Assistant Professor

Job description

Job no: 498594
Department: Art
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Assistant Professor

Job Summary:

Assistant Professor to teach/in Studio Art with a specialization in Ceramics beginning August 2021. Responsibilities will include specialized instruction in ceramics, oversight of the ceramic’s facility, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and advising in Studio Art; active research agenda of significance to the field; and service requirements such as committee work and program administration. An ideal candidate will understand, and commitment to, cultural diversity and the ability to work with diverse individuals and groups.

Minimum Qualifications:

MFA or equivalent terminal degree in Studio Art with a specialization in Ceramics or closely related area by date of appointment.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with substantial professional experience in the field, teaching experience and an established record of excellence in the production of ceramic art.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, URL of personal website for portfolio samples and, if available, examples of student work. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application for the finalists. Inquiries may be directed to Roscoe Wilson, Chair of the Search Committee, at [email protected].

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560. As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

Benefit Eligible:


Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin May 20, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact [email protected] or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 29 Apr 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Job No:
Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 6/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time