The School of Contemporary Arts at Ramapo College of New Jersey is searching for a full-time temporary Assistant Professor of Art with a specialization in sculpture for a one-year appointment effective September 1, 20015 through June 30, 2016.
Requirements include MFA in sculpture and at least two years of college level teaching. The candidate should have expertise in all aspects of foundry including casting bronze and iron, running and repairing the furnaces, and mold making in sand and ceramic shell. The candidate should also be proficient in digital fabrication systems, and preferably have a working knowledge of ceramics. The position is a combination of Foundry practices and Digital Fabrication including 3D Modeling and 3D Printing.
The Candidate should have a strong professional practice that has resulted in national and possibly international exhibitions. Courses to be taught include all levels of sculpture and Bronze Casting and Welding; possible additional courses include drawing and ceramics. In addition to teaching five courses for the year, the successful candidate will manage the sculpture facilities.
For full consideration applications must be in by April 1st.
Ramapo College also is one of 226 institutions recommended by The Princeton Review in the “Best in the Northeast” section in the 2014 edition of 2014 Best Colleges: Region By Region. This is, in part, due to its unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its size of approximately 6,000 students and its pastoral setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border.
Mission: Ramapo College is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
The School of Contemporary Arts (CA), established in 1971, is an interdisciplinary arts program providing an understanding of the fundamental traditions of the Fine and Communication Arts while simultaneously preparing students to embrace new means of expression.
The Visual Arts Major offers a multidisciplinary education in the arts with advanced study in one specialization. Students may choose courses in art history, art and technology, 3-D modeling and animation, drawing, painting, photography, sculpture and video.