076556Location: Syracuse, NY
Pay Range: Minimum $1,380 per credit hour
FLSA Status: Exempt
Hours: Fall Semester 2022
Tu 9:30AM-1:30PM | Shaffer Art Building 036H | 08/31/2021 - 12/07/2021
Office hours required.
Campus: Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code: UA
The Department of Film and Media Arts within the College of Visual and Performing Arts seeks Part-Time Instructor to teach Art Photography Introduction, a 3 credit hour course, during the Fall semester, 2022.
Introductory course explores how contemporary artists use photography. Various approaches to art photography are presented to describe, critique or mediate on modern life. Working with digital cameras, students experiment with equipment, techniques and strategies to make their own original work. Course is for art photography majors only.Qualifications
Candidate must have an MFA degree, with a significant knowledge and study of art photography, including studio photography. Significant college-level teaching experience required.Job Specific Qualifications
Candidate must be a practicing artists with an understanding of the contemporary practice of art photography, thorough knowledge of digital and analogue color photographic practice and digital printing and output techniques, and deep familiarity with all programs and equipment currently in use in the digital lab.Responsibilities
Candidate must be available to teach a studio course four hours every week during the semester, working from an existing syllabus, with amendments and modifications by the instructor. Candidate must hold regular office hours, design assignments and grade them in a timely manner, lecture on the art historical foundations and practice of photography, submit mid-semester progress reports and work well with students and other faculty.
Manage digital lab during class time, check out and return digital equipment when necessary, coordinating with equipment cage manager, keep in contact with program coordinator and lab monitors
- Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.
- Preparation of lectures, projects or other student assignments.
- Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours.
- Presenting instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the course.
- Meeting all designated class periods.
- If you are unable to meet your class due to illness or emergency, you should exercise your best effort to reschedule the class or to obtain a substitute.
- You must also notify the department chair of your absence and of your plan to cover the class.
- Submitting completed mid-semester progress reports and final grades according to University regulations.
- Grading student assignments and exams in timely manner.
- Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student evaluations.
- Building a positive rapport with students and other faculty.
Not ApplicableApplication Instructions
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a curriculum vitae and cover letter.
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Job Category: Faculty