Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Colorado Springs



The Universityof Colorado Colorado Springs seeks a dynamic and passionate faculty member tojoin the Visual Art Program in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts.This appointment is a full-time instructor in the College of Letters, Arts& Sciences beginning August, 17, 2020. The faculty member’s primaryresponsibilities will be to teach 3 courses per semester, specifically coursesin the Digital Photography area, as well as Digital Foundations (Photoshop,Illustrator, Sound, and Video), Digital Design (Illustrator, InDesign), VideoArt, and 2D Foundations. Darkroom experience is preferred as this position isintertwined with the greater Photo area curriculum and facilities.

The Visual andPerforming Arts department is committed to the philosophy of interdisciplinaryapproaches to the arts. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an artisticpractice that intersects with areas across the arts and the greater universitydisciplines. Within the Visual Arts area the ideal candidate will demonstratefluency in Digital Photography and the Digital Arts curriculum, bothtechnically and conceptually.

Applicants must hold an MFA (or equivalent terminal degree from anothercountry) and at least one semester (4 months) of teaching experience at the university level. A preferred qualification is a minimum of four semesters (18 months) of teaching experience in upper division courses at the universitylevel. Applicants should demonstrate knowledge and experience teaching beginningand upper level digital photography and related technologies (Adobe Photoshop,digital printing), as well as Video Art. Applicants should have an active studiopractice and be engaged with the increasingly global contemporary art world. Information about the program can be found at

TheUniversity of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information onbenefits programs can be found at:

Totalcompensation includes salary plus health, retirement, and non-cash compensation.Information on calculating total compensation can be found at:

UCCS isone of four campuses in the University ofColorado system and is home to over 10,200 undergraduate and 1,800 graduatestudents.

ColoradoSprings (pop. 450K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreationaland cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

TheUniversity of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productivelearning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, weconduct background investigations for all prospective applicants beingconsidered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal historyrecord check, educational verification, and, when appropriate, a financial and/ormotor vehicle history check.

UCCS is anequal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance withapplicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environmentthat welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does notdiscriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin,gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophyin its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educationalprograms. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for withdisabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

TheImmigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employmenteligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day ofwork.

QualificationsMinimum Requirement
- MFA (or equivalent terminal degree)
- 4 months (one semester) of teaching experience at the university level

Preferred Qualification
- A minimum of 18 months (four semesters) of upper division teaching experience at the university level

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Colorado Springs
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Nov 7, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing

  • illustrator
  • indesign
  • photography
  • photoshop
  • teaching