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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Jul 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Other Arts, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Arts Administration
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Full Time
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Job no: 235199-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: EDUC/ART
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional

Position Summary:

Seeking a qualified, active ceramics artist to teach three undergraduate ceramics classes in both the fall 2021 and spring 2022 semesters. The schedule includes day-time and evening classes. Focus is on sculptural hand building, throwing, mold making and casting. Curriculum for ceramics courses will follow that set by ceramics faculty, as it fits into the larger mission of the art department, which considers ceramics as a broad-based, interdisciplinary arts practice.

The Successful applicant must demonstrate a wide knowledge of ceramic processes, including kiln firing, glaze formulation, mold making and surface development. Will assist in all aspects of ceramics studio maintenance and program development in the Art Loft facility. Help oversee the maintenance of studio equipment with the support of a project assistant. Take active role in hosting and facilitating visiting artists in the ceramics area. Assist in developing materials and ceramic surfaces for general studio use.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master of Arts or Master of Fine Arts Degree in a visual art studio discipline required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least two years of experience with teaching ceramics in a college/university. Maintains a current studio practice relevant to contemporary ceramic art concerns.

Additional Information:

this position may be extended or made renewable depending on department need and funding.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 9 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


$40,164 ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a cover letter and CV/resume, as well as the contact information for at least three professional references, including at least one person familiar with your teaching and one professional ceramic artist.


Timothy McCarty
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Jun 15 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 29 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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