Polish off your resumes, people; we got the heads-up on another academic job in the ceramics field. The following is the listing from the Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design at Georgia State University:
The Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design at Georgia State University seeks applicants for a full-time tenure track position in Ceramics at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2016. Pending budgetary approval, salary is dependent upon a candidate’s professional and academic experience and accomplishments. We seek an exceptional artist and educator who will join our team of vibrant, creative professionals that includes 30+ full-time faculty in art, design, and art history serving over 1000 art & design majors across nine separate disciplines. Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2015 and will continue until position is filled. (Any applications received after the deadline will only be reviewed in the event there are no viable candidates in the first round)
We seek a candidate who is an outstanding artist and an enthusiastic educator, with a strong desire to enhance the program and to foster excellence in our students. The successful candidate should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research, program/curriculum planning and development, and must value working with diverse student populations and cultural perspectives in teaching and research.
Necessary Qualifications: MFA in ceramics by the time of appointment; ability to teach hand building and throwing techniques; professional work that reflects a high level of technical ability and an understanding of and interest in contemporary issues in the field of ceramics and/or the broader field of art; a research and/or exhibition record reflecting a commitment to professional development appropriate to a tenure track position.
Preferred Qualifications: evidence of quality teaching at the university level; ability to fire and maintain gas and electric kilns; knowledge of glaze technology appropriate for instructing undergraduate and graduate students; good writing and speaking skills; interest in and ability to utilize new and emerging digital technologies in the field.
Georgia State University is an EEO/AA employer. Employment is contingent upon background verification.
Application Process: Please email as a single PDF document a letter of application, current vita, artist statement, teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, names of three professional references (phone numbers and e-mail), 20 labeled images of personal work and 20 labeled images of student work to firstname.lastname@example.org .
For further information about the position, contact Search Chair, Associate Professor Christina West at email@example.com.
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