The School of Art and Design in the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University is seeking an art historian for a full-time, tenure track, faculty position beginning fall 2014. Applications are invited from historians with primary expertise in the history of ceramic arts. All historical periods and cultures are open to consideration. The art history curriculum is an integral part of the program at the School of Art and Design. The Division of Art History is one of six divisions in a comprehensive art school with a very active faculty and prolific student body who access renowned facilities for artistic and scholarly research.
Qualifications required: PhD preferred, ABD considered, in Art History or related field and a minimum of one-year teaching experience. Appointment begins in August 2014. Application Process: e-mail your letter of interest, CV, teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and contact information for three references (address, phone number, and email) as one PDF document to Ms. Shelly Grant, email@example.com, in addition to sending the original documents by mail to: Art History Faculty Search, School of Art and Design, NYS College of Ceramics at Alfred University, 2 Pine Street, Alfred, NY 14802. For further information about the position, contact the Search Chair, Assistant Professor Hope Childers, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The McGee Art Pavilion, pictured in the photos above and below, is an expansion to the School of Art and Design at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, New York. Ikon.5 Architects designed the Pavilion as a large ceramic vessel for holding art and light. Its ceramic façade, made of un-glazed terra cotta tubes, is a solar and rain screen.