Assistant Professor of Photography

McPherson College
McPherson College is a private, liberal arts college in central Kansas.
Commensurate with experience and academic credentials
Oct 29, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

McPherson College has been ranked by the Chronicle of Higher Education for three consecutive years as an Honor Roll member of its Great Colleges to Work For. Apply to join us in our supportive community and see why.

The Assistant Professor of Photography opening is an entry-level, tenure-track, nine-month appointment that starts in August 2019. An M.F.A. in photography and/or significant experience as a professional photographer is expected. Candidates who hold an M.A. or other graduate degree in art and significant experience as a professional photographer may be considered. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 31, 2018; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The successful candidate will teach Photography I, II, Commercial Photography I, and Photography Portfolio Development. Additional credentials and teaching background in drawing and art history are preferred. The right candidate will have demonstrated potential for teaching excellence, will hold the ability to function collegially in a small college environment, and will have a commitment to the liberal arts.

A complete application package will include:

  1. A letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae
  2. A brief statement of teaching philosophy
  3. Three letters of recommendation
  4. Transcripts for all relevant degrees (B.A., M.A., M.F.A., Ph.D.)

Portfolios, course syllabi, assignments, and teaching evaluations may be requested if your application is forwarded to the next round of consideration. Official transcripts will be required of finalists.

McPherson College is a private, liberal arts college in central Kansas. It is recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as an Honor Roll college in regards to job satisfaction; work/life balance; teaching environment; professional/career development; tenure clarity & process; collaborative government; supervisor and department chair relationship; respect & appreciation; confidence in senior leadership; compensation & benefits; and facilities, workplace, and security. McPherson College is an equal opportunity employer, is committed to diversity, and encourages applications from women and people from traditionally under-represented groups. McPherson College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status, or any other classification that precludes a person from consideration as an individual.