FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Position #FY 13-44
November 5, 2012
HIRING UNIT: COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN
TITLE/RANK: Assistant Professor, Metalsmithing Program
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: This is a nine-month, full-time teaching position in the field of Metalsmithing and Jewelry, with a 3/3 load. Primary responsibilities include supervising the graduate and undergraduate Metalsmithing programs, and managing and maintaining the studio facilities in the newly expanded Art and Design building. In addition, applicants will be required to maintain an active research and exhibition record, and to perform committee service to the department, college, and university.
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT: Academic, tenure-track, beginning Fall 2013, 100%
SOURCE OF FUNDS: State
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and expertise.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: MFA with at least 2-3 years teaching experience in Metalsmithing and Jewelry at the university level (beyond TA) preferable. Candidates should have a broad knowledge in both traditional and contemporary techniques, including electroforming, aluminum anodizing, and mixed media. Applicants also must demonstrate an understanding of contemporary trends and concepts in the field of Metalsmithing and must have an active exhibition record.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Preference will be given to applications postmarked by January 7, 2013. However, the search will continue until the position is filled.
SUBMIT LETTER OF APPLICATION, CURRICULUM VITAE, ARTIST STATEMENT, STATEMENT OF TEACHING PHILOSOPHY, A LIST OF THREE REFERENCES, OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS (UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE), 20 IMAGES OF PERSONAL WORK (JPEG, 300 dpi, 5” X 7”) AND 20 IMAGES OF STUDENT WORK (JPEG, 300 dpi, 5” X 7”) ON A MAC FORMATTED CD/DVD, AND AN IMAGE LIST WITH THUMBNAILS (AS A SEPARATE SHEET IN ADDITION TO THE CD/DVD) TO: (PLEASE INCLUDE A SASE IF YOU DESIRE THE RETURN OF YOUR MATERIALS)
Chair, Metalsmithing Search Committee
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Department of Art and Design
Campus Box 1774
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1774
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