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Positions Available for Instructors at Hamilton College

Published November 14, 2019

Hamilton College has recently begun a search for an Assistant Professor, tenure track position in 3D and Drawing. We will begin reviewing applications on December 1st. Hamilton is a great place to work and offers generous pay, benefits, and research support.

The Art Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2020. The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter. The candidate will be expected to teach existing courses in our curriculum, including Introduction to Sculpture, Advanced 3D and Material Studies, Drawing, Advanced Drawing, Junior Seminar, and mentoring Senior Project students. In addition, candidates will have the opportunity to teach new courses based on their area of expertise, such as Creative Technologies in Sculpture, 3D Modeling, and/or 3D Animation. The position requires institutional service including academic advising of undergraduate students after the first year. Interest in contributing to a contemporary interdisciplinary setting in a liberal arts college is necessary. Please visit our website to learn more about our department.

We seek candidates with an expertise in sculpture, drawing, and new media. MFA and a minimum of two years teaching experience at the college level required. Our new hire must be able to teach within the traditions of sculpture and drawing and integrate emergent technologies into the curricula.

Application materials should be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Bill Salzillo, at Six PDF documents will be required to upload: cover letter, CV, artist’s statement, teaching philosophy, 20 images of your artwork, and 20 images of student work. Interfolio recommends saving each image at 3MB before placing into powerpoint for best results. Powerpoint will compress the file into the appropriate upload size of 5MB or less. Please include title, date, dimensions and medium for artworks. For time based work, please link to a YouTube or Vimeo URL in your powerpoint PDF. Please contact if you have questions or problems with your uploads. Interfolio is free for candidates. Three letters of recommendation will be required of finalists. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching and working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address ways in which issues of diversity are brought into your teaching, scholarship, and/or service.

We are also making some other amazing hires currently, the college is very supportive of the arts… Three of these jobs are new positions.

Assistant Professor in the Arts

Assistant Professor in the Digital Humanities and Visual Studies

Collections Curator at Wellin Museum

Assistant Curator of Exhibitions and Academic Outreach at Wellin Museum

VR/AR/Immersive Technology Developer/Programmer in ITS

Hamilton is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

Contact Rebecca Murtaugh, Professor of Art Hamilton College at 315.859.4250