Assistant or Associate Professor of Printmaking

Louisiana State University
Louisiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 29, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The School of Art at Louisiana State University seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Printmaking to begin in academic year 2021-2022. 

The successful candidate will be an innovative and dedicated print artist and educator, with demonstrable skills in studio art and all printmaking processes, including lithography, intaglio, silkscreen, relief, and digital processes. Expertise is required in lithography, silkscreen, and the latest in digital theory, practice, technology and discourse. Candidates with research interest and commitment to safe and sustainable art practices are encouraged to apply.

The printmaking program at LSU is comprehensive and robust—fully equipped for lithography, intaglio, silkscreen, relief, digital, and the arts of the book including papermaking and letterpress. It is especially known for its large format capabilities in both papermaking and a wide variety of print processes.

Responsibilities include teaching, advising and working with undergraduate and graduate students, sustaining an active record of scholarship and exhibitions, maintaining the printmaking equipment and studios, and serving the School, College, and University on committees, and in other capacities.

Job Responsibilities:

TEACHING:  55% -- This position will teach undergraduate general education courses and courses for majors at the undergraduate and graduate level in Printmaking.

RESEARCH: 35% -- Candidate is expected to participate in scholarly and/or professional research activities.

SERVICE: 10% --  Provide services to the School, College, and University, and help in program development. Participate in student advising and mentoring.

Required Qualifications Assistant Professor:

MFA with emphasis in printmaking. Teaching experience at the university level, an active exhibition record, and an understanding of contemporary art practice and theory.

Required Qualifications Associate Professor:

MFA with emphasis in printmaking. Six years of teaching experience at the university level, an active exhibition record, and an understanding of contemporary art practice and theory.

Submittal Requirements:

Please attach ALL documents under the Resume/CV section of your application. Applications shoudl be submitted on the LSU Career Site:

Please provide a letter of application (cover memo) with a narrative description of your background and qualifications for the position (maximum of 3 pages). Describe courses you are qualified to teach, as well as information about classes you have taught or helped teach in the past.

Submissions should also include a curriculum vitae (including e-mail address) as well as the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references.

Note: instructions for uploading a portfolio of your work and your students’ work, together with documents which will facilitate a faculty review are available on SlideRoom at this address: 

Original transcripts are required prior to hire.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Application review will begin immediately, and will continue until a candidate is selected. The position will remain open until filled.

About LSU

LSU is the flagship university of Louisiana. Located amid 1500 live oaks, it is one of the loveliest campuses in the South. The School of Art is accredited by NASAD, and includes six studio art areas, art history, graphic design, and digital art, and is part of the College of Art & Design. The School is home to approximately 450 undergraduate majors and 50 graduate students. Additional information on the program can be found at 

For information about the College, see; for information about the School of Art, see

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!


LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed