Adjunct Faculty – Art Practice (Printmaking)


STATUS: Part-Time Adjunct Faculty 
DIVISION: Art Practice
REPORTS TO: Chair of Art Practice



The College for Creative Studies (CCS) invites applications for an adjunct position in the Art Practice department with experience a range of Printmaking processes. This position reports to the Chair of the Art Practice department within the Undergraduate Studies Division. As highly valued members of the Art Practice department, adjunct faculty attend 2 faculty meetings per semester and are encouraged to input their particular perspective to enhance the curriculum for their courses. Classes are scheduled based on availability and may vary each semester. Print studio classes will require the adjunct to teach on-site.



This position requires strengths in mentoring and motivation of students to achieve their full potential in accomplishing work that meets college-level standards as established by the department. The candidate must be able to effectively teach the principles, vocabulary and mechanics of any of the following areas:



Book Arts:
Book Binding



Successful candidates must possess an MFA and have an active professional practice as demonstrated through, exhibitions, public lectures, and on-going participation in the arts community. A minimum of 3 years’ experience teaching at the college level is preferred. Candidates who are dedicated to establishing themselves as an active part of the Detroit and SE Michigan arts community are also highly preferred.



This job operates in a professional office and college campus environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The College may accept reasonable accommodations to these requirements



College for Creative Studies is a nonprofit institution; it is one of the leading art and design colleges in the world. CCS is ranked by LinkedIn as a top three design school in the US and the best in the Midwest, based on alumni success. CCS has state-of-the-art facilities to support the complete range of creative production, from traditional art forms such as painting, glassblowing, foundry, and printmaking, to the most contemporary systems, including the latest digital imaging technology and extensive rapid prototyping output tools. The College currently enrolls more than 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 13 majors:  Advertising Design, Art Education, Art Practice, Communication Design, Craft and Material Studies, Entertainment Arts, Fashion Accessories Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography, Product Design, and Transportation Design. It also offers a Master’s degrees in four majors: Color and Materials Design, Interaction Design, Systems Design Thinking, and Transportation Design.  

To Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The search will close when a suitable candidate is hired. Interested candidates should submit the following in PDF format: resume, statement of teaching philosophy, portfolio, and samples of student work (if appropriate) to:

Faculty needed for F22/W23
CCS website:


The College for Creative Studies, a leading college of art and design, represents a community composed of individuals with many perspectives, personal experiences, values, identities and worldviews and we value the diversity this brings to our organization. The College for Creative Studies subscribes to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment, admissions and educational practices and strives to provide an environment and workplace free from unlawful harassment or discrimination. Discrimination, including harassment, because of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law is strictly prohibited. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are part of our Core Institutional Values and we encourage applications from all individuals.