Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position: Ceramic Art

The School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics at
Alfred University is seeking candidates for a tenure track faculty
position in the Division of Ceramic Art at the assistant professor rank
with an emphasis in functional pottery, vessel, and design.

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 MFA program, graduate students navigate wide-ranging practices
in the visual arts. More information about the program can be viewed at:
www.alfredceramics.com.

The Division of Ceramic Art seeks a dynamic artist who will
participate in shaping the future of ceramic art at Alfred. The
successful candidate will have an active exhibition record and growing
prominence in the field; three years teaching experience or equivalent
preferred; salary will be commensurate with experience. We are seeking
applicants immersed in one or any combination of the genres: functional
pottery, ceramic vessel, design, industrial design, or forms at the
intersection of all these. While the applicant’s relationship to
material specificity or plurality may be open and variable, interested
candidates should possess a strong background in ceramic methodology,
with an ability to speak to contemporary practice across genres.
Additionally, we encourage applications from studio artists with any of
the following competencies or interests: craft/art/cultural theory;
glaze chemistry/material science; digital methodologies/technologies;
program conceptualizing and building. A strong commitment to
undergraduate and graduate education is expected. We invite applicants
from across the globe.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include an M.F.A. in studio art or design or
its equivalent, an active professional creative practice including a
record of exhibitions and projects beyond the local and regional level.
Three years previous college-level teaching experience is preferred.

Alfred University

The School of Art and Design at Alfred University is an accredited
member of NASAD, with 35 full-time faculty serving more than 500
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 2,000 students. The New York State College of Ceramics
(NYSCC) includes the School of Art and Design, the Inamori 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 of the areas of study in the School of Art
and Design.

Alfred University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Application Process

Email your letter of interest, CV, artist statement, teaching
philosophy, 20 labeled images of examples of personal work and 20
labeled images of examples of student work in addition to contact
information for three references (address, phone number, and email) as
one PDF document to Ms. Shelly Grant (grantsh@alfred.edu) or on a CD via mail to:

Ceramics A Search
School of Art and Design
NYS College of Ceramics at Alfred University
2 Pine Street
Alfred, NY 14802

For further information about the position, contact Search Chair, Professor Linda Sikora at sikoral@alfred.edu.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2014 and remain open until the position is filled.

Associate/Full Professor, Tenure Track Position: Ceramic Art

The School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics at
Alfred University is seeking candidates for a tenure track faculty
position in the Division of Ceramic Art at the rank of associate or full
professor with an emphasis in sculpture/ceramic sculpture.

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 MFA program, graduate students navigate wide-ranging practices
in the visual arts. More information about the program can be viewed at:
www.alfredceramics.com.

The Division of Ceramic Art seeks a dynamic, mid-career artist who
will participate in shaping the future of ceramic art at Alfred. The
successful candidate will have an active exhibition record and
established recognition in the field; three to five years teaching
experience or equivalent is required; salary will be commensurate with
experience. We are seeking applicants immersed in one or any combination
of genres; ceramic sculpture, sculpture and/or installation, design,
performance, or forms at the intersection of all these. While the
applicant’s relationship to material specificity or plurality may be
open and variable, interested candidates should possess a strong
background in ceramic methodology with an ability to speak to
contemporary practice across genres. Additionally, we encourage
applications from studio artists with any of the following competencies
or interests: craft/art/cultural theory; glaze chemistry/material
science; digital methodologies/technologies; program conceptualizing and
building. A strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education
is expected. We invite applicants from across the globe.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include an M.F.A. in studio art or design or
its equivalent, an active professional creative practice including a
record of exhibitions and projects beyond the local and regional level.
Three or more years previous college-level teaching experience is
required.

Alfred University

The School of Art and Design at Alfred University is an accredited
member of NASAD, with 35 full-time faculty serving more than 500
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 2,000 students. The New York State College of Ceramics
(NYSCC) includes the School of Art and Design, the Inamori 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 of the areas of study in the School of Art
and Design.

Alfred University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Application Process

Email your letter of interest, CV, artist statement, teaching
philosophy, 20 labeled images of examples of personal work and 20
labeled images of examples of student work in addition to contact
information for three references (address, phone number, and email) as
one PDF document to Ms. Shelly Grant (grantsh@alfred.edu) or on a CD via mail to:

Ceramics B Search
School of Art and Design
NYS College of Ceramics at Alfred University
2 Pine Street
Alfred, NY 14802

For further information about the position, contact Search Chair, Professor Walter McConnell at mcconnw@alfred.edu

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2014 and remain open until the position is filled.

Artist/Ceramics: The Robert Chapman Turner Teaching Fellow in Ceramic Art

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. The Turner Teaching
Fellow will be an emerging artist with an MFA or equivalent degree.
Broad-based knowledge of contemporary art is expected. Prior teaching
experience is welcome. The fellowship is non-tenure track and renewable
up to three years. The fellowship is $35,000 per year, plus a stipend up
to $3,000 per year for professional development.  A studio space will
be provided with full access to ceramic facilities.

Established in honor of Robert Chapman Turner, distinguished
Professor Emeritus at Alfred, the Turner Teaching Fellowship is a
full-time faculty position within the Division of Ceramic Art. All
ceramic genres are eligible for consideration. Teaching responsibilities
will consist of classes at the undergraduate level. The candidate’s
area of expertise will factor into the teaching assignments.

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 MFA program graduate students navigate wide-ranging practices
in the visual arts. More information about the program can be viewed at:
www.alfredceramics.com.

Qualifications

Required: 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. Preferred: Experience teaching and
advising students.

Alfred University

The School of Art and Design at Alfred University is an accredited
member of NASAD, with 35 full-time faculty serving more than 500
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 2,000 students. The New York State College of Ceramics
(NYSCC) includes the School of Art and Design, the Inamori 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 of the areas of study in the School of Art
and Design.

Alfred University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Application Process

Email your letter of interest, CV, artist statement, teaching
philosophy, 20 labeled images of examples of personal work and 20
labeled images of examples of student work in addition to contact
information for three references (address, phone number, and email) as
one PDF document to Ms. Shelly Grant (grantsh@alfred.edu) or on a CD via mail to:

Turner Teaching Fellow Search
School of Art and Design
NYS College of Ceramics at Alfred University
2 Pine Street
Alfred, NY 14802

For further information about the position, contact Search Chair, Professor Anne Currier at curriera@alfred.edu.

Review of applications will begin on November 17, 2014 and remain open until the position is filled.