The School of Art seeks professional artists, educators and administrators with an interest in interdisciplinary practice and expanding what it means to be a school in the 21st Century. The School of Art consists of 23 full-time faculty, 10 staff members, about 200 undergraduates and 18 graduate students.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should apply here.
Please do not send application materials directly to the school.

CURRENT FACULTY OPENINGS

The School of Art currently has faculty positions open in Sculpture and Photography:

Assistant or Associate Professor in Sculpture, tenure track

The School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University announces two full-time positions for Assistant or Associate Professors in the area of Sculpture. For each position, the School is seeking an established artist whose work explores contemporary issues related to sculpture, installation, and site, and whose career has maintained a record of national and international exhibition and installation. Special attention will be given to candidates who bring both critical and technical knowledge into their work and teaching.

Each new hire will teach two classes per semester, conduct graduate critiques, and maintain a vibrant studio practice. Additionally, they will be actively engaged as part of a dynamic faculty, taking part in the governance of the School through committee work, and helping to steer pedagogical development. A private studio will be provided, with access to the School’s myriad physical, digital, and technology-based facilities.

Qualifications:
A versatile, strongly committed artist with a background in sculpture and a significant national and international exhibition record. Advanced degree or equivalent required, as well as experience teaching at the college or university level.

Position and salary are commensurate with experience. Carnegie Mellon offers competitive employee benefits packages.

Application Materials:
– Letter of application with teaching philosophy
– Proposals for introductory and advanced level classes in sculpture
– Curriculum vitae
– Names/email addresses/telephone numbers of 3 references (no recommendation letters).
– Documentation of artwork: submit up to 20 images and/or 10 minutes of video

Deadline:
December 1, 2018

Submit here.

Assistant or Associate Professor in Photography, tenure track

The School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University announces a full-time tenure track position for Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Photography. The School is seeking an established artist whose work explores contemporary issues related to photography and whose career has maintained a record of national and international exhibition. Special attention will be given to candidates who bring both critical and technical knowledge into their work and teaching.

The new hire will teach two classes per semester, conduct graduate critiques, and maintain a vibrant studio practice. Additionally, they will be actively engaged as part of a dynamic faculty, taking part in the governance of the School through committee work, and helping to steer pedagogical development. A private studio will be provided, with access to the School’s myriad physical, digital, and technology-based facilities.

Qualifications:
A versatile, strongly committed artist with a background in photography and a significant national and international exhibition record. Advanced degree or equivalent required, as well as experience teaching at the college or university level.

Position and salary are commensurate with experience. Carnegie Mellon offers competitive employee benefits packages.

Application Materials:
– Letter of application with teaching philosophy
– Proposals for introductory and advanced level classes in photography
– Curriculum vitae
– Names/email addresses/telephone numbers of 3 references (no recommendation letters).
– Documentation of artwork: submit up to 20 images and/or 10 minutes of video

Deadline:
December 1, 2018

Submit here.

About the School of Art

The School of Art is one of five schools in the College of Fine Arts, which also includes the Schools of Architecture, Design, Drama and Music. The School is distinguished by collaborative relationships with innovative learning environments such as the Center for Arts in Society, the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, and IDeATE; individual studios for all junior and senior BFAs; 24-hour access to state-of-the-art facilities; and a unique curriculum that includes contextual practice, critical theory, and technology alongside programs in electronic and time based media, painting, drawing, and sculpture. The School of Art is ranked as number six in the US and is currently number one in Time Based and New Media by US News and World Report.

Carnegie Mellon University is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which has been cited as being the “Best Arts Destination” among mid-sized cities and one of the USAʼs most affordable and livable places. In addition to the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Andy Warhol Museum, the Mattress Factory, Carrie Furnaces, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, and the Silver Eye Center for Photography, the city has a burgeoning art scene that encompasses many experimental and public exhibition opportunities.

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the School of Art value equality of opportunity and mutual respect, and believe that a diverse campus community is essential to enriching intellectual exchanges and enhancing cultural understanding. As such, CMU does not discriminate against any Faculty or Staff, or any applicant for employment, on the basis of disability, protected veteran status, race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation.