The Center for Visual Arts at Johns Hopkins University seeks applications for a Photography Instructor to teach 3 – 6 credits per semester.
This instructor position provides visual art education to a broad range of undergraduate students and art minors.
NOTE: This position is not benefits eligible.
NOTE: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Essential Job Functions:
Plan and teach undergraduate studio art courses in a R1 University. Teaching duties include lectures, demonstrations, critiques, research, as well as the preparation and distribution of printed and electronic materials (syllabi, supply lists, Blackboard etc.) and assessment of student work. Plan fieldtrips to provide opportunities for developing photography projects while exploring the communities outside of the Hopkins campus. Exhibiting student art work periodically and general assistance with the end of the year exhibition is also required.
Required: Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Preferred: minimum of 3 years teaching at the college/university level and an active portfolio and exhibition record.
Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:
Candidate should have expertise in Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, and printing, Epson Printers and color management.
Possible courses include Documentary Photography, Introduction to Digital Photography and Photoshop.
Photographic criticism and History of Photography are an integral part of courses in the CVA program.
Ability to lecture, demonstrate and convey concepts and techniques to foundation-level, intermediate and advanced students. Ability to evaluate and critique student work. This position works closely with the Director of the Center for Visual Arts and the Photography Coordinator.
Include a CV with 10 recent images of personal work and 10 images of student work in a PDF.
Classified Title: Art Workshop Instructor Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:00 PM Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001418-Center for Visual Arts Personnel area: University Student Services
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