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Tenure Track Faculty Position in Paper/Book Arts

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    Tenure Track Faculty Position in Paper/Book Arts Department of Interdisciplinary Arts Department Columbia College Chicago The Interdisciplinary Arts Department
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 8, 2007
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      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
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