Kent State University accepts applications on a continuous basis for part-time faculty. All classes are taught on-site at the Kent Campus.

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Adjunct instructors teach a maximum of nine credit hours per semester, equivalent to three courses. Adjuncts usually teach introductory level courses such as Photography [CCI 12001], Photography II [VCD 18002], and Digital Imaging I [VCD 28003]. Intermediate and Advanced courses may be available for adjunct instruction depending on program needs and instructor expertise.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) in photography and/or Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in photography with sufficient experience in the industry. Proficiency in digital photography, Photoshop, and studio lighting is preferred. Teaching experience is a plus but not required.
  • The school is interested in candidates who are committed to the development of the campus climate that supports equality, diversity and belonging.

Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

Special Instructions Summary:
To apply, please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and three names and contact information for your references at (Job number 004410).

Please contact Daniel Alenquer, Director of the School of Visual Communication Design at for a digital portfolio review.

Additional Information:
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.