Indiana University Northwest is seeking to fill a faculty position for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Sculpture in the Department of Fine Arts.
The Assistant Professor (Sculpture) is a tenure-track, full-time 10-month academic position. Responsibilities include: teaching three sculpture courses per semester (at all levels); assisting with curricular development, implementation and Program evaluation (which includes a BFA in Fine Arts); developing a strong research/exhibition record; and, participating in departmental and community service/faculty governance activities. Research start-up funds and summer support may be available.
One of eight campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The campus has a diverse student population of approximately 4,000 degree-seeking students and 1,500 dual-degree-seeking students. The campus offers Associate, Baccalaureate and Master's degrees in a variety of undergraduate, graduate and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and Economics, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its four-year medical doctorate program. IU Northwest emphasizes high-quality teaching, faculty and student research and engagement on campus and in the community. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity and engagement. Indiana University Northwest is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.
Required Qualifications: Terminal degree in fine arts or related field. Teaching experience at the college level. Evidence of an artistic/creative program.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge in various media and in new digital sculpture processes, especially interdisciplinary approaches. Ability to teach Art Theory.
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to
Jonathyne Briggs Interim Chair Department of Fine Arts firstname.lastname@example.org
OAA #: NW-12-1718
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 5214
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.