Opportunities for Alumni

The Academy maintains an extensive list of resources for finding grants, fellowships, residencies and employment.  We encourage alumni to continue to take advantage of this resource – whether you are nearby or far away.  Check back often as more listings are added regularly.  And if you know of a resource or opportunity that we haven’t listed, please let us know.  You can always send a short description or web-link to Alison Wong, our Alumni Relations Manager.

Guides
Grants and Other Funding Sources for Individual Artists 

Job Guides
Art and Design Residencies

JOBS

Assistant/Associate Professor – Ceramics Department
Dates: Application Review begins November, 2014; position starts August, 2015

The Ceramics Department at the Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA) seeks a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor. The department is one of three majors in the Craft + Design Environment and offers a comprehensive program including exploration in sculpture, utility, ceramic design work, and contemporary art. Successful candidates should hold an MFA and have a record of professional work and achievement including curriculum development, internship/industry/education connection, collaboration skills, and project management. Demonstrated experience in mold-making and casting is required. CAD modeling experience is preferred.

For full opportunity posting:
http://www.cia.edu/about-us/careers-at-cia/assistantassociate-professor–ceramics-department

 

Adjunct Instructor – Foundation Department
Dates: Application Review begins November 1, 2014; position starts January 2015

The Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA) seeks qualified individuals (MFA or equivalent) with teaching and professional experience to expand its adjunct pool in the Foundation program. Candidates must demonstrate ability to engage visual dynamics and studio fundamentals across traditional and contemporary media, methods, and concepts. Position require the ability to teach CIA’s Foundations Digital Synthesis curriculum, including digital image-making, video, animation and interactive concepts and applications. Experience required in Adobe Creative Suite. Mac and PC platforms preferred.

For full opportunity posting:
http://www.cia.edu/about-us/careers-at-cia/adjunct-instructor–foundation-department

 

Assistant Professor of Art and Ecology/Land Arts of the American West Field Director
Deadline: December 5, 2014
Appointment Date: August 10, 2015

The University of New Mexico, Department of Art and Art History seeks a qualified candidate (MFA, exhibiting artist, and minimum 1 year university-level teaching experience) to lead the semester-long field-based Land Arts of the American West program. Experience leading field-based programming as well as extensive creative research and public engagement preferred. Knowledgeable in contemporary theory and aesthetics, especially in relation to environmental and ecological art.

Salary: $38,000
For application:
https://unmjobs.unm.edu, posting #0827276

 

Assistant Professor in Painting and Drawing
Dates: Application Review begins December 1, 2014; position starts Fall 2015

Scripps College, a women’s liberal arts college in Claremont California, seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Painting and Drawing to teach five courses per year including beginning and advanced painting and drawing as well Core Curriculum in Interdisciplinary Humanities. An MFA in Painting, an exhibition record, three + years of teaching experience, and a broad knowledge of contemporary art is required.

Online application:
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo

 

Assistant Professor of Art (Fiber Arts)
Dates: App. Review begins December 15, 2014; position starts August 17, 2015

California State University at Long Beach School of Art seeks a new faculty member to teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses in the Fiber Arts program. Responsibilities include curriculum development, faculty and student-assistant supervision, coordination with technical staff to ensure lab and equipment maintenance, engagement in committee work and service to the School of Art, and commitment to professional creative development. MFA in Studio Art required and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching at the college-level in a minimum of three of the following preferred: pattern design and printing, textile dyeing, fiber and mixed media sculptural forms, weaving, woven structures, artist books, and foundation 3D.

Online Application:
http://www.csulb.edu/divisions/aa/personnel/jobs/posting/2206/index.html

 

Assistant Professor of Art (Sculpture – New Genres)
Dates: App. Review begins December 15, 2014; position starts August 17, 2015

California State University at Long Beach School of Art seeks a new faculty member to teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses in a possible combination of the following: Time-based art, Video art, Intermedia – new genres, Kinetics and Electronics, beginning to advanced Sculpture, and Digital Fabrication Lab A, B, and C. MFA in Studio Art required. Demonstrated excellence preferred in college-level teaching in Sculpture and related Time-based practices, knowledge of historical, critical, and contemporary art theory, and a record of nationally recognized professional achievement, including exhibitions.

Online Application:
http://www.csulb.edu/divisions/aa/personnel/jobs/posting/2207/index.html

 

Assistant Professor of Art (Art History – Renaissance)
Dates: App. Review begins December 15, 2014; position starts August 17, 2015

California State University at Long Beach School of Art seeks a new faculty member to teach lower-division Western art survey course, upper division courses such as Early Renaissance in Italy, High Renaissance in Italy, Northern Renaissance Painting, upper-division courses in Baroque art, and graduate seminars. Further Responsibilities include directing Art History graduate students in research and thesis development, committee work, and service to the School of Art, and a consistent record of research. PhD in Art History/Renaissance required. Demonstrated excellence preferred in teaching the above listed subjects.

