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Assistant Professor: Printmaking and Foundations, University of Wisconsin – Stout

Appointment Type: Faculty
Department: Department of Art and Art History, School of Art and Design
Anticipated Start Date: August 21, 2017
Term: Full-time, Tenure-Track, Entry-Level Teaching Position

The School of Art & Design has over 60 faculty / staff and over 1,000 students. There are six distinct BFA programs (Graphic Design and Interactive Media, Entertainment Design, Game Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Studio Art) and an MFA program in Design. For more information, please visit: and
- M.F.A. with printmaking emphasis
- Active professional studio practice
- Evidence of teaching potential

- Strong conceptual and technical background in printmaking
- Two years full-time teaching experience in printmaking beyond graduate assistantship
- Proficiency in digital imaging/print-related technologies
Teach studio courses each semester, following NASAD guidelines, in multiple levels of printmaking that may include silkscreen, intaglio, lithography, and relief printing or foundations courses such as drawing, 2D design and 3D design that support art and design majors and the MFA in Design. Contribute to a growing, dynamic and rigorous learning atmosphere with willingness to use traditional, alternative and digital delivery methods including participation in a laptop environment; commitment to undergraduate teaching is necessary. Provide academic advisement to students and assessment of student learning. Develop/maintain curriculum and provide service to the department, school, college, and university. Maintain a healthy and safe classroom and printmaking lab environment. Produce and disseminate professional research/creative activity related to discipline on a local, national, and international level. Pursue grants or other external funding and support for research. Perform other duties as designated by chair.

Application materials should present: 1) strong evidence of teaching experience or teaching potential and 2) evidence of comprehension of broad historic and contemporary methodology, process, and practice as they relate to contemporary printmaking. The preferred candidate should also demonstrate: 1) a sensitivity to design aesthetics and critical thinking as well as the ability to articulate issues of form and content; 2) creative and artistic excellence through an active exhibition record; 3) professional practice including participation in professional organizations, grant writing and other creative business practices.

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