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Open Rank Tenure-Track Professor in Printmaking

Be part of Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design’s growing faculty at Georgia State University, an enterprising R-1 university in Atlanta. Our next Open Rank Professor in Printmaking will play a central role in the School of Art & Design’s contribution to Georgia State’s strategic goals of highlighting the arts and media as vital to the quality of all major cities and demonstrating that students from all backgrounds can achieve academic and career success at high rates. Our faculty take advantage of printmaking facilities in the greater Atlanta area such as: the Atlanta Printmakers Studio, the High Museum of Art (Print Study Room), the Zuckerman Museum of Art (SGCI Print Collection). Faculty also take advantage of campus resources for their research and for mentoring students such as: the ExLab (makers space), the Creative Media Center (CMC) and the Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII). Opportunities for support include intramural research grants, summer funding, teaching release time, graduate research assistants, travel funds, and assistance in pursuing external funding.

The Welch School of Art & Design is part of the College of the Arts, which was established in 2016 and also includes the School of Film, Media & Theatre, the School of Music, the Center for Collaborative & International Arts (CENCIA), and the Center for Educational Partnerships in Music. In addition to offering some of the university’s most popular majors, the college connects faculty and students with Atlanta’s thriving gallery and arts scene and booming film and music industries.

Successful tenure-track faculty maintain an active research/creative agenda, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Drawing, Painting & Printmaking, and participate in service at the department, college, and university levels.

Essential Qualifications
• MFA and significant professional experience in Printmaking
• Demonstrated depth of knowledge of Printmaking methods
• Excellent national/international record of professional accomplishments
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• The ability to teach in the Drawing, Painting and Printmaking (DPP) MFA program, i.e. interdisciplinary graduate seminars & thesis advisement.
• Three years, or equivalent, of college or university-level teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications
• The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of various traditional and innovative printmaking techniques and the ability to teach all levels of Printmaking (BA, BFA, MFA).
• Knowledge of the history of printmaking, as well as contemporary critical issues in the field and have an understanding of related interdisciplinary practices.
• In-depth knowledge in a number of the following areas of printmaking: traditional stone lithography, relief, screenprinting, intaglio, monotype, book arts/papermaking as well as related digital processes.
• Service within academic, professional and community environments
• Experience supervising and directing a printmaking studio/laboratory: inventory management, managing student and personnel safety & technical training, maintaining lab/equipment, mentoring, and training
• Experience working with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse student population.
Salary Range: 62,000-75,000 (commensurate with experience)

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