Assistant Professor (Ceramics)

  • Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Academic & Student Affairs
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Faculty Full Time
  • Opening on: Nov 9 2022

Assistant Professor, Ceramics

Eastern Michigan University

The School of Art & Design at Eastern Michigan University invites applications for a full-time, Assistant Professor, tenure-track position starting August 2023. 

MFA required. Applicants should demonstrate significant expertise in ceramics and show evidence of effective teaching in core and advanced ceramics classes. Knowledge of contemporary ceramic practices, both functional and sculptural, is required. Artists from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The successful candidate will be expected to teach all levels of ceramics courses (art majors, non-majors, and graduate students), advise studio majors, perform departmental and/or university committee service, and maintain an active record of professional engagement consistent with a research university. Other opportunities may include teaching courses in an area of proficiency other than ceramics and mentoring MFA students. 

A new 3D Arts Complex is scheduled for completion in Winter 2024. The approximately 24,000 sq.ft. building will include new Ceramics facilities. The successful candidate will oversee the ceramics studio (i.e. manage material purchases, direct student help, and ensure the proper use of lab equipment and kilns to maintain a safe studio environment). As the primary faculty in Ceramics, the successful candidate will play an active role in shaping the program’s future.

The School of Art & Design at EMU is an accredited member of NASAD and serves over 380 majoring students. 

Please upload the following documents in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • CV
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Artist's statement
  • Contact information for three references
  • A portfolio of 20 images and accompanying information
  • 20 images of student work and accompanying information

All application materials must be received by January 6, 2023. Any application materials arriving after that date will not be considered for review.

Eastern Michigan University is an R2 Doctoral University, and is among the most diverse public universities in Michigan, with a strategic focus on equity and inclusion in its core mission. Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 15,000 students from 50 states and 83 countries pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and, its graduate school. In 2022, EMU was ranked by U.S. News and World Report in the category of social mobility. The ranking reflects Eastern's core value of being a welcoming institution of opportunity.

Eastern Michigan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, military status, veteran status or other non-merit reasons, in admissions, educational programs or activities and employment.

 

 











 

 

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