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Assistant Professor in Printmaking

The University of Iowa School of Art & Art History invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor faculty position, beginning August 2018.

The School of Art and Art History seeks a faculty member for Printmaking Area. Responsibilities include teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in printmaking; collaborating with Printmaking Area faculty in the oversight of studios, development of curriculum, and service that contributes to the overall mission of the School of Art & Art History. Course load is 2/2 and includes introductory, upper level, and graduate courses.

The ideal candidate will have a strong conceptual and technical background in printmaking. They will be capable of teaching and developing the current undergraduate and graduate curricula and be well versed in a range of innovative and analogue printmaking processes. The candidate’s record will show evidence of a promising program of creative development.


Candidates should submit applications online at Search requisition number is 71663. Screening of applications will begin on November 17, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should include a cover letter (with a url for the portfolio) and a current curriculum vitae. 3 letters of recommendation are required as part of the application. Recommenders should submit letters of reference directly to the online application site.

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The School of Art & Art History and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Required Qualifications: M.F.A. or equivalent combination of education and experience; university level teaching experience; strong conceptual and technical background in printmaking; demonstrated ability to teach a range of innovative and analogue printmaking processes; and evidence of a promising program of creative development.

Desirable Qualifications: Being well versed in the role of printmaking in contemporary art; familiarity with new models of printmaking practice; competency in digital processes.

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