Instructors - School of Art

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

ID: 7090217 (Ref.No. BSU27639)
Posted: December 6, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The 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, glass, metals, painting, photography and intermedia arts, printmaking, sculpture, visual arts education, and visual communication.

The School of Art seeks part time semester instructors to teach a variety of studio art and lecture courses in some of the following areas: animation, art history, ceramics, drawing, foundations, glass, metals, painting, photography and intermedia arts, printmaking, sculpture, visual arts education, and visual communication.

The School of Art at Ball State has thirty-nine full-time faculty and offers state-of-the-art facilities serving over 550 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 and intermedia arts, 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

Job Function:

The 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, glass, metals, painting, photography and intermedia arts, printmaking, sculpture, visual arts education, and visual communication.

Minimum Experience:

Master'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.

Preferred Experience:

For 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.


At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.