Visiting Assistant Professor in Ceramics

Iowa, United States
$26,000.00 - $26,000.00
Apr 28, 2021
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History seeks applications for a 50% Visiting Assistant Professor of Ceramics for the 2021-22 academic year.  The position receives full benefits.  The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester in The University of Iowa School of Art & Art History, Studio Art Division.   

Required Qualifications:  

The applicant will have received an MFA with a concentration in ceramics in hand by the start date (or the equivalent combination of education and experience), evidence of a national or international exhibition record, and will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to teach introductory wheel throwing
  • Advanced proficiency in multiple fabrication methods related to contemporary ceramic art
  • Ability to teach introductory slip casting
  • Ability to mentor advanced undergraduate and graduate students in professional development and professional networking 

Desirable Qualifications: 

  • University level teaching experience
  • Experience working with galleries and curators in professional relationships
  • Demonstrated knowledge of topics in contemporary art discourse 


Candidates should submit applications online at: .  Search requisition #74146. Review of applications will begin on June 15th, 2021. 

Applications must include:

  • C.V. including phone number, email, mailing and website addresses
  • Letter of interest
  • One-page artist’s statement
  • Link to artist’s website or social media providing digital documentation of recent work (at least 20 images with slides/description of work)
  • 3 professional references – names and contact information only 

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual