Assistant Professor - Printmaking and Digital Photography

Code: 003 Posted: 02/23/2014

Assistant Professor, Printmaking and Digital Photography

The Art Department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites application for an Assistant Professor in Printmaking and Digital Photography beginning August 2014.

The successful applicant should have abilities and teaching experience in traditional and digital printmaking, digital photography, and drawing. Active professional activity in any or all of these mediums is essential.

The Art Department at UW-Parkside includes 5 full-time faculty and 230 majors in the areas of studio art and graphic design. The department resides in renovated studios and is supported by the programming of three professional campus galleries.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required:

  • MFA in Printmaking or Photography or related field.
  • Evidence of an active exhibition record and a current portfolio of quality creative work in Printmaking and/or Digital Photography
  • Demonstrated ability to teach drawing, digital printmaking and digital photography processes
  • Experience managing and maintaining a fully equipped printmaking studio
  • 2 year(s) of teaching experience beyond graduate school

 

Preferences:

  • Demonstrated ability to teach all levels of drawing including Life Drawing.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach 2-D Design or other Art foundation courses.
  • Effective writing abilities.
  • Demonstrated engagement in service activities, including: advising, curriculum development and interdepartmental committee work.
  • Ability working with students of diverse and multicultural backgrounds (including non-traditional-aged students, first generation students)

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching core and upper division courses; evidence of an active research/publication record; academic advising; participation in departmental, campus, and community service; provide service to the department in support of curriculum, teaching, and service to the University and Community.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

It is the policy of UW Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Human Resources Office at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE: The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a comprehensive campus of the University of Wisconsin System with approximately 4800 students, 120 faculty, and 70 instructional academic staff offering 33 undergraduate majors and 3 master's degrees in 22 academic departments. The campus is located between the cities of Kenosha and Racine in southeastern Wisconsin, within the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor.

The university is situated on 700 acres of prairie and woodland approximately two miles west of Lake Michigan. Consisting of 15 buildings, the coherence and unity of the original campus design within its natural landscape has been sustained over four decades of development. Recent additions include a renovated and expanded student center, a 250 bed suite-style residence hall, and a greatly expanded and renovated center for the arts and humanities.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications must be complete and received by Monday, January 8, 2014 at 4:00pm CST for full consideration. Position open until filled.

Go to: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu "Click here to register" link. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login".

Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.

Please be sure you have included in your online application the following in PDF format:

1. Cover letter outlining your qualifications
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Three letters of recommendation with contact information
4. Summary of teacher evaluations
5. A digital contact sheet (not to exceed 3 pages) documenting images in item #6 below
6. 20 images of professional work and 20 images of student work to be mailed on a CD to the address below: (Each image should not exceed 5MB)

A criminal background check and degree verification are part of the application process. The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

 

Contact Name: Heidi Baehr, Art Department

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2594

Contact Email: baehrh@uwp.edu

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345

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