Date New Hire Needed 08/01/2022
Job Title Studio Art - Sculptural Ceramics, tenure-track, beginning Fall
Department Art and Art History
The Studio Art Department invites applications for a tenure-track appointment
in Sculptural Ceramics at the Associate or Assistant Professor level to begin
teaching in the Fall of 2022. Applicants must have a terminal MFA degree, 3
years or more of higher education teaching experience, and research interests
in ceramics with an emphasis in sculptural ceramics. The Studio Art
Department is committed to attracting a diverse pool of candidates, reflecting
the college's dedication to equity and diversity.
The teaching load is five courses over two semesters; periodically one course
will be Tutorial (a topical writing/critical thinking course for first-year
students, the only College-wide requirement beyond the completion of a major
in an individually-advised curriculum). Teaching within the Studio Department
will also include: ART 111: Introduction to the Studio a course open to majors
and non-majors; ART 300: Advanced Studio Seminar; and may include drawing or
other special topics courses related to the candidate's interests.
Applicants must have a terminal MFA degree, 3 years or more of higher
education teaching experience, and research interests in ceramics with an
emphasis in sculptural ceramics.
Special Instructions to Applicants
In letters of application, candidates should discuss their interest in
developing as a teacher and scholar in a highly selective undergraduate
liberal arts college that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. They
should also discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that
maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values.
To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be
received by Friday January 7, 2022. Candidates will need to upload a letter
of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), an
artist statement, teaching philosophy, 20 creative work samples in a single
PDF, these may include close ups, multiple views of work, a sculptural
ceramics course syllabus, a sample course project, 20 images of student work
in a single PDF, and provide the names and email addresses for three
references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search
chair, Professor Matthew Kluber , at StudioArtSearch@grinnell.edu or
FLSA Category Exempt
Employment Status Full-Time
Employment Category Tenure-Track
Posting Date 11/18/2021
Closing Date 01/07/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Number F00229
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