Tamarind Institute seeks a qualified Professor of Practice/Education Director to lead the Professional Printer Training Program and run an advanced educational program in lithography. Tamarind Institute is the only training program of its kind in the world, providing training for professional printers in collaborative printmaking since 1960.
Tamarind Institute is a division of the College of Fine Arts at The University of New Mexico. This is a dedicated full-time position for Tamarind Institute, and the only faculty position within the workshop. The training program is extremely specialized and the Professor of Practice/ Education Director is considered a leader in the field of collaborative printmaking and lithography.
MFA in Studio Art with emphasis in Printmaking
One year university-level teaching experience as instructor of record beyond TA Level
Tamarind Master Printer training
Minimum of two years of University-level teaching experience of undergraduate and graduate students as a full-time employee
Minimum of two years experience maintaining an active print workshop
Advanced knowledge of the technical aspects of lithography
Established network within the academic and professional print community
Experience giving print demonstrations and ability to speak to a broad audience, from graduate students and faculty to the general public
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities
Strong mentoring and communication skills
Collegiality and ability to participate in a collaborative working environment
Application InstructionsAll applicants must apply online at the University of New Mexico website: hr.unm.edu. Requisition #7555.
Please attach as part of the application in the UNMJobs system the following: Letter of application; CV with names and complete contact information of three professional references; teaching philosophy; diversity statement addressing contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service; and evidence of experience teaching lithography.
Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.
For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 2/15/2019. This position will remain open until filled.
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
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