Adjunct Faculty - Digital Foundations

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7083595 (Ref.No. 21T335379)
Posted: August 23, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

The Department of Fine Arts at Rider University seeks an adjunct instructor to teach a Digital Foundations class for the Fall 2021 semester, which runs from September 8, 2021 through December 21, 2021.
The successful candidate’s primary responsibility is to teach a Digital Foundations course on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30pm.  The course revolves around introductory aesthetic theory and an introduction to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator as primary creative tools. 

Course Description: ART 150 Digital Foundations 3 Credits
Industry standard digital tools are used to explore the basic concepts of composition, form, texture, value, and color in two-dimensional design. Further consideration of digital formats and technologies in the visual arts will be highlighted.

Position Requirements

The successful candidate must demonstrate advanced experience in digital art and design or an MFA in a related fine arts field. Operating knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and basic file management skills are required. 

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

Experience teaching at the college/university level.       

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 386 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.


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