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Assistant Professor of Printmaking, School of Art, College of DAAP

University of Cincinnati
Ohio, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Dec 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor of Printmaking, School of Art, College of DAAP

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
The College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Printmaking in the School of Art. The School of Art seeks applications from candidates with a wide range of expertise and experiences in areas such as but not limited to contemporary Printmaking and its expanded fields, traditional Printmaking, as well as integrating Printmaking with interdisciplinary art-making approaches. The position is to commence employment on August 15, 2022.

Located within the multi-national and culturally diverse University of Cincinnati, the School of Art hosts top-tier Interdisciplinary BFA and MFA programs as well as a BA in Art History and MA in Art Education. The School of Art is currently ranked among top programs nationwide and offers diverse academic and cultural opportunities. For more information about the School of Art, please visit:

Essential Functions

  • Primary responsibilities: teaching, maintaining an active research agenda/ creative practice, and service to various School, College, and/or University committees, such as thesis committees. The typical Fine Arts teaching load is 5 (3-credit) courses per academic year. Our printmaking facility has a full-time technician.
  • Teaching will primarily include undergraduate and graduate studio courses in the area(s) of the applicant's expertise within the field of printmaking. The appointee will teach introductory, advanced level, and graduate level studio courses as well as seminars in visual arts concepts, visual culture, and/or critical theory. Many of these courses are topical and address contemporary issues and/or concerns of the faculty. Recent topics have included: Photography and the Politics of Representation, the Aesthetic Experience, Tidalectics, and Ethics and Precarity.
  • Actively produce and exhibit artwork, or disseminate it in another appropriate manner such as publication, performance or art intervention.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach printmaking and other fine art courses, in service to the School and in the promotion of approaches that support interdisciplinary art practices in their pedagogy.

Minimum Requirements
Prior to the effective date of the appointment:

  • Candidates must hold an MFA in Studio Art or a related discipline
  • Candidates must be engaged in the exhibition and/or dissemination of their research/creative work as evidenced by a portfolio.
  • Candidates must have at least two academic years of teaching experience post-qualifying degree in an institution of higher education.

Application Process
The position is available August 15, 2022. Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2022 and the search will remain open until an appointment is made.

To be considered for this position please apply at and upload:

  • Cover letter (please describe your teaching philosophy and address diversity/equity/inclusion in your teaching and practice)
  • CV
  • Portfolio of samples of research or creative work as pdf/Link/URL
  • Names and contact information of three professional references

Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items.

Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

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