The Alberta College of Art + Design is one of only four publicly
funded Canadian post-secondary institutions devoted exclusively to the
advanced education of visual artists and designers. The college has
recently entered into a vital new phase in its development and
embraced a new mandate and vision that endorse a model of the
institution as a laboratory for experimentation and as a catalyst for
cultural development and creative inquiry into the arts and emergent
cultural fields.

The college welcomes applications for the upcoming 2009 – 2010
academic year for the position of:

Visiting Artist/Instructor – Ceramics (Competition 0809-OC-FT-21)

Eight (8) month appointment – over two (2) semesters from August 17,
2009 to April 30, 2010

To complement existing instructional resources, the successful
candidate will instruct four (4), six (6) hour long studio courses at
all levels of the undergraduate BFA in Ceramics program. In addition,
the individual will receive a stipend (in the amount of $16,000.00)
for relocation expenses, participation in Ceramics program activity
and developing their personal research/studio practice. The successful
candidate will be required to mount a solo exhibition/presentation of
their research/studio practice at the college.


The successful candidate will have: an MFA or an equivalent degree or
combination of education and professional experience in ceramics,
previous teaching experience, a professional exhibition record as a
ceramist, excellent technical skills and a wide knowledge of all
aspects of the discipline, with a particular regard for the
international ceramics profession. Applicants with a studio practice
and teaching experience in pottery are particularly sought for this
academic year.

Please submit applications by February 13, 2009 including: letter of
application; the names/email/ telephone contacts of three (3)
referees; a current curriculum vitae; Two statements, one outlining
teaching philosophy and practice and one regarding studio and research
practice; twenty (20) images of recent studio work accompanied by a
corresponding numbered list including titles, medium and size (all in
C.D. format) to:

Alberta College of Art + Design
1407 – 14th Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 4R3
Fax: 403.284.6236
E-mail: [email protected]

Submitted materials will only be returned if accompanied by
appropriate self-addressed envelopes/containers with suffcient
Canadian postage or prepaid courier shipping forms.

For further information about the college, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
and this position please visit our web site at Alberta
College of Art + Design is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes
expressions of interest from all qualified applicants for
consideration for this or other suitable vacancies. While we thank all
applicants in advance for their interest, please note that only
applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In situations
with several qualified candidates, preference will normally be given
to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.