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3D Art – Ceramics Instructor

Cedar Rapids, IA

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3D Art – Ceramics Instructor

Kirkwood Community College is seeking an Instructor of 3D Art – Ceramics who will be responsible for fostering student learning through effectively teaching a combination of Art courses (15 credit hours) each semester.  Primary teaching responsibilities will be in ceramics, with possible instruction in sculpture, art appreciation, or design. Experience teaching in one or more three-dimensional art mediums is required.  The instructor should be a professionally active artist with a record of creative achievement that may include exhibitions, commissions, and/or publications. Instructor is responsible for recruiting, community outreach, and promotion of Kirkwood’s art courses.

Other responsibilities include evaluating and reporting student performance and progress in assigned courses in accordance with department, division and College policies and procedures, committee service, and curriculum development, maintenance, and assessment.   Teaching load will be assigned by the dean and may include evening and weekend courses as well as distance learning classes.  Instructor will be responsible for meeting the goals and objectives of an individual Professional Preparation Plan as outlines by the College’s Quality faculty Plan.


•MFA in studio art from an accredited institution required.  
•Expertise in glass and a background in one or more additional three-dimensional mediums and ability to teach a variety of Art courses.  
•Successful teaching experience is essential, preferably teaching at the college or community college level.

To review the full job description and apply online, please visit Employment offer contingent upon satisfactory results of a criminal background check.  Kirkwood welcomes, values, and nurtures people of all backgrounds perspectives, and experiences as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.  AA/EEO employer.

Posted 06/05/17

Job ID: 22871515