Art Position

Faculty position in art

Full-time; Tenure-track; Rank dependent on qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: MFA or equivalent in Sculpture, Ceramics or Small Metals, plus extensive portfolio of work, and an ambitious exhibition record in these areas.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Versatile Artist based in three-dimensional media. Equally prepared to teach courses and manage studios in Sculpture, Ceramics and Small Metals. Teach Art Department general education offerings along with advising and departmental responsibilities. Ability to teach Art History, Visual Fundamentals. Any digital experience would be a plus.

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with education and experience within the university pay scale.

APPOINTMENT: Fall semester 2015.

DEADLINE: Consideration of applications begins Jan. 15, 2015, and continues until an appointment is made.

APPLICATION MATERIALS: Applications are considered complete when the following materials have been received at the office indicated below:

  • letter of interest
  • curriculum vita
  • three letters of reference (submitted directly from referee, or if necessary, from a placement office)
  • official transcripts
  • completed supplementary application
  • 20 images in PDF format on a CD, or Website gallery with 20 specified images, with focus on images of work in three dimensional media


CONTACT: Elaine Suderman

Assistant to the Academic Dean
Bluffton University
1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817-2104

Bluffton University welcomes applications from all academically qualified faculty who respect the Anabaptist/Mennonite peace church tradition and endorse Christian higher education in a liberal arts environment. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EOE.