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

The University of Texas at Austin

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. For further information, please visit us at https://art.utexas.edu. In addition, UT Austin has recently been awarded the Seal of Excelencia for Commitment to Latino Students, as a Hispanic Serving Institution.

Responsibilities

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.

Requirements

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

How to Apply

To apply for the position, please submit the following to Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/84636

  • a letter of interest, to include a statement describing how you have worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in your classroom and how you will continue to do so at The University of Texas at Austin

  • current curriculum vitae

  • the names of three professional references (with phone and email contact information)

Submission of images should be emailed in a single PDF (under 5mb) to Jeff Williams at jeffwilli@utexas.edu as follows:

  • documentation of research/creative output (20 images of your artwork)

  • documentation of student work (10-20 images)

Review of applications will begin immediately, though the position will remain open until filled. For best consideration, submit application materials by April 2, 2021. Please contact search committee chair Lee Chesney at lee_chesney@austin.utexas.edu with any inquiries about the position. Background check conducted on applicant selected.

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Posted on March 25