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Job Posting: Art (Photography) Instructional Faculty, Pima Community College

[1.04.18] Position is available beginning the 2018-19 fiscal year as nine-month contract. Faculty teach and work a set schedule over a nine-month academic year, August – May, that could include day, evening, and weekend duties. 

General Duties:

  • Teach a wide array of photography courses including traditional black and white darkroom, alternative 19th, 20th and 21st century processes, digital imaging and fine art printing, portfolio/series creation and studio lighting, all with an emphasis of using photography as a mode of creative expression
  • Instruct students and work with them on strategies to help them achieve academic success
  • Use current, effective classroom management techniques
  • Monitor and continuously improve instruction to ensure Student Learning Outcomes are met on a classroom, discipline/program, and College level
  • Evaluate student performance
  • Continually improve instruction utilizing appropriate delivery methods
  • Evaluate and revise course outlines and course materials
  • Provide academic advising
  • Maintain competency and currency in the teaching fields as well as in teaching strategies, subject delivery modalities, and assessment methods
  • Serve actively as a member of the department and discipline groups
  • Participate in fostering partnerships that strengthen educational opportunities in response to community needs
  • Represent the department and/or campus on college-wide committees
  • Work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students and utilize a collegial style in all forms of communication
  • Create and maintain an inclusive environment which embraces different identities, skills and ideologies
  • Promote civility in the workplace

The ideal candidate will have knowledge, skills, and abilities related to:

  • Proficiency in black and white traditional materials, historical processes, digital photography, fine art digital printing, Adobe Photoshop, studio lighting
  • Possess strong analog and digital photographic skills
  • Familiarity with a wide range of photographic equipment and processes
  • Knowledge of photographic history and theory
  • Demonstrate artistic achievement as evidenced by a publication or exhibition record and/or academic research in photo-based art
  • Knowledge of current and vanguard practices in fine art photography and photographic curricula
  • Knowledge of industry expectations and digital trends
  • Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students
  • Work well with colleagues and continue to engage in professional creative practice, exhibit and or scholarship
  • Student learning styles: ability to adapt and modify instruction based on the instructional needs of students, including working with accommodations and accessibility
  • Assessment instruments and their interpretation: knowledge of appropriate and effective use of assessment information to improve instruction
  • Evaluation of students' educational progress: ability to maintain high instruction and learning standards and assess students' academic progress in meeting course objectives and student learning outcomes
  • Teaching in traditional and non-traditional formats such as online, web-enhanced, and D2L courses: knowledge of curriculum development, course design, and delivery
  • Techniques for academic advising: knowledge of the resources available to students to assist them with academic and personal challenges, and ability to help students access those resources
  • Competencies in multiculturalism, diversity, and inclusivity: knowledge of diverse community college student populations, and the ability to address diversity in effective instructional practice and student learning
  • Mission: appreciation for the Community College mission

Minimum qualifications requirements for faculty positions are governed by our faculty qualification standards. This position is in an Academic discipline and requires the following to obtain Pima Community College teaching certification:

  • Master’s degree in Fine Arts in Photography OR
  • Master’s degree in any discipline and 18 graduate semester hours in the field of study OR
  • In-progress doctoral dissertation (proposal defended) in any discipline and 24 graduate semester hours in the field of study.

Fields of study (disciplines/subfields) are: fine arts with studio art; fine arts with technology-based visual arts; other closely related field.

Other Requirements: The selected candidate will work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends as needed to meet student demand and possibly work at more than one Pima Community College Campus, depending on need.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching both developmental and academic courses
  • Experience with innovative teaching methodologies

More application details found [ HERE ].

Job Posting: Assistant Professor (non-tenure track), Foundations 4-D, University of Hartford  

[11.29.17] The Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford invites applications for a full time non-tenure-track faculty position in Foundation 4-D. Applicants are required to have an MFA degree. A minimum of two years college teaching experience at the first-year foundation level is preferred. Responsibilities will include teaching the equivalent of three undergraduate foundation-level courses per semester, including established 4-D studio courses within the foundation curriculum, and service to the department, college and university. Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor (renewable clinical applied contract) beginning September 2018.

We seek an artist with experience in teaching foundation 4-D/Time-Based media and expertise in some or all of the following areas: video, photography, computer programming, performance, animation, and interdisciplinary art. The ideal candidate must be committed to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body at a small college of fine arts within a University setting while maintaining active studio production and development of an exhibition record. There will be opportunities to teach in the innovative, interdisciplinary All-University Curriculum.

More position and application details found [ HERE ].

