Wayne State University

Part-time faculty applications are being accepted...

The James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History at Wayne State University is accepting applications for part-time faculty member positions in all areas, including Art History, Basic Design, Ceramics, Drawing, Fashion Design and Merchandising, Fibers, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interdisciplinary Electronic Art, Interior Design, Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture and Special Seminars.

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, curriculum vitae, 20 images of art or design (where applicable) on a CD, 20 images of student works in art and design (where applicable) on a CD, 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 a SASE. In the letter of application, the applicant should state the subject areas in which he or she is qualified to teach.

Please send the materials via US Mail to:

James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History
Wayne State University
150 Art Building
Detroit, MI 48202
with “Attention Marie Persha, RE: PTF application” noted.