September 27, 2018

Tenure-track faculty positions in Sculpture and Photography

Carnegie Mellon University College of Fine Arts

Courtesy College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University. 

The School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University announces two full-time tenure-track positions for Assistant or Associate Professors in the area of Sculpture and a full-time tenure-track position for Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Photography. For each position, the School is seeking an established artist whose work explores contemporary issues and whose career has maintained a record of national and international exhibition. Special attention will be given to candidates who bring both critical and technical knowledge into their work and teaching.

Each new hire will teach two classes per semester, conduct graduate critiques, and maintain a vibrant studio practice. Additionally, they will be actively engaged as part of a dynamic faculty, taking part in the governance of the School through committee work, and helping to steer pedagogical development. A private studio will be provided, with access to the School’s myriad physical, digital, and technology-based facilities.

A versatile, strongly committed artist with a significant national and international exhibition record. Advanced degree or equivalent required, as well as experience teaching at the college or university level.

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the School of Art value equality of opportunity and mutual respect, and believe that a diverse campus community is essential to enriching intellectual exchanges and enhancing cultural understanding. As such, CMU does not discriminate against any Faculty or Staff, or any applicant for employment, on the basis of disability, protected veteran status, race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation.

Position and salary are commensurate with experience. Carnegie Mellon offers competitive employee benefits packages.

For more information and to apply, click here.

About the School of Art
The School of Art is one of five schools in the College of Fine Arts, which also includes the Schools of Architecture, Design, Drama and Music. The School is distinguished by collaborative relationships with innovative learning environments such as the Center for Arts in Society, the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, and IDeATE; individual studios for all junior and senior BFAs; 24-hour access to state-of-the-art facilities; and a unique curriculum that includes contextual practice, critical theory, and technology alongside programs in electronic and time based media, painting, drawing, and sculpture. The School of Art is ranked as number six in the US and is currently number one in Time Based and New Media by US News and World Report.

Carnegie Mellon University is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which has been cited as being the “Best Arts Destination” among mid-sized cities and one of the USAʼs most affordable and livable places. In addition to the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Andy Warhol Museum, the Mattress Factory, Carrie Furnaces, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, and the Silver Eye Center for Photography, the city has a burgeoning art scene that encompasses many experimental and public exhibition opportunities.

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