Employment Opportunities

The College complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws in which it operates. Moore does not discriminate based on a person’s race, creed, disability, sexual orientation, age, marital status or any other protected class.

For more information about job listings, please contact Human Resources at hr@moore.edu.
 

Current Faculty Positions

  • Interactive & Motion Arts Faculty Position
  • Graduate Program Manager in Social & Studio Practice
  • MFA Interior Design Adjunct Faculty Positions
  • Web Media Adjunct Faculty Position
  • Interior Design Faculty Position
  • Liberal Arts Chair Faculty Position

Current Staff Positions

  • Youth Program Instructors

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CURRENT FACULTY POSITIONS

INTERACTIVE & MOTION ARTS FACULTY POSITION

POSITION: Moore College of Art & Design is seeking to hire a full-time faculty to teach in the new Interactive & Motion Arts major. The 3-year full-time appointment starts in August 2014. Salary and rank commensurate with experience and is subject to the collective bargaining agreement with Moore Federation of Teachers.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate should hold an advanced degree in animation, visual communication, interactive design, digital media design, or a related field. A Bachelor’s degree, along with significant and exemplary professional experience in the industry may also be considered. A minimum of five years professional experience in animation or an interactive arts related industry such as games, visual effects or mobile application design is required. Candidates should be well versed in the creation of 2D and 3D game art assets, game design theory, environment and level design, game scripting, and game prototyping. The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of industry standard software packages such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, 3D Studio Max, and Maya. Candidates should also be well versed in various game engines and related prototyping tools such as Unreal and Unity. At least three years of college-level teaching experience in practical, theoretical and critical aspects of Interactive and Motions Arts is highly desirable. Further consideration will be given to those candidates who have demonstrated the ability to lead students through collaborative professional projects that encourage innovation alongside a strong emphasis on practical industry skills. To excel in this position an individual will display strong mentoring skills and will continually look for opportunities to expose students to other experienced professionals in the interactive industry. Excellent written and communication skills are a must. Experience developing innovative curriculum is preferred.

DUTIES: The full-time faculty annual teaching load is 18 credits. Full-time faculty are expected to be on campus at least 3 days a week, maintain regular office hours, be available for advising students, recruitment and/or department activities and related duties, including committee work. Coordinate annual symposium/event as a means to increase the visibility of the Interactive & Motion Arts major to prospective students and employers in the game arts field for potential internship placements.  Individuals are sought who can work collaboratively with their colleagues, staff and administration and who can work strategically across the College to support recruitment and retention.

COLLEGE & COMMUNITY: Moore College of Art & Design celebrates more than 165 years of educating women for careers in the visual arts as the nation’s first and only women’s visual arts college. Moore’s student-focused environment and professionally active faculty form a dynamic community in the heart of Philadelphia’s cultural district. With an enrollment of approximately 500 BFA students, Moore offers 10 majors –Fashion Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Photography & Digital Arts, Art Education, Art History, Curatorial Studies and Interactive & Motion Arts. The newly launched Interactive & Motion Arts major will prepare students for careers as animation and game artists. The curriculum combines studio courses in animation, game projects and mobile media projects, along with the study of history of interactive and motion arts. Starting in the fall 2014 semester sophomore level courses will be offered for the first time. This program will prepare students to become creative visual artists through an emphasis on professional practices, the completion of a well-executed portfolio, a required internship and a senior thesis project reviewed by an advisory group comprised of professionals in the field.

Moore currently offers 3 graduate programs leading to an MA in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations, MFA in Interior Design and MFA in Studio Art and is expecting to launch two new programs, an MA in Art & Social Engagement and MFA in Community Practice in the summer of 2015. The Galleries at Moore provide a forum of exploring contemporary art and ideas, enriching the artistic and intellectual climate of the college, the Greater Philadelphia community, and beyond. This is accomplished through diverse innovative exhibitions, free education programs and events for all ages that not only highlight the College as a place to meet, learn, challenge and create but also support Moore’s mission of educating students in careers in art and design; and publications offering insights into the work of established and emerging regional, national, and international artists and designers. Further information about the position is available at www.moore.edu/go/jobs

The College complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws in which it operates. Moore does not discriminate based on a person’s race, creed, disability, sexual orientation, age, marital status or any other protected class.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Please send application materials via e-mail with the following materials sent as a PDF:

  • Letter of interest
  • Full CV
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Contact information of three professional references
  • At least three syllabi and digital images of student work from each course. (Additional student work can be submitted if labeled with course/level/assignment.)
     

