Visiting Faculty in Ceramics

Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design, Indiana University
Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 09, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Indiana University Bloomington

The Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design (Eskenazi School) is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic colleague for a full time, non-tenure track Visiting Faculty position in Ceramics ( to begin in fall 2021.

The Eskenazi School ( is dedicated to a faculty composed of diverse scholars and practitioners. The successful candidate will demonstrate the values we try to cultivate in our students: curiosity, interdisciplinary engagement, and research excellence. Applicants are sought whose portfolios reflect significant personal research within the School’s focus on Art, Architecture and Design, and whose teaching will address the broad ranging implications of this intersection in contemporary art. Area of expertise within the field of ceramics with an established knowledge and skill set in a range of traditions and techniques. Other skills desirable could include, but are not limited to the figure, sculpture, digital fabrication, and/or experimental practice.

We host a BA, BFA and widely recognized Ceramics MFA program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching 5 courses a year, participate in group and individual critiques, assist in maintaining the studio environment, provide service as needed by the area and school, and maintain and pursue professional and academic expertise. Studio space provided when available.

We seek candidates who can provide collegiate initiative in a team-based environment. A strong candidate will have demonstrated an ability to work successfully with students, faculty, administration and the community.

The Eskenazi School is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.

Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington is the flagship campus of IU’s eight campuses statewide. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of our world-class contributions in research and the arts.

The Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design houses fourteen different areas in art, design, and merchandising. This is where art, merchandising, architecture, and design merge to shape the future of creativity from imagination to implementation.

All qualified candidates must have an MFA or equivalent terminal degree by the start date of employment. Two years of teaching experience past the MFA is preferred.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin on March 15th, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application materials (CV, letter of application, teaching philosophy, artist statement (submitted as “Other”), sample syllabus, one PDF containing 20 images of personal work and relevant image list (submitted as “Other 2”), one PDF containing 20 images of student work with relevant image list (submitted as “Other 3”) and names of three references and their contact information. Applicants are invited to address their contributions to diversity, equity, or inclusion through their research, teaching, mentoring and/or community engagement within their artist statement.

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit applications to Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to: Megan Tansley, Human Resources Manager, email:

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.