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Spelman College
Job Location:
Atlanta, 30314

Faculty/Type Title



Fall Semester 2024

About the College

Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars 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 Description

The Department of Art & Visual Culture invites applications for a part-time Instructor in Art to teach an undergraduate foundations course 'Space: Materials, Form, & Process' to majors and non majors beginning Fall 2024 (August). Instructor needs to be able to teach in-person on Spelman Campus in Atlanta, Georgia.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate a strong background in three-dimensional media including, but not limited to, found objects, installation, soft sculpture, sewing, and 3D mixed media. Applicants should have an active professional studio practice that includes exhibitions, residencies/fellowships, and/or publications.

The ideal candidate should be prepared to introduce students to an inclusive collection of contemporary artist practices that extend beyond the western canon and able to offer students instruction in three dimensional making practices that span scale, form, site specificity, material play and the unconventional. The ideal candidate will be capable of orientating students on safe use of the wood shop (miter saw, table saw, panel saw, hand tools) and should demonstrate a capacity to encourage students to explore, experiment, and iterate as well as read, write, research, and critique. The ideal candidate will have a M.F.A. or equivalent professional experience. Prior teaching experience in foundations or sculpture is preferred but not required. The appointment requires the teaching of SAVC 215 Space: Materials, Form, & Process and scheduled monitoring of the Art Program Studio.


The successful candidate will have earned a terminal degree (MFA) or an equivalent record of professional accomplishments.

Posting Number: F495P

Open Date: 04/01/2024

Close Date: 04/26/2024

Special Instructions to Applicants

Any correspondence regarding the position or your application will be relayed to you by our Faculty Affairs Team. Please do not reach out to any department faculty regarding the position or status of your application. We appreciate your interest and consideration.

Deadline to Receive Letter(s) of Reference


COVID-19 Vaccination Protocol

Due to the heightened risk of contracting COVID-19 and the spread of variants, Spelman College requires up to date COVID-19 vaccination of all faculty, staff, and students (collectively "Campus Community") that have job duties, attend classes, or are otherwise present on campus. You will need to submit proof of up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination: full vaccination and a booster (when eligible) or a single dose of the bivalent vaccine) prior to your first day on campus or you may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement by providing the necessary documentation to: Yemi Brown, PharmD Manager of COVID-19 Operations, at Upon receiving your Spelman Technology log-in credentials, please keep your vaccination or exemptions records up-to-date using Etrieve.
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