Full time sabbatical replacement for spring 2017 semester.  Responsibilities include the operation and maintenance of the metals studio and related equipment.  The position is an 18 contact hour load for the semester, split between a 6 hour and a 3 hour beginning level college Jewelry course, a Freshman 3D design course, and beginning to intermediate level adult Community Arts Education Jewelry course. 

Candidates should have an MFA in Jewelry/Metalsmithing by start date, evidence of an active exhibition record, college level teaching in Jewelry/Metalsmithing, extensive knowledge of a wide range of metal techniques including:  cold-connection, fabrication, vacuum casting, etching, basic enameling, basic stone setting, maintaining a metals studio. 

Application Instructions:  All application materials must be received by November 7, 2016. Review of applications will begin immediately.  PrattMWP uses Submittable to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  It is recommended that you prepare your answers offline and save them in a text or word document and copy and paste your answers into the application form so that you do not lose your work.

Application Checklist:

Apply via Submittable @ http://mwpai.submittable.com/submit/67898/jewelry-metal-arts-visiting-assistant-professor-sabbatical-replacement

1. Letter of Application pdf (address to: Search Committee: Assistant Professor of Jewelry/Metal Arts, PrattMWP College of Art and Design, Utica NY)

2. Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

3. Three professional references including title, phone number, and email. Two references must speak to teaching ability. 

4. Teaching Philosophy 

5. Course description (350 words: 1-3 short descriptions in area of specialty)

6. 20 images of own work

7. Up to 20 images of student work

8. Link to website if available 


PrattMWP College of Art and Design is an NASAD accredited foundation college art program, created through an affiliation between Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY, and Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. Students do their first two foundation years of a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree at PrattMWP, and then matriculate to the Brooklyn campus for completion. The campus houses approximately 170 students majoring in Fine Arts, Communications Design, Photography, and Art and Design Education. 

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about PrattMWP College of Art & Design, please visit www.mwpai.edu. You may also visit www.mwpai.org for the main MWPAI informational website.