ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ART / SCULPTURE
Spelman College - Atlanta, GA

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TENURE-TRACK POSITION

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

ART / SCULPTURE

Spelman College

seeks teachers/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education. All tenure-track candidates are expected to have a demonstrated interest in liberal arts and sciences education, be able to contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching, mentoring and advising, assist in curriculum development, provide service to the department and College, as well as be active in scholarly, creative, and/or research productivity appropriate to a liberal arts environment.

The Department of Art and Art History

invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Art / Sculpture, beginning August 2013. A member of the Atlanta University Coordinated Art Program, the department seeks candidates who are energetic and visionary. Candidates should embrace traditional and contemporary philosophies towards the discipline while developing skill and creativity. The ability to teach undergraduate- level studio courses for majors and non-majors is a plus. The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of sculpture, and will have mastered technical skills appropriate to his/her professional production; demonstrated commitment to the arts community; maintained active professional affiliations; contributed to innovative approaches of teaching; and will have participated in departmental and school-wide committees.

Qualifications: MFA or equivalent degree,

an active exhibition record and experience beyond the Teaching Assistant level is preferred.

Review period will begin immediately, with a submission deadline of January 4, 2013.

Competitive salary and an excellent benefits program are available.

To apply for the position

, please send: a letter of application, which identifies the position sought; curriculum vitae (with contact information); a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; statement of scholarly, creative or research interest. Excellence in teaching, research and/or scholarly or creative production, and service is required. Official copies of graduate transcripts required. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly from the referee or dossier service. Send all information to: Spelman College, Provost Faculty Human Resources Office, Attn:

Ms. Karla H. Williams, Manager of Faculty Human Resources, 350 Spelman Lane, SW,

Box 1209, Atlanta, GA 30314. For email correspondence, send to:

provostoffice@spelman.edu

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Spelman College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer

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Spelman College is a private, historically African American college for women. The college enrolls some 2,200 students from more than 40...