Job Summary/Responsibilities: The Department of Art and Design at the University of North Florida seeks an Assistant Professor of Printmaking for a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position with an anticipated start date of August 10, 2017.
Our program is seeking an innovative artist and educator with robust practice, experience teaching all printmaking techniques and a deep understanding of history and theory of contemporary artistic production as it pertains to print media. Our ideal candidate should be experienced sharing management of printmaking studio and demonstrate familiarity with current health and safety practices.
Responsibilities will include teaching three undergraduate printmaking courses per semester including introductory, advanced classes, and special topics. The successful candidate will incorporate both traditional and emerging printmaking practices into their teaching.
In addition to teaching and ongoing excellence in creative work and professional activity the position requires service to the department, college and university.
UNF strategically supports an aim to operate as a preeminent, vibrantly inclusive employer in higher education. The successful candidate should demonstrate a capacity to work among diverse constituencies in the immediate university community and beyond.
Required Qualifications: Qualified candidates must have an M.F.A. degree and at least three years of teaching experience beyond the graduate T.A. Candidates must be familiar with a range of conceptual and technical aspects of printmaking and also demonstrate a commitment to extend interdisciplinary approaches. An understanding of contemporary art issues and current studio practices is required.
Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in traditional approaches to printmaking techniques and experience teaching intaglio, lithography, screen-printing, relief and the contemporary critical issues that are relevant to the field of printmaking.
The ideal candidate must possess competence in emerging technical and digital applications, professional print production, alternative techniques and a broad intellectual approach to engaging research and practice of contemporary print media and the expanded field.
A minimum of three years experience teaching at the university or college level. The candidate must demonstrate a proven record of professional involvement and creative accomplishment in the field of printmaking. The successful candidate should be a practicing artist with a distinguished exhibition record, and a strong commitment with enthusiasm towards the future of printmaking practice. Demonstrated proficiency in a wide range of printmaking techniques and digital skills are essential.
Preferred Qualifications: It is preferred that the candidate has five years of teaching experience at the university level and be familiar with alternative printmaking methods and digital imaging for printmaking. Application Deadline: Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
Special Instructions: Applicants must complete an online application at www.unfjobs.org and submit supplemental documents by mail in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and mail in the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit your completed application you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Regan Bartley at (904) 620-4037, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications and documents must be submitted by January 3, 2017.
You must mail the following materials:
Unofficial Transcript *
Letter of Interest
List of names, addresses and phone numbers of 3 references
20 examples of applicant’s work and artwork list (technique, size, year)
20 examples of student work and artwork list (technique, size, year)
Applicants must request 3 letters of recommendation (no copies, must be written within one year and have original signature) to be mailed to the search chair.
The candidate’s packet and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:
Sheila Goloborotko, Search Chair
Position Number: 332630
Department of Art and Design 45/2022
University of North Florida
1 UNF Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32224
All applications and documents must be postmarked by Tuesday January 3, 2017, no late materials will be accepted.
All applicants invited to campus must submit an official transcript prior to campus interviews.