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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PRINTMAKING

Requisition # 71663

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, September 18th, 2017
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Art & Art History

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa School of Art & Art History invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor faculty position, beginning August 2018.



The School of Art and Art History seeks a faculty member for Printmaking Area. Responsibilities include teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in printmaking; collaborating with Printmaking Area faculty in the oversight of studios, development of curriculum, and service that contributes to the overall mission of the School of Art & Art History.  Course load is 2/2 and includes introductory, upper level, and graduate courses.



The ideal candidate will have a strong conceptual and technical background in printmaking. They will be capable of teaching and developing the current undergraduate and graduate curricula and be well versed in a range of innovative and analogue printmaking processes.  The candidate’s record will show evidence of a promising program of creative development.



Candidates should include a cover letter (with a url for the portfolio) and current curriculum vitae.  3 letters of recommendation are required as part of the application.  Recommenders should submit letters of reference directly to the online application site.



Screening of applications will begin on November 17th, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.



Art & Art History and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement:

M.F.A. or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications:

University level teaching experience; strong conceptual and technical background in printmaking; demonstrated ability to teach a range of innovative and analogue printmaking processes; and evidence of a promising program of creative development.

Desirable Qualifications:

Being well versed in the role of printmaking in contemporary art; familiarity with new models of printmaking practice; competency in digital processes.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Contact Information


Contact:Steve McGuire - s-mcguire@uiowa.edu
Clas-Art & Art History
ART BUILDING REPLACEMENT
107 RIVER STREET
E305 VAB
IOWA CITY, IA 52240
Department URL: https://art.uiowa.edu/



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