Assistant Professor, Sculpture, Tenure-track, Drexel University

Drexel University in Pennsylvania

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted December 19, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time



We are seeking a fine artist with a minimum three years full time teaching experience to teach: 3D design foundations, entry, and upper level sculpture courses. Candidate must be a skilled and dedicated maker of objects who is engaged with the current theoretical discourses of art and who maintains a studio practice with an established and growing exhibition record with broad national and international exposure. Further qualifications include a working knowledge in new 3D technologies (software, scanning, printing, CNC routing, etc.), Knowledge of time-based practices and media is a plus.


Responsibilities will include teaching all levels of sculpture and 3D design. We run on the Quarter system and faculty members teach 27 credits over three of the quarters. Candidate must be able and willing to oversee sculpture facilities and establish inter-disciplinary bridges with other programs such as architecture/interior design, fashion design, and product design.


Drexel supports faculty with research mini-grants, conference funds, development resources, sabbatical leave and pre-tenure review release time. We are a faculty dedicated to teaching undergraduate courses in foundations, drawing, painting, sculpture, performance, and printmaking, primarily to design and media arts majors. Drexel University is a top-tier research institution that is annually ranked among the nations most exciting up-and-coming universities.  The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design is one of the premiere design and media arts schools in the nation, with many top-ranked programs, both undergraduate and graduate.  It is housed in a spectacular, state-of-the-art, new facility in the center of University City in Philadelphia.  Drexel University is passionately committed to interdisciplinary research, experiential learning, and meaningful community engagement. 


Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is proactively committed to diversity and inclusion in all of its policies, practices and services. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. To be considered for an interview in Chicago at the CAA conference your application must be uploaded no later than December 31, 2013. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted no later than January 20. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. All Applications must be uploaded to:


Applications should include the following materials:

  • Letter of Application, including current email and cell phone #
  • CV
  • One page teaching philosophy
  • One page document describing creative work
  • List of 3 references with titles, email and phone numbers
  • Between 12 and 20 images of your own work in a PDF
  • Between 12 and 20 images of student work in a separate PDF



  • Video documentation viewed by provided URL link
  • Artists website, by link
  • Equal Opportunity form



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