Adjuncts, Foundations Instructors (General drawing and/or two-dimensional design)

Posting Details

Classification Information

FLSA Exempt
Rate Per Credit Hour $1290/credit hour

Position Information

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Position Title Adjuncts, Foundations Instructors (General drawing and/or two-dimensional design)
Department Name Art Department
Academic or Calendar Year Temporary
School Name Faculty of Arts and Science
Position Overview

The Department of Art at Rhode Island College provides a dynamic environment for learning. Students and faculty maintain high standards in a competitive yet supportive community. The Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The Department of Art, which has approximately 365 majors and fifteen full-time faculty members, is housed in its own state-of-the-art 52,000ft2 building.

The full-time faculty rely on a talented & competent “pool” of adjunct faculty to teach a variety of studio courses. Instructors accepted into our Adjunct Pool will be approved for teaching a specific course or courses, but may not be assigned a course immediately.

Essential Duties

The individual will teach introductory courses in general drawing and/or two-dimensional design.

Occasional Duties
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Required Qualifications

MFA degree and experience teaching in a foundations curriculum.

Preferred Qualifications
Environmental Conditions

Instruction is performed in a traditional studio setting.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A00004
Benefits Eligible? No
Number of Positions Available multiple foundations instructor positions
Anticipated Start Date or Semester Fall Semester
Posting Date 04/04/2016
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions/Information for Applicants

-UNION ELIGIBILITY: Adjuncts become eligible to join the RIC/AFT Adjunct Union if they complete 6 load hours (excludes applied music) within the two previous consecutive years.

-Upon hire, candidate will be required to provide an official transcript of highest degree earned.

-Candidates should indicate in their cover letter which area(s) they are interested in teaching.

-Candidates are required to provide digital images of personal and student work, submitted as either a .pdf file or a link. Use the Multi Media 1 button (no cds, usb drives, or hard copies.)

-Candidates are required to provide a teaching statement. Use the Teaching Philosophy 1 button.

-During the application process candidates will be prompted to provide names and contact information for three current references.

-An optional button has been provided in case candidates wish to upload additional information.

Note: Candidates having specific questions can address their inquiries to: Professor Doug Bosch, Foundations Coordinator (401-456-4649 or

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy 1
  4. Multi Media 1
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1 (see special instructions)