Higher Education

Adjunct Instructor, Social Sciences

Paid10-20 hoursPhiladelphiaFall Semester


The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is looking to hire an instructor in History, Sociology, or a related field in the social sciences for its BFA program.

Possible fall courses include a new course, Topics in Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, as well as a one-semester introductory course on social science topics.

This is a part-time, adjunct position for the Fall 2019 semester with the possibility to renew.


Qualified applicants will have an MA (required); a PhD is preferred. A record of post-secondary teaching experience is also preferred, as well as a demonstrated ability to work with visual arts students.

To apply, click on the link below to begin the online application process.

Applicants should submit the following:

- Document 1: Cover letter with Resume/CV outlining interest in the position, experience and contact details of three references.
- Document 2: Examples of scholarly work

Applicants missing the requested information will not be considered.

When submitting your application online, please save your documents as Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx) or PDF (.pdf) files.

To help us process your applications as efficiently as possible, please save your files with the following filename format.

- Cover Letter and Resume/CV: LastName-FirstName-CoverLetter and Resume
- Additional Supporting Documents: LastName-FirstName-DocumentName