The College for Creative Studies (CCS) invites applications for the position of Crafts full-time faculty - Fibers. This position reports to the Chair of the Crafts Department and is responsible for the administration and management of the Fibers studio and curriculum. A “three/three” teaching load is required. Additionally, the candidate’s work is expected to demonstrably contribute to the efficient running of the Crafts Department.
Applicants must be active, practicing artists with a very strong exhibiting record. The preferred candidate will be well versed in the techniques, processes, and contemporary trends specific to the fibers discipline. Solid knowledge and experience within the textile industry, including automotive interiors, interior design, furniture design, and fashion are other qualities being sought. Timeliness and attention to administrative detail are key requirements of the position, as is maintaining clear communication and a collaborative relationship with the Department Chair. Candidates must have an MFA in fibers/textiles with a minimum of five years teaching experience in an accredited university or college of art and design.
Subject to final budgetary approval, this position will be filled by the start of the 2013/2014 academic year. Rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience.
CCS is an Equal Opportunity employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The College values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds.
How to Apply:
Applicants are required to submit a resume, statement of teaching philosophy supported by digital images of the applicant’s work--and the work of their students--on either CD or via URL to:
College for Creative Studies
Office of Human Resources
201 E. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202-4034