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CHADRON STATE COLLEGE-Chadron, Nebraska
Lecturer, Ceramics
Assistant Professor – 3-D Studio Art/Art Education

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Chadron State College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in 3-D Studio Art/Art Education. The successful candidate will teach art education and 3-dimensional studio courses. Additional responsibilities will include assisting with departmental and Essential Studies assessment and student advising, as well as service and scholarship/creative activities.

MFA and MSEd in Art (or MA in Art Education) from an accredited institution is required. Proficiency in 3-dimensional design and construction using modeling, subtractive, assemblage, casting techniques, ceramic design, wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques and glazing and firing with gas, electric and Raku kilns is required. Experience in directing a teacher preparation program and experience with reporting and assessment activities associated with public education and teacher licensure is preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidate will begin their duties in August 2016. To view vacancy announcement and to apply, visit http://www.csc.edu/hr/jobs/. The Chadron State College faculty members are a “community of learners” that value teaching and learning.

For more information about Chadron State College please visit our website www.csc.edu/hr).

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS
Lecturer, Ceramics

The Department of Art at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a Lecturer in Ceramics. For further details for this position and application instructions visit: https://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=70433

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY
Visiting Assistant Professor position in Ceramics
Kansas State University Department of Art seeks applicants for a one year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Ceramics beginning August 2016. The art department confers both BFA and MFA degrees. The Visiting faculty member’s responsibilities will include teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels (typical 2:3 teaching load) and supervising graduate teaching assistants. Applicants must have an MFA in ceramics and the ability to teach both hand building and throwing techniques are required. A strong record of exhibition, evidence of quality teaching, an understanding of gas-kiln, firing and maintenance, a knowledge of ceramic history and theory, strong writing and speaking skills, and a demonstrated commitment to the investigation of creative and intellectual issues through ceramic sculpture or the investigation of design issues (particularly as these concern ceramics and industry, sustainability or alternative materials through functional wares) are preferred.

Visit http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/493237/visiting-assistant-professor to apply. Candidates must upload ONE pdf file in this order 1) cover letter; 2) current CV with contact information for three professional references (phone numbers and e-mail addresses) for three professional references; 3) 20 images of the applicant’s work; and 10-20 images of student work. For questions contact: ceramicssearch14@ksu.edu

THE LUX CENTER FOR THE ARTS-LINCOLN, NEBRASKA
Four artists-in-residence

The LUX Center for the Arts in Lincoln, Nebraska is currently accepting applications for four artists-in-residence,  two in ceramics and two in other media; metals, fibers, painting, drawing, or mixed media. The deadline is June 1st for an August 1st start date. Residencies are normally 1 year with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Summer residences are also available.

Benefits:

- All residents receive free studio space and 24-hour access and use of equipment.

- Residents have priority for paid teaching opportunities including community art classes for youth and adults. Residents with an MFA or BFA in painting, ceramics, or metalsmithing have the opportunity to teach college art classes.

- All residents are offered general representation in the sales gallery for the duration of their residency. Residents who have a year or longer residency are also offered an exhibition at the conclusion of their residency.

- Access to ceramics materials and firings at no cost and the opportunity to buy other materials from the LUX at cost.

A Master of Fine Arts is preferred, but not required. A desire to teach is a must. Residencies are granted based on quality of work and community-mindedness.

To apply, visit http://luxcenter.org/get-involved/artist-in-residence/

INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Studio Art, Full-time Instructor

Summer Visual Arts Instructor – High School and Intermediate Ceramics, Junior Ceramics
Interlochen Center for the Arts is looking to hire a Visual Arts Instructors of High School and Intermediate Ceramics and Junior Ceramics for the 2016 camp season. The dates of the contract are6/24/16-8/7/16 and the stipend for the entire duration of the contract is $2,800. Choice of on-campus or off-campus housing is included with a $10.00/night stipend is included in your agreement. On-campus housing is subject to availability.

Major Responsibilities
High School and Intermediate: This position provides summer instruction to students in grades 6 – 12 at both the exploratory and advanced levels.

