The Department of Art at Carthage College invites applications for
an Assistant Professor of Animation, Imaging (Photography), and
Studio Art Foundations to begin in Fall 2022. An M.F.A. and an
active exhibition record are required for this position. Reflecting
the mission of the Department of Art, applicants will share a
dedication to the service of a diverse and equitable community,
literacy in a contemporary visual culture, critical accomplishment
in art production and exhibition, and a commitment to the
development of innovative curricular models supporting studio art
foundations, the Department of Art, and the Photography, Film and
New Media program.
The hired applicant will teach a combination of animation,
photography, and studio art foundations courses and will play a
crucial role in the continued development of the Photography, Film
and New Media Program, as well as provide enrichment for the new
The Assistant Professor position is a full-time renewable contract
appointment and a typical yearly course load is three courses in
each fall and spring semester plus one January-term course. Other
responsibilities include, but are not limited to, student advising,
critique and mentoring, attending faculty and committee meetings,
service to the college and community and one’s own creative work
Preference will be given to applicants with experience in teaching
in a studio art foundations program, experience in additional new
media such as video, performance and digital, and experience in
darkroom photography. Preference will also be given to applicants
with knowledge in studio safety, including EPA, OSHA, and DNR
standards. In addition, candidates with interests in developing and
implementing curricula that address multicultural issues, that
conduct scholarship in areas related to diversity and that have
been successful working with a diverse body of students are
encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
Candidates should submit an application as a single PDF document
including a detailed letter summarizing how your qualifications
address the expectations of the position, a current curriculum
vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, an artist statement,
contact information of three professional references, a link to
artist portfolio and a link to images of student art work. These
links may be to an artist website or portfolios.
Additional questions about this position can be directed to
Kimberly Greene at ArtSearch2022@carthage.edu
. The application PDF may also be submitted to this email.
Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2022, and will
continue until the position is filled.
Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of
reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation,
so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a
four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran
tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and
intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin,
midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the
opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful
campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home
to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time
students. Our rich academic experience equips students with
foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be
lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.
Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)
dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community.
We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including
members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with
disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex,gender expression, gender identity, sexual
orientation,national origin, protected veteran status or
status as an individual with a disability.