Online Application:
http://www.csulb.edu/divisions/aa/personnel/jobs/posting/2208/index.html

 

Lincoln Visiting Artist in Ceramics
Dates: Application Review begins December 1, 2014; position starts Fall 2015

Scripps College, a women’s liberal arts college in Claremont California, seeks applications for the Lincoln Visiting Artist in Ceramics position. This three-year, non-renewable position includes teaching two undergraduate ceramics courses per semester as well as working with graduate art students at Claremont Graduate University one day a week. Applicant must be knowledgeable in contemporary art theory, hand building, wheel throwing, gas and electric kiln firing processes, glaze chemistry, and ceramics history.

Online application:
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo

 

Critical Studies Teaching Fellowship
Deadline: December 1, 2014

Cranbrook Academy of Art seeks applications for two, one-semester residential teaching fellowships for fall 2015 and spring 2016. The Academy’s Critical Studies Fellowship program brings scholars from a variety of fields to Cranbrook to work with graduate students to explore intersections of theory and culture studies with visual art and design practice. Candidates must hold an MA or higher (PhD preferred), have graduate-level teaching experience, and an interest in links between their work and a visual art/craft/design studio practice.

Online application:
http://www.cranbrook.edu/sites/default/files/uploads/Employee%20Application_0.pdf

 

Assistant Professor of Foundations
Dates: Review begins December 1, 2014; position starts September 2015

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey seeks applications for a tenure-track position in the School of Arts and Humanities. The successful candidate will teach courses in Drawing, 2D Design, and Digital Media, as well as courses in the General Studies program. Teaching load is six, four credit courses per year. Responsibilities also include coordinating the foundations curriculum and courses that serve fine arts, visual communications, art history, and liberal arts students. MFA and college level teaching experience beyond assistant level are required. Also required is an active exhibition record, a broad range of technical skills and intellectual interests.

Online Application:
https://intraweb.stockton.edu/eyos/gologin/content/docs/loginbypass/prod_login.html
note – $10 application fee

 

Assistant Professor of Printmaking
Dates: Review begins December 1, 2014; position starts September 2015

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey seeks applications for a tenure-track position in the School of Arts and Humanities. Successful candidate will teach all levels of printmaking, related studio arts courses as needed, and in the college’s General Studies program. Teaching load is six, four credit courses per year. MFA and college level teaching experience beyond assistant level are required. The ideal candidate will engage students in traditional printmaking methods, a range of global and cultural perspectives as well as digital media. Experience with book arts is desirable.

Online Application:
https://intraweb.stockton.edu/eyos/gologin/content/docs/loginbypass/prod_login.html
note – $10 application fee

 

Senior Faculty, Department of Art Education
Deadline: January 19, 2015; position begins August 2015

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Department of Art Education seeks a full-time faculty member to serve as associate or full professor of Art Education with potential to act as Chair of the department. Ideal applicant will have demonstrated commitment to active research and excellence in teaching. The curriculum includes K-12 art licensure, contemporary art and design, social practice, community theory and pedagogy, and museum and education studies.

Online Application:
https://saicfaculty.slideroom.com

 

Assistant/Associate Professor in Contemporary Practices
Deadline: December 1, 2014; position begins August 2015

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Department of Contemporary Practices (CP) seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor. A required first year curriculum for 575 freshmen and 275 first year transfer students annually, the program provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary art and design practices. The CP program aims to develop student skills in a wide variety of media.

Online Application:
https://saicfaculty.slideroom.com

 

Part-time Faculty Positions
Deadline: ongoing

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago accepts resumes and support materials from professionals seeking part-time teaching positions throughout the year. Applicants should specify their areas of expertise and indicate to which department their materials should be forwarded.

Materials and general inquiries may be sent to the attention of:
Molly Scranton
Office of the Deans and Division Chairs
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
37 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
312.899.7472, mscranton@saic.edu

More info:
http://www.saic.edu/about/jobsatsaic/facultypositions/part-timefacultypositions/

 

Ceramics Teacher
Dates: Please see online application for deadline

Kofa High School in the Yuma Union High School District #70 in Yuma, Arizona seeks a full-time, certified Ceramics teacher. The position includes teaching four classes of Ceramics 1 as well as one advanced class. Equipment includes two electric kilns, a Geil gas kiln, pug mill, and eight potter’s wheels. ADE endorsement (K-12) preferred.

Online Application:
http://www.yumaunion.org/index.cfm?pID=567

Human Resources contact:
Brenda Sattley – 928.502.4610, bsattley@yumaunion.org

 

Director
Dates: Review of applications begins November 7, 2014

Eastern Illinois University seeks a Director for the Tarble Arts Center, the university’s art museum. The Director serves as curator of exhibitions and collections and develops and implements educational programs. The Director also works in the promotion of events, development/fund-raising activities, maintains university affiliations, museum professional organizations, and teaches one graduate-level art exhibition practices course. This position requires a minimum undergraduate degree in visual arts, an advanced degree in Museum Studies or related discipline, and at least 5 years experience in an art museum or gallery, preferably associated with an institution of higher education. Also requires personnel management, budgeting, long-range planning, fundraising, and enthusiasm in serving diverse constituencies.

Online Application:
http://apply.interfolio.com/26574