Siena Heights University, an Adrian Dominican Catholic institution, is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor of Art with a focus on Printmaking. Responsible for teaching introductory and advanced courses in printmaking, with the ability to teach introductory graphic design courses.
Prepares the syllabi for and teaches 3 studio courses per semester. Provides feedback and grades to students in a timely manner. Meets administrative guidelines relating to grading, course scheduling, and office and studio hours. The successful candidate will help students develop creative and critical thinking skills as well as a purposeful engagement with various ideas and concepts while helping them to become competent and ethical artists. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, advising and mentoring students, working with program development while maintaining flexibility and collaboration with administration and other programs, aligning curriculum and policies with national standards, and guiding the direction and future of the Printmaking program. Contributes to curriculum development and supports program and division efforts related to regional and national accreditation. Participates in learning outcomes assessments and faculty critiques. Attends to professional development and scholarly/artistic activity. Participates in program, division and faculty meetings, as well as committees, convocations, commencement activities, and faculty workshops. Contributes to the delivery of core interdisciplinary liberal arts seminars. Serves as an academic advisor, and assists in recruitment and retention efforts. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the department and division chairs, and the dean.
MFA and teaching experience above graduate assistant required in Printmaking Media. Experience in relief, intaglio, and planographic printmaking is required, with skill in combining traditional and digital processes. Commitment to maintaining a non-toxic printmaking studio. Ability and interest in teaching Introductory Graphic Design courses, and Design Foundation courses. A record of exhibition, as well as involvement in national and local conferences. Must have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring in a liberal arts environment within a teaching university, and to the interdisciplinary nature of the fine and applied arts. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. A portfolio containing your C.V., artist statement, teaching philosophy, 3 letters of recommendation, and examples of student and personal work should be sent as a single PDF file, or as a website link.
Qualified candidates are invited to send the above highlighted requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials. This position is classified as a benefit eligible exempt position. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE