The resident artist serves an important role as a mentor to both the
undergraduate and graduate programs, and compliments two full time
faculty, a full time ceramics technician, adjunct faulty, and 4-6 MFA
students. The resident artist is provided with a 150 square foot studio
space, materials, and kiln access and will be paid to teach 1-2 courses
each semester as an adjunct instructor. The ceramics studio is a
spacious, state-of-the-art facility and includes a full compliment of
ceramics tools and equipment. In addition, the program has a CNC mill
for creating plaster molds, a ceramic decal printer, vinyl cutter and
access to a laser cutter, 3d printer, 3d scanner, and a digital
embroidery machine. Additionally, Tyler is located in North
Philadelphia, less than a mile from Center City, home to numerous
cultural attractions including The Clay Studio, The Philadelphia Art
Alliance, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Fleisher Art Memorial, the
Institute of Contemporary Art, and The Pew Foundation, among many

The ideal candidate will have a MFA, either in ceramics or with
significant experience in ceramics, a strong studio practice, and
excellent studio work (open to all types of work – functional,
figurative, sculptural, performance, installation, design, etc.).
Previous university teaching experience is preferred but not required,
and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

For questions or inquiries, please contact Chad Curtis.

Temple University
Tyler School of Art

2001 North 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122