Adjunct Instructor, History of Comics and Narrative Practice
The Columbus College of Art & Design [CCAD] is seeking a Part Time Adjunct Instructor for our History of Art & Visual Culture department to teach an integrated Introduction to the History of Comics and Narrative Practice beginning in the FALL 2022 semester.
Course Details: This is an in-person on campus course. Introduction to Comics and Narrative Practice is a team-taught, integrated course based on collaboration between Studio Faculty and Art History Faculty. It will introduce first year students to the discipline of Comics through inter-related lectures, discussions, studio projects & art historical assignments. Students will apply their instruction about sequential art techniques and historical cartoonists to studio projects. Featuring research, writing, presentations and projects that integrate the historical contextual material into studio work, the course explores various topics including nineteenth-century cartoons and twentieth-century comic strips, comic books, graphic novels, and design imagery. The course uses lecture, discussion, projects, activities of critical inquiry, observation, analysis, research, and writing to hone students' comics studio practice, aesthetic vocabulary, and communication skills as well as provide a foundation in the history of the discipline.
Position: Adjunct Instructor, part-time
Qualifications: A Masters degree in art or design history is required and previous teaching experience preferred.
Application Deadline: Priority given to candidates who apply by July 1, 2022.
Date of Hire: Fall 2022
Please apply by visiting ApplicantPro.com and searching for History of Comics. The application should include a letter of interest and resume or vita.
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Columbus College of Art & Design teaches a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body in the midst of a thriving creative community in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1879, CCAD is one of the oldest private, accredited, and nonprofit art and design colleges in the United States. CCAD offers 11 BFA programs in a variety of visual art and design disciplines, a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, and a Master of Professional Studies in Retail Design that produce graduates equipped to shape culture and commerce at the highest level. At the core of CCAD is The CCAD Way, one of Creative Collaboration, Intentional Inclusivity, and Proven Potential. Our Core Values of Respect, Positivity, Inspiration, and Accountability unite us. CCAD's Presidential Commission on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion works to help CCAD grow with intention into a more inclusive and equitable institution. Learn more at ccad.edu.
As the 14th largest city in the country and the largest and fastest-growing city in Ohio, Columbus is collaborative, open, and dynamic. Between incredible arts and entertainment, exciting collegiate and professional sports, and a spectacular downtown riverfront of sprawling greenspace, Columbus has something for everyone. Here, you'll find all the culture and amenities you'd expect in a major city, with the friendly and approachable attitude of the Midwest. Franklin County, where Columbus is located, is the epicenter of the state's political, economic, and social presence and is home to 1.3 million residents with a median age of 34. Columbus is a top city for equality and was the recipient of a perfect score from the Human Rights Campaign in 2020. And central Ohio is serious about higher education: the Columbus region is home to 52 college and university campuses, with 22,000 annual college graduates. Because CCAD is closely tied to the city's numerous art and design spaces and ever-expanding districts, you'll have plenty of places to experience creativity and showcase your own.
As an educational and cultural institution, a culture of equity and inclusion is not an add-on at CCAD, rather it is central to how we define creative excellence and the health of our institution. CCAD believes that a culturally diverse campus is integral to academic excellence, and our student, faculty, staff, and trustee bodies should reflect the diverse world in which we live, with attention to race, ethnicity, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and ability. At CCAD, we are determined to foster an environment of inclusion and equity. CCAD is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.