Robert Chapman Turner Teaching Fellow in Ceramic Art at Alfred University, Alfred, NY
Posted on November 22, 2022 – open until filled
The School of Art and Design in the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University is seeking candidates for The Robert Chapman Turner Teaching Fellow in Ceramic Art.
Established in honor of Robert Chapman Turner, distinguished Professor Emeritus at Alfred, the Turner Teaching Fellowship is a rotating position within the Division of Ceramic Art renewable for up to three years.
• MFA or equivalent degree; emerging record of scholarly/creative productivity appropriate to teaching at the college level, ability to work collaboratively within the department, the school, the university, and the community; to communicate with and mentor students on all levels.
• We welcome applications from ceramic artists and designers from across genres.
• We seek candidates with a demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of diverse communities and related pedagogical approaches. Diversity is highly valued at Alfred University including a broad range of ability, age, gender, gender identity and expression, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic and academic experience, and veteran status. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an overall commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity including the ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
• Prior Experience teaching and advising students.
Teaching & Research
• Fellows responsibilities will typically consist of 8 credits (two courses) classes at the undergraduate level based on the fellow’s interest and expertise.
• Fellows will have access to the ceramic art facilities and be provided with studio space to work. A research stipend is provided. Fellows are offered an exhibition at the conclusion of their three-year cycle.
Division of Ceramic Arts
The Division of Ceramic Art within the School of Art and Design at Alfred University has a distinguished history as a premier institution for education in the arts and fosters a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary environment for research and practice. The Division of Ceramic Art is comprised of six full-time faculty, a teaching fellowship, a rotating international chair, and three full time technicians. The scope of the Division of Ceramic Art is wide-ranging, embracing history and innovation, tradition and emerging forms of visual art. The material intensive curriculum develops skill and intellect through theory, technological research and creative practice. Undergraduate and graduate programs are strongly intertwined. In our two-year MF A program graduate students navigate wide-ranging practices in the visual arts.
School of Art and Design
The School of Art and Design at Alfred University is an accredited member of NASAD, with 32 full-time faculty serving more than 400 students. The school is unique among institutions of higher education with an open curriculum, allowing a robust and diverse experience in studio art, design, and art history courses. Students and faculty alike thrive in an intensive and supportive learning environment. School of Art and Design students are fully integrated into Alfred University’s community of approximately 1,700 students. The New York State College of Ceramics (NYSCC) includes the School of Art and Design, the lnamori School of Engineering, and Scholes Library. The NYSCC was established in 1900 to advance research in art, design, and engineering. That intellectual and creative legacy exists in all areas of study in the School of Art and Design.
- Letter of interest
- Teaching & learning impact statement
- Statement of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access
- Artist statement (300 words max)
- 20 images of creative research with image information (under 10 MB)
- 20 images of student work with image information (under 10 MB
- Contact information for three references (email and phone)
For further information about the position, contact Search Chair, Assistant Professor Johnathan Hopp (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will begin January 15, 2022 and remain open until the position is filled.
Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
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