistently ranked among the best such colleges in the country. Located in Claremont, California, a city about 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Pitzer is a member of The Claremont Colleges consortium and benefits from the shared resources of seven institutions.
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