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Assistant Professor, Ceramics

Employer
Eastern Kentucky University
Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 20, 2024

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

Job Details



Assistant Professor, Ceramics

Eastern Kentucky University


Title: Assistant Professor, Ceramics

Position Type: Fulltime Faculty

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 21R010 - College of Letters, Arts & Soc Sci

Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade:

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person: Ida Kumoji-Ankrah

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The School of Arts and Design in the Institute for Creative and Collaborative Arts at Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for the Academic year 2024-2025.

Applicants should hold an earned MFA or a related field from an accredited institution at the time of appointment. The position begins August 2024.

The position serves the BFA and BS in Art majors. The successful candidate will demonstrate proficiency in the theories and fundamentals of Ceramics and possess a strong working knowledge of traditional and contemporary methods and techniques, varied kiln operations, glaze formulation and production, and studio maintenance and management.

ICCA seeks candidates who will participate in a collaborative community that fosters independent thought and creativity, embraces the diversity of cultural expression, and cultivates excellence in the making and understanding of the Arts.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in a 4/4 annual teaching load, develop and maintain an active scholarly agenda, conduct academic advising, and participate in service to the department, university, and community. In addition, membership and participation in state, regional, national, or international communication organizations is recommended.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Earned MFA or related field from an accredited institution at time of appointment.

Experience:

  • Knowledge of current practices in professional communication and social media
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Analytic and problems solving skills
  • Active and effective listening skills
  • Ability to collaborate with peers and students
  • Ability to understand and adapt to current trends in professional communication
  • Evidence of good character, mature attitude, and professional integrity

    Licensure & Certifications:

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Anagama, Salt, Raku and Pit firing.
  • Online teaching experience.
  • Experience teaching 3D Foundations.

    Job Duties:
  • Maintain a 4/4 teaching load, teaching courses as assigned at the times and in the locations necessary to meet the needs of EKU students
  • Teach courses in both their areas of expertise and courses that meet the needs of the School of Art and Design's degree programs and EKU's General Education curriculum.
  • Utilize effective teaching methods, innovative teaching techniques, and teaching modalities, and multiple evaluation and assessment procedures as a means to help meet the needs of EKU students
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach, develop, and implement courses related to one's curricular area
  • Develop and maintain an active research agenda
  • Keep up to date with one's field and curricular areas by reading and reviewing current scholarly or creative works and by attending conferences, seminars, workshops, courses, and faculty development activities
  • Advise students, fulfill program, departmental, college, and university committee assignments
  • Demonstrate the willingness and ability to work effectively with colleagues to support the mission of EKU, its academic units, and its campus community
  • Demonstrate respect for and support EKU's diverse campus community and student population

Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:

Applicant documents include:
1. Letter of application
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Copies of official academic transcripts, originals will be requested from finalists.
4. Three references (names and contact information)
5. Artist statement
6. Teaching philosophy
7. 20 samples of personal creative work (PDF - max. size 10MB). Creative work should be uploaded either entirely in PDF form, or via embedded URLs in a PDF. The portfolio may contain up to 20 pages, each page containing documentation for each work. This may include video links and sound files with clearly marked viewing times and conditions if applicable. For each work/page, please include description, name, title, date, duration, size, links (when applicable), and media.
8. 20 samples of students' creative work completed under your instruction (if available) (PDF - max. size 10MB). Creative work should be uploaded either entirely in PDF form, or via embedded URLs in a PDF. The portfolio may contain up to 20 pages, each page containing documentation for each work. This may include video links and sound files with clearly marked viewing times and conditions if applicable. For each work/page, please include description, name, title, date, duration, size, links (when applicable), and media.

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.


To apply, please visit: https://careers.eku.edu/jobs/assistant-professor-ceramics-richmond-campus-kentucky-united-states



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