The Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia invites applicants for an instructor and research position under the title of Post-MFA Sculpture Fellow. Responsibilities include teaching two sculpture courses in both the fall and spring semesters, participation in formal graduate level sculpture critiques, and active pursuit of creative work. This one-year appointment carries modest compensation and research support, a private studio, and access to all School lab facilities (foundry, welding studio, figure modeling studio, plaster working area, wood working shop, and computer lab, etc.) for research. This position is for one year and is renewable 1 time. This is a limited-term appointment.
Candidates are required to have an MFA in studio art within the last ten years, preferably with a broad spectrum of experience including but not limited to traditional and computer-aided fabrication techniques. Knowledge of time-based work and multimedia installations is preferred but not required. The successful candidate must also demonstrate a commitment to their creative work. This candidate must have teaching experience. Research conducted during the position will be presented through a solo exhibition and lecture in the School of Art.
This position will begin August 2015 and conclude in May 2016. The final application deadline for full consideration is May 22nd, 2015. Applicants should submit a letter of interest that summarizes his/her qualifications and research interests; a current curriculum vitae; sample syllabi; images of creative work and images of student work; names, phone numbers/e-mails, and addresses of three individuals qualified to speak to his/her qualifications online at: http://artuga.slideroom.com.
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The Franklin College of Arts & Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Faculty members are expected to support the college’s goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment.