Adjunct, Photography Instructor

Posting Details

Classification Information

FLSA Exempt
Rate Per Credit Hour $1290/credit hour

Position Information

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Position Title Adjunct, Photography Instructor
Department Name Art Department
Academic or Calendar Year Temporary
School Name Faculty of Arts and Science
Position Overview

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 advanced photography skills and project development for upper-level majors; direct fine-art photography students in both technical and critical thinking skills.

Occasional Duties
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Required Qualifications

Education: MFA degree.


-College teaching experience.
-Substantial experience with creative analog and digital image-making, including lighting design, editing, and printing.

Preferred Qualifications

A minimum of one year of teaching beyond the introductory level.

Environmental Conditions

Advanced photography classes primarily take place in a Macintosh computer lab, but may also involve use of photo chemicals in a wet darkroom.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A00006
Benefits Eligible? No
Number of Positions Available 1 position
Anticipated Start Date or 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 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.

Note: Candidates having specific questions can address their inquiries to: Professor Amy Montali, (401-456-9606 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)