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Assistant Professor, Illustration and Foundation (Full Time)

Starting Fall 2013. Looking for a candidate to teach courses in the Illustration Department (two courses per semester) and the Freshman Foundation Department (one course per semester), who will also take a leadership role in innovative curriculum development.

Beyond a commitment to teaching, all faculty of Montserrat College of Art are expected to contribute to the life of their departments, serve on committees, advise students, and demonstrate continued public engagement as artists and designers.

Requirements
The successful candidate must possess experience in both teaching and professional practice as an illustrator, with emphasis on visual communication concepts, traditional and digital media, and the history of visual communication.

Illustration: Candidates should be prepared to discuss a working vision for the future of illustration, including new approaches to traditional outlets in print media, new applications made possible by digital media and the internet, as well as innovative venues for narrative imagery and visual communication.

Freshman Foundation: Candidates should be able to contribute to Montserrat’s Freshman Foundation Program by teaching in at least one of the following areas: Drawing, Painting, 2D Design, 3D Design or an introductory Digital Elective.

All candidates should have a minimum of two years full-time college teaching experience (or equivalent) and an MFA (terminal degree) or equivalent professional experience. Preferred qualifications include expertise in teaching courses in digital technologies (specifically Mac OSX platform Adobe Creative Suite).


To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching, and sample syllabi of courses taught.  Please include the names and contact information for three references. In addition, candidates should send 20 images each of their own professional work and student work, providing short captions for each image.  Email materials in a single, complete file to the Human Resources department at Montserrat College of Art, hr@montserrat.edu, with the subject line “Illustration/Foundation Search”.  To be assured of full consideration, apply by December 1, 2012.

Employer Information
Montserrat College of Art is a young and growing four-year college of art and design in Beverly, Massachusetts that focuses on an intensive studio environment and one-on-one instruction from our faculty of accomplished artists, designers, and scholars. At Montserrat, students find a place of inspiration, respect, and encouragement, where they can develop their talents and achieve their vision of the future.

Montserrat College of Art is an Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity.