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One-Year Visiting Full-Time Faculty in Ceramics/3D Media – College of Arts and Sciences


One-Year Visiting Full-Time Faculty in Ceramics/3D Media

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School of Art, Design and Art History, Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences


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Position Summary

The School of Art, Design and Art History at The University of Tulsa seeks applications for a full-time visiting faculty position in the area of Ceramics and Three-Dimensional media, for the 2018-19 academic year beginning in August 2018. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience, teaching and current professional status.

We seek a colleague dedicated to the investigation of ceramics and 3D media in a contemporary art context. The department seeks an artist who complements the current faculty’s wide range of traditional and new genre specializations. Areas of expertise might include, but are not limited to: sculpture, architecture, ornamentation, utility and function, craft and objects, painting and ceramics, vessel making, 3-D digital fabrication/rapid prototyping, practical design/build techniques, traditional processes and/or emerging material processes, with an interest in digital technology, ceramics history and theory. Area of expertise open to any ceramics and/or 3D area.

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Characteristic Duties

The ideal candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate-level ceramic and/or 3D classes, mentor students within the context of an interdisciplinary art and design school, and advise graduate students in a tutorial environment. Teaching responsibilities include Ceramics I or Sculpture I, upper-level ceramics and/or 3D courses in candidate’s areas of expertise, and introduction to principles of 3D design. Upper-level courses may be stacked with graduate courses and some independent studies may be included. The candidate will maintain facilities, keep an active professional practice, and participate in the School community.

Minimum Qualifications

MFA or other terminal degree required, and two to five years of college-level teaching experience preferred. Strong candidates will have some experience developing new courses that engage with contemporary practices, techniques, and issues in the fields of ceramics and/or sculpture or installation. Candidates must also be able to communicate with students on multiple levels, and an eagerness to teach in and develop both undergraduate and graduate programs is essential. ​

Application Information

Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristic including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter stating your interests and qualifications, curriculum vitae, documentation of professional work, i.e. portfolio/support materials, or other documents as appropriate (website or PDF portfolio), combined statement of teaching philosophy and artistic practice, 3 Sample syllabi for related courses and student’s work (if available), and contact information for three professional references.

Application materials should be sent electronically to:

Questions regarding the School and its open position, application procedures, or the search process may be emailed to chair of the committee at






The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/ Veteran.