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Loyola Marymount University | Los Angeles, California
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Not Eligible for Tenure Work Status: Part-time Regular Semester Term: Academic Year Semester Year 2018 Faculty Announcement:


You are invited to submit an application to be included in the general pool of part-time faculty candidates from which part-time faculty are selected to teach courses.

Please note that there may not be current openings at this time, but applications submitted will be kept online through May 15. As openings occur, applications will be reviewed.

All Applicants MUST apply on-line: https://jobs.lmu.edu

The Department of Art and Art History at Loyola Marymount University: STUDIO ARTS regularly hires part-time studio instructors in the following areas:

Art Education

Fine Arts Ceramics

Fine Arts Drawing/Painting

Fine Arts Photography

Fine Arts Printmaking

Graphic Design

Multimedia Arts

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation's 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6064 undergraduates and 2189 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and 1142 law school students. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities:


Part Time faculty in Studio Arts teach both the theory, methodology, and practice of the art and design.

The BA in Studio Arts provides a broad conceptual and formal foundation in the fundamental principles of art, design, and technology within a liberal arts education.

Students develop visual and cultural literacies through: Individual artistic, creative, and theoretical exploration; Art-historical, exhibition-oriented, and curatorial endeavors; Interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial engagements; and a social justice oriented lens.

Using the creative landscape of Los Angeles the programs in studio arts provide a student-focused art and design education which prepares them for careers, and /or graduate studies in the fine arts, graphic design, multimedia arts, and art education disciplines.

Studio Arts (STAR) and Art History (ARHS) are the two majors offered within the Department of Art & Art History which provides a nationally recognized undergraduate program. The department is a member of NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design).

The Studio Arts (STAR) program of study allows students to pursue the following four emphases: Art Education (ARTE), Fine Arts (FNAR), Graphic Design (GRPH), and Multimedia Arts (MMA).

Minimum Qualifications:

Studio courses are offered for both Studio Arts Majors, Minors and the general student body (Core and electives). Faculty are required to address the particular learning outcomes and requisite skills and knowledge in a way that challenges students to think, analyze, imagine and create art and design within a liberal arts context. Faculty are expected to use a variety of pedagogical styles along with both group and individual instruction.

Required Education:

While M.F.A., B.F.A., or B.A. are preferred, equivalent professional experience will be considered. Professional and teaching experience are required as evidenced by portfolio and professional references.

Special Instructions:

Please submit in a PDF format:

Cover Letter

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. or Résumé

Portfolio of 10 samples: 5x of teaching; 5x of professional practice

Statement of Teaching

Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance LMU's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. (Optional)

References - 3 references required (contact information only)

Copy of complete teaching evaluations from one course, preferably in PDF format

Copy of highest degree obtained transcripts

Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. LMU, an equal opportunity employer, values diversity and is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state and local law. See, Statement of Non-Discrimination and Discriminatory Harassment and Complaint Process Policy policies.

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