The International Center of Photography (ICP) is the world’s leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture. Through our exhibitions, education, public programs, and community outreach, we offer an open forum for dialogue about the power of the image. Since our founding in 1974, we have presented hundreds of exhibitions and offered thousands of online and onsite classes, providing instruction at every level. Our new integrated center on the Lower East Side reunites our school and museum in one space becoming a vibrant cultural center.
Adjunct Faculty Position Summary:
The International Center of Photography, a leader in photography and lens-based media education, is seeking candidates interested in joining ICP’s Adjunct Faculty in the Continuing Education, Teen Academy, Community Partnership, and One Year Certificate programs. ICP seeks to introduce our photography and media students to a broad range of professional perspectives including those of practicing photographers and artists, curators, theorists, writers, and cultural catalysts. Resources available to teachers and classes include the museum’s active exhibition and programming as well the school’s state of the art analog and digital facilities, our collection and archive of 200,000 images, and library of 20,000 photo photobooks.
Candidates should familiarize themselves with the programs and current offerings for the Continuing Education Courses, Teen Academy and the One Year Certificate programs on ICP.org and consider how they might propose new courses that complement our current offerings or teach our current core courses.
Submissions will be reviewed by ICP educational programming staff on a rolling basis throughout the year.
Education and Work Experience Requirements:
Ideally candidates should possess prior teaching experience, advanced upper-level degrees, or comparable professional experience.
You will be asked to complete an application composed of fill-in fields and uploaded document fields.
- Cover letter of no more than one page (Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.)
Additional Required Information
To be considered for this position you will be asked to provide the following information:
- Sample course description with title and brief description (100 word limit)
- Sample curriculum (no more than one page - 3000 character limit),
- Indicate if online or onsite
- Samples of photography (link to website preferred; alternatively link to on-line portfolio, or upload .pdf);
- or Samples of scholarly work (link to website or on-line dossier preferred, alternatively link to on-line portfolio, or upload .pdf)
Note: You may choose to provide this information by uploading a pdf document. Download Sample Template here: Adjunct Faculty Additional Documents Template
Please utilize the "Upload Additional Files" link that is provide on the application to upload a PDF copy.
(Applications without this information may not be considered.)
Compensation - (may vary based on course hours)
5-week course, 15 course-hours $1,350
10-week course, 30 course-hours $2,700
By submitting your application, you are agreeing to receive periodic emails from ICP regarding it programs, and exhibitions.