Job Posting: Chairperson of Foundation, Pratt Institute

[11.22.17] Pratt Institute invites applications for the position of Chairperson of Foundation.  Located on a historic 25-acre landscaped campus in the culturally diverse Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn, Pratt is an internationally recognized school of art, design, architecture, and information science, which attracts students from diverse cultural and geographic backgrounds.  We are committed to developing and sustaining a diverse and inclusive community, and to shaping an environment for teaching, learning, research, creative and professional work that advances this vision.

Since 1939, Pratt’s Foundation program has been an essential part of the Institute’s art and design curriculum. The Program’s  mission is two-fold:  to prepare students to enter the more specialized professional departments in the Institute, and to broaden and deepen their experience in art and design as a basis and an impetus for lifelong learning and development. Foundation students will go on to major in communications design, industrial design, interior design, fine arts, digital arts and animation, photography, film/video, and art and design education.

Reporting to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, the Chair of Foundation will provide leadership for the Program, will have a genuine and thoughtful interest in the work of education in the integrated context of Foundation, and will be committed to collaborating with colleagues in the Program and across the Institute to create an environment in which students, faculty and staff all thrive. The Foundation Program serves just under 500 students per year and has a faculty of approximately 50.  The Chair also works directly with an Assistant Chair and a small office staff. Pratt recognizes the strength that stems from a diversity of perspectives, ideas, backgrounds, approaches, and experiences. We aspire to continue to grow as a place that always welcomes and encourages individuals of all backgrounds to contribute to and be part of Pratt culture.


  • Providing strategic direction for the Program, working with faculty, staff and students to ensure its continued vitality and growth, in line with the Institute’s priorities and with its commitment to creating and sustaining a community that is diverse in terms of people and ideas;
  • Building strong working relationships with the Program’s faculty, supporting their professional development, and recruiting and retaining new faculty;
  • Working with the Faculty Curriculum Committee, and the faculty as a whole, to ensure thoughtful, ongoing curriculum development and program assessment;
  • Strengthening ties between Foundation and other programs at Pratt;
  • Advocating at the Institute level for Foundation education;
  • Working with the Assistant Chair to provide operational leadership for the program, including:  (1) assignment of teaching loads, within the parameters established by Pratt’s Collective Bargaining Agreement, and scheduling of classes, (2) overseeing, evaluating and revising, as needed, the Program’s leadership and faculty curricular coordination structure, (3) supervision and evaluation of program staff and faculty, (4) space management and planning, (5) budgeting and resource allocation, (6) participating in accreditation reviews, and (7) reporting to relevant audiences on program performance
  • Serving on Institute-wide committees
  • Establishing and maintaining ties with relevant educational / professional organizations
  • Carrying out special projects as requested by the Office of the Provost


  • A terminal degree or equivalent in a Fine Arts or Design discipline, or related field
  • Significant administrative experience, ideally in higher education, and in an art / design context
  • Significant teaching experience in higher education, ideally in one of the disciplines represented in the Foundation Program, with the rank of Associate or Full Professor
  • A significant record of work as a practicing visual artist
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations
  • Demonstrated ability to shape and sustain a collegial, forward-looking, and energized work environment

SALARY is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

TO APPLY: Please submit a letter of interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, a statement of educational philosophy and the names and contact information for three professional references via our internal application site. Please also submit a professional portfolio/reel of recent creative work and student work with 20 examples via Slideroom


Job Posting: Assistant Professor of Art - Foundations

[11.08.17] The Department of Art at Florida State University (FSU) seeks applications for an additional tenure-track faculty member in our Foundations area. Along with a 3/2 teaching commitment, this tenure-track Assistant Professor position includes active research and service responsibilities.

Responsibilities The Foundations team at Florida State University is committed to providing students with a broad base of theoretical knowledge and practical experience. There are currently three committed and versatile full-time faculty, overseeing the six classes comprising FSU’s Foundations coursework. Applicants should be prepared to teach, oversee adjuncts/graduate instructors, and aid in curricular development in two of the following areas: 2D, 3D, Digital Foundations, Foundations Drawing and Contemporary Art Foundations. Foundations faculty also typically teach at least one course a year outside of Foundations, tailored to faculty’s expertise.


  • MFA or equivalent in the visual arts and at least three years of teaching experience beyond graduate school. 
  • Emerging or established recognition in the field at the national or international level. 
  • Clear record of excellence in teaching and strong communication skills. 
  • Understanding of a wide array of curricular and artistic methodologies. 
  • A commitment to foundational studies.

DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAMS: The Department of Art offers undergraduate programs (BA, BFA) in Studio Art, and a 3-year MFA program in Studio Art. Our programs encourage interdisciplinary freedom through a wide range of emerging and traditional art practices. Areas of concentration include ceramics, digital media, painting and drawing, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. Both BFA and MFA programs provide students with personal studios and exhibition spaces.

