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Assistant Professor of Practice in Printmaking (non-tenure track)

The Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin seeks applications for a full time, non-tenure track, Assistant Professor of Practice in Printmaking and Extended Media with an anticipated start date of Fall 2021. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The University of Texas is a flagship, tier-one, research institution, situated in Austin, Texas, a city known for its quality of life and active engagement with the arts. Students at The University of Texas at Austin are admitted from a highly competitive and imaginative pool of applicants to the undergraduate and graduate programs. The Studio Art division in the Department of Art and Art History is ranked overall #23 by US News and World Report and #6 in Sculpture. Printmaking is one of the department’s flagship disciplines and features comprehensive facilities in intaglio, lithography, serigraphy, risograph and letterpress. In addition, UT Austin has recently been awarded the Seal of Excelencia for Commitment to Latino Students, as a Hispanic Serving Institution.

Teaching will be at the undergraduate level and include Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Print courses. The successful applicant will be expected to teach three courses per semester and contribute service to the department such as print shop maintenance, Print area governance, curricular development and other committee work that is critical to the mission of the area of Print, Studio Division, College, and University. Non-tenure track faculty are encouraged, but not required, to maintain an active professional practice.

The Department actively encourages applicants who are versed in traditional print media and who also have a strong interest in non-traditional, experimental, and/or digital processes. An MFA or equivalent and teaching experience are required. Ability/interest in teaching lithography and screenprinting is highly desirable. Additionally, the department seeks candidates whose prior teaching and/or service have prepared them to support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. The Department of Art and Art History encourages applications from candidates belonging to groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education, including women, racial and ethnic minorities, the differently-abled, and the LGBTQIA community.

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Relevant research areas: North America

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