Summary of Position
Keene State College is seeking qualified applicants for a two-year contract lecturer position in Art & Design, to begin August 2018. We seek applicants that are actively engaged in contemporary printmaking practices including the use of screen printing and digital technologies.
The successful candidate will teach a variety of offerings for majors and non-majors including all levels of Printmaking, Drawing, and serve as a mentor to students in the BFA Senior Studio. Faculty may also have an opportunity to teach courses in the College’s Integrative Studies Program.
Additional responsibilities include overseeing the 1800 square foot printmaking studio which includes both an acid and darkroom and a multi-use space for etching and lithography and serving on departmental committees. We currently offer topics in a broad range of print media including: intaglio, color etching, stone and plate lithography. Other responsibilities may include participating in campus-wide committees, advising, and mentoring undergraduate research/creative activity.
Our students come from diverse socioeconomic and educational backgrounds, with a high percentage of first generation college students. By the time Keene State College students complete their undergraduate experience they develop skills in critical thinking, creative inquiry, intercultural competence, civic engagement, and commitment to well-being that will serve them as active citizens and lifelong learners. We strongly encourage individuals to apply who will support the College’s ongoing efforts to help students become responsible global citizens.
The Art & Design Department has 160 majors and minors and 7 full-time faculty members. We offer both BA and BFA degree programs in studio art and graphic design. For information about the Department of Art & Design at Keene State College visit: https://www.keene.edu/academics/programs/art/
Additional Job Information
Applicants should be prepared to upload the following separate documents when applying online:
• Letter of Application addressing the above responsibilities
• Curriculum Vitae
• Contact information for three references
• Images of Current artwork (no more than 10 images)
• Images of Student artwork (no more than 10 images)
*Note: You will not be able to upload letters of reference to the job portal when you apply. At the time of application you will be asked to supply the contact information for three references. These references will receive an email asking them to submit a letter of recommendation at the time of application.
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the College’s discretion. For full consideration, please submit materials by June 1, 2018.
Posting Number/Job Order # PF0187FY18
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications
An MFA degree in Printmaking (or an international equivalent) is required at the time of appointment. Evidence of teaching at the collegiate level, and a demonstrated national exhibition record is required.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates with screen printing experience.