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Assistant Professor of Printmaking

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants need to the following documents: (1) cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for the position, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) 20 images of student work (on link entitled "other 1"), (4) a teaching philosophy (on link entitled "other 2"), (5) an artist’s statement (on link entitled "other 3"), (6) 20 images of professional work (on the link entitled "List of Published Works") and (7) names and contact information for four references. Documents must be submitted in PDF format (10 MB maximum document size). Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. Upon hire, faculty members of the University must provide an official transcript. Transcripts "issued to students" in a sealed envelope are not accepted for employment purposes. Request an official transcript to be mailed directly to Human Resources: University of Mississippi, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848. Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application. All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor of Printmaking
Department Art and Art History
Job Location Oxford
Job Type Full-Time
Job Description

Ideal candidates will possess a strong commitment to teaching printmaking while sustaining an energetic national/international research practice. Adept abilities in traditional and contemporary materials and processes in printmaking as well as a thorough knowledge of the history and theory in the field are fundamental to the position.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate through graduate level courses, maintaining and budgeting the printmaking facility, student advising, and departmental/college/university committee involvement. The teaching load is 3/3 including a revolving graduate seminar course.

Minimum Qualifications

An MFA in Studio Art with an emphasis in printmaking required at the time of appointment.

Special instructions to applicants

Applicants need to the following documents: (1) cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for the position, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) 20 images of student work (on link entitled “other 1”), (4) a teaching philosophy (on link entitled “other 2”), (5) an artist’s statement (on link entitled “other 3”), (6) 20 images of professional work (on the link entitled “List of Published Works”) and (7) names and contact information for four references. Documents must be submitted in PDF format (10 MB maximum document size).

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply.

Upon hire, faculty members of the University must provide an official transcript. Transcripts “issued to students” in a sealed envelope are not accepted for employment purposes. Request an official transcript to be mailed directly to Human Resources: University of Mississippi, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848.

Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Will this position solicit online reference letters? No
If part-time, specific number of hours per week
Job Open Date 09/29/2017
Published Salary Actual salary will depend on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget.
Exceptional Employment Benefits

The University of Mississippi is proud to offer a comprehensive salary and generous benefits package. Benefits include employer-paid portions of medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. In addition, the UM retirement program includes an employer contribution. UM offers generous paid holiday time off, personal (vacation) and medical leave for most employees – staff members accrue personal and medical leave based on their years of service. UM was named the state’s healthiest workplace among all Mississippi colleges and universities and offers wellness programs. For eight consecutive years, UM has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For information about our employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (http://hr.olemiss.edu/benefits/).

Employee Category Faculty
Employee Designation Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this particular job opening?
    • University of Mississippi website
    • Print ad/newspaper
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • WIN Job Center/MDES Jobs Website
    • Professional meeting or conference
    • Professional journal and through a professional organization
    • Professional list service
    • Listed at historically black or predominately minority college or university
    • Predominately minority-targeted publication
    • Other institution/laboratory/program
    • Referred by a friend who is an employee of the University
    • I am a current employee
  2. * Will you have a MFA in Studio Art with an emphasis in printmaking by the time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. List of Published Works
  3. Other 1
  4. Other 2
  5. Other 3
  6. Sample Syllabi
  7. List of Professional References