The School of Art is one of five schools in the College of Fine Arts, which also includes the Schools of Architecture, Design, Drama and Music.
Our undergraduate and graduate curricula require media, concept, community affiliation, and visual culture exploration as well as university academic study. Areas of concentration include Drawing, Painting, Printmaking and Photography; Sculpture, Installation, and Site-Work; Electronic and Time-Based Work and Contextual Practice.
The School consists of 23 full-time faculty, 10 staff members, about 200 undergraduates and 18 graduate students. In addition to BFA and MFA degrees in Art, interdisciplinary degrees are offered in collaboration with other colleges in the university. The School is actively involved with the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry and Center for the Arts in Society, unique centers for interdisciplinary arts research and education affiliated with the College of Fine Arts.
The university is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which has been cited as being the “Best Arts Destination” among mid-size cities and one of the USA’s most affordable and livable places. In addition to the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Andy Warhol Museum, the Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust galleries, Pittsburgh Filmmakers and The Pittsburgh Glass Center, the city has a vibrant young art scene that includes many small galleries and alternative exhibition opportunities.
Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Drawing, Painting and/or Print Media - DEADLINE JANUARY 15, 2015
TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN DRAWING, PAINTING and/or PRINT MEDIA
APPLICATION DUE JANUARY 15, 2015
Beginning August 2015
Deadline: January 15, 2015
Application will consist of:
- letter of application with teaching philosophy and artist statement
- names/addresses/ telephone numbers of 3 references (no recommendation letters)
- up to 20 images documenting work (and no more than 10 minutes documentation of time-based work, if applicable)
- Documentation of student work only at interview stage
2 Year Visiting Faculty Position in Electronic and Time Based Art - DEADLINE JANUARY 31, 2015
2 YEAR VISITING FACULTY POSITION IN ELECTRONIC AND TIME-BASED ARTS
APPLICATION DUE JANUARY 31, 2015
Beginning August 2015
The School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University seeks to fill a two year full-time visiting position in the School of Art’s Electronic and Time Based (ETB) area, recently ranked #1 in multimedia by US News & World Report. We are seeking a dynamic individual working in a wide range of media from a critical perspective. Expertise and experience in other media is also desirable. Conceptual strengths, contextual sensibilities, critical inquiry and a multidisciplinary orientation are sought to teach courses, from freshman to graduate level, and to work with an enthusiastic faculty team in developing the ETB area.
We seek educator-practitioners who work as critical makers in emerging media. We are especially looking for applicants with expertise in some of the following areas:
- Critical game making
- Physical computing
- Digital fabrication
The School invites applicants with the following qualifications:
- An innovative and creative practice.
- An advanced degree or equivalent experience.
- University-level teaching experience, preferably beyond teaching assistantships.
- Competency in one or more arts-engineering toolkits or technological media: for example, Processing, Arduino, Max/MSP, Unity, web development, multimedia production, cell-culture, etcetera.
- An exhibition record of digital/electronic, time-based, and/or other new media work.
Applications will consist of:
- Letter of application with teaching philosophy and statement of creative practice
- Curriculum Vitae
- Names/addresses/telephone numbers of 3 references (no recommendation letters)
- Documentation of artwork. Up to 20 images and up to 10 minutes of video.
All applications must be submitted via Slideroom at https://cmuartjobs.slideroom.com by January 31st.
Application review will begin mid-February 2015
Appointment Levels: Assistant Professor. Position begins mid-August 2015.
Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with experience
Additional Programmatic Information: http://www.cmu.edu/art/
Carnegie Mellon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunities employer committed to diversity.