Tuesday September 19, 2017 | by Joseph Modica

HELP WANTED: Maryland university hiring contract lecturer for full-time position in glass department

The Art Department of the University of Salisbury is looking to add a lecturer to its glass program teaching staff. The university is seeking a 3D artist who specializes in glass and sculptures in Salisbury, Maryland. This individual will teach full time for a period of 10-months, three lectures per semester, in the area of Sculptures and Glass. He or she will be responsible in advising student-workers and technicians, supervising their work, while also ensuring a safe and professional working environment. The individual will also assist the 3D area heads in facility and equipment maintenance and management.

Applicants are required to hold a Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) in glass, sculpture, or other related fields. There is a strong interest in individuals who have experience teaching in a school or university environment introductory glass and sculpture courses. Prefered qualifications include foundational glass skills using hot and kiln casting, glass blowing, foundry, wood shop, mold room, metal shops. Basic fabrication skills and the willingness to learn new skills are a must. Experience in digital technology is a plus.

Applicants submitting by Oct. 1st, 2017 will get priority in consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary will scale to qualifications and experience in the required duties. After verification of eligibility to work in the U.S., the appointment will begin in Aug. 2018. Interested individuals must apply online with a letter of interest, a brief description of the applicant’s education, qualifications, previous experience, statements of teaching philosophy, a sample of course syllabi, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (copies also accepted), names and contact information of at least three professional references, 20 images, each of professional and student work through Slideroom.

Please label all files, student images with material, scale, and project information, with your last name and type of documents and send your application online to Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. (Faculty Position (11533))

If you have any questions, contact Committee Chair, Bill Wolff at The full job listing can be found here.

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