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Adjunct faculty in Sculpture and Functional Art

(KCAD) is currently accepting applications for adjunct faculty in its Sculpture and Functional Art program to teach Ceramics I and Ceramics II.

Required Qualifications: MFA in a studio art; college-level teaching experience or teaching assistantships.

For a complete posting or to apply, access the electronic applicant system by logging on to

Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris and KCAD offer employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence. Learn more about the Ferris and KCAD missions and communities at and The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Applicants requiring accommodation or assistance completing an application or participating in the hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (231) 591-2150 or

Technical Assistant in Clay and Ceramics

The Department of Art at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a Technical Assistant in Clay and Ceramics.

For further details for this position and application instructions visit:
Applications accepted until position is filled.

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.

Chairperson, Department of Art

The Department of Art at Florida State University (FSU) welcomes applications for a dynamic leader to direct a vibrant and forward-thinking program with a national reputation for excellence. We seek an artist/educator with a proven record of strong administrative experience. The candidate will guide our acclaimed program through active faculty development, student recruitment, academic planning, faculty evaluation, promotion and tenure, facilities use, budgeting and allocation of resources, and promotion of the department. The Chair is responsible for providing a shared vision and leadership, advocating effectively for the department within and outside the university, and encouraging collaborative interdisciplinary programming. Beginning 2017-2018 Academic Year.

Details and application process will be found at this link

Assistant Professor of Ceramics
The University of Dallas seeks an accomplished studio artist and teacher for a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant level in the field of Ceramics. The position requires teaching on the undergraduate and graduate levels, active professional research, and service. The successful candidate will teach beginning through graduate courses within the ceramics discipline and within the foundations program.  Additional classes such as undergraduate and graduate seminars may be required. The candidate will develop the area curriculum, and contribute to the strength and energy of the Art Department ( and University of Dallas community. The position requires the desire and ability to serve on the undergraduate and graduate committees for students in all five department areas.

Interested individuals should go to; for a detailed description and link to application procedure.

The University of Dallas is a Catholic university which seeks to educate the whole person, encouraging its students to pursue wisdom, truth, and virtue as the primary ends of education ( The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, age, or disability in the administration of its employment practices.

CRANBROOK ACADEMY OF ART - Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Artist-in-Residence/Department Head – Ceramics

Cranbrook Academy of Art, ranked nationally as one of the top ten programs in graduate art education, seeks a new leader for the Ceramics department. The successful Ceramics candidate should demonstrate a strong record as a professional artist at the highest level in the field, have teaching experience at the graduate level and strong interpersonal and communication skills to lead the department of 15 students.

The Ceramics Artist-in-Residence/Department Head should respect the history of ceramics while embracing the visual and conceptual elements of the field through a wide-range of formats and methods, including new technologies. Conceptual models for Ceramics should be characterized by an interdisciplinary, expansive approach that can be used as an open framework for building new visions that will evolve the future of the discipline.  The department boasts five large, energy efficient, state-of-the-art, Blaauw gas kilns- three fully computerized and two manual, and several medium and small electric kilns. The studio is equipped with all the essentials and more: blunger, hydraulic extruder, tile saws, spray booth, grinders, sandblaster etc. In this way we hope not only to cater to the already established ceramic tradition- we aim for the department to be at the frontline of contemporary ceramic art and design.

Candidates for this position must be working artists with a sustained record of peer recognition; a demonstrated commitment to college-level teaching; a Master’s Degree or higher; excellent communication skills and leadership skills; the ability to provide a productive and interactive learning environment; the capacity to make a significant contribution to their field and to the Academy.

Position commences September 2017.

APPLICATION For further details for this position and application instructions visit:

Applications consist of two pieces: a single PDF document and a completed Cranbrook Faculty Application form.

Cranbrook Faculty Application Form.

The PDF should contain a cover letter, departmental philosophy, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. It should also include a portfolio of the candidate’s work (20 images).  The PDF should be labeled with FirstInitial.LastName.pdf

Applications received by October 15, 2016 will be given priority consideration.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Materials should be sent to