Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Photography

May 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Photography

Requisition Number: FTFR000948

Division/College: College of Arts, Media and Design

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Department of Art + Design at Northeastern University seeks a Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Photography beginning Fall 2017. The successful candidate will teach six courses (3+3) annually in digital photography. Courses include 2000-level classes structured around technical understanding of current photographic equipment and software, as well as integrating compositional fundamentals and photographic history. Higher-level classes focus on developing students' point of view and creating the content of long-range assignments. In addition to teaching, the applicant might oversee all photography classes offered in the Art + Design Department, developing curriculum and continuing to build the robust body of photography minors. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to develop faculty-led, summer term, study abroad programs. This position has the potential of extending beyond one year.

Centered in the cultural hub of Boston and located within an R1 research university renowned for its embrace of experiential learning, the Department of Art + Design has expanded rapidly in the last five years and now encompasses 34 full time faculty, over 500 undergraduate majors, and nearly 70 graduate students in fast-growing Master's programs. The successful candidate will consolidate and build on these successes just as Northeastern embarks on a new long-range plan.


MFA in Photography or related field in hand by Fall 2017. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.

Additional Information:
Applicants should submit a CV and a cover letter. Candidates should also provide the contact information of three references. References and examples of creative work may be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by June 25, 2017 will receive priority consideration.

Northeastern University is committed to building an inclusive environment that celebrates diversity in all its forms. Women, members of the LGBTQ community, persons with disabilities, and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, and Title IX University. Northeastern University is also an E-Verify Employer.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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