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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: PRINTMAKING (Full-time; three-year appointment)

The Studio Arts Program within the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at The George Washington University invites applications for a full-time, renewable contract (3-year appointments), Assistant Professor of Printmaking. The appointment begins as early as August 1, 2019. (Renewable Appointment; initial period: 08/01/2019-05/31/2022).

The successful candidate will teach within the foundations, printmaking, and a minimum of one other studio area of the Corcoran and play a leading role in developing and implementing the corresponding curriculum. Together with key faculty, the successful candidate for this position will further develop and implement new course content and represent the program to internal and external constituents.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
• Teaching courses in printmaking and other media, including foundations, to be determined in consultation with the Director of the Corcoran
• Demonstrate commitment to a creative practice that connects printmaking to contemporary art and culture
• Developing a creative research agenda consistent with Corcoran and CCAS criteria, incorporating research, teaching and service
• Curriculum and program development and assessment in collaboration with fellow faculty
• University and departmental service
• Student advising and community service/engagement
• Developing collaborations and/or partnerships with faculty across the Corcoran and the broader GWU community, and finally, initiating strategic partnerships with industry, government, and/or diverse community organizations

Minimum Qualifications
• An MFA in Printmaking or related discipline
• Minimum two years successful university-level teaching experience beyond the teaching assistantship
• A nationally established and active professional art practice
• Knowledge of contemporary issues and practices in printmaking and contemporary art
• Broad-based expertise in modern and contemporary issues in art
• Knowledge of current technologies relative to printmaking, instruction, and administrative tasks
• Excellent writing and communication skills

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please complete online faculty application. An application must include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, document with a link to a portfolio/relevant research, names and contact information for three references, and a statement of teaching and research interest.

Review of applications will begin on February 8, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete application will be considered. Finalist will be invited to make an on-campus presentation to the full faculty of the Corcoran, after which point a committee recommendation will be shared and a vote taken.

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