Assistant Professor of Art & Design

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Highly competitive and commensurate with experience.
09 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invites applications for an assistant professor position in art and design, open to any medium or discipline. We are looking for candidates engaged in experimental and innovative art, design, and/or community practices with at least one area of expertise working in 2D, 3D, or 4D. You should have an active track record as a creative maker in those area(s) and a strong understanding of the discourse in contemporary art and/or design, allowing you to teach both in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Special consideration will be given to applicants who are open to collaborative/interdisciplinary teaching, research, and creative projects within the Stamps School, with other academic units, or with the community beyond.

Please note: Applicants with additional qualifications and experience would be considered for employment at higher ranks.

The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

How to Apply

The confidential review of applicants will occur as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.

The materials below should be consolidated into 1 (one) PDF document before uploading.  

Please Note: Due to file size limitations, no images should appear directly in the PDF document.  All images and/or video submissions must be linked in this document and direct to an outside cloud storage location or website.


Required Application Materials

1. Cover letter

2. Curriculum vitae

3. PDF Portfolio (images of 15-20 selected works with titles, dates, materials, and other explanatory information and video links if needed)

4. DEI Statement

5. Research Statement

6. Teaching Statement (with a brief outline of courses taught or proposed, if desired)

7. The names and contact information of 3 references