Adjunct Instructor of Photography

Job Summary:

The Department of Art & Design at Judson University seeks candidates for adjunct faculty positions in photography. Applicants must support Judson University’s liberal arts-based programs, distinctively Christian mission, and community standards.

Primary Responsibilities:

Potentially teaching all levels of photography studio courses, from basic black and white digital and darkroom techniques to advanced color digital. Instruction should include camera operations, lighting, composition, studio set-ups, editing, and related software such as Lightroom and Photoshop. Conceptual development should be emphasized at the upper levels. Remaining conversant with developments in the field.


MFA in photography, as well as professional experience preferred. Applicants must have a minimum of 18 graduate hours in photography coursework


Adjunct faculty hold the rank of instructor and are hired on a per course basis.

Contact Information:

Please submit questions about the position and application materials (in electronic format) to:

Jeffery Carl, Chair
Department of Art and Design
Judson University
1151 N. State Street
Elgin, IL 60123

Required Materials:

– Completed Adjunct Faculty Application (Graduate or Professional Program)
– CV
– Portfolio of professional, teaching, and scholarly accomplishments including examples of personal and professional work.

Judson University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees, and applicants for admission or employment, in all University programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status.


Applications are actively sought; positions will remain open until filled.

About Judson University:

Judson University is a Christian institution representing the church at work in higher education. Its campus is located along the picturesque Fox River in the city of Elgin just 45 miles northwest of Chicago, Judson is home to over 1,200 students from 36 states and 26 countries. We offer more than 50 undergraduate majors, minors, and pre-professional programs; seven master’s degrees and one doctoral program.