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Full-time, nine month, non-tenure-track faculty position, beginning August 16, 2020.

Job Description/Responsibilities:
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, located 25 minutes east of downtown St. Louis, Missouri, seeks dynamic applicants for a Visiting Scholar/Faculty position for Ceramics in the Department of Art and Design. This is a 3/3 teaching load with an additional studio support role in ceramics. Primary responsibilities include supervision/instruction within the graduate and undergraduate Ceramics programs, mentorship of BFA/MFA students, and management of the studio facilities in the newly expanded art and design building. In addition, applicants will be required to pursue an active research and exhibition practice.

Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and expertise.

Minimum Qualifications:
-MFA in Ceramics or related media, received before position begins (August 2020).

-Broad knowledge in both traditional and contemporary ceramic techniques, including beginning to advanced hand building, wheel throwing, mold-making, clay and glaze chemistry, kiln operation and maintenance, and mixed media.

-Must demonstrate an understanding of contemporary trends and concepts in the field of ceramics and must have an active exhibition record.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Teaching experience in ceramics at the university level (beyond graduate school).
-Digital fabrication experience: 3-D printing/rendering software.
-Experience in non-ceramic materials: wood, metal, plaster, mixed media.

Application Materials/Process:

-Letter of application, curriculum vitae, artist statement, statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for three references (address, phone, and email), unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts required at time of hire) as a single PDF, 1MB max.

-Portfolio of 20 images of personal work with image list as a single PDF, 10MB max.

-Portfolio of 20 images of student work with image list (if available) as a single PDF, 10MB max.

-Send all documents in a single email with the subject: “Visiting Scholar/Faculty in Ceramics” to

Application Deadline:
Review of applications will begin on April 10, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

For Inquiries, Please Contact:
Joe Page (
Associate Professor of Ceramics
Department of Art and Design
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Application Deadline:
Review of applications will begin on April 10, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

Washington & Jefferson College invites applicants for a one-year assistant professorship with the possibility of renewal in studio art with a multidisciplinary approach beginning July 1, 2020. Applicants should possess an MFA in studio art and two years teaching experience with a competency in ceramics and an active exhibition record.

In addition to teaching drawing and design, the successful candidate will teach all levels of ceramics and may contribute to the First Year Seminar Program. The successful candidate will also manage the ceramics studio, including kilns, and order studio supplies, maintain scholarly activities, actively engage in academic advising, service, and departmental citizenship as we work together to advance the college’s mission.

Candidates should submit to
Letter of application
20 images of creative work
10 images of student ceramic work and 5 images of student work from foundation courses
A teaching statement within a liberal arts environment
Three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to

Submit two PDFs, one with images of your work and student work with labels, and one with letter, teaching statement, and CV.

Review of application materials will begin March 17, 2020.

Powerhouse Arts is a not-for-profit based in Gowanus and Red Hook, Brooklyn, established to create a robust platform for production and employment in the arts. The Ceramics Fabricator will report to the Ceramics Director and will participate in all aspects of shop management and will play a key role in fabrication, project management, client communication, and developing the shop’s operations and client base. Responsibilities include project execution, shop organization, and business development.

Qualifications: 5+ years’ experience in ceramic arts fabrication with expert knowledge in production methods and equipment.

Please visit  for a full list of responsibilities and qualifications.

To Apply: Please email your thoughtful cover letter, resume, and relevant work samples (up to 10 images and may include images of process and personal work) as one PDF document to  with “Ceramics Fabricator” in the subject line.