Please include a digital portfolio of professional work either via URL or as a PDF. Include an inventory sheet of images (as a PDF) that corresponds with your submitted images. If you prefer that your images are viewed in a particular order, please number them accordingly.

All application materials/files should be labeled appropriately. Moore will not accept, evaluate or be responsible for hardcopies or original copies of portfolio materials. Please do not submit additional or original portfolio materials, they will be discarded and not considered part of the application. Portfolios on a CD will not be returned.

Submit materials to:

Robert Goodman, Fine Arts Chair
Attention: Jenny Emery, Executive Assistant to the Academic Dean
Moore College of Art and Design
20th Street & the Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1179
jemery@moore.edu  
215-965-4012

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Graduate Program Manager in Social & Studio Practice

POSITION: Moore College of Art & Design is seeking to hire a year-round, full-time faculty/administrator/leader as the Graduate Program Manager in Social and Studio Practice starting in September 1, 2014. Salary commensurate with experience and is subject to the collective bargaining agreement with Moore Federation of Teachers.     

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will provide visionary leadership, innovative teaching and strong administrative, communication and writing skills; will have a terminal degree in a field relevant to the emergent study of socially engaged arts practice or holds a combination of degrees MA/MFA in fields such as Visual Studies, Critical Theory, Art History and in Studio Art or in other visual art discipline. The successful candidate will have 4-5 years of college-level teaching preferably full-time with substantial experience teaching at the graduate level; and/or experience in developing innovative curriculum and community-based programming.  The successful candidate will have an enthusiasm for excellence, community engagement and interdisciplinary collaboration in teaching and practice; and demonstrate a knowledge of emerging trends in contemporary art and community engaged practice and theory.  Familiarity with accreditation standards is desirable. Excellent written and communication skills are a must. Experience developing innovative curriculum is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of the latest uses of teaching pedagogy and technologies including online teaching.  

DUTIES: The Graduate Program Manager will have a reduced teaching load of up to 9 credits per academic year. The Graduate Program Manager will be responsible for all aspects of program planning and implementation including student recruitment and enrollment, budgeting, marketing, recruitment and faculty hiring, annual symposium/event development and coordination, student advising and thesis tracking.  Previous administrative experience is required. This position provides administrative and curricular oversight of three interconnected graduate programs and reports to the Director of Graduate Studies, who reports to the Academic Dean.

COLLEGE & COMMUNITY: Moore College of Art & Design celebrates 165 years of educating women for careers in the visual arts as the nation’s first and only women’s visual arts college. Moore’s student-focused environment and professionally active faculty form a dynamic community in the heart of Philadelphia’s cultural district. With an enrollment of approximately 500 BFA students, Moore offers 10 majors –Fashion Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Photography & Digital Arts, Interactive & Motion Arts, Art Education, Art History and Curatorial Studies. Moore currently offers 3 graduate programs leading to a MA in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations, MFA in Interior Design and MFA in Studio Art. Two new graduate programs are scheduled to launch in summer 2015: an MA in Art & Social Engagement and MFA in Studio Practice. The Galleries at Moore provide a forum of exploring contemporary art and ideas, enriching the artistic and intellectual climate of the college, the Greater Philadelphia community, and beyond. This is accomplished through diverse innovative exhibitions, free education programs and events for all ages that not only highlight the College as a place to meet, learn, challenge and create but also support Moore’s mission of educating students in careers in art and design; and publications offering insights into the work of established and emerging regional, national, and international artists and designers. Further information about the position is available at www.moore.edu/go/jobs 

Moore College of Art & Design is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. EO/AA

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Review of applications to begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Start date September 1, 2014. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 

Please send application materials via e-mail with the following materials sent as a PDF:

  • Letter of interest
  • CV
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Examples of professional work
  • Description of community based work
  • At least two syllabi
  • Selected samples of student or community work
  • Contact information of three professional references

If appropriate, links to professional work can be included via a URL. All application materials/files should be labeled appropriately. Moore will not accept, evaluate or be responsible for hardcopies or original copies of application materials. Please do not submit additional or original application materials, they will be discarded and not considered part of the application. Applications materials sent on a CD will not be returned.

