Position Announcement – SIU Carbondale
Position: Lecturer in Ceramics, part-time, term, non-tenure track
Date of Appointment: August 16, 2018
MFA degree in ceramics required at time of application. Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching. Applicants must have good communication and organizational skills and have the ability to work closely and productively with another faculty member as well as undergraduate and graduate students in a successful BFA/MFA program. Knowledge and skill of traditional and contemporary ceramic techniques and methodologies is required. Applicants must also be able to teach courses in one or more of the School’s program areas in addition to teaching ceramics, such as 2-D, 3-D foundations, and or drawing. Applicants must have an ongoing program of creative activity that promises continued professional achievement and recognition. Computer skills are preferred. University teaching experience beyond graduate teaching assistantship level is preferred.
The assignment will include teaching courses in ceramics at various levels and/or teaching a course in another area within the School of Art and Design. The assignment will include coordination and maintenance of the ceramics studio, including ordering of shop supplies and supervision of student workers and graduate assistants. This position requires the faculty member to have a regular and accessible presence in the ceramics studio. A work space will be provided.
June 15, 2018, or until filled.
Send letter of application; resume; statement of creative work; teaching philosophy; three current letters of recommendation; 20 images representing your work, capabilities, and experience, and if applicable, 20 images representing work made by students under your advisement. Electronic submissions, via SlideRoom are preferred. Upload requested information via SlideRoom at soadsiu.slideroom.com. Applications received by mail will also be considered. Further portfolio or dossier material may be requested.
Send mail submissions to:
Pattie Chalmers, Chair of Lecturer in Ceramics Search Committee
School of Art and Design, Mail Code 4301
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1100 S. Normal Ave
Carbondale, IL 62901.
E-mail questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The School of Art and Design offers: a BFA degree in Art with specializations in Art Education, Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture, Ceramics, Glass, Metalsmithing, Industrial Design, and Communication Design; a BA degree in Art with specializations in Art Education, Art History, and General Studio; an MFA degree with specializations in Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture, Ceramics, Glass, Metalsmithing and Design; an MA in Art History and Visual Culture, and a graduate certificate in Art History.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale has an enrollment of approximately 14,500 students and is classified by Carnegie as a High Research University. The School of Art and Design, which is housed in the College of Liberal Arts, has 22 faculty members, approximately 200 undergraduate majors, 40 graduate students and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190; (703) 437-0700.
SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.