Adjunct Instructor (POOL)- VCUarts- Department of Craft/Material Studies

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 10, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title AJ - Adjunct Position Number J00001 Working Title Adjunct Instructor (POOL)- VCUarts- Department of Craft/Material Studies Department Crafts/Material Studies Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Adjunct - Teaching Hours/Week 9-29 Normal work days M-F Normal work hours Job Category Adjunct - Teaching Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job

The VCUarts Department of Craft/Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University is recruiting a pool of applicants for possible adjunct teaching positions to teach sections of beginning, intermediate, and/or advanced courses in the areas of clay, glass, metal, fiber, and/or wood. Candidates must be able to demonstrate awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusive and diverse learning environment, knowledge of field of specialization, particularly in technical proficiency; knowledge of or experience in implementing a variety of teaching strategies; ability to teach effectively at the college level. Adjunct faculty may teach a maximum of two courses or nine credits maximum per semester.

Should funding for such adjunct teaching positions become available, the Department of Craft/Material Studies will contact persons in the pool whose credentials match our teaching needs. This pool will be accessed only when an opening arises. Your credentials will remain active for one year after the date you submit them. After one year, if you are still interested in adjunct teaching, you must re-apply to this adjunct pool. Note that we are unable to hire applicants who are not already in the pool.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a advanced degree in Fine Art or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s in Fine Arts is preferred. Expertise in area of teaching specialization is highly desirable. Active exhibition record and previous teaching experience at the college level is preferred.

Job Open Date 08/10/2020 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, please submit application materials via VCU eJobs at Only
electronic applications submitted via eJobs will be accepted.

Application materials should include the following:

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Current CV or Resume
  • A list of three current references including names, addresses, phone numbers, and
    email addresses (references will not be contacted prior to applicant’s approval)
  • Portfolio of work- visual documentation of professional work, list of specialized skills and examples of student work, if available.

CV/Resume and list of references should be submitted as one PDF in the “Curriculum Vitae (CV)” section of eJobs. Cover Letter/Letter of Application should be submitted in the “Cover Letter/Letter of Application” section of ejobs. Due to file size limitations, the portfolio of work and list of specialized skills, if available, should be submitted in the “Other Document” section of eJobs as an accessible link in a PDF that points to a website or cloud storage (with access instructions) to view all visual work.

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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Other Document
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