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October 12, 2018

Rutgers seeks Assistant Professor in Expanded Print

Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University

Randy Hemminghaus, Barbara Madsen and Iris Loughran print for Nona Faustine.  Photo: Mahsa ShiraliBiglow, 2018.

The Department of Art & Design at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Expanded Print. The candidate should have an interdisciplinary practice in expanded print, which could include animation, installation, media, drawing, producing multiples, or photography along with print. The candidate should also have a demonstrated commitment to teaching, the potential for academic leadership, and the ability to work well in an interdisciplinary arts environment. The candidate should be active in his or her field, with a significant record of professional achievement, a broad knowledge of contemporary art and print, and an interest in developing cross-disciplinary curriculum within a large, diverse, public research university.

The Department of Art & Design offers a full complement of printmaking media, including etching, relief, silkscreen, lithography, letterpress, papermaking and artists books, as well as photography, media, sculpture, drawing, painting and design.

Duties
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate studio and seminar classes at all levels; developing the print curriculum; assisting in student recruitment; mentoring graduate teaching assistants; serving on departmental and university committees; and maintaining professional artistic activity and/or scholarly research.

Qualifications
–MFA in Art or equivalent
–National and/or international profile
–Minimum of three years teaching experience in teaching Print and expanded print practices at the university level
–Extensive knowledge of various print media and other disciplines
–Knowledge of contemporary art theory and art history

Salary: Appropriate to rank and qualifications
Starting date: July 2019

How to apply
Application deadline is November 1, 2018. Applications will be received and reviewed until position is filled.

Applications must include the following:
–Cover letter
–Teaching philosophy
–Curriculum vitae
–Contact info for three references
–Course syllabi
–Current work
–Student work

To apply, visit: jobs.rutgers.edu

About Rutgers
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a nationally ranked leading public research university with an enrollment of more than 49,000 students on its New Brunswick flagship campus. The Mason Gross School of the Arts is dedicated to professional programs in the arts at graduate and undergraduate levels, and to fulfilling the liberal arts missions of its constituent departments: Art & Design, Dance, Filmmaking, Music and Theater, including Arts Online and Extension Divisions. Mason Gross provides the disciplinary focus and interdisciplinary opportunities of an art school as well as access to the rich intellectual resources of a major research institution. The NASAD accredited Department of Art & Design seeks to cultivate a diverse community that values visual literacy, critical dialogue, experimentation and the skills necessary for sustaining a creative life that can extend well beyond the studio. The vision of the Department is to integrate the material, the digital, and the critical in creative practices that speak to the future of society, culture, and the environment. Central to this is engaging in interdisciplinary research and embarking on collaborations within Rutgers and beyond, leaving an imprint on the global arenas of contemporary art and design. The Department of Art & Design offers: BFA in Design, BA in Visual Arts; BFA in Visual Arts with concentrations in Media, Painting, Photography, Print, Drawing and Sculpture; MFA in Visual Arts; and MFA in Design. The Department’s well-equipped studios, workshops, labs and galleries are located an hour from New York City.

Rutgers is an affirmative-action equal-opportunity employer.

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