The IU Southeast Fine Art Program invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Fine Art, in Printmaking beginning Fall 2015. Salary commensurate with experience.
Printmaking is one of five studio areas of study in a Fine Art program that includes: Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, and Graphic Design. We offer a BA in Studio Arts, a BA with a Concentration in Art History, and a BFA degree with concentrations in each of the five areas. With over 200 fine art majors and 18 full and part-time faculty, the program is one of the largest on campus.
An MFA degree in the discipline and the ability to teach beginning through advanced level courses in Printmaking.
• College-level teaching experience beyond graduate school.
• Commitment to undergraduate education in the liberal arts.
• Demonstrated record of professional and creative activity in the field.
• Ability to teach both traditional and contemporary printmaking, including digital print processes.
• Strong conceptual and technical background in printmaking.
• Competency in and ability to teach foundations courses.
• Experience maintaining and upgrading a printmaking studio, and the ability to work within the parameters of current health and safety standards.
• Thorough knowledge of art history, cultural studies, and contemporary critical theory in printmaking.
Candidate will be expected to manage and develop curriculum that aligns with current practices in the field. Candidates must have the ability to provide individualized guidance to BFA students in the discipline. The Fine Art Program faculty often work collaboratively, therefore, it is expected that the candidate have the ability to work well with others on cross-disciplinary topics. Participation in Fine Art Program committees and other School and Campus related responsibilities are expected. In addition to teaching and service, the candidate is expected to maintain an active role in the field through research and creative activity.
Please submit the following materials to the IU Southeast Fine Art Program https://iusfinearts.slideroom.com/
• Letter of application
• Artist statement and Teaching Philosophy (compiled into one .PDF file)
• Curriculum vitae, including contact information for three references
• 20 images of professional work with image descriptions, all images should be compiled into one PDF document (maximum file size 10 MB)
• 10-20 images of student work, all images should be compiled into one PDF document (maximum file size 10 MB)
Deadline for applications is January 23rd, or until position is filled. IU Southeast serves Southern Indiana and the Greater Louisville metropolitan area. It is one of eight degree-granting campuses constituting Indiana University and is located only 15 minutes from downtown Louisville. With an enrollment of approximately 7000 students, IU Southeast offers more than 50 graduate, undergraduate, and associate degree programs. Through a reciprocity agreement, students who reside in the six Kentucky counties contiguous to IU Southeast (including the city and metro areas of Louisville) are eligible to attend at in-state tuition rates. The Louisville metro area has a vibrant art and cultural environment. Some of the local museums and galleries include: the Speed Art Museum, 21C Museum Hotel, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville Visual Art Association, and the Carnegie Center for Art and History.
Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.