Adjuncts - Ceramics

Arlington, VA
Jun 29, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Category Adjunct

Posting Number M00792

Department Fine Arts

Reports To Chair, Fine Arts Department

Point of Contact Hazel Sirett


Adjunct positions are pool positions. Qualified applicants will be contacted as the teaching need arises.

Marymount University seeks qualified individuals to teach courses on hand building techniques with respect to traditional ceramic vessels, and supplement construction methods with technical information regarding ceramic materials, the glazing process, and the firing process. The adjunct will be expected to organize and maintain some firing responsibilities including bisque and glaze firings in a computerized electric kiln.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Ceramics or other related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Special Notes to Applicants

Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, a PDF portfolio with a maximum of 10 personal personal works, and names of three references. Other materials are optional ( PDF portfolio of student work, course syllabi, unofficial graduate transcripts).

Application materials must be received by 08/18/2017

Open Until Filled No

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation's capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Job Duties

Percent of total time 100%

Responsibility / Duty

Adjunct faculty are professionals with the responsibility of providing a quality learning experience for Marymount University students on a semester basis.
Adjunct faculty report to a dean, chair, or director and perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the university.
The relationship of the adjunct faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning. Each adjunct is hired to instruct a particular course(s) within a department. The chair of the department will review all duties as assigned, particular to the course being contracted to be taught.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you hold a Master's Degree in ceramics or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts