Adjunct Faculty: Department of Communication, Visual and Performing Arts - Art

Starting Date: August 2021

Position: Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Communication, Visual, and Performing Arts - Art Instructor

About the positions:

ART 232, 2D Design and Color Theory:  Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Communication, Visual, and Performing Arts serves as classroom instructor for the 2D Design and Color Theory course that is required for the Digital Arts major. Resources and support are provided to develop to help adjunct faculty meet program requirements. 

This course uses studio projects to introduce a variety of 2D media and the major principles of 2D Design including line, shape, volume, rhythm, scale, balance, unity, harmony, and more. The course consists of creating artworks that focus on theory and art history-based problem solving, studio work, and demonstrations. Study will begin in black and white and will conclude with concepts and projects in color design and an introduction to acrylic paint. Students will learn many techniques, transform their preconceived notions of seeing, and be able to communicate important ideas clearly with words and pictures. 

Art 351: Oil Painting Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Communication, Visual, and Performing Arts serves as classroom instructor for the Oil Painting course that serves both the General Education Program and the Arts Minor.  Resources and support are provided to develop to help adjunct faculty meet program requirements

This course includes an exploration of painting and technique from traditional to contemporary using oil paint as a medium emphasizing individual artistic response.  Upper division students may take this course as a way to develop their skills, so the course is a delightful blend of committed painters, excited young artists and even hobby-focused novices.  Please include a link to images of your work in your application.

Qualifications:

  • Master in Fine Arts degree or a related field is preferred
  • Strong commitment to general teaching excellence and academic rigor
  • Subject-specific teaching experience desired
  • Commitment to the Christian faith and the integration of faith and learning in the academic discipline

About the Department:

Learn more about the Department of Communication, Visual, and Performing Arts

The Department of Communication, Visual, and Performing Arts commits to the development of artists and communicators rooted in communities, working as agents of truth, reflection, transformation, and reconciliation in a way that celebrates God’s grace and faithfulness.

How to Apply:

In an effort to find and employ the best qualified faculty, the department maintains an open and rolling application process designed to identify a group of the most highly qualified individuals who may be called upon to teach as the need arises.

APPLICATION MATERIALS SHOULD INCLUDE:

  • Adjunct Faculty Employment Application
  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Christian Belief and Practice in response to the following prompt:  
    Malone University takes seriously the integration of the orthodox Christian faith and all academic disciplines and requires that faculty (full-time and adjunct) profess faith in Jesus Christ.  Therefore, we ask that you provide a statement (250-500 words) in which you:
         -   Discuss your faith in relationship to the University’s Doctrinal Statement and Community Agreement.
         -  Describe your engagement with a local congregation or faith community.
  • Names and contact information of three references (two professional, one pastor or spiritual mentor)

    Transcripts will be requested if adjunct faculty employment is granted.

Apply to:

Dr. Andrew Rudd
Chair, Communication, Visual, and Performing Arts 
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton OH 44709-3897
Email: arudd@malone.edu

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