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Open Position:
Adjunct Faculty, Photography – Fall 2022

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE

Adjunct photography faculty positions to teach courses in Photography, Studio Lighting, and Digital Photo Editing, as well as, support learning of program competencies through meaningful interaction with students inside and outside the classroom. This opening is for one, 3-credit course to be taught on-campus in studio lighting or digital photo editing for the Fall 2022 semester.

ADJUNCT PHOTOGRAPHY FACULTY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

1. Teach one course in either studio lighting or digital editing Use an official DCAD syllabus to design instruction that supports program competencies and student learning outcomes.

2. Evaluate student work, post student progress, and provide grades in the manner and time prescribed.

3. Receive direction and supervision from the Photography Chair.

4. Participate, as appropriate, in events important to the life of the institution and its students, including faculty meetings, college-wide committees, guest artist lectures, and exhibition openings.

5. Adhere to College policies and procedures.

6. Hold assigned class meetings and weekly office hours.

Required Qualifications

1. Applicants should have an MFA in photography or other closely related discipline.

2. Experience teaching studio and location lighting using speedlights and mono-lights with various light modifiers

3. Teaching experience beyond graduate teaching assistantship appointments and the ability to actively engage students in the study of practice.

Desired Qualifications

1. Strong digital editing skills, teaching experience in Photoshop, and Lightroom.

2. Understanding of instruction and innovation through best practices and appreciation of the role of assessment in course and program development.

3. Strong oral and written communications skills.

4. Sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds of students of art & design and appreciation of how diversity impacts teaching and learning.

Application submission details

Review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, send a cover letter, current Curriculum Vitae or Resume, portfolio and 2 professional references to Ron Brignac, Program Chair of Photography, [email protected]