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Assistant Professor, Printmaking

The Ithaca College Department of Art (located in Ithaca, NY) invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Printmaking teaching position to begin August 16, 2019. The position will include teaching all areas of printmaking including: intaglio, relief, lithography, silkscreen, digital printmaking and book arts. Other responsibilities include mentoring BFA senior projects and independent studies, advising art majors and minors and participation in service to the department, college and community. In addition, it is expected that the successful candidate will maintain the printmaking studios and equipment. Ithaca College has a strong focus on teaching effectiveness in the studio. In addition, professional activity and personal studio practice is expected.

Degree Requirements:
MFA required with extensive printmaking knowledge. Ideal candidates will have at least three years full time teaching experience. Finalists will be expected to provide one full year of teaching evaluations.

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

Screening of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, applications must be received by January 1, 2019.

For a full description and to apply please click on the 'External Link' below.

The successful candidate would oversee the printmaking areas of the Ithaca College Art Department. The merging of traditional and contemporary approaches desired. Teaching expertise in intaglio, relief, lithography, silkscreen, digital printmaking and book arts is required. Knowledge of contemporary issues in printmaking as evidenced through personal work, student work and teaching philosophy is required. Knowledge of digital software including Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator is required. We prefer candidates who are familiar with non-traditional, experimental and conceptual approaches to printmaking. Familiarity with alternative photo-based processes is also preferred. Successful candidates that demonstrate the ability to work with individuals of varying learning abilities, marginalized or under represented populations with a commitment to the success of all students is strongly desired.

Interested applicants must apply online at and attach the following:
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Statement of teaching philosophy
4. Portfolio: 20 images of recent personal work with artist statement (within last five years) and 20 images of recent student work (with brief project descriptions). Submit via a pdf or link to Google doc. or similar platform.
5. Sample syllabi: one introductory, one intermediate or advanced level.
6. Three references related to teaching experience with full contact information.


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