George Fox University - Faculty
  • 10-Jul-2017 to 08-Sep-2017 (PST)
  • Department of Art and Design
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • Part Time

Adjunct Faculty - Photography

The Department of Art and Design at George Fox University seeks a qualified adjunct faculty member to teach two courses in the photography curriculum. The department is seeking educators and professionals within the industry experience to teach courses for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018. This position may continue in future academic years.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.

Department Mission Statement: The Department of  Art and Design prepares students for positions of service and leadership by cultivating excellence within the field of art and design. We emphasize the importance of Christ-centered spiritual formation, social responsibility, stewardship, and diverse discourse within the life and professional practice of our students. We promote the broader academic values of inquiry, critical thought, experimentation, and innovation.

Department Values:

Excellence

Professionalism

Diversity

Compassion

Innovation

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing instruction, curriculum development, critique and evaluation in traditional film darkroom photography and digital photography tools.
  • Meeting with students for 6 hours per week per course.
  • Supervising darkroom assistant
  • Communicating supply and lab order needs to Department Coordinator
  • Maintenance/management of lighting studio equipment and lending cameras

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Photography
  • Intermediate Photography/Advanced Photography hybrid

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years' experience as a commercial or fine art photographer
  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to photography with a Master's degree (MFA) preferred
  • Ability and willingness to engage and work with students
  • Ability and interest in mentoring students in personal work
  • Experience developing course curriculum and assessment
  • Must be available to teach in late afternoon/evening time slots (Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2:50-8:40pm)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ year teaching experience
  • Ability and interest in cultivating internship opportunities in the Portland area
  • Relevant industry work experience
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