The Myers School of Art at the University of Akron invites applications for the non-tenure track position of Instructor of Ceramics / 3D Technologies / Foundations. Review of applications will begin on April 4, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
Find the official post under “External Applicants” here: https://www.uakron.edu/jobs, Job # 9465
University of Akron Ceramics Department: https://www.uakron.edu/art/academics/ceramics.dot
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach a letter of application, teaching philosophy, Artist Statement, List of 3 references, Curriculum vitae, Sample Syllabus, 20 Examples of current research/creative practice, and 20 Examples of student work to your profile. More about how to apply here: https://www.uakron.edu/jobs. For assistance with your application or attachments please call 330-972-7089.
Teach 3 studio undergraduate classes per semester, supervise and manage ceramics facilities and tech support staff, serve on school wide committees, and participate in curriculum development and student assessment.
MFA in Studio Art or equivalent, possess the ability to teach all phases of ceramics, have an understanding of new technologies and 3D modeling as it relates to the field, and active research/creative practice and substantial contribute to the contemporary discourse on Art and Ceramics.
Two years teaching experience beyond graduate school.
The ceramics program at the Myers School of Art has a well equipped studio and offers students a comprehensive, forward-thinking undergraduate education, while also preparing students for professional work as visual artists, practitioners in the field, and graduate studies.
The Myers School of Art has 19 full-time faculty members with about the same number of part-time faculty members. We also have seven full-time staff professionals, including a dedicated adviser to assist our students. Our faculty members are professional practicing artists/designers/historians, in addition to serving students as educators. We are engaged in the world of art and design nationally and internationally, and share our expertise with students at the highest and most current levels.