job posting: Visiting Assistant / Texas A&M International University

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The Department of Fine & Performing Arts at Texas A&M International University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Art to begin Fall 2019.


The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate and maintain a commitment to teaching, producing creative research, and participating in service activities appropriate for the candidate’s given rank. Candidates are expected to be versatile with an ability to teach beginning through advanced ceramics, sculpture or both.

Required Qualifications:

An earned MA or MFA with previous teaching experience at the collegiate level.

Application Procedure:

Applications received by May 6, 2019 will be given highest priority. The start date for the position is Fall 2019 and the search will continue until filled.

Interested, qualified candidates must apply via our online employment system, Workday, at

During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you “Submit” the application materials. The software does not allow you to “Save” your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page “My Experience” has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.

Completed employment applications must include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Interest addressing qualifications
  • A portfolio of at least 10 images of the applicant’s work and 10 of their student’s work (with an accompanying title list)
  • At least 3 current professional references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts.
  • Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. “See resume” is not an acceptable entry in the job application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


job posting: Ceramic Designer & Studio Manager (Ottawa, Ontario)

LOAM Clay Studio is accepting applications for the position of ‘Ceramic Designer & Studio Manager’. This is a 35-40hrs. per week paid position.

LOAM Clay studio is a growing ceramic centre in Hintonburg, an Ottawa neighbourhood known for its vibrant arts community. The studio offers all levels of pottery classes and studio space for independent work. We design and produce dinnerware for restaurants as well as sell our own brand of pottery. We also carry pottery supplies which are available in the studio and online.

LOAM is currently growing its production capacity for in-house designs and custom work for restaurants and individuals.

Applicants must have a solid foundation in the ceramic arts, experience managing a ceramic studio and an eagerness to be an integral part of a growing pottery studio. As the business is growing rapidly, all employees have a broad range of responsibilities. The successful applicant will have a significant roll in defining the future direction of the business.

This position requires a physically strong and motivated individual. Specific duties will include, efficiently managing the studio, teaching classes & workshops, designing and making tableware.

Successful applicants must have a passion for working with clay.

The following skills are assets for applicants in order of priority.

  • Very strong throwing abilities
  • Handbuilding
  • Design
  • Teaching
  • Firing
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Studio Management
  • Cost/Profit Awareness
  • Customer Relations
  • Photography
  • Social Media
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • CAD
  • Mold making
  • Slip casting
  • Glaze development
  • Retail
  • Bilingual

Interested applicants should send their CV and digital portfolio or website to by April 30th, 2019 . The salary will be commensurate with experience.

job posting: Lab Technician Ceramics

Department: Arts

Location: Newtown campus

Approximately 12 hours per week during the academic year. The Ceramics Lab Assistant is a support position that benefits students and instructors in Ceramics. It is under the supervision of the Ceramics Coordinator. It requires familiarity with the day-to-day operation of the Ceramics studio. Primary responsibilities include scheduled time for open labs, accounting of consumable materials, operating ceramics equipment, safety mentoring, organization and clean-up of studio, monitoring of facilities, and inventorying chemicals/equipment. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

A pre-placement physical is required.

Hourly Range: $16.5391 – $17.6968 (depending upon experience above the minimum requirements)

Application Deadline: 4/19/2019 (4:00pm)

Minimum Requirements Include:

  • High School Diploma or general equivalency (Bachelor’s preferred) with proven experience with ceramics.
  • 1 year job related experience.
  • Proven experience with loading and firing gas and electric kilns.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse student population.

Apply for Lab Assistant – Ceramics

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