NSCAD University invites applications for a 1-year limited term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in
the area of Textiles – Dye and Print.

NSCAD University is in Mi’kma’ki, on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq Nation. NSCAD
University has committed to reconciliation and to establishing respectful ongoing relationships with Indigenous

We seek an innovative candidate in the area of Dye and Print, whose accomplishments have demonstrated the
potential to make a major impact in this field. We encourage applications from outstanding studio based
researchers who work in art based methodologies and sustainable practices, and who also have demonstrated
commitment to equity and decolonization in their work and research.
The candidate will hold knowledge and expertise in the specialism of dye, print, and surface design and in one or
several of the following research areas:
 Sustainable textile methodologies
 Bio materials and hybrid practices
 Textile material futures
 Post human approaches to innovation
 Mixed media textile practices

The successful candidate will:
 Have an active, original, and innovative plan of high quality research and a vision for its future directions.
 Demonstrate excellence in teaching and student supervision
 Have research that is responsive to and respectful of the needs of communities and students
 Have earned a terminal degree in a relevant discipline
Consistent with NSCAD’scriteria for appointment, the selection committee will evaluate candidates based on
their: 1) potential as leaders in their fields; 2) original, innovative proposed research program of the highest
quality; 3) record of mentoring students; and 4) active national and international exhibition record.

Additional information
Faculty and Librarians at NSCAD are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement (FUNSCAD Unit 1).
The term of this position is January 1 – December 31, 2020.

Application materials should include:
 A curriculum vitae
 A two-page maximum statement outlining research envisioned and its potential to contribute to student
 A teaching statement, addressing teaching effectiveness and experiences at the graduate level.
 A portfolio of 15-20 images representing one’s current direction of work
 A portfolio of 10 images of student work
 Contact information for at least three referees

Please submit your application as an attachment to an e-mail sent to: abgraff@nscad.ca with the subject line Dye
and Print LTA 2019-20.

Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Dr. Ann-Barbara Graff, Vice-President (Academic &
Research) at the above e-mail address.

Application Deadline: October 15, 2019 @ 4pm (AST)

Ashley Lorette (humanresources@nscad.ca), the Director of Human Resources, can address requests for
accommodations (to accommodate candidates with hearing impairments, mobility restrictions, etc.).

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