Visiting Assistant Professor of Art (3-Year Position)
December 18, 2020
Earlham College seeks a visiting assistant professor of art who is proficient in analog and digital photography and is interested in teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts context. The successful candidate will teach traditional and contemporary techniques while emphasizing the importance of craftsmanship, concept development, and critical theory.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Our student community reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large and we seek to express such in our staffing. The position entails working with both art majors and non-art majors and guiding senior art majors through the completion of their final capstone projects. Facilities include a new photography studio and darkroom. Course load: five undergraduate courses during the academic year.
Other responsibilities include maintaining the studio in a safe and functional manner, purchasing, maintaining and repairing studio equipment, purchasing and managing inventory, distributing materials and supplies, and coordinating hazardous waste disposal. Full participation in other departmental activities, such as work with the art department’s gallery for exhibitions and visiting artists, is encouraged.
Experience & Qualifications
M.F.A. in Photography, demonstrated teaching experience, exhibition record and record of professional achievement are required.
Send letter of application, C.V., transcripts, teaching philosophy, statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion, artist statement, three letters of reference, twenty images of personal work and twenty images of student work in a pdf format via email to email@example.com or extend an invitation to share your application via Google Drive to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications begins January 15.
Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).