Massachusetts College of Art and Design

621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Date Posted:
May 28, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Adjunct Faculty (P/T) 2019


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.

Job Duties:
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.)

Massachusetts College of Art and Design prefers that adjunct members hold a terminal degree in their relevant discipline.
Other Considerations:- Commitment to stay current and continually improve knowledge and understanding of the discipline.
- Commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students.
- Knowledge and understanding of adult learner principles and respect for students as well as genuine interest in their learning. – Ability to design learning activities to achieve determined learning styles and to respond to the needs of learners from a variety of educational backgrounds in a multicultural environment. Ability to use formative and summative assessment measures to enhance learning.
How To Apply:
Please apply on our website,
Apply by:
July 23, 2019
Commensurate with experience
About this Organization:
Founded in Boston in 1873, Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt)is the only independent public university of art and design in the US. The university enrolls approximately 1800 undergraduate students in 22 disciplines and 195 graduate students in top-ranked MFA programs, M.Arch, and Art Education program.