The Department of Art at Colby College invites applications for a one-year teaching position in
printmaking at the rank of Faculty Fellow beginning September 2017. This position has the
possibility of renewal. A completed M.F.A., teaching experience at the college level, and a
record of creative scholarship are required. A teaching load of 2/2 will cover all levels of the
traditional printmaking curriculum—intaglio, relief, lithography, etc.—as well as digital printmaking and design. We also expect candidates to be well versed in and committed to using green/non-toxic methods and materials. Our facilities include a printmaking studio, a digital teaching lab, and a dedicated library of art and music. The successful candidate will have opportunities to participate in Colby’s Mellon-funded initiative in the environmental humanities and to engage with the deep print collections at the Colby College Museum of Art.
We particularly welcome applicants who will promote diversity at Colby through their creative
research, teaching, and service.
Applicants should submit the following materials via Slideroom (https://colby.slideroom.com).
Materials should be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Associate Professor Gary
• a cover letter
• curriculum vitae
• three letters of recommendation
• statement of teaching philosophy and research interests
• two syllabi (one in traditional printmaking, one in digital printmaking)
• 20 examples of personal work and 20 examples of recent student work
Applications submitted by December 1, 2016 will receive full consideration. Preliminary
interviews will be conducted at the College Art Association conference in New York City on
February 18, 2017.
Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment
decisions on the basis of the individual’s qualifications to contribute to Colby’s educational
objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or
national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in
our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence
through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons
with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby
complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s
education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title
IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College,
please visit our website: www.colby.edu.