Update your credentials! We have a new job posting this week, this time from Appalachian State University in North Carolina. The following is the text of that listing; please go here for the original.
The Department of Art at Appalachian State University invites applications for a tenure-track nine-month faculty position in Ceramics at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning the Fall of 2016. Required qualifications: MFA in Ceramics or equivalent; demonstrated excellence in teaching; evidence of ongoing creative research and exhibition record; strong leadership skills; a desire to build and maintain an outstanding Ceramics program.
Successful candidate will demonstrate: knowledge of current and emerging trends in Ceramics Art, awareness of contemporary issues in art and a broad vision of the role of Ceramics in an undergraduate art curriculum, have the ability to teach all ceramics processes. Additional teaching will include: Foundations, related studio, Seminar and General Education areas. Three years university teaching experience beyond the graduate assistant level strongly preferred.
Position responsibilities include: teaching 3 courses each semester, Coordinate the Ceramics studio in collaboration with other tenured faculty in a collaborative environment. Faculty members are expected to maintain an active program of scholarship/ creative research as well as participate in service activities. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please submit applications digitally as three separate PDF files. PDF #1 (“lastname_application.pdf”) includes: letter of application, CV, complete contact information for three references, teaching philosophy, examples of relevant course syllabi and unofficial graduate transcripts. PDF #2 (“lastname_personalwork.pdf”) includes: 20 samples of personal work with image descriptions. PDF #3 (“lastname_studentwork.pdf”) includes: 20 samples of student work with image descriptions.
Send applications to email@example.com, using your last name as the subject line. Please limit files to 10MB each. Initial review of complete applications will begin January 4, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
Appalachian State University is a member institution of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina. Located in Boone, North Carolina, the university has approximately 17,000 students, primarily in bachelors and masters programs in both liberal arts and applied fields. Appalachian has both a traditional residential campus and a variety of distance education programs. The Art Department is NASAD-accredited and has 26 full-time faculty members, nearly 500 undergraduate majors and offers degrees in Graphic Design, Studio Art, Art History, Art Management, and Art Education. Additional information about the Art Department, the university, and the surrounding area is located at: www.art.appstate.edu.
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free of all forms of discrimination. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting the search committee chair, Lisa Stinson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any offer of employment will be conditioned upon the university’s receipt of an acceptable criminal background check. Documentation of identity and employability of the applicant will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. Finalists will be required to furnish official transcripts of terminal degree.
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