The Bowdoin College Department of Art seeks applicants for an adjunct lecturer to teach a single studio course, titled Art and Time, for the Fall semester 2013, as follows:
Art 383. Art and Time
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30-4:00
An exploration of the role of time in the visual arts. Through class assignments and independent projects, examines how artists can invoke and transform time. Attention given to historical and contemporary precedents. Seminar discussions, field trips, and class critiques.
Art and Time is one of several upper-division courses in the Visual Arts program that encourages a cross-disciplinary approach as well as an emphasis on contemporary issues and practices, and which also serves as a bridge from lower division, assignment-based courses to more independent work at the senior level. This course can be approached from any number of media and conceptual frameworks, and applicants are encouraged to propose a course that capitalizes on the strengths and perspective of their own practice while also fostering diverse approaches to the role of time in the visual arts.
This position requires a proven ability to teach within a liberal arts context and the ability to engage students in the social and theoretical dimensions of contemporary artistic practices. Candidates must have an MFA degree, a record of effective teaching in higher education, and a demonstrated record of professional artistic achievement.
Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Applicants should visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to submit letter of application clearly stating their motivation for teaching this course within a liberal arts context, curriculum vitae, a syllabus for the course, and the names and contact information for three references. Applicants should also include documentation of their own creative work, which may be submitted as a web link.
Review of Applications will begin May 1, 2013.
A highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up of 30% students of color, 4% International students and approximately 15% first generation college students, Bowdoin College is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs. For further information about the college please visit our website: http://www.bowdoin.edu