Human Resources

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art

The Department of Art at Muskingum University invites applications for a one-year, full-time appointment in three-dimensional art, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning the fall semester of 2022.

We seek an enthusiastic educator who will share a passion for art within the core undergraduate curriculum while providing skill development for art majors and minors. Primary teaching responsibilities will include courses from areas such as ceramics, sculpture, and three-dimensional design.

A Master of Fine Arts degree or Master’s degree in art education is required, as is successful prior teaching at the undergraduate or high school level.   Advanced competence in 3D mediums is a position requirement.

How to Apply

Please send the following application materials by email to or fax to 740-826-6131.  Please include the position title in the subject line of your correspondence.

  • Letter of application addressing the qualities and qualifications sought by the university for this position
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • Copies of all graduate transcripts (unofficial is acceptable)
  • List of three professional references with contact information and relationship to applicant

Questions may be directed to Dr. Jane Varley (, Chair, Arts & Humanities Division.

This position will remain open until filled, with review of applications to begin immediately.  Appointment to this position is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check through the University's background check agency.

About Muskingum

Muskingum is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition, located just seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord. The university’s total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 2,500.

The university actively seeks out and welcomes faculty and staff who are committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, thrive in a collaborative environment of scholars, embrace experiential learning, consider the engagement of diverse communities in the educational experience, and desire to mentor a multicultural student population.  Muskingum welcomes applications from individuals from populations that have been historically underrepresented in higher education and/or have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Muskingum University does not discriminate in its employment or educational programs or activities.  Please visit to review the university’s official non-discrimination statement.

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