The following is a job posting from Maryville College in Tennessee. Please go here to visit the original post.
Maryville College, a selective four-year liberal arts college committed to superior teaching, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Art specializing in Ceramics and 3-D Design beginning in August 2016. Qualified candidates will have a terminal master’s degree in ceramics, sculpture, or a related field from an accredited institution. We seek candidates who have demonstrated excellence in teaching or the potential for excellence and who are committed to teaching and advising undergraduate students in a liberal arts setting.
Teaching responsibilities include introductory, intermediate and advanced courses in ceramics – including hand building and pottery, introductory three-dimensional design courses, as well as supervision of internships, independent studies, and senior projects. Additional expertise in another area of two-dimensional art and/or the ability to teach introductory art history surveys is strongly desired. The successful candidate will also oversee and supervise all aspects of the ceramics studio. All Maryville College faculty are expected to teach in the College’s core curriculum.
Founded in 1819, Maryville College is one of the oldest baccalaureate-granting institutions of higher learning in the South. Consistently ranked in the top tier of Southern colleges in national magazines in recent years, the College is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The curriculum is notable for its strong liberal arts core program and the two semesters of Senior Study research required of all students. The student body of about 1200 is drawn from the Southeast, Middle Atlantic States and the Midwest. Located in Maryville, Tennessee, Maryville College is ideally situated between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state’s third largest city.
Applications received by January 15, 2016 can be assured of full consideration. Send letter of application along with curriculum vitae, portfolio of professional work, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference (at least two of which fully address teaching experience and potential) electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org (place “Art Position” in subject line). Cover letters may be addressed to: Dr. Bill Swann, Chair, Division of Fine Arts, Maryville College.
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