FSU is a public, fully accredited research institution with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, with strong support for faculty research and exhibition and is committed to fostering an academic community of excellence. We are the top ranked Art Department in Florida. University faculty grants offer up to $20,000 to all first-year assistant professors, and collaboration amongst faculty and across departments is highly encouraged through grants and special facilities like our Facility for Arts Research (FAR).

RANK AND SALARY: Tenure-track Assistant Professor, 9-month appointment. Salary is competitive and negotiable, commensurate with experience. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. This is a Faculty position.

Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.


Step 1. Candidates must complete the online applicationThe FSU e-Recruit Job Opening number is 42606

Step 2. The below items should be submitted as three separate files via the Slideroom.

a) Combine the following as a single pdf in the below order:

  • 1.cover letter addressing how credentials and experience meet the responsibilities and qualifications of the position
  • full CV with contact information
  • artist statement, providing an overview of personal research and professional plans/goals
  • teaching statement
  • relevant syllabi of courses you have taught
  • names and contact information for 3 references willing to write letters

b) 20 examples of recent work compiled as a single pdf, with titles/dates/media identified: images (approx. 1024×768 JPG), links to online videos (< 3:00 min each), or links to websites

c) 20 examples of students' work compiled as a single pdf, with course/date/media identified: images (approx. 1024×768 JPG), links to online videos (< 3:00 min each), or links to websites 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications begins January 5, 2018. Open until Filled

Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf

Various Job Postings at Miami University


Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication Design: Tenure-track 

Job Posting: Assistant/Associate Professor - Time and Movement (Foundation)

[10.22.17] The Foundation Department at Pratt Institute invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/ Professor rank to begin Fall 2018. The successful candidate will teach our Time and Movement Course. Time and Movement is a course developed at Pratt and is somewhat unique, and as its title suggests, is in constant evolution. It requires professional digital skills as well as a deep conceptual understanding of time-based work, and the ability to adapt to, and anticipate new territory in the field.  

The Foundation department teaches first-year undergraduates who will continue their studies in either the School of Art or the School of Design. Foundation is a teaching department and proven ability in the classroom, at the Foundation Level and knowledge of pedagogical practice will be primary considerations. Professional accomplishment is important as it informs and renews our practice, and keeps one current in the field.

Ability to contribute in all ways to the department, including the ability to teach to in and across our four disciplines is a plus. S/he will also be expected to play an active role in the life of the Department and the Institute as a whole.  

Located on Pratt’s historic 25-acre campus in the culturally diverse neighborhood of Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, Pratt recognizes the strength that stems from a diversity of perspectives, ideas, backgrounds, approaches, and experiences. We aspire to continue to grow as a place that always welcomes and encourages individuals of all backgrounds to contribute to and be part of Pratt culture.


  • Teach Time and Movement at the Foundation level
  • Prepare students to major in multiple disciplines in either Pratt’s School of Art or its School of Design.
  • Advise and mentor students
  • Demonstrate and maintain substantial creative accomplishments and professional standing in applicant’s field of art and/or design.
  • Participate in curriculum development.
  • Participate in committee work and other service to the department and Institute.
  • Possibly teach at least one of the other three courses constituting the Foundation year at Pratt: the full-year Light, Color and Design sequence; the one-semester Space, Form, Process class; and the one semester Time and Movement course.
  • Full-time Foundation faculty teach a load of thirty studio contact hours annually, two six-hour classes per week one semester and three six-hour classes the other.
  • Perform all other related activities as required

QUALIFICATIONS: We require an MFA or equivalent, and at least three years’ college/university/art school teaching experience, preferably at the Foundation Level. A strong record of professional accomplishment in applicant’s field of art and/or design is essential. Candidates must also have excellent interpersonal skills, a demonstrated level of intercultural competence, and ability to work well with diverse populations.

SALARY and RANK are commensurate with qualifications and experience

TO APPLY: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references via our internal application site at http://tinyurl.com/ybkgvcto.

Please also submit a professional portfolio/reel of recent creative work and student work with 20 examples via Slideroom at https://prattjobs.slideroom.com/#/permalink/program/39818

Review of applications will begin November 4, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. PRATT INSTITUTE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND RECOGNIZES AND VALUES THE BENEFITS OF A DIVERSE WORKFORCE

Job Posting: Instructor, Non-Tenure Track in Interdisciplinary Design

[10.22.17] DePaul University’s College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) School of Design (SoD) invites applications for a one-year renewable full-time, non-tenure track faculty in Interdisciplinary Design. Located in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant Loop, the School of Design, which launched in January 2015, offers a learning environment that nurtures the development of new kinds of designers: flexible, interdisciplinary, life-long learners trained as collaborative problem seekers and solvers. Graduates are capable of integrating existing and cutting-edge technologies and social practices into visualizations, games, apps, products, processes, and experiences that positively impact society. We are interested in candidates who are excited to realize a vision for the School of Design that is based on its core values: 

