Adjunct Instructor, Ceramics

Posted: 05/17/2023

Adjunct Instructor, Ceramics

The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Art seeks applicants for a temporary Adjunct Instructor of Ceramics, starting in August 2023. Responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester: twice a week of Ceramics including Ceramics I and a stacked course section consisting of Ceramics II, Ceramics III and Undergraduate Ceramics (the most advanced section, which can be repeated for credit); and oversees and helps maintain a large and well-equipped studio, including wet glaze room, dry glaze room, clay mixing room, materials storage room, indoor and exterior kiln facilities.
Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences, with advanced degrees available in many programs. The University's attractive size, approximately 9,000 students, allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus. UNI has been consistently recognized as one of the "Best Midwest Universities" by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Cedar Falls/Waterloo, the campus is comprised of more than 40 buildings on 940 acres. For more information, visit
The successful candidate must have an MFA in ceramics. Required qualifications include teaching ceramics at the college level as instructor of record. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of current technologies/digital materiality (3D Printing, mold making); active engagement with trends in contemporary ceramics; demonstrated strong skills in classroom presentation; and college level teaching experience beyond graduate student teaching.
Applications received by June 15, 2023 will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Elizabeth Sutton at 319-273-6260 or Pre-employment background checks required.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

Type of Employment: Part-Time

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