School of the Arts
Contractually Limited Appointment - Assistant Professor
The School of the Arts at McMaster University invites applications for a one year contractually limited appointment, to begin July 1, 2013, in Studio Art, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The current minimum salary for an Assistant Professor is $66,243.00. The successful candidate will have a completed MFA and a proven record of effective teaching in Studio Art at the university level. The appointed candidate will be responsible for 24 units of teaching that includes:
ART 1DM3 (Dimensional Material Investigations and Concepts)
ART 2SC3 (Contemporary Approaches to Sculpture)
ART 3CF3 (Concentrated Foundry)
ART 3IM3 (Integrated Media Concentration)
ART 3PD3 (New Directions in Painting/Drawing)
ART 3JO3 (Concentrated Study-Collaborative Community Projects) - offered in spring term
The successful candidate will also contribute to team-teaching of upper level students in ART 4C06 and 4E12 for three units of teaching credit in each term. A commitment to active and regular participation in administration of the Studio Art program including: shared maintenance of the sculpture studio, assisting with portfolio interviews for incoming students, assisting with arts activities or events, and assisting with interdisciplinary initiatives is a requirement of this position. The studio program at McMaster is committed to promoting a safe studio environment where environmentally responsible studio approaches are integrated into daily practice.
Applicants should include a letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and practice, complete contact information for three referees and 20 images (300 dpi/jpg format with no website links). Candidates must arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly to the address below. All documentation submitted in support of your application becomes the property of the University and is not returnable.
Applications and supporting documentation should be clearly marked “Studio Art Position”, and addressed to:
Dr. Virginia Aksan
School of the Arts
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8S 4M2
Complete applications, including supporting documentation, which are received by April 30, 2013 will be assured of full consideration.
Posted: March 6th, 2013
Note: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for these positions. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.