Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor in Printmaking One-Year Contractually Limited

College: College of Arts

Department: School of Fine Art and Music

Date Posted: May 1, 2024
Deadline: May 29, 2024 or until a suitable candidate is found
Please reference AD #24-22

Position Description:

The School of Fine Art and Music at the University of Guelph invites applications for a contractually limited one-year position at the Assistant Professor level.

Studio Art seeks applications from qualified individuals to teach Printmaking (two courses per semester) and either Painting or Drawing (one course per semester). The successful candidate will have post-secondary experience teaching relief printing, screen printing, intaglio printing, digital print production, and an interest in expanded printmaking. In addition, the candidate will be required to have similar experience in teaching introductory/intermediate level Drawing and/or Painting.

The successful candidate will be an artist holding Terminal Degree + MFA in Studio Art, with a practical knowledge of printmaking techniques noted above.

The University of Guelph is the third largest employer in Guelph, a city of approximately 130,000 people, located about an hour drive west of Toronto, Ontario. University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with an enrolment of over 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across over 40 academic units. The University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is a unique place, with transformative research and teaching and a distinctive campus culture. People who learn and work here are shaped and inspired by a shared purpose: To Improve Life. Reflecting that shared purpose in every experience connected to our university positions us to create positive change, here and around the world. Our university community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues.

Application Process

Assessment of applications will begin on May 29, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following materials (preferably as a single PDF file): (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) at least 5 images of your work and examples of student works in the areas described above; (4) names and full contact details of three references. Applications should be sent to the attention of:

Nicola Ferguson
School of Fine Art and Music
College of Arts
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1

Email: nifergus@uoguelph.ca

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, the University will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

The University of Guelph resides on the ancestral lands of the Attawandaron people and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and we offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and M├ętis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion (https://uoguel.ph/ox2p9) is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

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