Faculty Positions Available

Assistant Professor for Teaching in Art History - Tyler School of Art/Temple University

Tyler School of Art is part of Temple University, a comprehensive public research university, with more than 40,000 students.  It is the 32nd largest public, four-year institution in the United States.  The University offers academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Assistant Professor for Teaching in Art History

Department of Art History

Position for Academic Year 2018-9

Full-time, non-tenure-track; one year term

Qualifications: Terminal degree in Art History (PhD) at the time of hire and minimum of 3 years of successful work experience in positions outside of academia.  Experience in curation and a record of publication; demonstrated commitment to inclusivity with respect to issues of race, class, gender, ethnicity, and disabilities through professional work and pedagogy. Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate research projects. Ability to teach Honors Introductory courses in the Art of the World, Introduction to Historiography, classes on critical theory, and classes on the intersection of the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, on the undergraduate and graduate level.  Ability to teach broadly to undergraduate non-majors, studio undergraduate majors, Art History undergraduate majors, MA, MArch, MFA and PhD students.

Responsibilities: Teach 3-3 load, assuming all major duties in educational activities, which may include secondary advising on MA, MFA, and PhD theses.

Candidate will: Work cross-disciplinarily; be engaged in teaching contemporary art history with a solid understanding of theory and practice of the arts across time.

Tyler School of Art is an affirmative action/equal-opportunity employer committed to increasing and sustaining its diverse academic community. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Application: Send electronically: letter of application; CV; two references (on letterhead and signed by the referent); statement of teaching philosophy; syllabi for two classes, including a syllabus for the Introduction to Historiography to arthisto@temple.edu with the subject line: Tyler Art History NTT one-year position-APPLICANT LAST NAME.  The final candidate must be prepared to submit a signed CV, official degree transcripts, and student evaluations.

Chair, NTT Assistant Professor Search Committee

Tyler School of Art, Temple University

2001 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Assistant Professor of Sculpture, Non-Tenure Track Appointment for One-Year Term (2018-2019)

Review of applications begins immediately and applications received by June 28 will receive priority review. Position remains open until filled.

The Painting/Drawing/Sculpture Department of the Tyler School of Art at Temple University invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure track appointment in the Sculpture Program. We seek an accomplished artist with a broad knowledge of art practices and a comprehensive understanding of technical, critical, and theoretical issues within the expanded field of sculpture. We expect candidates to have a highly developed studio practice, significant professional accomplishments, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching. Background must also include knowledge of shop safety protocols and procedures; experience in shop management; and ability to assess, formulate and implement studio management policies. The successful candidate will have expert proficiency in woodworking, metal working, mold-making, digital fabrication (CNC milling/3D printing), and hand-based sculpting/carving.

The position entails teaching at all levels of the BFA undergraduate program, BA in Visual Studies and Studio Art program, and MFA graduate program. The teaching load is six courses per academic year. Responsibilities also include assisting the Program Head of Sculpture with the management of the sculpture shop, studios, and program operations.

The Tyler School of Art offers programs in art, design, art history, art education, and architecture. Students work in small learning communities, while benefitting from state-of- the-art facilities, a rigorous curriculum, and the resources of Temple University’s large and diverse campus community.

RANK: Assistant Professor 

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have an MFA, exhibition record, demonstrated teaching excellence, and an ability to communicate and work effectively with students, faculty and administrators. Requirements also include project management and fabrication experience; demonstrated record of leadership and team management; knowledge of issues in health and safety, and risk management; and significant administrative experience related to curriculum, program and budget management. 

Tyler School of Art is an affirmative action/equal-opportunity employer committed to increasing and sustaining its diverse academic community.

To apply, please visit temple.slideroom.com to create an account and upload the following materials:

  • Cover letter of intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Artist Statement
  • 20 examples of your work
  • 20 examples of student work
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Two sample syllabi
  • Three references with contact information: address, phone number, and email address*

*Finalists must also be prepared to submit course evaluations, official academic transcripts, and three signed letters of recommendation on letterhead; no letters are required in the initial application.

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Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Architecture (Full-time, Non-tenure track)

Architecture Department, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

Temple University’s Tyler School of Art invites applications for a full-time visiting Professor of Architecture at the rank of assistant or associate professor. 

The candidate will be joining Tyler’s distinguished arts and design faculty in the Architecture Department. Located on a vibrant urban campus in Philadelphia, PA, Temple University has more than 38,000 students in 17 schools and colleges. The Architecture Department offers undergraduate programs in Architecture, Facilities Management and Architectural Preservation and a professional Master of Architecture degree.  Other Tyler degrees include offerings in Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, Community Development, and City and Regional Planning as well as programs in the arts.  In fall 2019, the Department will launch new graduate degrees, including a Master of Science in Architecture, with optional concentrations in Health and Design, Advanced Technologies and Design, and Urban Ecologies and Design, and a Master of Science in Facilities Planning with an optional concentration in Health Facilities. Temple’s Tyler School of Art is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will teach design studios at the undergraduate and/or graduate level and other courses within the candidate’s area of expertise. The candidate will also serve on department and school committees and participate in other activities such as curriculum development, etc. 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a track record of excellence in design and design thinking and engage in specialized research, academic, professional, and/or creative activities with a demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary work. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience, and must hold a terminal degree in architecture (Master of Architecture or international equivalent) or Bachelor of Architecture along with a post-professional degree or equivalent. Professional licensure is desirable. 

