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[BKARTS] Book Arts position at University of Georgia



PRINTMAKING/BOOK ARTS
NOTICE OF FACULTY VACANCY

The Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia invites applicants
for a visiting position in printmaking and book arts. Responsibilities
include teaching all levels of book arts from introductory through graduate
level as well as teaching courses in printmaking. The teaching
responsibilities include five classes per academic year. Candidates are
required to have an MFA degree and teaching experience beyond the graduate
level or equivalent experience. The successful candidate must have an
active exhibition record, a comprehensive knowledge of printmaking and/or
book art history and technology. Also, he/she must be able to address
contemporary issues in printmaking/book arts.

The printmaking area is a nationally ranked, comprehensive program that
includes all aspects of printmaking including intaglio, relief, lithography,
digital, letterpress, papermaking and book arts, and screen-printing. He/she
must exhibit a teaching attitude committed to energizing students towards a
highly individualized body of work, whether that is in printmaking, book
arts or related media. The candidate will play an active role in oversight
of new printmaking facilities.

The University of Georgia, a research institution of the state university
system with over 30,000 students, is located in Athens, Georgia, a town of
100,000, one hour from Atlanta. In addition to being a stimulating academic
environment, Athens has a distinctive local music culture and active arts
community. The Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library provides an
extensive collection of small press and rare books and the Georgia Museum of
Art has an outstanding print collection. The Lamar Dodd School of Art has 55
full-time faculty members in fine art, design, art education and art history
administering undergraduate and graduate programs to 1,000 majors. US News
and World Report ranked UGA Printmaking among the top ten programs. In
addition to its home campus, the School of Art maintains a year-round
studies abroad program in Cortona, Italy with summer programs in West Africa
and Costa Rica.

The printmaking/book arts position will be available August 2009. The
application postmark deadline is June 30, 2009 for full consideration.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, that summarizes their
qualifications, a teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, names, addresses
and phone numbers of 5 references, 20 images of their work, and 20 images of
current student work. Other supportive material to supplement the required
material may be included (catalogues, show announcements, web sites, CDs
etc.) Please send application to:

Printmaking/Book Arts Search Committee
Lamar Dodd School of Art
270 River Road
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602-7676
www.art.uga.edu

The Franklin College of Arts & Sciences is committed to increasing the
diversity of its faculty and strongly encourages applications from
individuals in under-represented groups.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Institution

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