Assistant Professor of Art - Ceramics at Westminster College, Salt Lake City, USA
Posted: December 2012 (Continuous)
The Department of Art at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah invites applications for a full-time (4+4 load) teaching position in Ceramics, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2013.
The position is responsible for teaching all levels of ceramics courses at the undergraduate level. In addition to teaching duties, the successful candidate will be responsible for operating and maintaining the Dolores Dore Eccles Ceramic Center, including kiln operation, materials ordering, implementing effective safety protocol, and other duties relevant to the position.
The candidate should demonstrate a strong understanding of visual principals and technical skills, as well as an engagement with theoretical and aesthetic dialogue within contemporary art practice. Preference will be given to those candidates who demonstrate the above through a strong, cohesive body of work, as well as significant professional activity both locally and nationally.
Appointment: August 2013
Job type: Faculty (Full time)
Location: 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Please apply for this position using our online application system by clicking the Apply link below. Please attach the following to your application:
- A letter of introduction that addresses your interest in Westminster College, outlines your experience with ceramics equipment and facilities, and any additional qualifications that may be relevant to this position.
- A teaching philosophy that addresses your experience and vision for undergraduate ceramics curriculum, outlines your commitment to student-centered learning, describes your history working with diverse populations of undergraduate students, and your understanding and implementation of theoretical and technical instruction in ceramics.
- Current curriculum vitae
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness, which may include syllabi, assignments, and course evaluations from beginning, intermediate, and advanced ceramics courses.
- Artist statement
- Contact information (telephone, email, address) for 5 professional references.