Higher Education

Adjunct Faculty, Gender and Sexuality

Paid10-20 hoursPhiladelphiaSpring Semester


The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is seeking a part-time instructor to teach a Gender and Sexuality course this spring. The course will be taught to students in PAFA’s BFA program, and will address issues and theories surrounding gender and sexuality, in particular current feminist and queer theories and practices in relation to the emergence of these ideas in the twentieth century.


An MA is required and 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.

Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining their experience and interest in teaching the course, a resume, contact details of three references and examples of scholarly work to, fax to 215-972-6194, or mail to Human Resources, 128 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102. Please include “Gender and Sexuality” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately until position is filled.

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages the recruitment and retention of qualified candidates for all positions. PAFA encourages members of all diverse groups to seek employment with us.