Visiting Assistant Professor – Sculpture and Intermedia/Graphic Design – Berea College

Berea College announces a 1-year Sabbatical Replacement to teach courses in Sculpture and Intermedia and Graphic Design for the 2021-22 Academic Year. The position would carry a 3-3 course load that includes teaching Sculpture and Intermedia within the Art and Art History Department and Graphic Design within the Technology and Applied Design (TAD) Department.

For the Sculpture and Intermedia courses, candidates should have experience merging digital applications with three-dimensional methods, such as installation, site-specific, performance, and various material fabrication practices. For the Graphic Design courses, candidates should be able to provide students with the opportunity to develop skills in areas such as print design, web design, digital photography and video production. The candidate, working with the Art Department Building Director and the Danforth Technology Building Coordinator will oversee the Sculpture Space and the Graphics Lab throughout the academic year. Qualified applicants should have a terminal degree in a related field.

Application materials should include a letter of application that specifically addresses one’s abilities to teach both the Sculpture and Intermedia courses and Graphic Design; CV; Personal portfolio containing 15 images demonstrating ability across Sculpture and Intermedia and Graphic Design with supporting descriptions in a single PDF; an artist statement; if available, 15 images of student examples of the candidate’s teaching with supporting descriptions (including course levels) in a single PDF; a teaching philosophy; unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and three (3) recommendation letters to be submitted by the recommender. To apply submit to: Review of applications will begin March 22, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact Daniel Feinberg, Associate Professor of Design and Sculpture at


Founded in 1855, Berea College achieved national distinction as the first coeducational and interracial college in the South. Berea has a longstanding commitment to interracial education and is one of the most racially diverse private liberal arts colleges in the United States. With an emphasis on service to Appalachia and beyond, Berea enrolls 1,650 students from 43 states and U.S. territories and 76 countries. Berea College only admits students who are unable to afford tuition and provides all of them a no-tuition promise, valued at more than $178,000 over four years. Berea’s students excel in the College’s supportive yet demanding academic environment, and many are the first in their families to graduate college. As one of nine federally recognized Work Colleges, all Berea students hold a position in which they work 10-12 hours weekly. Washington Monthly ranked Berea College No. 1 as the Best National Liberal Arts College in 2016, 2017, 2018, and the No. 1 College in the country in terms of affordability from 2016 to 2019. Berea’s recognition comes from success in educating and graduating academically talented, low-income students who become service-oriented leaders in their professions and communities.

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