Lecturer of Art and Visual Culture, Creative Coding

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Job TitleLecturer of Art and Visual Culture, Creative CodingBeginsAugust 2019About the College

Spelman College seeks teacher scholar dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four- year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education.

Position Summary

The Department of Art & Visual Culture at Spelman College invites applications for a part-time lecturer position to teach a course titled Creative Coding. The course focuses on the ways in which contemporary artists, designers, musicians and creative technologists use coding in their artistic practices. By its end, students will express themselves creatively by reading & writing code that makes images, video, sound & text interactive.

The appointment requires a one course teaching load.

The Department of Art & Visual Culture offers majors and minors in art, art history, documentary filmmaking and photography, as well as a minor in curatorial studies. It encourages creative work that engages a variety of aesthetic and intellectual fields and social contexts, which expand the breadth of conventional art practices. Students explore materials and concepts while considering their roles as artists within broader social and political contexts.

The Department of Art & Visual Culture is part of [email protected], which also includes the departments of Theater & Performance, Dance Performance & Choreography, Music, the Digital Moving Image Salon, the Museum of Fine Art and the Spelman College Innovation Lab. The College is planning a new innovation and arts building, which will be an interdisciplinary environment that supports and advances experimentation, collaboration, active play, research and the imaginative use of digital technologies.


The ideal candidate will have a degree in computer science or related field and experience with the Processing programming language, but anyone comfortable with programming in an object oriented language will be considered.

RankLecturerEmployment StatusNon-Tenure TrackFull Time/Part TimePart-time Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberF144POpen Date07/23/2019Close DateSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsEEO Statement

Spelman College is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus

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      Posted: 8/13/2019
      Application Due: 8/21/2019
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