Adjunct Instructor of Photography

Teach Undergraduate Courses in Basic Photography and Documentary Photography | Non-Tenure Track

Briar Cliff University of Sioux City, Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, invites applications for position of Adjunct Instructor of Photography for the academic year 2023–2024. This is a non-tenure track position. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach the following two undergraduate courses (in-person / online / hybrid) in Basic Photography and Documentary Photography.


  • Master’s degree in Journalism/Mass Communication/Photography
  • 3+ years of teaching experience at the college level
  • Previous experience teaching Basic Photography and Documentary Photography


  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism / Mass Communication / Photography
  • 7+ years of professional photography experience


  • Evidence of strong instructional effectiveness and strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusiveness

Candidates should provide:

  • A curriculum vitae
  • A cover letter (in letter, please describe preparation to teach courses specific to this position)
  • Graduate transcripts (official or unofficial)
  • Names and contact information for three references

Applications are due by August 1, 2023. Following this date, no more applications will be accepted.

Briar Cliff University is an equal opportunity employer. 

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