job posting: Assistant Professor of Ceramics – Georgia State University

The Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design at Georgia State
University seeks applicants for a full-time tenure track position in
Ceramics at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2016.
Pending budgetary approval, salary is dependent upon a candidate’s
professional and academic experience and accomplishments. We seek an
exceptional artist and educator who will join our team of vibrant,
creative professionals that includes 30+ full-time faculty in art,
design, and art history serving over 1000 art & design majors across
nine separate disciplines. Screening of applications will begin October
15, 2015 and will continue until position is filled. (Any applications
received after the deadline will only be reviewed in the event there are
no viable candidates in the first round)

Position Summary

We seek a candidate who is an outstanding artist and an enthusiastic
educator, with a strong desire to enhance the program and to foster
excellence in our students. The successful candidate should demonstrate a
commitment to excellence in research, program/curriculum planning and
development, and must value working with diverse student populations and
cultural perspectives in teaching and research.

Necessary Qualifications: MFA in ceramics by the time of appointment;
ability to teach hand building and throwing techniques; professional
work that reflects a high level of technical ability and an
understanding of and interest in contemporary issues in the field of
ceramics and/or the broader field of art; a research and/or exhibition
record reflecting a commitment to professional development appropriate
to a tenure track position.

Preferred Qualifications: evidence of quality teaching at the
university level; ability to fire and maintain gas and electric kilns;
knowledge of glaze technology appropriate for instructing undergraduate
and graduate students; good writing and speaking skills; interest in and
ability to utilize new and emerging digital technologies in the field.

Georgia State University is an EEO/AA employer. Employment is contingent upon background verification.

Application Process: Please email as a single PDF document a letter
of application, current vita, artist statement, teaching philosophy,
sample syllabi, names of three professional references (phone numbers
and e-mail), 20 labeled images of personal work and 20 labeled images of
student work to .

For further information about the position, contact Search Chair, Associate Professor Christina West at