Part-Time Faculty: ARI 223 Ceramics Wheel-throwing (Spring
Minimum $1,370/credit hour
As determined by department/chair
Unionized Position Code
The School of Art within the College of Visual and Performing Arts
seeks a Part-Time Instructor to teach ARI 223 Ceramics
Wheel-throwing, a three credit hour course, during the 2022 spring
This course investigates a number of processes associated with
wheel-thrown, utilitarian vessel forms. Contemporary and historical
techniques which use the potters’ wheel will be employed to make
Job Specific Qualifications
Familiarity with a complex ceramics facility, including clay
mixers, gas and electric kilns and previous experience working with
the potters wheel at an accomplished, artistic level.
Demonstrate relevant techniques on the potters wheel as well as
surface considerations (slip, underglaze and glaze related to
high-fire ceramics) associated with the assignments. This includes
preparing powerpoint presentation of contemporary and historical
references, preparing parts of the demonstration ahead of time so
that the entire process can be covered during a class time.
Demonstrate and be comfortable with loading both bisque and
high-fire gas kilns.
• Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.
• Preparation of lectures, projects or other student
• Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours.
• Presenting instruction based on the competencies and performance
levels of the course.
• Meeting all designated class periods. If you are unable to meet
your class due to illness or emergency, you should exercise your
best effort to reschedule the class or to obtain a substitute. You
must also notify the department chair of your absence and of your
plan to cover the class.
• Submitting completed mid-semester progress reports and final
grades according to University regulations.
• Grading student assignments and exams in timely manner.
• Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student
• Building a positive rapport with students and other
Potters wheel, spray booths, electric, gas and atmospheric
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a
curriculum vitae and cover letter..
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