Bowling Green State University has just posted a job listing for an assistant professor of glass who will head the department. The position in the university’s glass program, an “area” within its three-dimensional-studies program, will begin in August 2011, and is on a tenure track. Any applicants will be competing with the current head of the glass area, visiting assistant professor Scott Darlington, who will be applying for the tenure-track position.
Applications must be received by January 7th, 2011. Requirements include an MFA and two years of college-level teaching experience, preferably in a position more than a teaching assistant. The successful candidate will possess high-level skills in blowing, casting, mold-making, and flat-glass techniques. Demonstrated skills managing a busy glass facility are also necessary. An impressive resume of exhibitions is preferred.
According to the official job posting, the responsibilities include the following:
- Assume role as Glass Program Head
- Oversee glass program personnel
- Supervise area budget
- Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses
- Oversee facility maintenance
- Monitor shop equipment
- Order supplies
- Continue creative studio work and scholarly/ professional duties within the glass area, the School and the University
Applications must be postmarked no later than January 7, 2011. (Note: certified or registered mail will NOT be accepted)
Applicants must submit letter of application; resume; original terminal degree transcript; three current, original letters of recommendation; 20 examples of professional work and 10-20 examples of student work on a Mac compatible CD or DVD (JPG filesizes no larger than 2 Meg); and a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Send application to:John Balistreri
Chair, Glass Search Committee
School of Art
1000 Fine Arts Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0204
For more information about this posting, see the official job listing.