Adjunct Instructor – Foundation

Title – Adjunct Instructor, Foundation
Start Date – Fall Semester, 2020
Department -Foundation

FN Observation 1.
Tuesday and Thursdays 3:40 -6:20pm

Position Description

An instructor in an introductory drawing and sculpture course based on direct observation.

Course Description

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to direct observation in two and three dimensions. Students learn to observe, represent, and translate figure/ground relationships, compositional issues, relative position and proportion, technical and structural drawing, and perspective and light in relation to volume. Concentrating on the formal elements of line, shape, value, and texture, students will identify and analyze elements of representation within their own work, the work of their peers, and historic and contemporary references.

Studio 1 Course Objectives

  • Introduce observation as a cornerstone of practice across disciplines.
  • Thinking as seeing and seeing as thinking.
  • Introduction to translating observed form in 2D and 3D media.


An M.F.A. in Fine Arts or related experience is required. At least three years higher education teaching experience preferred. Generalist in Design and/or Fine Arts with experience in at least three media. Online teaching experience preferred.

Additional Requirements

Position takes place in an educational environment; manual dexterity to use computers is required.

The ability to lift heavy materials (30lbs).

The ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.

To Apply

Please forward a letter of interest, a current resume/cv to the Human Resources department at

Montserrat College of Art,, with the subject line “Studio 1”

Please also include images of personal work and images of student work, and a course outline that includes the core concepts and learning objectives of the course. Application deadline: July 9, 2020.