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Art Full-time faculty (Foundations)
Takoma Park/Silver Spring
$58,844 – $81,821
This position is part of a collective bargaining unit and requires payment of dues or a service fee.
Assignment begins January, 2017. Online applications must be received by September 14th, 2016.
Montgomery College (Maryland), Takoma Park/Silver Spring is seeking a full-time art faculty member to fill a position for spring 2017. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Teach studio courses in all levels of drawing.
Teach studio courses in foundations and/or printmaking.
Teach 30 semester hours per academic year of courses related to the discipline.
Teach a varied schedule of courses that may include day, night, early morning, weekend and/or accelerated sections, or possibly be asked to teach on another campus if needed. Opportunities may exist for teaching summer classes.
Serve on or lead department, discipline, campus, and college committees.
Provide academic advising to students.
Participate in recruitment and retention activities for the department.
Maintain an active program of professional development and participate in professional organizations and activities.
A Master of Fine Arts (or equivalent degree) in visual arts.
College-level teaching experience in the visual arts. (Graduate school experience is acceptable, but applicant must have been the instructor of record.)
Experience teaching college-level drawing and/or design.
Demonstrated ability to integrate computer/digital technology into course delivery.
Evidence of ongoing professional activity in the visual arts.
Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.
Experience in teaching, or demonstrated ability to teach, all levels of drawing.
Experience in teaching, or demonstrated ability to teach, studio foundations such as; 2D Design, Color Theory, Digital Tools.
Experience in teaching, or demonstrated ability to teach, a variety of printmaking techniques such as; intaglio, stone lithography, relief/woodcut, monoprint, contemporary lithography (polyester plate, photopolymer, solar plate, pronto plate, etc.)
Experience coordinating, or demonstrated ability to coordinate, a printmaking studio.
Experience in teaching, or demonstrated ability to teach, digital media courses.
Experience working with students of culturally diverse backgrounds.
Experience supporting underprepared students.
Understanding of and commitment to the community college mission.
Additional Application Process Requirements
In addition to the online application, applicant must send the following items, postmarked by September 14th 2016 to:
Professor Megan Van Wagoner
Foundations Search Committee
7600 Takoma Avenue, Cafritz, 120
Takoma Park, MD 20912
One disk (either CD or DVD) containing:
Portfolio of 10-20 images (including details) of personal professional work with an emphasis on drawings and prints. Each image should be a JPG no larger than 1 MB. Image list identifying images with title, media, dimensions, and year of completion.
Portfolio of 10-20 images of student work with an emphasis on drawings, prints, and 2D design, for which the applicant was instructor of record. Each image should be a JPG no larger than 1 MB. Image list identifying each image with course title, project name, and media.
A cover letter (300 word maximum)
CV/resume (as is also submitted in the online application).
An artist statement (250 word maximum).
A list of for-credit college courses taught, including semester/year/institution/credit hours.
A sample syllabus for a drawing, design, or printmaking course.
A sample project description for a drawing, design, or printmaking course.
One printed copy each of the cover letter, CV/Resume, list of for-credit college courses taught, list of three references, and artist statement.
Note: Each candidate who is selected for interview will be required to submit unofficial transcripts and three letters of recommendation to the search committee.
Online applications must be received by September 14th, 2016. To apply, please visit http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/employment
The application process includes 10 steps.
Step 10 is a Summary of your information. You can update and edit information up to the closing date for the receipt of applications for a specific job announcement.
For consideration, you must:
Include dates of employment in your application or attachment;
Complete a set of pre-screening questions (Step 4); and
E-sign your application. (Step 9)
Failure to complete the pre-screening questions or to e-sign your application will automatically result in your elimination from consideration for this position.
As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:
Successful completion of a background check
Participation in a retirement plan
Submission of an official transcript of the degree required for the position
Submission of three letters of professional reference
Note: This recruitment effort can take 6-12 weeks (from the deadline date) to fill.
Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace.
For disability- related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353 or send an email to:
firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks in advance.
Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting
equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.
Additional Salary Information: This position is part of a collective bargaining unit and requires payment of dues or a service fee.
Internal Number: F02070