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Adjunct Associate Professor, Museum Studies

Company: The University of the Arts
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Adjunct Associate Professor Summary: The Museum Studies Department at University of the Arts is seeking adjunct faculty to lead courses in a newly revised MA in Museum Studies. Positions require collaboration with other faculty members. If you feel you meet most of the requirements, and believe you can aid in the development of passionate emerging museum professionals, we encourage you to apply.

  • Develop course syllabus appropriate to face-to-face and/or remote learning context
  • Complete and submit all required materials, including syllabus and student grades
  • Ensure quality of student work is strong, appropriate, and meets the expectations set forth in the program
  • Set tone for the class, establishes guidelines and protocols for behavior and classroom activity, and provide instruction that meets the needs of all learners for face-to-face and/or remote learning context
  • Contribute ideas for improving current class or creating new initiatives and effectively resolves challenges that arise in their classroom
  • Establish an inclusive environment in the classroom and demonstrates an understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of the University's faculty, staff, and students
  • Demonstrate a sense of connection and responsibility for helping UArts achieve success through a commitment to its mission, vision, and values
  • Return telephone calls and email messages from program administration in timely manner
  • Attend new faculty orientation The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not purport to describe all functions. Incumbent may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary. Education:
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in relevant field or equivalent experience in relevant fields Experience:
      • Experience with museums and/or other cultural institutions
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Previous teaching experience and/or genuine interest in working with students and helping them develop knowledge/skills
      • Ability to utilize diverse instructional methods and adapt the curriculum to student needs About The University: University of the Arts' mission is simple: to advance human creativity. Established in 1876, UArts believes creativity is the most essential skill for success in today's society and has educated generations of groundbreaking artists, performers, designers and creative leaders for more than 141 years. After being granted university status in 1987, University of the Arts became the largest institution of its kind in the nation, offering programs in design, fine arts, media arts, crafts, music, dance, theater and writing. It now features 30 undergraduate arts majors, 15 graduate programs and the nation's first PhD program in Creativity. UArts is also home to innovative centers across disciplines, including the Center for Immersive Media, Lightbox Film Center, Philadelphia Art Alliance and Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery. -Learn more about UArts . TO APPLY: Interested, qualified applicants should submit letters of application and resumes to the Human Resources Department via email to . Please ensure job title is in the Subject line. In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, The University of the Arts publishes its Annual Safety Report at the following link for your reference: THE UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Title IX Statement: The University of the Arts prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in its programs and activities, including admission and employment, in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The Director for Title IX, Equity, & Compliance is responsible for overseeing compliance with Title IX and other civil rights laws and regulations. To contact the Director for Title IX, Equity, & Compliance, e-mail - ,, or visit The University of the Arts, 320 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19102, Room 260, or call 215-717-6366. To learn more about the University's Title IX policy and response to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual violence, please visit - . Inquiries may also be directed to the Federal agency responsible for enforcing Title IX, the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights .

Keywords: The University of the Arts, Philadelphia , Adjunct Associate Professor, Museum Studies, Education / Teaching , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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