The Massachusetts College of Art and Design seeks applications to establish an Adjunct Faculty – Part-Time database. The College has majors in the following disciplines: Animation, Architectural Design, Art Education, Fashion Design, Film/Video, Painting, Printmaking, Ceramics, Glass, Fibers, Metals, Sculpture, Communication Design, History of Art, Illustration, Industrial Design, Photography, Studio for Interrelated Media, as well as a Studio Foundation and Liberal Arts Departments.
An adjunct faculty member at MassArt is primarily responsible for teaching in discipline related areas in which he/she has specific training and/or competence as evaluated by the Department Chair and the Provost. This includes planning, organizing and delivering course material and content, assessing student learning and engaging with students.
Prepares and delivers instruction to students in assigned modalities as per the schedule and course contract using a variety of teaching methods and strategies. Designs and implements engaging classes and instructional material that demonstrate real-world applications of concepts discussed/studied. Provides feedback on students’ progress, including evaluation of student mastery of course and program outcomes using school’s key assignments, as required.
Prepares and submits required documentation (to College and to students) complying with policies and procedures including but not limited to: disability accommodations, syllabus and textbook submissions, attendance, grades, training, course evaluations, in-seat time, learning outcomes assessments, learning management system, email and technology, faculty evaluation, etc.
Evaluates and selects text and instructional materials and prepares course materials and lesson plans. is available for student consultation 1/2 hour prior to immediately following class. Notifies Department Chair of student situations/issues (i.e. academic integrity.) Uses College provided tools and resources to offer feedback to students in matters related to academic success in a timely manner and to respond to the department and division.
All official email communications between the faculty and students and/or the College must be conducted through MassArt’s email server. Maintains and disseminates current information pertaining to services available to students throughout the College. Maintains professional development/growth according to personal needs and requirements for certification (if applicable.)