Sculpture and Material Arts Instructor - Warren Wilson College in Asheville North Carolina

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Warren Wilson College

Asheville, North Carolina 28815

United States


Detailed Job Description

Sculpture and Material Arts Instructor

The Department of Art at Warren Wilson College seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in Sculpture and Material Arts, beginning July 1, 2014. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to teach sculpture and 3-D design, as well as experience with a variety of 3-D media and an interest in traditional and contemporary sculpture and craft techniques.

The position will teach the equivalent of six, four-credit hour courses per year in beginning through advanced sculpture courses, 3-D design, and a Freshman Seminar course. Participation in the Senior Project course as a primary instructor and/or mentor is required, as is advising art majors and/or first year seminar students. Warren Wilson has recently received a grant to support growth and innovation in material arts. This position, partially funded through the grant, will work closely with Asheville's Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design.

We seek individuals who have a strong interest in the Warren Wilson College commitment to academics, work, and service learning. Committee work in the wider college community will be expected and the selected candidate will participate in a rotating chair position.


An MFA in Sculpture and a record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level is required and one to three years of college teaching experience beyond graduate assistantship is preferred. Applicant is expected to be a practicing artist with an active exhibition record.

Interested candidates must submit all of the following documents in either Word Doc, or PDF format (no PowerPoint presentations):

  • Cover letter
  • Current CV
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Artist statement
  • List of courses taught with course descriptions

 Candidates must also submit 20 images of personal work and 20 images of student work in JPEG format.

Please send all materials electronically to before the application deadline. Applications are due November 25, 2013.

Finalists will be required to submit three letters of reference and an official graduate transcript. Preliminary interviews may be conducted by invitation at the CAA February 2014 conference in Chicago.

 Warren Wilson College is a tier one nationally ranked, independent liberal arts college located on a 1,135-acre campus in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina, with a unique program of rigorous academics, work, and service learning.

We desire a diverse faculty and a community that reflects a global outlook. WWC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national, or ethnic origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation. 

Keyword Phrases

  • art
  • sculpture
  • full time
  • faculty
  • 3D
  • artist
  • asheville
  • professor
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 1 years
Level of Job: Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 11/25/2013