Employment at ArtCenter

Photography Program

Full Time Faculty, Photography and Imaging

ArtCenter College of Design invites applications for a full-time, core faculty position in the Photography and Imaging Department. This position reports to the Chair of Photography and Imaging. The College does not grant faculty tenure; this is a renewable full-time faculty appointment subject to annual renewal based on performance review. This department is a full-time undergraduate degree program specific to photography and leads to a BFA in Photography and Imaging. This position requires full-time teaching responsibilities and also includes administrative duties pertaining to student advisement, committee work, attendance at faculty meetings and contributions to the program and College assessment. Additional responsibilities are assigned by the Department Chair.

Reports to: Department Chair

FLSA status: Exempt


Closing date: November 10, 2017.

Candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, CV, statements of professional and/or research interests and pedagogical philosophy, ArtCenter employment application, sample syllabus, 3 letters of recommendation and unofficial transcripts. Upon hire the successful candidate will be required to provide official transcripts. Send application materials to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “FF Photo #1016” in the subject line or submit materials by mail.


Qualifications

  • Master’s degree a Photography or other relevant field from an accredited college university
  • 5+ years of experience as a college level teacher/educator in photography
  • Experience in teaching both beginning and advanced courses at the college level in both traditional and digital photo concepts and technologies
  • Be familiar with contemporary fine art practices, concepts and theory, as well as commercial and professional imaging strategies
  • Demonstrated record of local, national and international exhibitions and have an artistic, critical and community-based viewpoint manifested in his or her studio practice that includes both still and moving images
  • Vision in shaping the future of digital imaging and photography
  • Ability to employ a variety of teaching techniques and strategies to address the diverse learning needs of students
  • Ability to handle confidential student information with tact and discretion
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within ArtCenter’s diverse communities
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff


Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to teach a variety of courses in analog and digital imaging, studio lighting, photo production, and career strategies
  • Interest and ability in collaborative teaching and research, as well as a commitment to building an interdisciplinary curriculum in the context of art/design and project-based learning grounded in community and immersive experiences
  • Experience with both for profit and non-profit environments

Application

Closing date: November 10, 2017. Candidates may be asked to provide support materials such as documentation of research, student work, and/or writing samples electronically or by mail. Please do not submit any support materials unless requested to do so.

Required documents: Candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, CV, statements of professional and/or research interests and pedagogical philosophy, ArtCenter employment application, sample syllabus, 3 letters of recommendation and unofficial transcripts. Upon hire the successful candidate will be required to provide official transcripts. Send application materials to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “FF Photo #1016” in the subject line or submit materials by mail.

Human Resources               
ArtCenter College of Design               
1700 Lida Street               
Pasadena, CA 91103

ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.