Lecturer, Art



Job description

The Department of Art at Skidmore College invites applications for a part-time Lecturer to teach two sections of Color in the 2023 fall semester. The College is interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community, particularly through their inclusive teaching. We seek a broadly trained artist with expertise in teaching at the undergraduate level and an active exhibition record. Teaching experience at the college/university beyond the TA is desirable. Individuals from underrepresented groups, or who have experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds, are encouraged to apply. Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


  • MFA or equivalent degree in studio arts or in a related field; and/or substantial professional record with national/international recognition
  •  Experience teaching studio arts at the college level desirable
  • Active record of recognized professional activity and creative research


Skidmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college of 2680 students located 3 hours between Manhattan, NY and Montreal, Canada. The college is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The Studio Art curriculum emphasizes a fine art perspective developed through skillful practice and offers concentrations in Ceramics, Photography, Communication Design, Digital Media, Fiber Arts, Printmaking, Sculpture, Jewelry and Metals, Painting, and Drawing. For further information about the Art Departmental and the studio major, please visit the departmental website. http://www.skidmore.edu/academics/art/

Pay Range:  Commensurate with experience


Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


How to apply

Apply online with

  • Letter of interest, including description of approach to teaching color in an undergraduate liberal arts college
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Portfolio including 20 images of work completed within the past 5 years
  • Portfolio including 20 images of student work
  • Statement describing artistic practice
  • Statement on contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) describing past, present, and future (planned) contributions
  • Names and contact information of three professional references (letters of recommendation are requested once finalists are chosen)

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