Adjunct Instructor, Foundation – Sophomore Studio

Title – Adjunct Instructor, Foundation
Start Date- Fall Semester, 2019
Department –Foundation
Course: Sophomore Studio : New Realities.

Course Times:

  • 2D: Tuesdays/ Thursdays 12:30pm-3:10pm
  • 4D: Tuesdays/Thursdays 12:30pm-3:10pm

Position Description

A member of a 3 person team taught course with an emphasis on 2D or 4D design principles. Faculty teach either 2D, 3D or 4D in 4.5 week modules.

Course Description

In this culminating foundational course, students will explore advanced principles of visual art and contemporary artistic practice. The topic “New Realities” is introduced through coordinated projects across all modules of Studio 3, with a focus on research, ideation, conceptual development, and personal artistic process. Longer-term projects will support development of self-driven studio practice and allow for student agency over choice of conceptual content and media. Opportunities for group work and peer collaboration are introduced. Emphasis is placed on development of experimental and personal expression, as well as students’ ability to achieve a fully developed facility with chosen tools and media across 2D, 3D and 4D realms. Studio practice will be augmented with readings, discussions, and visiting artists as they relate to course content.

Requirements

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 Fine Arts with experience in at least three media. Some digital experience is required (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign or similar).

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, hr@montserrat.edu , with the subject line “Sophomore Studio”. 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 11, 2019.