Wayne State University

Art dept. is accepting applications into part-time faculty hiring pools

The James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History at Wayne State University is accepting applications for inclusion in part-time faculty hiring pools in all programs including fine arts, design, and art history. To see a listing of specific pools, please visit:
http://art.wayne.edu/resources/part-time.php
An applicant may specify which existing courses the applicant is qualified to teach. The department is not seeking proposals of new courses.

Part-time faculty generally teach one course and occasionally two courses per semester. In art and design a three-credit course can involve five and one-half contact hours per week. In art history and in seminars, a three-credit course can involve three contact hours per week. Part-time faculty are responsible for instructing students during the course hours, evaluating student work completed in the course, and holding office hours on a regular basis.

To be eligible for consideration, a candidate should possess a master’s degree in a field of specialization appropriate to the area of assignment. Candidates should submit a portfolio including the following:  a letter of application (the letter of application must identify the specific hiring pool or pools being applied for), curriculum vitae, 20 images of art or design (where applicable) on a CD or flash drive, 20 images of student works in art and design (where applicable) on a CD or flash drive, and a short statement of teaching philosophy of not more than one page in length. Applicants who would like their materials returned after review should include an SASE. Please send the materials via US Mail to:
James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History
150 Art Building
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202
Attention John Richardson, Re : PTF application

Please note:  This is a request for applications to be included in a hiring pool only. Acceptance into a hiring pool does not represent an offer of employment in the Department of Art and Art History. Applicants will be notified prior to September 1st.