Assistant Professor of Practice (Career Track), 2D Printmaking

The 2D Program (Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking) within the University of Arizona School of Art
invites applications for a full-time, career-track Professor of Practice* position in printmaking. We seek
candidates who are dynamic artist/teacher/educatorsto contribute to the development of the printmaking
area within the School of Art and in collaboration with the Drawing and Painting. Expertise in screen
printing and lithography are required. Additional areas of specialization are preferred. The successful
candidate will mentor and educate students who represent a diverse demographic. An ability to foster a
responsive and pluralistic learning environment and a sense of belonging for our students through
teaching, mentorship, and recruitment is essential. Learn more about how we ensure excellence in the
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The School of Art is part of the Arizona Arts division, which serves as a gateway to visual and
performing arts experiences, programs, and assets on the University of Arizona campus. At the
University of Arizona, we live our purpose, mission, and values as a land-grant university and Hispanicserving institution. We have been recognized for our innovative life-work programs. Outstanding UA
benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid
vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified
family members; state and optional retirement plans; childcare reimbursement and dependent back-up
care programs; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! Learn about working at the
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Duties and responsibilities
• Teach three 3-credit courses per semester
• Maintain lithography and screen print facilities and develop the printmaking area.
• Supervise graduate teaching assistants and technicians
• Incorporate emerging technologies, traditional print media, and professional developments in the
field into the curriculum
• Mentor undergraduate and graduate students
• Collaborate effectively with colleagues of various backgrounds and disciplines
• Contribute to faculty governance and service at the program, school, college, university, and
professional levels
• Participate in outreach, student advising, recruitment, and other activities that enhance student
engagement, increase diversity, and expand collaborations with community partners

Minimum Qualifications
MFA in Art

Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities, Prior Experience)
• Evidence of on-going creative practice and production
• Evidence of strong technical experience and a theoretical background.
• One year or more full-time teaching at college or university level (beyond graduate school
teaching appointment or assistantship)
• Ability to teach undergraduate through graduate courses in printmaking,
• Demonstrated skills and ability to teach lithography and screen print and the capacity to teach
one or more of the following: intaglio, relief, book arts, collage, drawing, watercolor
• Demonstrated engagement with the greater culture of artists, publications and archives,
printmaking community, and/or community projects
• Ability to effectively communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse student
• Demonstrated ability to contribute to an inclusive learning environment for our students
through teaching, mentorship and recruitment.
• Meaningful integration of printmaking practice and teaching
• Knowledge of the history of Printmaking, contemporary art practice and critical theory
• Strong leadership abilities.
• Demonstrated ability to develop and teach curricula in a manner that is resonant and
responsive to individual and sociocultural differences among students

Location: Tucson, AZ

Deadline: January 15, 2024


Contact: Maria Sanchez,