The Art Education Department at School of Visual Art (SVA) is hiring a part-time/adjunct faculty member to teach Educational Psychology to graduate students who are visual art teacher candidates. The 3-credit (45 hours) course should include theories of human development, social learning, informational processing, motivation, and mastery, as they apply to the teaching process especially in art(s) education. Educational, psychological and intelligence assessments should be included. Furthermore, a substantial portion of the course must involve the examination of policies and practices in special education. The course content fulfills the general pedagogical core requirements for teacher preparation programs, specifically (i), (iii), (vii), and (viii).

The faculty member should have taught an equivalent or similar course and have an earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Psychology, Education, School Psychology, or a related field. Knowledge and experience teaching policies and practices in special education are also required. ABD with teaching experience beyond the TA level will be considered.

To apply, submit a cover letter, CV, and a sample syllabus (Educational Psychology) to

School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City is an established leader and innovator in the education of artists. From its inception in 1947, the faculty has been comprised of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields. SVA provides an environment that nurtures creativity, inventiveness and experimentation, enabling students to develop a strong sense of identity and a clear direction of purpose.

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.