Part-time Faculty - Art (ART 222 & ART 321) Spring 2022

  • University of Southern Maine
  • Gorham, ME, USA
  • Oct 11, 2021
Part time / Adjunct Art & Art History

Job Description

 

 

Position Title: Part-time Faculty - Art (ART 222 & ART 321) Spring 2022 Campus: Multiple Locations City, State: Gorham ME Department: Art - PART Bargaining Unit: PATFA Statement of Job:

The Art Department at the University of Southern Maine invites applications for Part-Time Faculty position in Digital Art and Design. The job will begin Spring 2022 with subsequent semesters TBD. 

Responsibilities:

We seek collegially-minded digital creatives emphasizing strong visual arts sensibilities; a command of current technologies and software platforms; ability to combine digital and traditional approaches in instruction; excellent communication skills; ability to motivate a diverse student body.

The applicant will be required to teach two courses: 

ART 222 Digital Art & Design 
The course provides an overview of elements, principles and theories of digital art and design. The class moves from basic principles of 2-D design to animation, interactivity and principles of time-based art.

ART 321 Exploring Time-Based Art & Design
This course uses digital media to explore creative concepts, tools and processes in time-based art and design. The focus will be on broadening the concept of digital media through experimentation with interactivity and installation.

We live our USM Service Promise Student Focused Every Day and we are looking for a faculty member who understands that promise and supports our values:  Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness.  

We are the University of Everyone - committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff.  We welcome applicants who are multi-lingual.  Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Part-time faculty members are paid on a credit hour basis based on prior college teaching experience. In addition, USM employees can use their USM Card to access the library, Cigna Employee Assistance Plan, and fitness center(s). USM also offers part-time faculty the opportunity for development frequently through our Center for Collaboration and Development (CCD) and the chance to get an online teaching certification and training through CTEL, in addition to other developmental opportunities open to all staff throughout the year.

Qualifications:

Preferred candidates should have an MFA or equivalent degree and 3 years teaching at a university level.

Qualifications for this position include knowledge of digital art and design and its role in contemporary visual art and culture. An active professional creative practice, and the ability to address work across disciplines, as our students often push disciplinary boundaries.

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position." You will create an applicant profile and complete an application.  You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae with relevant professional and teaching experience, teaching philosopy, and a list of the names and contact information for three references, and artwork samples which is a document with the webpage links to view samples of student work and 10 images of your recent work. 

All required materials must be submitted by November 7, 2021.  We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711

Application Details

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The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

 

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