PT Faculty/PT Visual Arts: Ceramics Instructor
HCC Main Campus, Freeport, IL
Ceramics Part-time Faculty
Highland Community College is accepting applications for a part-time Ceramics (Pottery) Instructor to teach Pottery I & II. A MFA in Art/Ceramics or a Master’s in Art Degree with documentable experience in ceramics is required. The successful candidate will have knowledge and understanding of how a Ceramics Studio functions and operates. This includes proficiency in clay mixing, hand building, wheel throwing, and sculptural techniques. A broad knowledge of gas and electric kiln stacking, loading and firing, and experience with the formulation and application of glazes, engobes, and stains is also required. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching at the college level.
Part-time faculty are responsible for instruction and facilitation of student learning, student recruitment and retention, assessment of student learning, and the development of curriculum.
To apply for this position and view complete job description and requirements, please visit our website at: www.highland.edu/employment or contact 815-599-3426 for an alternative application method. Application is not complete until the following materials are submitted: cover letter, resume/CV, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for the purpose of application), three current professional letters of recommendation, a Statement of Diversity and a Statement of Teaching Philosophy. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Highland Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, and encourages applications from veterans, minorities, people with disabilities and other diverse groups.