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Assistant/Associate Professor of Art

The Department of Art at Appalachian State University invites applications for a tenure-track nine-month faculty position in Ceramics at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning the fall of 2016. Required qualifications: MFA in Ceramics or equivalent; demonstrated excellence in teaching; evidence of ongoing creative research and exhibition record; strong leadership skills; a desire to build and maintain an outstanding Ceramics program.

Successful candidate will demonstrate: knowledge of current and emerging trends in Ceramics Art, awareness of contemporary issues in art and a broad vision of the role of Ceramics in an undergraduate art curriculum, have the ability to teach all ceramics processes. Three years university teaching experience strongly preferred.

Please submit applications digitally as three separate PDF files. PDF

#1 (“lastname_application.pdf”) includes: letter of application, CV, complete contact information for three references, teaching philosophy, examples of relevant course syllabi and unofficial graduate transcripts. PDF #2 (“lastname_personalwork.pdf”) includes: 20 samples of personal work with image descriptions. PDF #3 (“lastname_studentwork.pdf”) includes: 20 samples of student work with image descriptions.  Send applications to, using your last name as the subject line.

Appalachian State University is NASAD-accredited and located in Boone, North Carolina. Additional information can be found:

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Ceramics

The School of Craft + Emerging Media at ACAD invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor in Ceramics.  The successful candidate will be capable of teaching all forms of Ceramic practice through core courses and studio supervision, including vessel, sculptural, figurative, installation and performance.  The candidate will possess an active studio practice that will contribute to the breadth of the program and demonstrate a critical and creative engagement with contemporary discourse on Craft and Ceramics.  In combination with a collaborative spirit and professional commitment to the field, experience in academic service, curricular innovation and Ceramics’ studio management will be considered an asset.

Read more about this opportunity and submit applications via our careers page. Please read the application instructions carefully in the job ad.

Assistant Professor of Ceramics Art and Design

The Department of Art and Design at Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Ceramics. Successful candidate is required to teach 3 studio classes per semester, and provide leadership in the ceramics area with responsibilities for area development, oversight of area maintenance, and tech support staff, service to the Department of Art and Design and the College including advising of students, service on committees, curriculum development, governance and assessment. Ability to teach all phases of ceramics is required. Working knowledge in digital tools as related to the field of art is desired i.e., Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, various web tools, social media, etc. Additionally, potential expertise and interest in teaching 3D Foundations are desirable.

MFA in Ceramics or related field from a regionally accredited and/or recognized international universities is required. Review of applications begins December 10th and continues until position is filled. To view job description and to apply, visit, requisition number 0618106.

Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.

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Program Assistant/Arts Specialist

Job No. 495106

Salary: $34,000/Commensurate with Experience and Education

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Responsible for program development and instruction for various levels of non-credit arts and crafts activities, primarily related to teaching throwing and hand building clay techniques.

Prepare glazes, stack and fire electric kilns; train student employees on various studio tasks and techniques.

Develop a variety of unique arts and crafts projects formatted for groups attending art socials and/or late night activities.

Tenure Track Position in Ceramics

The Department of Art and Design at East Tennessee State University seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Ceramics area to teach all levels of undergraduate and graduate courses in Ceramics, beginning Fall 2016.

Responsibilities will involve teaching three undergraduate courses each semester, along with graduate level and independent study courses. Responsibilities include supervision and management of ceramics facilities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to teach wheel-throwing, hand building, ceramic sculpture, advanced and graduate ceramics and the possibility of special topics courses.  Candidate’s experience must include technical expertise in all aspects of the ceramics studio operation including gas-fired kilns, electric kilns, glaze chemistry and the facilitation of studio and equipment maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications:

MFA in Studio Art by Dec 15, 2015 with an emphasis in Ceramics and at least two years of university level teaching experience.   Ability to teach wheel, hand building, and sculptural ceramics processes at all levels of both undergraduate and graduate ceramics.

To Apply:

Please see the full ad and requirements at the ETSU eJobs portal at the following link:

Application Deadline:  December 15, 2015

For questions, contact search committee chair, Travis Graves  or (423) 439-8303
ETSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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  Send artist statement, resume, written references and e-portfolio to  Questions, call 860-693-1000.