This is a temporary position (August 2013-July 2014). Salary range from $45,000 to $55,000, based on education and experience. Location: Washington, DC
The Corcoran College of Art + Design, the only accredited art college in Washington, D.C., and one of the few remaining museum colleges in the country, seeks an innovative and experienced museum/teacher educator to teach a 4/4 course load (required and elective courses, including Thesis and Pro-Seminar) in a unique, holistic art education program that prepares pre-service educators for teaching careers in schools, museums, and/or community arts organizations. The position reports to the Director of Education Studies; the successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in three degree programs: BFA/MAT, MAT, and MAAE. In addition to teaching, the candidate is expected to advise and support students completing thesis projects and participate as a member of the thesis committee, approving thesis proposals and final drafts.
Earned doctorate in Art Education or Art History (ABD considered) from an accredited institution with an emphasis in museum educator preparation. Teacher licensure experience a plus. Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations and learners across the lifespan. At least 3 years of successful museum educator experience with a working knowledge of current issues, trends, and teaching methodologies faced in museum and community education programs, familiarity with diverse educational settings, and an appreciation for working collaboratively with museum/school/community partnerships.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of professional reference, and an official transcript to:
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
500 Seventeenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006