I am thrilled to announce the creation of the Book Arts Workshop Special Instructor position (DRM-D) responsible for the day-to-day operation of the letterpress and bindery studios. This new three-year, 3/4-time term position will collaborate with Dartmouth College faculty on book arts seminars and exercises, work with and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in developing skills related to the book arts, and be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the studios. Hiring a Special Instructor will enable the Library to significantly increase the number of hours the studios are available to students, faculty, and others.
The position is funded by the Friends of the Dartmouth College Library, the Dartmouth College Library's Cornell Fund, the English Department, and the Associate Dean for Arts and Humanities Office.
For a complete job description and to apply on line, go to Dartmouth College Current Job Listings. Please refer to position #1011369.
All applications require a resume and cover letter. Candidates invited for an on campus interview will be requested to present a portfolio of their work with examples of: letterpress printing including broadside, chapbook or edition printing; bookbinding including single signature and multiple sewn signature structure, adhesive bound and non-adhesive bound structure, portfolio, and box construction; and innovative work in the book arts.
Application review will begin on October 15, 2012.
Written by Barb Sagraves.