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Adjunct Art Instructor

Posted 1 month ago

McPherson College’s Department of Art and Design seeks a qualified instructor to teach Drawing I during the Spring 2021 semester, beginning January 28. The successful candidate will be able to fulfill requirements to teach a 2-credit hour, introductory class on the techniques and aesthetics of drawing from observation (still life, beginning portrait) with an emphasis on the exploration and application of basic design principles (contrast, composition). A variety of media needs to be introduced, including pencil, ink, charcoal, and conté crayon. An important aspect is for the students to experience and understand the difference between the descriptive and the expressive use of line.

Compensation: Commensurate with credentials

A complete application packet includes:  cover letter, résumé, one professional reference letter, and unofficial transcripts. (Official transcripts will be required from finalists.)

Please complete the on-line application below and include your cover letter, resume, one professional reference letter, and unofficial transcripts.

An application packet is considered complete only when all required materials are received. Only unofficial transcripts and letters of recommendation may be sent electronically via separate email to

Applications accepted until all positions are filled.

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