Part-Time Faculty: APH 340.1 Introduction to Digital
Photography (Spring 2022)
Minimum $1,370.00 per credit hour
Spring 2022 semester:
M001: Wednesday 2:15 pm-6:15 pm
Office hours required.
Unionized Position Code
The Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and
Performing Arts seeks a Part-time Instructor to teach APH 340
Introduction to Digital Photography, a three credit hour course,
during the spring 2022 semester.
Teach students at all levels the many creative aspects of digital
photography, including new digital camera functions and techniques;
increased understanding of digital tools and image strategies; and
expanding technical skills to allow students to produce compelling
images that express their artistic vision.
Candidate must have an MFA degree, with a significant expertise,
experience and study of digital photography, including digital
camera use and post-capture image processing, in depth knowledge
and expertise and use of digital printing, photoshop and light
room. College-level teaching experience preferred.
Job Specific Qualifications
Candidate must be a practicing artist with an understanding of the
contemporary practice of art photography, thorough knowledge of
digital photographic practice and printing, including computer
programs associated with digital post-production (photoshop,
Candidate must be available to teach a studio course four hours
every week during the semester, working from an existing syllabus,
with amendments and modifications by the instructor. Candidate must
hold regular office hours, design assignments and grade them in a
timely manner, submit mid-semester progress reports and work well
with students and other faculty.
Lecture on the art historical foundations and practice of digital
photography over the course of the semester, ability to discuss
student work in a technical and conceptual framework, providing
guidance on how to improve student’s capture and output technique
using digital camera tools and programs associated with digital
printing (photoshop, light room etc.)
· Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.
· Preparation of lectures, projects or other student
· Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours.
· Presenting instruction based on the competencies and performance
levels of the course.
· Meeting all designated class periods. If you are unable to meet
your class due to illness or emergency, you should exercise your
best effort to reschedule the class or to obtain a substitute. You
must also notify the department chair of your absence and of your
plan to cover the class.
· Submitting completed mid-semester progress reports and final
grades according to University regulations.
· Grading student assignments and exams in timely manner.
· Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student
· Building a positive rapport with students and other faculty.
For full consideration, complete an online application and submit
the following materials online:
· Cover Letter
· Curriculum Vitae
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