Emily Carr University of Art + Design invites applications for a full‐time tenure track Assistant or Associate
Professor position in Painting within the Audain Faculty of Art. Situated on unceded, traditional and ancestral
xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwxw˙7mesh ┌xwumixw (Squamish), and səl ̱ ilwโ ̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil‐Waututh) territories in
Vancouver, Canada.


Candidates should be able to teach painting at multiple levels, from Foundation to Graduate Studies, and will be
expected to contribute to developing curriculum in an institution that is committed to the interrelation of theory
and practice. The successful candidate will join a rigorous and committed team of Art faculty that also includes
the following curriculum areas: Painting, Photography, Illustration, Ceramics, Drawing, Print Media, Sculpture +
Expanded Practices, Interdisciplinary Visual Art and Praxis, as well as minors in Curatorial Practices and Art + Text.
Candidates should be equally fluent in contemporary painting discourse and studio practice and in balancing the
conceptual, aesthetic and technical demands of the discipline. Additionally, faculty are expected to participate in
portfolio reviews, upper‐level critiques, provide graduate student supervision, serve on administrative
committees, engage in research, and to be an active member of the Emily Carr community. The successful
candidate will have an active artistic research practice and a substantial exhibition and/or publication record with
a solid, demonstrable foundation in painting. The successful candidate will have an established career profile and
be active in national and international contexts.


The ideal candidate will have:
 Master of Fine Arts degree (or terminal degree in related discipline);
 minimum of two years of related post‐secondary teaching experience that includes proven experience in
curriculum development;
 strong evidence of excellence in painting practice;
 expertise in a range of traditional and contemporary methods of making and significant evidence of active
engagement with discourse within contemporary painting practices, histories and theories of painting,
and more broadly in contemporary art discourse.

Candidates will have expertise in some or all of the following:
 traditional and contemporary approaches to representation and/or abstraction;
 a range of traditional and experimental painting techniques, non‐Western and/or Indigenous approaches;
 practices that may include hybrid, collaborative and/or expanded painting practices intersecting with
other areas such as: drawing, sculpture, site‐specificity and installation, video, performance, new media
and public art.

Applications should address the candidateĺs expertise in the areas of teaching, research, and professional practice.
Applications should include:
 a cover letter;
 a current curriculum vitae;
 a statement of pedagogy and up to 3 samples of syllabi, assignments, and evidence of teaching
 a statement of research;
 a personal statement on the candidateĺs contributions to diversity, regardless of personal
characteristics, describing any professional skills, community experience, or willingness to engage in
activities that advance institutional diversity and equity in teaching, research, and service;
 any relevant supporting materials (e.g., PDFs or publications, an online portfolio of recent work); and
 the names and contact information of three referees.

Electronic submissions are welcome at https://ecuad.peopleadmin.ca

The review of applications will begin on March 1, 2019
Please click on the link below for more information:
Painting - F010-2019.pdf