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Location: East Lansing, Michigan
Internal Number: 901872
This 12-month, annual year fixed-term academic specialist appointment works to sustain and advance the research, curricular mission, and vision of Ceramics in coordination with the mission and vision of the Department of Art, Art History, and Design in the College of Arts & Letters at Michigan State University. The position will begin January 1, 2024.
The position carries a 1-1 teaching load with one course each semester during the academic year. This position will also manage the facilities and studios in ceramics, working with faculty and staff to implement the ceramics curriculum and special initiatives. This position plays a critical role in the safety and success of our students and community members in the department. These duties are outlined below:
Characteristic Duties – Responsibilities
This position requires a valid vehicle operator's license where needed to perform duties of the position, along with the ability and license to operate a forklift.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
The job requires a BFA in Ceramics and/or Sculpture or a related field plus a minimum of three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in glaze chemistry/calculation and clay chemistry, kiln design, engineering, and construction; ability to operate machinery and oversee proper tool and equipment usage.
MFA in Ceramics/Sculpture
Qualified applicants should submit
Review of applications will begin 10/04/2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources website http://careers.msu.edu. Posting number 901872. For more information, contact Paul Kotula, Chair of the Search Committee at email@example.com.
Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
Lifting heavy items, working with kilns.
Use of glazes in ceramics work. EHS has been consulted on area safety and all proper procedures are followed.
The College of Arts & Letters recognizes that only an academic and organizational culture, which actively seeks out and strengthens diverse voices and perspectives among its members results in true excellence. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The College of Arts & Letters is particularly interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that intellectual leadership is achieved through open access and pro-active inclusion.
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.