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Assistant Professor

Miami University
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Dec 17, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Art: Assistant Professor to teach/in Studio Art with a specialization in Ceramics beginning August 2021. Responsibilities will include specialized instruction in ceramics, oversight of the ceramic’s facility, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and advising in Studio Art; active research agenda of significance to the field; and service requirements such as committee work and program administration. An ideal candidate will understand, and commitment to, cultural diversity and the ability to work with diverse individuals and groups.

Required: MFA or equivalent terminal degree in Studio Art with a specialization in Ceramics or related area by date of appointment.  

Desired: Consideration may be given to candidates with substantial professional experience in the field, teaching experience and an established record of excellence in the production of ceramic art.

Submit cover letter, curriculum vita, teaching philosophy, URL of personal website for portfolio samples and, if available, examples of student work to Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application for the finalists. Inquiries may be directed to Jon Yamashiro, Chair of the Search Committee at Screening of applications will begin January 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation based on age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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