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Part-time Lecturer: Print and Paper
Tufts University

Date Posted Jul. 10, 2023
Title Part-time Lecturer: Print and Paper
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department School of Arts & Sciences: School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2023
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Art - Printmaking
    Art - Printmaking

The SMFA at Tufts University Print & Paper area is seeking a Part Time Lecturer for a one-semester appointment for Fall 2023.

The successful candidate will teach PRT-0174 Relief Print. This course serves as a comprehensive introduction to relief printmaking processes. Traditional woodcut methods such as single-color, reductive, and multi-block printing provide a foundation for experimental approaches. Demonstrations involve laser-engraved matrices, pressure monotype, chine collé, blind embossing, and the modular matrix. Students are encouraged to work at a large scale and to explore both traditional and non-traditional substrates.

 The course is scheduled to meet Fridays from 9am to 3pm. The first day of classes will be September 5, 2023. 

 The instructor will also serve on end-of-semester review boards and provide feedback to students working in all media. 


An MFA in Printmaking or a related field is required. Additional qualifications include prior teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level. Applicant must demonstrate excellence in scholarship, research, and lecturing, and have an active exhibition record. Applicant should be able to lead in-class discussions of artistic examples and assigned readings, engage with diverse students, and create an inclusive class environment. 

Application Instructions

All applications are submitted via Interfolio. Applicants should submit a cover letter that describes their interest in the position and highlights relevant experience, a CV, 8-10 images of artwork, one sample syllabus, and the names and email addresses of three references who may be contacted at a future date. 

Evaluation of candidates will begin July 24th and will continue until the position is filled. 

Questions about the position can be sent to Kate Conlon, Area Representative for Print & Paper, at

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current  COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

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