Juniors: This position provides summer instruction to students in grades 3 – 6.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

· a minimum of 5 hours of studio instruction per day required in assigned area(s),
· assist kiln technicians with kiln management and making clay and glazes,
· coordination of studio set-up at the beginning of camp and tear down at the end,
· inventory and ordering of supplies,
· monitoring of open studio hours for all ages of students,
· supervising studio classrooms and participation in the program’s extra-curricular activities.
· Instructors will also assist with the department’s public and community programs including Visual Arts Hour and Collage.
http://www.interlochen.org/careers

RICHARDSON-SPICA FELLOW
Artist in Residence- Ceramics (Fall Semester, Aug-Dec)
Interlochen Center for the Arts, one of America’s most prestigious institutions for arts education, performance and fine arts presentations seeks to hire a Richardson-Spica Fellow, Artist in Residence- Ceramics (Fall Semester, August-December)

The purpose of the Instructor of Visual Arts is to provide instruction to students in grades 9 -12 and post-graduates at both the foundational and advanced levels. This one semester full time position will be responsible for teaching ceramics courses with the possibility of teaching an interdisciplinary course as well.

Preference will be for candidates who have experience teaching a wide array of forming methods and surface treatments such as wheel throwing, slip casting, hand-building, glazing, under-glazing, sgraffito, slip trailing and sprigging. Experience with gas, electric, raku, soda and salt firing is preferred. Emphasis is placed on the use of clay as an expressive material.

Apply online at:
http://www.interlochen.org/careers

MOTT COMMUNITY COLLEGE - FLINT, MICHIGAN
Studio Art, Full-time Instructor

Mott is accepting applications for a full-time Studio Arts Instructor position to start in the Fall. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching foundation studio art classes, which may include drawing classes, 2-D Design and 3-D Design. Faculty may also teach advanced courses in the instructor’s specialized field, such as Ceramics, Painting, and other classes as the curriculum changes to meet the needs of students and the college.

Job Requirements:

* Master’s degree in Art or an MFA in a studio art field, art & design, art foundation, or closely related from a regionally accredited institution. (Degrees in photography or graphic design do not meet the educational minimum requirement)

* Teaching experience in art courses in a higher education setting.

* Strong exhibition record as evidenced by participation in or coordination of a minimum of three exhibits in the past five years.

Mott Community College is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status and/or any other legally protected class not heretofore mentioned, in any of its educational programs and activities, including admissions and employment.

Apply Here: www.mott.jobs

CENTRE COLLEGE
Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Art: Ceramics

Centre College invites applications for a three-year full-time visiting assistant professor in Studio Art, specializing in ceramics, beginning August 2016. The successful candidate will be an actively exhibiting artist, hold an M.F.A., have teaching experience, be capable of teaching a wide range of ceramic practices, including hand building and wheel throwing, of leading classes at all levels, and of assuming sole responsibility for running a ceramics studio. Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience mentoring a diverse student body with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Centre College is ranked among the top fifty National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Classes are small; academic standards are high. The College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life. Centre College is committed to supporting diversity. Please view the Statement of Community.  For more information, see www.centre.edu.

Apply at: http://www.interfolio.com/apply/33795 and submit a letter of application, CV, portfolio of 10-20 works in ceramics, artist’s statement, teaching philosophy statement, 3 recommendation letters, graduate transcript, sample syllabus for introductory ceramics course. Deadline: March 27.  Centre College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CANTON CLAYWORKS
Internships and Residencies
Canton, CT:  Internships and residencies available at a premier ceramic studio in northwest CT.  Applicants should have comprehensive education and experience in throwing and hand building techniques.  Some teaching and wood firing experience preferred.   Arts management applicants are welcome.

  • 12-15 hours of unpaid studio assistance per week required
  • Mixing glazes, pugging clay, studio maintenance, maintenance and firing of numerous kilns (wood, salt, electric, raku, saggar, gas)
  • Teaching opportunities (adults and youth)
  • Other duties as required.

Residents are offered a one-person show in our gallery as well as participation in numerous group shows.  Visit our website to learn more about us at www.cantonclayworks.com.  Send artist statement, resume, written references and e-portfolio to cantonclayworks@yahoo.com.  Questions, call 860-693-1000.