Tenure Track Faculty Position in Paper/Book Arts
- Tenure Track Faculty Position in Paper/Book Arts
Department of Interdisciplinary Arts Department
Columbia College Chicago
The Interdisciplinary Arts Department of Columbia College Chicago
invites applications for a tenure track, graduate faculty appointment
in Paper/Book arts. Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution
of over 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students, emphasizing arts,
media, and communications in a liberal arts setting, and the
Interdisciplinary Arts is a graduate only department that offers three
degrees: an MA in Interdisciplinary Arts, an MFA in Book and Paper
Arts, and an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts and Media.
The Master of Fine Arts in Book and Paper provides a balance of studio
practice with critical and theoretical dialogue. Throughout the
experience,students are encouraged to explore new lines of
investigation in their field, and to assess their work in a
contemporary context, while maintaining a commitment to art making.
The MFA in Book and Paper is dedicated to training artists to use the
book arts broadly and to create art in creative and innovative ways.
Responsibilities include: overseeing and directing one of the finest
papermaking facilities in an academic setting; teaching three classes
a semester in papermaking and book arts related subjects, for example,
artists' books, bookbinding, or printing; contributing to curriculum
development; performing graduate student advising; and working
collaboratively and consultatively with the staff of the Center for
Book and Paper Arts.
Qualifications include an M.F.A. in papermaking, book arts, or a
related studio discipline, a strong exhibition record with national
exposure, experience with curriculum development, a demonstrated
ability to work collaboratively, experience teaching graduate
students, and a track record of thinking and working broadly within
the book arts.
If you're interested, please send a cover letter, CV, artist's
statement, samples of personal artwork, list of courses taught, and
the names of three references to: Michelle Citron, Chair,
Interdisciplinary Arts Department, Columbia College Chicago, 624 S.
Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605. No phone calls please. Questions
should be directed to: Michelle Citron mcitron@.... Application
deadline is January 15, 2008.
Columbia College Chicago encourages female, GLBT, disabled,
international and minority classified individuals to apply for all
positions. No phone calls, please. We offer a competitive salary and
an excellent benefits package. For more information, visit our web
site at: www.colum.edu