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Grant Wood Fellow in Painting and Drawing:

The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History seeks applications from emerging to mid-career artists in painting/drawing for the Grant Wood Fellowship Program for the 2019-20 academic year.

Fellowship recipient responsibilities:

• Teach one class per semester in The University of Iowa School of Art & Art History, Painting & Drawing Area.  The candidate will teach an introductory course in the Fall semester and an advanced course in the Spring semester.

• Present a public lecture about their work

• Participate in limited public outreach activities (e.g.: workshops, discussion of your work with a local arts organization)

• Shared exhibition at end of year with the Grant Wood Fellow in Printmaking.

Fellows receive:

  • An appointment as a Grant Wood Visiting Assistant Professor in Painting & Drawing.
  • $40,000 salary and benefits
  • private studio
  • furnished housing (in a shared, off- campus residence)

Required Qualifications:

The applicant will have received an MFA in painting/drawing or have an equivalent combination of education and experience, evidence of a national exhibition record, university level teaching experience, demonstration of a promising program of creative development using painting & drawing as a mode of creative expressions and experimentation through the production of a personal body of work.

Desirable Qualifications:

Understanding of a variety of conceptual approaches in the teaching of painting/drawing; proficiency in critical theory and general IT proficiency.

Submission:

Candidates should submit applications online at:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu .  Search requisition #73541.  Review of applications will begin on February 1st, 2019.

Applications must include:

- C.V. including phone number, email, mailing and website addresses

- Letter of interest

- One-page artist’s statement

- Link to artist’s website providing digital documentation of recent work (at least 20 images with slide script/description of work)

- 3 professional references – names and contact information only

 

Grant Wood Fellow in Printmaking:

The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History seeks applications from emerging to mid-career artists in printmaking for the Grant Wood Fellowship Program for the 2019-20 academic year.

  Fellowship recipient responsibilities:

• Teach one class per semester in The University of Iowa School of Art & Art History, Printmaking Area.  The candidate will teach an introductory course in the Fall semester and an advanced course in the Spring semester.

• Present a public lecture about their work

• Participate in limited public outreach activities (e.g.: workshops, discussion of your work with a local arts organization)

• Shared exhibition at end of year with the Grant Wood Fellow in Painting & Drawing.

Fellows receive:

  • An appointment as a Grant Wood Visiting Assistant Professor in Printmaking.
  • $40,000 salary and benefits
  • private studio
  • furnished housing (in a shared, off-campus residence)

Required Qualifications:

The applicant will have received an MFA in printmaking or have an equivalent combination of education and experience, evidence of a national exhibition record, university level teaching experience, demonstration of a promising program of creative development using printmaking as a mode of creative expressions and experimentation through the production of a personal body of work.

Desirable Qualifications:

Understanding of a variety of conceptual approaches in the teaching of printmaking; proficiency in critical theory and general IT proficiency.

  Submission:

Candidates should submit applications online at:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu  Search requisition #73542.  Review of applications will begin on February 1st, 2019.

Applications must include:

- C.V. including phone number, email, mailing and website addresses

- Letter of interest

- One-page artist’s statement

- Link to artist’s website providing digital documentation of recent work (at least 20 images with slide script/description of work)

- 3 professional references – names and contact information only

 

Assistant Professor in Asian Art History:

The School of Art and Art History invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in Asian Art History beginning in August, 2019. We seek a specialist in any area or time period of Chinese and/or Japanese art to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in various aspects of Asian art such as painting, sculpture, printmaking, architecture, theory and criticism. The candidate must be well versed in the broader contexts of the development of Asian art and culture and its intellectual, cultural, social and political implications and impact. Course load is 2/2 with flexibility of course offerings, small class size for upper division classes and seminars, and the annual teaching of the GE course in Asian Art and Culture: the GE course is offered both in person and on line. Responsibilities include teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in art history, service, and contributions to the overall mission of the School of Art & Art History.

Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Asian Art History in hand by August 21st, 2019. Successful university-level teaching experience; strong record of research and publication. Well-articulated research and publication agenda.

Desirable qualifications: The vision, breadth, and knowledge to create a new curriculum in Asian Art history that spans the history of Chinese and Japanese art.

Submission:
Candidates should submit applications online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/. Search requisition number 73506. Screening of applications will begin on November 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should include a sample of published research in pdf format, a cover letter, and a current curriculum vitae. 3 letters of reference are required as part of the application. Recommenders should submit letters of reference directly to the online application site.
Questions should be directed to dorothy-johnson@uiowa.edu

The School of Art & Art History and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

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