Lecturer

Cheney, Washington, United States
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Working Title Lecturer – Photography

Job Summary

The College of Arts, Letters & Education is requesting to fill a permanent Lecturer in Photography position in the Department of Art to begin mid-September 2018.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate classes in all levels of Photography – both film (darkroom) and digital, Art in the Humanities (Art Survey), possibly Digital Art, 2-D Foundations and other courses as appropriate to the candidate’s experience and departmental need.

The candidate will be welcomed into an academic community dedicated to cultural diversity, community engagement, and social justice.

Teaching: typical workload for this position will involve 45 credits per academic year, subject to department needs.

Responsibilities will include teaching courses in the areas of Art in the Humanities, 2-D Foundations and Photography (Digital and Film).

The position also requires the faculty member to participate in departmental BFA critiques, manage the area of photography which includes a darkroom, and co-manage digital print facilities. The candidate is not required to serve on committees.

Additionally, all faculty are expected to actively participate in assessment of student learning and to engage in effective teaching.

This positions requires upkeep with Health & Safety protocols established by EWU.

Screening will begin in the 2nd half of July, but applications will continue to be accepted until further notice.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

The required start date for this position is 09/14/2018. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 09/14/2018.

Required Qualifications:

  • MFA in Studio Art
  • Expertise in Photography, digital and analog in the field of fine art.
  • Knowledge of contemporary art.
  • Works in Portfolio submission reflect research and professional practice in the field of fine art photography
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Successful teaching experience at the university or college level.
  • Ability to teach 2-D Foundations, Art in Humanities, Digital Art, and other courses as appropriate to the candidate’s experience and departmental need.
  • Assessment background with proficiency in academic writing.
  • Experience with Health & Safety protocols.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Flexibility
  • Collaboration
  • Collegiality
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management

How to apply

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Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney, Wash., with programs also offered in Bellevue, Everett, Kent, Seattle, Shoreline, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver and Yakima. Eastern is a driving force for the culture, economy and vitality of the Inland Northwest region. The university's beautiful campus, NCAA Division I athletics and opportunities for hands-on, real-world learning provide a classic, yet unique college experience. A focus on personal attention, faculty excellence and community collaboration allows Eastern to accomplish its mission for preparing well-rounded students ready to hit the ground running in their chosen career fields.