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Assistant Professor of Art (Printmaking) (#82312) Position Description

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The application collection portion of the recruitment for this position vacancy has concluded.

UH Hilo, College of Arts & Sciences, tenure track, general funds, 9-month appointment, to begin approximately August 2013, pending position clearance and availability of funding.


Teach 200 and 300-level courses in printmaking, introduction to the visual arts, introductory, intermediate, and advanced undergraduate courses in drawing, share in department responsibilities as student mentor, curriculum and resource enhancement, grant projects, and gallery exhibitions; advise students; engage in scholarly activities, and/or creative endeavors which contribute to the mission of the University; and perform service to the University and Community.

Minimum Qualifications

Masters of Fine Arts degree (MFA) in printmaking from an accredited college or university with teaching experience at the college level; teaching experience beyond post-MFA. Service as a “Teaching Assistant, Graduate Assistant, and Instructor of Record” is not considered creditable teaching experience for this position. Ability to provide instruction in introductory through advanced undergraduate courses in Intaglio print media; knowledge of Lithography; experience managing a print studio facility; a strong background in direct drawing processes with demonstrated ability to teach introductory through advanced levels in drawing; a working knowledge of digital and photo print media.

Desirable Qualifications

Grant writing and exhibition organization/director experience; expertise in additional fields of art studio, ability to teach introductory visual arts through modern art history; ability to address current issues in contemporary art; competence with word processing and database management.

Pay Range


Applications (How to Apply)

Submit letter of application addressing how the minimum and desirable qualifications are met, inclusive of providing a statement of one's philosophy of teaching and research; official transcripts for highest degree (copies will be accepted, however, official transcripts will be required at time of hire); curriculum vitae; a sample professional portfolio that should include twenty (20) images of work in JPEG format on CD; names and contact information (address, email, and telephone numbers) of three references; and three current letters of reference to: Professor Andrew Grabar, Chair, Art Department Search Committee, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, 200 West Kawili Street, Hilo, Hawaiʻi, 96720-4091. Applications that do not include all of the above items will not be considered. Hard copies of all documents are required. Electronic documents will not be considered.

Inquiries (General)

For more information on this position, Mr. Andrew Grabar, Art Department, may be contacted by telephone 808-974-7793, or e-mail

Please refer to position #82312 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

Continuous recruitment, first review of applicants will begin on November 30, 2012

Important Information

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