Human Resources

One-year Visiting Instructor – 3D Specialist

The Alma College Department of Art and Design seeks applicants for a full-time, visiting faculty position for the 2019-2020 academic year to begin mid-August, 2019. Alma College offers both B.A. and B.F.A. degrees in Art and Design.  The successful candidate will be committed to student learning through teaching, mentoring, and advising, and have an MFA in Ceramics, Sculpture or a related area by August, 2019. Primary responsibilities include teaching classes in Ceramics, 3D Design, and Sculpture.  Additionally, this position is responsible for studio maintenance and supervision of the ceramics and sculpture facilities. Candidates should be experienced with firing/maintaining gas and electric kilns, metal fabrication techniques, and environmental safety policies.  

All applications must include the following materials:  letter of application; curriculum vitae; artist’s statement; 20 images of personal work; teaching philosophy; three letters of reference. Official graduate transcripts are required upon appointment. 

Review of applications will begin May 15 and continue until the position is filled.  Send materials to: Shirley Kitzmiller; Department of Art and Design, Alma College, 614 W. Superior St., Alma, MI  48801 or by email to

A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Alma is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. For more information about the College, visit

Story published on April 18, 2019