Instructors – School of Art, Ball State University
Additional InformationThe School of Art seeks instructors to teach a variety of studio art and lecture courses in some of the following areas: animation, art history, ceramics, drawing, foundations (2D, 3D, 4D, drawing), glass, metals, painting, photography, intermedia, printmaking, sculpture, art education, and visual communication.
The School of Art at Ball State has forty-nine full-time faculty and offers state-of-the-art facilities serving over 600 undergraduate majors as well as a growing graduate program. Programs at the BA, BS, BFA and MFA levels include animation, art education, art history, ceramics, drawing, glass, graphic arts management, metals, painting, photography, intermedia, printmaking, sculpture, and visual communication (graphic design). Housed in the Art and Journalism building, School of Art students enjoy over 57,000 square feet of world-class facilities, a nationally ranked animation program, the Atrium Gallery, and the Glick Center for Glass. Students and faculty work closely with David Owsley Museum of Art on campus, among the finest university art collections in the nation. Ball State University is accredited by the National Association for Schools of Art and Design
DescriptionThe School of Art seeks instructors to teach a variety of studio art and lecture courses in some of the following areas: animation, art history, ceramics, drawing, foundations (2D, 3D, 4D, drawing), glass, metals, painting, photography, intermedia, printmaking, sculpture, art education, and visual communication.
Minimum QualificationsMaster’s degree with 18 graduate hours in Art from an accredited college or university completed by start of appointment. (For Art History, master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in Art History from an accredited college or university.) Experience teaching at the college or university level.
Authorization to work in the US
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred QualificationsFor Art History, Ph.D. with 18 graduate hours in Art History from an accredited college or university by start of appointment. For studio courses, M.F.A. from an accredited college or university by start of appointment. Experience teaching at the college of university level beyond graduate assistantships. Evidence of scholarly publications and activities.
Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.
Position Title(s) SupervisedNone.
EEO StatementBall State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
About Ball State UniversityBall State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
Information regarding transcripts
The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Special Instructions SummaryApplicants, please identify your areas of expertise when applying (example: ceramics).
1. Cover letter.
2. Curriculum vitae, including a link to artist website if one is available.
3. Representative course syllabus under the “Other” document in the Applicant Documents section.
4. Samples of your current work and student work: 20 images (for those applying to teach studio courses) under the “Portfolio” document in the Applicant Documents section.
Although the option to upload copies of masters and doctorate transcripts is available in the application, an official, original doctoral transcript showing the highest degree granted is required at time of hire. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire.