The Center for Visual Arts (CVA) at Johns Hopkins University seeks applications for a Photography Instructor (Art Workshop Instructor). This position provides visual art education to a broad range of undergraduate students and art minors. Instructor to teach one course per semester as needed. This position reports to the Director of the Center for Visual Arts and works closely with the Photography Coordinator.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
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.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) required.
Minimum of 3 years teaching at the college/university level and an active portfolio and exhibition record preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:
Expertise in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.
Expertise in printing, Epson Printers and color management.
Fluency in Photographic Criticism and History of Photography.
Preference for experience in Introduction to Digital Photography, Photoshop, lightroom, and special topics courses in photography.
Ability to lecture, demonstrate and convey concepts and techniques to foundation-level, intermediate, and advanced students.
Ability to evaluate and critique student work.
Knowledge of online platforms for teaching; zoom, blackboard, google, teams.
Excellent communication skills.
Application Materials: include a CV with 10 recent images of personal work and 10 images of student work in a PDF. Email to Director Margaret Murphy [email protected].
Classified Title: Center for Visual Arts Photography Instructor Working Title: Photography Instructor Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Salary: $4,500/per class, per semester Employee group: Casual Schedule: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Mon - Fri Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Centre Theater Department name: Center for Visual Arts Personnel area: University Student Services
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