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Faculty in Fiber Arts (Sterling College)

Organization Sterling College
Location 16 Sterling Drive
Craftsbury Common, Vermont 05827

Sterling College seeks a part-time fiber artist candidate who can teach introductory fiber based classes, maintain our fiber studio space, mentor students in individual projects, and is rooted in the specifics of local ecosystems.  The experience of candidates should include: experience as an educator and practitioner in fiber arts, connections with a broad range of artists and craftspeople, and expertise including fiber arts technical skills such as weaving and natural dyeing, and the intersection between fiber and sustainable agriculture.


The successful hire will have access to the studio space for any complementary personal and professional needs beyond the responsibilities of this part-time position, as mutually agreed upon by the Dean of Academics. In addition, opportunities to teach and develop programs for Professional Studies may expand this part-time role.



Having relevant teaching experience, subject matter expertise, and advanced academic credentials and/or substantial practitioner experience in related fields. Sterling encourages applications from candidates who have professionally demonstrated a commitment to interdisciplinary, experiential, outdoor-oriented, hands-on learning through study and work as well as our ecological thinking and action mission, and a commitment to pedagogy that integrates multicultural perspectives in the curriculum and promotes inclusion in the classroom.  The College is committed to in-person instruction, but experience and familiarity using online tools will be seen as a strength. Sterling is one of nine federally designated work colleges. As such, new faculty members will also serve as work program supervisors.

Date Posted November 6th, 2020
Deadline December 7th, 2020
# of Positions Available 1
Categories Education
Type Part Time
How to Apply Please send a cover letter, CV, Resume, and details of three references to Caitlin Miller, Executive Assistant to the President and Secretary of Faculty Search ( Candidates who have submitted materials prior to December 7, 2020 will receive full consideration and the searches will continue until successful appointments have been made. This position will start by September 2021. For further information please visit Sterling College’s employment opportunities webpage.

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