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Visiting Assistant Professor - Sculpture
Colby College

Date Posted Dec. 1, 2022
Title Visiting Assistant Professor - Sculpture
University Colby College
Waterville, ME, United States
Department Art Department
Application Deadline Applications submitted by January 1, 2023 will receive full consideration.
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2023
  • Visiting Professor
  • Art - Sculpture

The Department of Art at Colby College invites applications for a one-year teaching position in sculpture at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning September 2023. A completed M.F.A. by the start date, teaching experience at the college level, and a record of creative scholarship are required. Teaching load of 4 courses/year consist of all levels of the sculpture curriculum, as well as participation in the bi-monthly Capstone meetings for Studio Art majors. Working in recently renovated facilities designed for woodworking, mold-making, stone carving, and metal fabrication, the successful candidate will become part of a dynamic department that includes art historians and studio artists.

Applicants should submit all of the following materials via this Interfolio link:

  • a cover letter (addressed to Associate Professor Bradley Borthwick);
  • curriculum vitae;
  • names and contact information for three references;
  • artist statement;
  • statement of teaching philosophy that demonstrates commitment to the value of diversity and inclusive teaching;
  • two syllabi (beginning and advanced sculpture);
  • 20 examples of personal work and 20 examples of recent student work.

Applications submitted by January 1, 2023 will receive full consideration.

  • Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website:

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Contact Information

  • Deborah Thurston
    Art Department
    Colby College
    5630 Mayflower Hill
    Waterville, ME 04901


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