Assistant Professor of Drawing/Printmaking

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, located in Utica, NY, is seeking to fill a full-time Assistant Professor of Drawing/Printmaking in its PrattMWP College of Art and Design program starting Fall 2021. Application deadline is January 31, 2021. 

The School of Art is dedicated to our existence as an anti-racist institution, proudly diverse in our student body. We seek continuous improvement as we become a place where our collective experience is enriched through the celebration of diverse cultures and experiences of being. Applicants of all identities are encouraged to apply.

The qualifications of the candidate should include a an MFA with expertise in drawing. Preference will be afforded to applicants with significant experience working in all major printmaking areas including intaglio, lithography, relief and silkscreen with ability to teach contemporary (photo and digital techniques) and traditional methods at all levels. Ability to teach foundation classes in drawing or 2D design is necessary. The ideal candidate will coordinate and supervise the print studio, including budget, and training and supervision of work-study students.

Our printmaking facility is a “green” shop utilizing the least toxic methods available, preferred candidates should be comfortable in “green’ practices. Faculty members are expected to be active as creative and exhibiting artists and participate in service to the PrattMWP program and Institute. Preference will be given to candidates with at least 3 years experience teaching in higher education.

All application materials must be received January 31, 2021. PrattMWP uses Submittable to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Complete application through Submittable.  Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, Teaching philosophy, up to 20 images of own work, and up to 20 images of student work, a brief course description in area of specialty, Link to website if available, and contact information for 3 recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability.

PrattMWP College of Art and Design is an NASAD accredited foundation college art program, created through an affiliation between Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY, and Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. Students do their first two foundation years of a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree at PrattMWP, and then matriculate to the Brooklyn campus for completion. The PrattMWP campus houses approximately 190 students majoring in Fine Arts, Communications Design, Photography, and Art and Design Education.

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is located in the heart of New York State, foothills of the Adirondack Mountains and centrally located with easy travel to Cooperstown, Albany, Syracuse and a few hours from Boston, NYC, Lake Placid and Montreal.

MWPAI is a multicultural arts center with three main divisions: Museum of Art, School of Art and Performing Arts. Together, the programs of the three divisions make MWPAI the chief provider of cultural resources in the region. The Museum of Art is renowned for its art collection and Phillip Johnson-designed building. The School of Art offers the nationally accredited PrattMWP foundation program in its affiliation with Pratt Institute and a community arts education program offering art and dance classes. The Performing Arts division offers a wide-ranging, year-round programming of artistically excellent and diverse performing arts and cinema presentations, as well as extensive educational activities.

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, located in Utica, NY, is seeking to fill an Assistant Professor of Motion Graphics/Communication Design in its PrattMWP College of Art and Design program starting Fall 2021. Application deadline is January 31, 2021.

The School of Art is dedicated to our existence as an anti-racist institution, proudly diverse in our student body, faculty and staff. We seek continuous improvement as we become a place where our collective experience is enriched through the celebration of diverse cultures and experiences of being. Applicants of all identities are encouraged to apply.

PrattMWP College of Art and Design is seeking a Full-time Assistant Professor in its growing Communication Design department. Preference will be afforded to candidates with a Master’s degree in Design, Illustration or related field with the ability to teach courses in traditional, digital, and interactive media in our undergraduate design program. Consideration will be given to any applicant with a background that provided proficiency in industry standard software such as Adobe Creative Suite with an ability to produce high-quality, computer-based design, layout, and illustration and with an understanding of emergent-media, motion/animation production. Special consideration will be given to applicants with experience teaching motion graphics and the ability to teach introductory level Cinema 4D, Premiere, Audition, and After Effects courses. Ability to teach 4D, 2D Design or Drawing in our foundation program is also desirable. 

Our program is the first two years of Pratt Institute’s Communication Design curriculum and involves educating students in the diversity of roles design-based media utilizes in conveying meaningful and creative messages that influence and drive our culture and society.

All application materials must be received by January 31, 2021. PrattMWP uses Submittable to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Finalists may be invited for an onsite visit and interview. This is an entirely online application process via Submittable. Provide letter of application, vita, and teaching philosophy. Candidates should also include appropriate documentation of professional activities such as teaching, exhibitions, scholarly research publications, discipline advocacy and service. Provide 20 examples of your work; 20 images of your students’ work and name, address, phone numbers and email addresses of three professional references.

PrattMWP College of Art and Design is a NASAD accredited foundation college art program, created through an affiliation between Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY and Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.  Students complete their first two foundation years of a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree at PrattMWP and then matriculate to the Brooklyn campus.  The campus houses approximately 200 students majoring in Fine Arts, Communications Design, Photography, and Art and Design Education.

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is located in the heart of New York State, foothills of the Adirondack Mountains and centrally located with easy travel to Cooperstown, Albany, Syracuse and a few hours from Boston, NYC, Lake Placid and Montreal.

MWPAI is a multicultural arts center with three main divisions:  Museum of Art, School of Art and Performing Arts. Together, the programs of the three divisions make MWPAI the chief provider of cultural resources in the region.  The Museum of Art is renowned for its art collection and Phillip Johnson designed building. The School of Art offers the nationally accredited PrattMWP foundation program in its affiliation with Pratt Institute and a community arts education program. The Performing Arts division offers a wide-ranging, year-round programming of artistically excellent and diverse performing arts and cinema presentations, as well as extensive educational activities.

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute