Assistant Professor of Studio Art

Tenure track, beginning Fall 2017

Position Description

A full-time teaching load of three courses each Fall and three each Spring. Teach Digital Arts and Painting at the beginning and intermediate levels, and Junior-Senior Seminar in alternate years. This person will also supervise the Digital Arts Concentration and the general upkeep of the Digital Arts computer lab. Preference will be given to candidates who are proficient with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Final Cut Pro, and Dreamweaver software for iMacs, and who could also teach printmaking in addition to Digital Arts and Painting.

We are also searching for a candidate who is confident analyzing contemporary art, since critical thinking is an integral component of our art curriculum. The candidate will be expected to assist with departmental reviews for upper-class students in both Studio Art and Art History.

This position comes with a private on-campus faculty studio space, in addition to a faculty office.


Application Process

The following materials should all be sent as email attachments to, each saved with a title that includes your last name and an indication of the contents (e.g., Jones.Application Letter):


All materials should be sent by January 10, 2017.

Employment is contingent upon successful background verification. Millsaps College is a nationally ranked liberal arts college in the capital city of Jackson, Mississippi. Included in Colleges that Change Lives, Millsaps is committed to academic excellence and pedagogical innovation. Millsaps is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities. Find more information about the college and the art department.