Application Requirements

This is a 1-year visiting professor position that begins in August 2018. Applications should include a letter of intent, signed and dated curriculum vita, a professional portfolio, and documentation of recent student work and/or sample course syllabi, a brief (250 word) statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references with e-mail and telephone contact information. Finalists should be prepared to submit course evaluations for courses taught and official transcripts. 

Salary and rank will be at an assistant or associate professor level and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to increasing diversity in both its community and its curricula. Women, people of color, and other candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants can submit PDF files of materials to Valentina Cleary via email (vcleary@temple.edu). Materials should be submitted by June 25, 2018 and review of candidates will begin shortly after that time. 

All inquiries should be directed to:

Valentina Cleary

Architecture Building

Tyler School of Art, Temple University

2001 North 13th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA

vcleary@temple.edu                           215-204-8813

Assistant or Associate Professor in Architecture (Full-time, Non-tenure track)

Architecture Department, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

Temple University’s Tyler School of Art invites applications for a Full-time Professor Architecture at the assistant or associate professor rank. 

The candidate will be joining Tyler’s distinguished arts and design faculty in the Architecture Department. Located on a vibrant urban campus in Philadelphia, PA, Temple University has more than 38,000 students in 17 schools and colleges. The Architecture Department offers undergraduate programs in Architecture, Facilities Management and Architectural Preservation and a professional Master of Architecture degree.  Other Tyler degrees include offerings in Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, Community Development, and City and Regional Planning as well as programs in the arts.  In fall 2019, the Department will launch new graduate degrees, including a Master of Science in Architecture, with optional concentrations in Health and Design, Advanced Technologies and Design, and Urban Ecologies and Design, and a Master of Science in Facilities Planning with an optional concentration in Health Facilities. Temple’s Tyler School of Art is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will teach design studios at the undergraduate and graduate levels, required courses in building technology (materials and methods of construction, building systems, and/or sustainability), and architecture electives. The candidate will also serve on department and school committees and participate in other activities such as curriculum development, etc. 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a track record of excellence in architectural practice combined with expertise in building construction, integrated design, and/or energy systems. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience, and must hold a terminal degree in architecture (Master of Architecture or international equivalent) or Bachelor of Architecture along with a post-professional degree or equivalent. Professional licensure and certifications related to sustainability are preferred. Professional or teaching experience with performance modeling and simulation software is desirable. 

Application Requirements

The position begins in August 2018. Applications should include a letter of intent, signed and dated curriculum vita, a professional portfolio, and documentation of recent student work and/or sample course syllabi, a brief (250-word) statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references with e-mail and telephone contact information. Finalists should be prepared to submit course evaluations for courses taught and official transcripts. 

Salary and rank will be at an assistant or associate professor level and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to increasing diversity in both its community and its curricula. Women, people of color, and other candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants can submit PDF files of materials to Valentina Cleary via email (vcleary@temple.edu). Materials should be submitted by June 25, 2018 and review of candidates will begin shortly after that time.

All inquiries should be directed to:

Valentina Cleary

Architecture Building

Tyler School of Art, Temple University

2001 North 13th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA

vcleary@temple.edu                           215-204-8813

 

Metals, Jewelry, and CAD-CAM

Assistant or Associate Professor of Instruction, Non-Tenure Track Appointment for Two-Year Term (Academic Years 2018-2019 and 2019-2020)

Review of applications begins immediately and applications received by June 20th will receive priority review. Position remains open until filled.

The Crafts Department of the Tyler School of Art invites applications for a non-tenure track appointment in the Metals, Jewelry, and CAD-CAM Program. The program has a rich history of teaching traditional bench skills and digital fabrication, preparing students for a variety of careers. The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of the discipline; a studio practice that spans art, craft, and design; a professional exhibition record; and experience in digital fabrication. Candidates who can expand beyond the traditional canon of metals and jewelry to include a broader social, political, cultural, or artistic context are particularly desirable. In addition to being an accomplished artist, the successful candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and administrative experience, commensurate with leading the program. The position requires teaching a variety of metals and jewelry courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, including studio and seminar courses, and serving as the Program Head of Metals, Jewelry, and CAD-CAM. The course load is six courses per academic year.

Since 1935, Tyler School of Art has offered students the combination of a world-renowned faculty and the resources of Temple University, a large, urban research institution. Tyler’s programs encompass a wide range of areas in the study of art, design, art history, art education, and architecture. In each program, students work in small learning communities, while also benefitting from state-of-the-art facilities, a rigorous curriculum, and a large, diverse campus community.

