Tenure-Track Assistant Professor – Sculpture
The Department of Art in the College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position (Job ID: 326218) to begin fall semester 2019 (08/26/2019). Appointment at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor, depending on qualifications and experience consistent with collegiate and University policy, will be a 100% appointment distributed over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May).
The Department of Art at the University of Minnesota seeks an artist with expertise in contemporary sculpture practices. With this position, we seek to strengthen the Department of Art’s newly formed area of Sculpture and Ceramics with a colleague who brings a broad perspective informed by active research on contemporary art making with competency that includes traditional and digital 3D art technologies. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical and theoretical foundation, as well as an expansive approach that embraces the changing role of contemporary art and considers its role in a global society. We seek an energetic colleague with a strong professional record and the ability to teach across the curriculum, working with non-majors, BA, BFA, and MFA students.
The Department of Art in the College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a 75 percent-time Ceramics Technician (Job ID: 326640). This is a 75 percent-time position providing health and safety and technical support for the ceramic facilities in the Department of Art.
With this position, we seek to strengthen the Department of Art’s newly formed area of Sculpture and Ceramics with a technician who brings a broad perspective informed by active engagement with ceramics, knowledge of technical equipment, materials and processes used in the field of ceramic art, and experience working with undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty in a university setting. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical ceramics background with experience in maintenance, repair, design, and construction of ceramic equipment and can provide instruction on ceramic equipment and health and safety methods and processes.