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

Chair of MA Critical Theory and Creative Research
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2015; position starts August 1, 2015

The Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) and its Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies seeks a highly qualified individual to serve as Chair of its MA in Critical Theory and Creative Research (CT+CR). The program investigates the forces that shape contemporary cultural production in the context of various constructs such as social media, biotechnology, gender, sustainability, politics, and religion, as well as revolutionary, social, and economic practices, among others. An extensive understanding of critical theory, art and culture, and strong connections to national and international networks and practices is required. The CT+CR Chair will work closely with faculty, Enrollment Services, staff, and alumni to recruit and select the most suitable students to build a diverse cohort. The Chair will develop and teach classes, serve as primary advisor to students, and provide leadership and representation of the program whenever needed. MA, PHD, or related degree is required as well as significant college-level teaching experience including curriculum development and management.

For full opportunity posting, click here.

 

Lower School Art Teacher

Cranbrook’s Lower School, Brookside, seeks an energetic and motivated art educator. The successful candidate will have a strong studio art background and will work closely in collaboration with a teaching partner to develop an evolving art curriculum, physical space and children, while independently delivering lessons and experiences that culminate in shared projects. Bachelor Degree required (BFA is preferred) along with teaching experience in studio art. Applicant should be well versed in visual art through experience with many artistic mediums to develop 2D and 3D projects that include, drawing, painting, fiber, clay, printmaking, constructions and wire/metal experiences. Familiarity and integration of art history and multicultural connections needed to inform lessons as developmentally appropriate within a framework of the National Art Education Association standards. Candidates should be comfortable using technology to enhance the learning experience, communicate with parents and to evaluate student work.

To Apply:
Please submit a personal vitae that includes a completed Faculty Application, résumé, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and two or three letters of recommendation with contact information to: Cranbrook HR, P.O. Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, or fax (248) 645-3014, or email: humanresources@cranbrook.edu.

 

Art Museum Education Assistant

The Cranbrook Art Museum Education Assistant develops and presents educational programs in the topics of art, architecture, and design for a variety of constituents. This may include researching new programs or demonstrations, writing up protocols, or being responsible for the development and delivery of certain programs. Daily duties may also include presenting demonstrations in the museum and delivering educational programs to the general public or school groups. Schedules for Education Assistants will vary and may require weekend or evening assignment. Requirements: Positive experience working with children and adults in a public setting. Enthusiasm for the subject and an eagerness to share that enthusiasm with learners of all ages. College level studio art, art history or art education courses required (a Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred). Minimum of one year of experience teaching a variety of ages, either formal or informal required. Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Customer service experience and the ability to positively and effectively work with varied constituents including the public, school personnel, students, and volunteers. Requires a Michigan driver’s license with satisfactory driving record, and access to a vehicle for travel related to educational outreach programs. There are several openings for this temporary position, which will run through June 30, 2015. This position will work up to 19 hours per week and the schedule will vary.

To Apply:
Please submit a personal vitae that includes a completed Faculty Application, résumé, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and two or three letters of recommendation with contact information to: Cranbrook HR, P.O. Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, or fax (248) 645-3014, or email: humanresources@cranbrook.edu.

 

Artist Instructor
Dates: Position open until filled, duration is from September 2015 – May 2016

Art Road Nonprofit seeks an Artist Instructor to plan and implement art classes for K-5 students at Spain Elementary and Edison Elementary schools in Detroit. Lessons should include a range of techniques and styles including painting, drawing, mixed media, and found objects. This is a contract position.

If interested, please send resume to: Stephen Hofgartner, Operations Manager (shofgartner@provide.net), phone: (734) 536-6256

 

Designer
Dates: posted March 5, position open until filled

Skidmore College seeks a full-time designer to develop all graphic material for the Tang Museum including exhibition brochures, cards, marketing materials, building and exhibition signage, and posters. Responsibilities also include designing material for email, video, television, and the internet. The Designer also manages the Museum’s digital media portfolio, which includes documentation images of exhibiting artists. BFA in graphic design required. MFA desired. 3-5 years design and production experience in museum environment is necessary.

For full opportunity posting:

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=22441363&vnet=0&site_id=8712

 

Project Technician/Printer

The Fabric Workshop and Museum seeks a full-time Project Technician/Printer to coordinate and fabricate Artists-in-Residence (A.I.R) projects. This position requires exceptional skill in silkscreening on fabric, color-matching, and repeat pattern design. Responsibilities also include maintaining materials and equipment in the studio space as well as preparing and managing budgets. MFA preferred and extensive experience required. In addition to silkscreening, applicants should be familiar with dyeing techniques, sewing, and pattern-making.

To Apply:
Send cover letter, PDF portfolio, and resume to: hr@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org.
* Please put “Your Name / Project Technician / Printer position” in the subject.

 

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

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

 

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

 

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/

 

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor (Multiple Positions), Architecture
Dates: open until filled; position begins August 20, 2015

 The College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) in the United Arab Emirates invites applications for full-time continuing and visiting teaching positions in the Department of Architecture. Initial contracts for continuing faculty will be for three years with salary and benefit package that includes housing and tenure-track positioning. Faculty will be required to teach design studios, core classes, and or electives in one or more of the following areas: Architecture, Urban Design, Interior Design, Digital Technology, Fabrication, and Beginning Design. Master’s degree in Architecture or Interior Design is required, as well as a thorough knowledge of design history, theory, and practice.

For full opportunity posting:
http://www.aus.edu/info/200218/employment/489/caad_employment/1#.ULXQCoW7iKs

 

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor (Multiple Positions), Art and Design
Dates: open until filled; position begins September 2015

 The College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) in the United Arab Emirates invites applications for full-time continuing and visiting teaching positions in the Department of Art and Design. Positions include a full professor ship in Visual Communication – typography, branding, editorial and publication design, typeface design, way-finding, and packaging design – as well as Visiting position in Design and Art – visual communication, UX and UI design, 3D modeling, animation (2D and 3D) or design foundations will be considered.

For full opportunity posting:
http://www.aus.edu/info/200218/employment/489/caad_employment/2#.ULXQLoW7iKs