RANK: Assistant or Associate Professor 

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have an MFA, professional exhibition record, demonstrated teaching excellence, and an ability to communicate and work effectively with students, faculty and administrators. The ideal candidate will also have administrative experience related to areas of curriculum, program and budget management. A minimum of three years of full time college-level teaching experience, or the equivalent, is preferred.

Tyler School of Art is an affirmative action/equal-opportunity employer committed to increasing and sustaining its diverse academic community.

To apply, please visit temple.slideroom.com to create an account and upload the following materials:

  • Cover letter of intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Artist Statement
  • 20 examples of your work
  • 20 examples of student work
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Two sample syllabi
  • Three references with contact information: address, phone number, and email address*

*Finalists must also be prepared to submit course evaluations, official academic transcripts, and three signed letters of recommendation on letterhead; no letters are required in the initial application.

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Metals, Jewelry, and CAD-CAM

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Non-Tenure Track Appointment for Two-Year Term (Academic Years 2018-2019 and 2019-2020)

Review of applications begins immediately and applications received by June 20th will receive priority review. Position remains open until filled.

The Crafts Department of the Tyler School of Art at Temple University invites applications for a non-tenure track appointment in the Metals, Jewelry, and CAD-CAM Program. The program has a rich history of teaching traditional bench skills and digital fabrication, and preparing students for a variety of careers. The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of the discipline; a studio practice that spans art, craft, and design; a professional exhibition record; and, preferably, experience in digital fabrication. Candidates who can expand beyond the traditional canon of metals and jewelry to include a broader social, political, cultural, or artistic context are particularly desirable. In addition to being an accomplished artist, the successful candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to teaching. The position requires teaching a variety of metals and jewelry courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, including studio and seminar courses. The course load is eight courses per academic year.

Since 1935, Tyler School of Art has offered students the combination of a world-renowned faculty and the resources of Temple University, a large, urban research institution. Tyler’s programs encompass a wide range of areas in the study of art, design, art history, art education, and architecture. In each program, students work in small learning communities, while also benefitting from state-of-the-art facilities, a rigorous curriculum, and a large, diverse campus community.

RANK: Assistant Professor 

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have an MFA, professional exhibition record, demonstrated teaching excellence, and an ability to communicate and work effectively with students, faculty and administrators. A minimum of three years of full time college-level teaching experience, or the equivalent, is preferred.

Tyler School of Art is an affirmative action/equal-opportunity employer committed to increasing and sustaining its diverse academic community.

To apply, please visit temple.slideroom.com to create an account and upload the following materials:

  • Cover letter of intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Artist Statement
  • 20 examples of your work
  • 20 examples of student work
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Two sample syllabi
  • Three references with contact information: address, phone number, and email address*

*Finalists must also be prepared to submit course evaluations, official academic transcripts, and three signed letters of recommendation on letterhead; no letters are required in the initial application.

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Ceramics

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Non-Tenure Track Appointment for Academic Year 2018-2019

Review of applications begins immediately and applications received by June 20th will receive priority review. Position remains open until filled.

The Crafts Department of the Tyler School of Art invites applications for a non-tenure track appointment in Ceramics Program. The Ceramics Program encompasses a wide range of philosophies and practices ranging from vessel production, to sculpture and digital fabrication. The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of ceramic materials and processes, including digital fabrication, the ability to position clay within contemprary art and craft discourses, and a professional exhibition record. Candidates who can expand beyond the traditional canon of ceramics to include a broader social, political, cultural, or artistic context are particularly desirable. In addition to being an accomplished artist, the successful candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to teaching. The position requires teaching a variety of ceramics courses at the undergraduate and, potentially, graduate level. The course load is eight courses per academic year.

Since 1935, Tyler School of Art has offered students the combination of a world-renowned faculty and the resources of Temple University, a large, urban research institution. Tyler’s programs encompass a wide range of areas in the study of art, design, art history, art education, and architecture. In each program, students work in small learning communities, while also benefitting from state-of-the-art facilities, a rigorous curriculum, and a large, diverse campus community.

RANK: Assistant Professor 

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have an MFA, professional exhibition record, demonstrated teaching excellence, and an ability to communicate and work effectively with students, faculty and administrators. A minimum of three years of full time college-level teaching experience, or the equivalent, is preferred.

Tyler School of Art is an affirmative action/equal-opportunity employer committed to increasing and sustaining its diverse academic community.

To apply, please visit temple.slideroom.com to create an account and upload the following materials:

  • Cover letter of intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Artist Statement
  • 20 examples of your work
  • 20 examples of student work
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Two sample syllabi
  • Three references with contact information: address, phone number, and email address*

*Finalists must also be prepared to submit course evaluations, official academic transcripts, and three signed letters of recommendation on letterhead; no letters are required in the initial application.

If you need assistance during the uploading process, please email: support@slideroom.com