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Proportional Contract Faculty in Studio Art
Simmons University

Date Posted Feb. 26, 2019
Title Proportional Contract Faculty in Studio Art
University Simmons University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Fine Arts
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
  • Art Education

Instructor in Studio Art - 2-D.
Core Courses: Drawing I and Color.

The Department of Art and Music in the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts and Humanities at
Simmons University seeks an experienced studio art professor to teach two courses per term in a
variety of areas in 2-D. These include introductory courses in Drawing, Life Drawing or Color,
and may include upper level courses in Collage and Mixed Media or 200-level Drawing. This is a
non-tenure stream 4/7 contract position in Studio Art for academic year 2019-2020, one-year contract
with the possibility for renewal.

Teaching might include two sections of the same course, or two different courses. Other
responsibilities include office hours, installation of student work from classes in the student
show and contributions to the Hall Gallery of student work throughout the semester.

Application deadline: March 15

  • MFA in studio art required
  • Minimum 3 years teaching undergraduates
  • Experience teaching non-art majors in liberal arts setting

Application Materials:
  • Letter of interest
  • CV (including link to website with professional work)
  • Separate list of courses taught, including course names, numbers, dates & institutions
  • Twenty examples of student work
  • Contact information for two references

  • By submitting materials through Workday (
  • Attention: Margaret A. Hanni, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Art and Music

NOTE: Please do not select the quick apply option on the website. It will only accept one
document, and you will be unable to upload all the necessary materials. Instead, proceed to page
two and follow the prompts.

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Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

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Located in Bostons historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven community of educators and professionals.

We prepare students to be leaders for themselves, their communities and the world. Our faculty and staff members lead by example - sharing a commitment to excellence and putting the students first.

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