  • Empowering Designers, Makers, Artists, Users, and Audiences
  • Cultural Impact and Relevance
  • Building and Nourishing Community
  • Diversity of People and of Experiences
  • Experimentation and Innovation

DePaul draws students of many backgrounds and cultures from a diverse urban setting, thus we are interested in recruiting and maintaining a diverse group of faculty. Members of all underrepresented groups, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are invited and encouraged to apply. Our university promotes diversity and inclusivity among our students, faculty, and staff. Thus, we seek candidates whose experience has prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion, and have given them the confidence to fully engage audiences in higher education from a wide spectrum of backgrounds. To learn more about CDM and the School of Design, please visit http://cdm.depaul.edu. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation. 

To Apply Visit [ HERE ]

Priority deadline: January 1, 2018

Job Posting: Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Digital Media

[10.09.17] The Lewis & Clark College Department of Art invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Digital Media beginning Fall 2018. The candidate is expected to develop courses in the new area of Digital Media in a Studio Arts program. Areas of expertise may include: 2D imaging, 3D fabrication, coding, animation, sound and video, multimedia installation, and other intersections between studio art, media and technology. An established exhibition record that demonstrates a high level of professional engagement and accomplishment relevant to the candidate’s practice is expected. The ideal candidate should be well versed in the theory and understanding of the cultural effects of new media and digital technologies in contemporary art practice. A MFA is required and two or more years of teaching experience beyond graduate school is preferred. Experience teaching in a manner that values conversations between media and across disciplines is especially welcome. The usual teaching load is five courses per academic year, including introductory, intermediate, and upper level courses of the instructor’s design, rotation into senior projects and a junior theory seminar, and rotation into the college’s interdisciplinary freshman year program.

Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Indicate in letter of application if you plan on attending the 2018 CAA conference in Los Angeles. Preliminary interviews will be conducted in mid February.

A complete application must be uploaded to Interfolio following directions on the site and include (1) curriculum vitae; (2) a letter of application which includes: a statement of teaching experience and creative interests, an explanation of how your teaching at Lewis & Clark might contribute to a learning community that values diversity, and a statement of educational philosophy and discussion of how digital media might fit into a liberal arts studio curriculum; (3) sample course syllabi, course materials, and if available, course evaluations and examples of student work; (4) artist’s statement; (5) three letters of recommendation (uploaded separately by referees); (6) twenty examples of recent creative work.

Lewis & Clark College will conduct background checks on the finalist. Lewis & Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator or OCR. The College is committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world, and affirms the educational benefits of diversity. (See http://www.lclark.edu/dept/about/diversity.html)

Job Posting: Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

[10.01.17] The Department of Art and Design at Adrian College invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design.  This tenure track position will begin in January 2018.  Candidate will be instrumental in developing a new degree program for Graphic Design. 

Candidate must be experienced in various aspects of the discipline including teaching foundations, introductory courses, and advanced graphic design studio sequences. Strong candidates will demonstrate experience and knowledge in Adobe Creative software. Courses taught will include a variety of graphic & interactive design processes, including print, web, motion, and animation. Candidate will also work closely with Art faculty and students in group critiques. 

Minimum Qualifications: MFA in Graphic Design or related field

Desired Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching at the college level, and to those with experience in the industry.

Adrian College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and women and minorities are encouraged to apply. If offered a position, finalist must furnish proof of U.S. citizenship or proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. within three (3) days of commencing employment.

A private, co-educational college of liberal arts and sciences related to the United Methodist Church, Adrian College is a traditional four-year residential institution offering a focused undergraduate education. The College offers more than 50 majors and pre-professional programs, 39 athletic teams and eight institutes dedicated to a diverse and personalized approach to education. Adrian College features state-of-the-art facilities, small class sizes and an innovative approach to the academic and personal growth of its students.

 U.S. News & World Report 2016 edition has recognized Adrian College as the ‘#19 Regional Top Baccalaureate College in the Midwest’ Adrian also received accolades as a “Best Value” school. The College landed 14th on the list of Best Value schools in the Midwest region. The College has also been recognized as a “Best School for Veterans,” sitting 14th in the Midwest. Adrian College is located in Southeast Michigan, about 45 minutes from Ann Arbor and Toledo.

Interested individuals should submit the following o the search committee at artsearch@adrian.edu:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Current Curriculum Vita
  • Three References
  • Unofficial Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts (Official transcripts will be required from candidates selected for a campus interview.)
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • 20 images of personal work and 20 images of student work posted on a website (please include link).

Review of applications will be begin on Oct 6th 2017, but will be taken until the position is filled.



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