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Assistant Professor for Printmaking (Tenure-Track)

The Department of Art and Art History at Loyola Marymount University invites applications  for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in Printmaking: Art and Design for Social Justice. The ideal candidate will provide oversight of the Printmaking area and teach courses across the scope of printmaking processes which include lithography, silkscreen, intaglio,  monoprints,  relief and emerging digital technologies, with an emphasis on introducing non-toxic and sustainable processes. Though based in Printmaking, applicants should complement the Art and Design curriculums by extending opportunities in the development of new courses in one or more of the following areas: Social Practice, installation, letterpress and book arts, collage, and textiles.

The Department seeks applicants whose research activities are rooted in social justice or postcolonial critiques and whose background, research, expertise, or experiences will contribute to the disciplinary diversity within the Department. The experienced candidate should have evidence of strong teaching (a minimum of 5 years college level teaching or equivalent in the printmaking discipline) across the range of printmaking media, and a comparable exhibition record demonstrating engagement with printmaking as a medium of social, racial, economic, environmental or gender justice. The candidate needs to show evidence of managing a printmaking studio and supervising student workers and/or part time faculty. The ideal candidate will be expected to build connections with community organizations in Los Angeles and will be knowledgeable of the tradition of printmaking as a medium of social activism, protest, and resistance. As a full-time faculty participation in departmental activities and/or university committees is required.

Candidates are required to have a terminal degree in Printmaking or the Visual Arts.

 Applicants should submit a complete dossier, including (1) a letter of application including a link to a website portfolio of creative/scholarly work, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) graduate school transcripts showing a terminal degree (MFA), or (BA/BFA) with equivalent experience as a master printmaker, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy including a statement related to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and (5) 3 letters of recommendation.  

IMPORTANT - Applicant please be aware that Workday has a limitation on the number of documents an applicant can upload (5 documents) as well as size limitation (5 MB).  If you have documentation that exceeds the above referenced Workday limitations, please email additional materials to:  

To ensure the safety and well-being of our community, Loyola Marymount University requires that all students, faculty and staff are vaccinated or have been approved for a qualifying medical or religious exemption.  

Loyola Marymount University, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive, Carnegie-classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation's 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6200 undergraduates and over 3000 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law. 

Loyola Marymount University seeks outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state, and local law. We invite all persons in the full diversity of their being, life experiences, and beliefs to apply.

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