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Assistant Professor of Printmaking - Texas Christian University

  • Deadline:
    Dec. 1, 2013, 7:50 p.m.
  • Location:
    Texas Christian University, 2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, Texas, 76129, US

Position Description:

The School of Art at Texas Christian University announces an appointment in Printmaking beginning Fall 2013. Candidates should be prepared to teach printmaking, including contemporary printmaking p[practices, and additional studio art course. Course Load will be 3/3 at the undergraduate and graduate level, along with departmental duties.

Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor, full-time, tenure-track. Salary and benefits, including benefits for domestic partners, are highly competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date: August 2014. Screening begins December 1, 2013, and position will remain open until filled. Please indicate in your cover letter if you will be attending CAA.

TCU is a NASAD-accredited School of Art that offers the BA in Art History, a BA and BFA in Studio with concentrations in Ceramics, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture, the BFA in Art Education, and a BA and BFA in Graphic Design. Graduate programs include an MFA in Studio with concentrations in Painting and Sculpture and an MA in Art History. In 2012, the School of Art created a faculty position in New Media.

The School of Art is housed in the J.M. Moudy Building, an architectural landmark designed by the architectural firm of Kevin Roche, John Dinkeloo and Associates. Outstanding studios (including well-equipped lab for plate lithography, safe etching, relief, papermaking, book arts and waterbased screen printing), lecture halls, digital labs, and the visual resources library support the creative and academic activities of students. The School of Art includes two active exhibition spaces: the Moudy Gallery and the Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, an experimental gallery located in an urban area on the edge of campus. TCU is a progressive, independent university with approximately 9,725 students. The campus encompasses 271 acres in a residential neighborhood near the Cultural District, home to three major museums: the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, the Kimbell Art Museum, and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The region provides a rich array of museums, galleries and opportunities for practicing artists.

Position Requirements:

Requirements: MFA and active exhibition record required. Knowledge of printmaking and Adobe CS6, two or more years teaching experience beyond the graduate teaching assistant level preferred.

Only electronic files will be accepted. Upload your application and attachments at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty. Applications should include 20 images of professional art work and 20 images of student work. For image format instructions, go to www.imageformat.tcu.edu. Other required documents are a cover letter, a CV, and three confidential letters of recommendation. The three signed, confidential letters should be sent directly to: Jacqulyn Curry at j.curry@tcu.edu or TCU Box 298200, Fort Worth, TX 76129.

Address any queries or correspondence to Jacqulyn Curry at j.curry@tcu.edu.

TCU is an AA/EEO employer.