Assistant Professor in Expanded Printmaking – U.C. Davis
The Department of Art and Art History at the University of California, Davis seeks a promising artist working in Expanded Printmaking for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning July 2017.
Applicants should demonstrate an exceptional level of promise and achievement in their work through exhibitions, critical reviews, publications, and/or grants/awards. Applicants are expected to have a strong foundation in printmaking with a firm background in developing and expanding the conceptual and technical aspects of the discipline beyond traditional conventions. The successful candidate should have an ability to dynamically engage with students at all levels and foster creative and intellectual dialogue with students and faculty alike, in the context of a research university setting. Proficiency in a range of materials and techniques and knowledge of the history and theory of printmaking and of contemporary visual art are essential. Candidates will teach all levels of printmaking and should demonstrate knowledge of how print intersects with other visual arts disciplines, such as painting, drawing, photography, and/or installation. Familiarity with digital technologies is critical. Candidates are expected to contribute leadership to the operation of the printmaking area, participate in all aspects of departmental life including committee service, curricular development, departmental reviews, as well as university and departmental service. A minimum of three years of college-level teaching beyond graduate school required. MFA or an equivalent terminal degree required.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy, documentation of supporting materials in a single PDF file (including exhibition reviews, published articles, papers, and courses taught, etc.), list of four references (including names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses), 20 images of professional work (each image no larger than 3MB JPEG file and 3000 pixels on longer side), detailed image list including title, dimension, material, date of completion, and description of each image if necessary, a link to an optional video file, and an optional artist website address in addition to a statement of diversity. For full consideration applications should be received by December 15, 2016. The position is open until filled.
The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.
UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis — indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.