The Art Education Department at School of Visual Arts (SVA) is hiring a 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 matarted@sva.edu.

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.