Art and Art History Adjunct Spring 2023

The College of New Jersey
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 6, 2023

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Adjunct Faculty - Art and Art History

The College of New Jersey's Department of Art and Art History seeks candidates for adjunct positions teaching in the studio arts Spring, 2023. Adjunct positions may be instructing such courses as:
● Photography 1
● 3D
Date of appointment: Ongoing

Minimum qualifications:
● MFA in Visual Art
● A proven record of two years of successful college-level teaching. Candidate and student work examples are required.
● Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including timely email correspondence.

Teaching Responsibilities:
The Spring 2023 semester runs from January 23 through May 15, 2023 with in-person
instruction on TCNJ’s campus (Ewing, NJ). Duties include preparing course(s) based on existing departmental syllabus; providing engaging, enthusiastic, and student-centered teaching to undergraduate learners; maintaining high academic standards with appropriately rigorous content; using the learning management system, Canvas, to support instruction; and administering final exams during the College’s exam period (May 9 through 15, 2023).

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit in one PDF: 1) a letter of application, 2) an up-to- date curriculum vitae, 3) contact information for two current references who are familiar with the candidate’s work in creative and educational contexts, 4) a website URL of the candidate’s creative work and student’s work. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.

About TCNJ
The College of New Jersey is a highly selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. TCNJ enrolls approximately 7,400 students, including 6,790 undergraduates and 610 graduate students, 30% of whom are self-described as members of groups traditionally underrepresented in academe. Strong curricular and co-curricular programming have helped foster a first-year to sophomore retention rate of 92%, a 4-year graduation rate of 75% (7th highest in the U.S. for public institutions), and a 6-year graduation rate of 87% (among the highest in the country). Five signature experiences are the hallmark of a TCNJ education: a personalized, collaborative, and rigorous education; undergraduate research, mentored internships, and field experiences; community engaged learning; global engagement; and leadership development. TCNJ has also received national recognition for the adoption and promotion of the teacher-scholar model for our faculty. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ’s seven academic schools—Arts and Communication; Business; Education; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; Nursing and Health Sciences; and Science. TCNJ has a strong Phi Beta Kappa chapter—an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. Among other initiatives, a series of faculty/staff-based affinity groups (e.g., Minority Executive Council, Women’s Professional Network, Parent and Family Network, TCNJ PRIDE) supports a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment at TCNJ.

TCNJ is located within an hour of New York City and Philadelphia. The College’s campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. In addition to its growing racial and ethnic diversity, the region offers excellent public schools, prestigious medical centers, restaurants, art and entertainment, as well as numerous cultural and recreational activities.

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