Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. The NASAD accredited Department of Art + Design of West Chester University invites applications for the full-time, tenure track position of Assistant Professor of Printmaking and Drawing to teach undergraduate level courses in our Studio Art and Graphic and Interactive Design programs.
We seek a candidate with expertise in a wide range of Printmaking methods, both traditional and contemporary, and the ability to maintain and improve our printshop. Successful candidates will also have expertise with Drawing and other 2D mediums and demonstrated exhibition experience and engagement in the art community.
The position requires a strong commitment to teaching and interest in curriculum development. Teaching responsibilities include Printmaking and Drawing courses at all levels in the Studio Art and Graphic and Interactive Design programs. All faculty members are expected to teach three undergraduate courses per semester, advise majors, maintain professional and creative scholarly development, and participate in university and department committee activities.
MFA in Fine Art
Two years college/university-level teaching
Professional exhibition experience
Preferred candidates must demonstrate excellence and innovation in the discipline of Printmaking and be a versatile artist-practitioner with a strong background in both traditional and contemporary art practices of two-dimensional work in diverse media.
Copies of graduate transcripts (official transcripts required prior to employment)
Statement of teaching philosophy
Three letters of references with contact information.
Digital portfolio (pdf, max 5MG total):
10 examples of professional work in Printmaking / Drawing and 10 examples of student work
Review of applicants will begin on November 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about this position should be sent to email@example.com. Finalists must successfully complete interview and a teaching demonstration via Zoom.
West Chester University of Pennsylvania offers highly competitive salaries and excellent benefits. The University is part of the State System of Higher Education and is a public, regional, comprehensive institution serving over 18,000 students. The University is located in the city of West Chester, Pennsylvania, 25 miles west of Philadelphia and only a few hours from New York City, Washington D.C. The area is home to world-class libraries, museums and hospitals.
Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances West Chester University’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action – Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background checks.