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Appointment Type: Faculty
Department: Department of Art and Art History, School of Art and Design
Anticipated Start Date: August 21, 2017
Term: Full-time, Tenure-Track, Entry-Level Teaching Position
ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF ART & DESIGN
The School of Art & Design has over 60 faculty / staff and over 1,000 students. There are six distinct BFA programs (Graphic Design and Interactive Media, Entertainment Design, Game Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Studio Art) and an MFA program in Design. For more information, please visit: http://www.uwstout.edu/artdes/ and https://www.uwstout.edu/programs/mfad
– M.F.A. with printmaking emphasis
– Active professional studio practice
– Evidence of teaching potential
– Strong conceptual and technical background in printmaking
– Two years full-time teaching experience in printmaking beyond graduate assistantship
– Proficiency in digital imaging/print-related technologies
Teach studio courses each semester, following NASAD guidelines, in multiple levels of printmaking that may include silkscreen, intaglio, lithography, and relief printing or foundations courses such as drawing, 2D design and 3D design that support art and design majors and the MFA in Design. Contribute to a growing, dynamic and rigorous learning atmosphere with willingness to use traditional, alternative and digital delivery methods including participation in a laptop environment; commitment to undergraduate teaching is necessary. Provide academic advisement to students and assessment of student learning. Develop/maintain curriculum and provide service to the department, school, college, and university. Maintain a healthy and safe classroom and printmaking lab environment. Produce and disseminate professional research/creative activity related to discipline on a local, national, and international level. Pursue grants or other external funding and support for research. Perform other duties as designated by chair.
Application materials should present: 1) strong evidence of teaching experience or teaching potential and 2) evidence of comprehension of broad historic and contemporary methodology, process, and practice as they relate to contemporary printmaking. The preferred candidate should also demonstrate: 1) a sensitivity to design aesthetics and critical thinking as well as the ability to articulate issues of form and content; 2) creative and artistic excellence through an active exhibition record; 3) professional practice including participation in professional organizations, grant writing and other creative business practices.
The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system–it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.
UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.
UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. Notably, the first FabLab in western Wisconsin was established at UW-Stout in 2012. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.
For more information on the FabLab at UW-Stout: http://www.uwstout.edu/discoverycenter/fablab.cfm
All students are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.
Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
More information about the UW-Stout community and region: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/community.cfm.
Facts and data about the university: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/facts.cfm.
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
Benefit Details: http://www.uwsa.edu/ohrwd/benefits/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.wisc.edu/images/group61/21900/TAMFAQ_CandidateGateway.pdf
Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them. All applications will be reviewed on Mac platforms.
1. Required – please include the following documents in a single pdf no larger than 20MB:
-Letter of application
-Transcripts (unofficial); official transcripts required at time of hire
-Contact information for three references (including email addresses and telephone numbers)
2. Required – please include the following documents in a single pdf no larger than 20MB:
-20 samples of professional work. Each image should have a caption that corresponds to the image list submitted.
-If submitting video for professional work, please provide url(s) to YouTube or Vimeo. You may submit up to five videos, and the length of video may be up to three minutes. Please count each video submitted as one of the 20 images for professional work; meaning that one may only have a combined total of 20 samples for one’s professional work.
-Image list with brief written descriptions of work
3. If available – please include the following documents in a single pdf no larger than 20MB:
-Evidence of teaching potential – which may include 10-20 samples with annotated list of student work, sample syllabi, etc.
-If submitting video for student work, please follow the same format stated for professional work.
To ensure consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on 1/20/2017; screening of applications will begin 1/21/2017. Applications may be reviewed until position is filled.
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
If you have application questions call or email:
Search Chair: Tom Hollenback, Associate Professor of Art
If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
TA Coordinator: MaryJo Pittman
Job Family: Teaching
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