The University of Wyoming Art and Art History Program welcomes applications for a one-year benefited Visiting Assistant Professor of Ceramics position. Qualified candidates will have the ability to teach the full range and variety of ceramic techniques including hand building, wheel throwing, mold making, and slip casting. They will also be familiar with various firing processes including reduction, oxidation, salt/soda, wood and raku firings. The successful candidate will manage a large and comprehensive ceramics studio. Their experience should include knowledge of kiln care and operation, shelf and furniture care, and maintenance of other machinery (clay mixer, pug mill, spray booth, mold drying box and 15 Brent wheels). Desired skills include kiln construction and repair. An understanding of mineral and chemical stocking/supply and inventory is crucial, as well as a knowledge of glaze chemistry and development and clay body formulation. The successful candidate will incorporate equitable classroom policies such as encouraging inclusion and representation of diverse viewpoints and utilizing multiple methods of content delivery.
- Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics
- 2 years teaching experience (primarily ceramics)
- Demonstrate an active professional practice and proficiency in a range of ceramic techniques
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- A demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere
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Applications should be submitted by May 6th, 2022 for full consideration.