Full-Time Faculty Position – Art Department


Carlow University invites applications for a Painter/Two-Dimensional Faculty position, to begin August, 2017. This is a faculty position of open rank based upon experience.  

Central responsibilities include teaching a variety of two-dimensional studio courses for students in fine art, applied art, and non-art majors, advising students in a variety of art majors, helping to coordinate a traditional two-dimensional university art program, and maintaining a viable professional agenda.

Carlow University is a comprehensive Catholic University located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, Carlow is situated in a culturally rich and diverse urban setting.  Carlow is recognized for educating traditional students and adult learners for a lifetime of ethical leadership and service.

Qualified applicants must hold a Masters of Fine Arts degree, painting strongly preferred; have a solid background teaching two-dimensional foundation and upper level art courses; have an extensive professional exhibition record in painting/drawing, have a solid understanding of appropriate organization and scaffolding of a traditional two-dimensional university Art program, including coordination of adjunct instructors; have experience as a university level academic advisor; and have experience teaching students from diverse racial, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Please submit letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and advising philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to:

Chair of Art Search Committee
3333 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15213

Or by e-mail to HR2@carlow.edu. Only completed application packets will be advanced in consideration. Review will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. 

Carlow University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We strive for a campus that reflects our urban setting and is inclusive of underrepresented groups to enhance our University community.  



Full/Part/FT&PT: Full-time - exempt
Department: Art Department
Contact Name/Title: Search Committee
Contact Address: Carlow University 3333 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Contact Email Address: HR2@carlow.edu