The Department of Art at Baldwin Wallace University (BW) is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to teach undergraduate classes in 3D studies beginning August 1, 2019. There is a need for a qualified professional with expertise in the areas of ceramics, 3D design and sculpture beginning fall semester, 2019.
Candidate must possess an undergraduate degree in Studio Art, along with an M.F.A. in ceramics and the ability to teach classes in both throwing and hand-building. Preference will be given to applicants with experience working with other materials in addition to clay. The faculty will supervise and teach in the 3D studies program that includes 3D Design, Introduction to Ceramics, Introduction to Sculpture in addition to Intermediate and Advanced Ceramics as well as Advanced Sculpture. Along with a knowledge of glazing chemistry, the individual must have the expertise to maintain and operate the four electric kilns, a complex gas kiln, a pug mill and other equipment. Responsibilities include the ordering and maintenance of supplies, chemicals, and various materials. In addition, the faculty will serve as an advisor to Studio Art and Graphic Design majors, serve on committees, curate exhibitions, and participate in assessment. Applicants must submit a portfolio for review.
For 25 years, Baldwin Wallace University has been listed among U.S. News & World Report’s top Midwestern schools of higher education. The University is strongly committed to teaching excellence and to the personal and professional development of its students. The University seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in pedagogy, committed to scholarship and service to the institution.
Founded in 1845, BW is a private liberal arts and sciences college located 14 miles southwest of Cleveland’s Public Square. The University enrolls approximately 3,000 full-time undergraduate day students, 200 part-time students in evening and weekend programs, and 650 graduate students. The University has over 48,000 living alumni located across the United States and the globe. BW offers an outstanding benefits package including tuition benefits for employee and immediate family members.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the University and the Department of Art and Art History actively encourages applications from individuals who desire an environment that celebrates diversity. At BW we support and encourage diversity in a variety of forms. We value and appreciate inclusive excellence in the classroom, within extracurricular activities, and as we engage in our community partners.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, an online portfolio link, contact information for three current references, and a statement of teaching philosophy in one (1) Word document or one (1) PDF and via the To Apply link on BW’s Employment and Careers’ web page at https://www.bw.edu/employment Finalists will be asked to provide official transcripts, sample syllabi, evaluations of teaching, and letters of support from fellow colleagues.
Baldwin Wallace University is an EEO/AA employer and educator. At BW, we support and encourage diversity in a variety of forms. We value and appreciate inclusive excellence in the classroom, within extracurricular activities, and as we engage our community partners. Learn more at Diversity Affairs – https://www.bw.edu/about/diversity/