Assistant Professor - Arts Education

New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 18, 2021
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

College of Education and Health Sciences

Arts Education


The department of Arts Education in the College of Education and Health Sciences is currently seeking an Assistant Professor tenure track position starting fall 2021.The Assistant Professor of Arts Education will teach fully online, asynchronous, multidisciplinary arts education courses across three MA programs and one post graduate Advanced Certificate: MA in Art Education; MA in Educational Theatre, P-12; MA in Educational Theatre, Storytelling, and the Arts; and Advanced Certificate in Educational Theatre (2021 US News Best Online Programs). Candidate will be joining a program and faculty deeply committed to arts-based learning and arts-based research across disciplines, and to achieving excellence through cultural diversity, reflected in Adelphi's long history of commitment to arts as education for all learners. The duties of this position will be particularly focused on cultivating and establishing innovative school and community partnerships with cultural institutions, such as museums, performance spaces and school-based programs in the arts. This faculty position is subject to financial factors to be determined by the Board of Trustees at the March 2021 meeting.

  1. Cultivate school and community partnerships in museums, performance spaces, and other cultural institutions across arts domains both nationally and internationally.
  2. Teach multidisciplinary arts education classes asynchronously online including but not limited to museum education, creative growth and development in art and theatre, and arts-based research.
  3. Supervise student teachers remotely in fully online graduate art education and educational theatre programs, including edTPA support in visual arts and performing arts.
  4. Support New York, regional, and national accreditation efforts of online arts education programs and School of Education
  5. Other assignments as needed.

  1. Candidates should hold earned Ph.D./Ed.D. in museum education, art education, educational theatre, or other related arts educational field.
  2. Have an active scholarly agenda in their area of interest as well as experience interacting with diverse populations or students of color in P-12 and collegiate settings.
  3. Experience in asynchronous online educational teaching and online curriculum design in the arts is preferred.
  4. Comfort level with appropriate technological skills, such as video creation, digital uploads and recordings, and videoconferencing required.

  1. Cover letter, CV, sample syllabi, teaching statement/philosophy, including arts education philosophy, sample publications, and two letters of references.
  2. Direct any inquiries and send references to: Dr. Dolapo Adeniji-Neill, Chair School of Education,
  3. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
  4. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.


Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected research and teaching university dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 115,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.
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