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Visiting Assitant Professor of Studio Art

Position Deleted on 4/12/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Granville, OH
  • Faculty - Fine and Applied Arts - Art
  • Faculty - Fine and Applied Arts - Other Fine & Applied Arts
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Job Summary: The Studio Art Program at Denison University, a highly selective liberal arts college, invites applications for a visiting assistant professor appointment beginning Fall 2012. This one year sabbatical leave replacement is a full time, non-renewable position teaching ceramics and foundation courses. The successful candidate must be able to teach three courses per semester, including Hand Building, the Wheel, Mold Making and a 2D-3D Foundation course and must be prepared to offer critical support to students pursuing work in a range of 2D and 3D media. The successful candidate will be teaching in a liberal arts context and must have the ability to teach Ceramics as an art form and as a creative and responsive means to address the material world, for both art and non-art students. The successful candidate will be responsible for working with the technician and work-study students to insure the ceramics facilities and materials are properly and safely maintained.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have an MFA, some teaching experience at the college level and knowledge of safe studio practices and environmental concerns.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who provide evidence of teaching effectiveness with a strong commitment to teaching ceramics, an active exhibition record and a demonstrated knowledge of contemporary art and fine craft theory. In your application, please discuss your ability to teach the courses listed above and explain any other ceramic courses you might be interested in teaching while here.
To assure full consideration, completed applications must be received by February 27th, 2012. We will begin reviewing files on February 29th and will conduct interviews at NCECA in Seattle March 28-30th by appointment.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications must be submitted online at: and should include a cover letter stating your qualifications and interests in teaching at a liberal arts college. We also need a C.V., 20 images of your work and 20 images of student work, and 3 letters of recommendation from faculty familiar with your teaching capabilities. If hired, an official transcript will be required. A teaching philosophy is required.

Other Document 1 is a list of your images
Other Document 2 is a list of student work images

CD of images should be mailed to Denison University, Studio Art Program, 210 W. College St., Granville, OH 43023

Please note that you may upload only one document under each of the categories of application materials. If you have more than one syllabus, you must combine these into a single document before uploading them.
Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. In a continuing effort to diversify our Campus Community, Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
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