Job- University of Georgia, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Sculpture

Job- University of Georgia, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Sculpture

Deadline: Open until filled

The Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Sculpture with expertise in expansive approaches to spatial practice beginning no later than fall 2019.

The School of Art looks to hire an innovative practitioner to bring progressive thinking and creative ideas on the future of the field, developing new approaches to sculptural research and instruction, and expanding the integration of spatial work within a diversely constituted art school. The successful candidate will be a passionate teacher and critical maker within the broad range of practices in spatial exploration such as fabrication, digital modeling and output, installation, mixed reality, haptic media, or performance. Areas of focus or expertise may include any of the diverse methodologies in contemporary practice, possibly including social engagement, intersectional and non-western perspectives on making, collaborative or open-source practice, or other sculptural and interdisciplinary approaches.

The position includes a commitment to teaching two courses per semester, at undergraduate and graduate levels, potentially including cross-disciplinary and team-teaching opportunities. The successful candidate will become a vital member of the collaborative community of the Lamar Dodd School of Art, expanding and developing curricula, participating in essential service to the School and the field, and engaging in student mentorship.

This position requires a terminal degree with a proven record of an active creative practice and research agenda.

Website link: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/58404

Job posting date: 1/15/2019

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