Graduate Program Manager Position Description 

Attention: Jenny Emery, Executive Assistant to the Academic Dean

Moore College of Art and Design
20th Street & the Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1179
jemery@moore.edu  
215-965-4012

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MFA Interior Design Adjunct Faculty Positions

Moore College of Art & Design is seeking adjunct faculty members to teach in the MFA in Interior Design degree program in the coming spring term.  Seeking candidates with advanced degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or Architecture with college-level teaching experience and active design practice.

Specific courses open for fall 2014 term are:
Color Theory & Application
Content Studio I
Interior Materials & Finishes
Perspective Drawing & Rendering

To Apply:

Please submit CV with brief cover letter to: mmanno@moore.edu

Mechele Manno, Director of Graduate Studies, Moore College of Art and Design, 20th Street and The Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

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Web Media Adjunct Faculty Position

Position Description:
The Photography and Digital Arts Department at Moore College of Art and Design has an opportunity for an adjunct faculty to teach Web Media on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30-11:20 am.

The Web Media course is designed to help students synthesize their understanding of motion, time, information and interactivity as effective visual strategies in a web environment.

Previous teaching experience is preferred.

To Apply:

Please submit your CV with a brief cover letter to:
rgoodman@moore.edu,
Robert Goodman, Chair, Photography and Digital Arts.

The college complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws in which it operates. Moore does not discriminate based on a person's race. 

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FACULTY POSITION IN INTERIOR DESIGN

POSITION: Moore College of Art & Design is seeking to hire a full-time faculty in Interior Design starting in August 2014. Salary commensurate with experience and is subject to the collective bargaining agreement with Moore Federation of Teachers.    

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will be an innovative teacher/designer with a terminal degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or Architecture or equivalent experience. At least one degree in Interior Design is required.  The successful candidate will have at least 3 years of college-level teaching preferably full-time with substantial experience teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level; and will have experience in developing innovative curriculum.  The successful candidate will have an enthusiasm for design excellence, sustainability and interdisciplinary collaboration in teaching and practice; and demonstrate knowledge of emerging trends in design practice and theory.  Five years of significant professional experience in Interior Design is required. Successful candidates will have NCIDQ certification and LEED certification is preferred. Familiarity with CIDA accreditation standards is desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of the latest uses of teaching pedagogy and technologies including online teaching.            

DUTIES: Full-time teaching load of 18 credits per academic year with expectation of teaching design studio and in at least one related area of Interior Design such as programming or thesis at the undergraduate level and graduate level.  Graduate teaching responsibilities may include summer teaching.  Ongoing professional design practice and participation in both college and departmental committee service is required.

COLLEGE & COMMUNITY: Moore College of Art & Design celebrates 165 years of educating women for careers in the visual arts as the nation’s first and only women’s visual arts college. Moore’s student-focused environment and professionally active faculty form a dynamic community in the heart of Philadelphia’s cultural district. With an enrollment of approximately 500 BFA students, Moore offers 10 majors –Fashion Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Photography & Digital Arts, Interactive & Motion Arts, Art Education, Art History and Curatorial Studies. Moore offers 3 graduate programs leading to a MA in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations, MFA in Interior Design and MFA in Studio Art. The Galleries at Moore provide a forum of exploring contemporary art and ideas, enriching the artistic and intellectual climate of the college, the Greater Philadelphia community, and beyond. This is accomplished through diverse innovative exhibitions, free education programs and events for all ages that not only highlight the College as a place to meet, learn, challenge and create but also support Moore’s mission of educating students in careers in art and design; and publications offering insights into the work of established and emerging regional, national, and international artists and designers. 

Moore College of Art & Design is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. EO/AA

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Review of applications to begin on January 6 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 

Please send application materials via e-mail with the following materials sent as a PDF

 

  •  Letter of interest
  • CV
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Examples of professional work
  • At least two syllabi
  •  Selected samples of student work
  • Contact information of three professional references
     

If appropriate, links to professional work can be included via a URL. All application materials/files should be labeled appropriately. Moore will not accept, evaluate or be responsible for hardcopies or original copies of application materials. Please do not submit additional or original application materials, they will be discarded and not considered part of the application. Applications materials sent on a CD will not be returned.

Kathryn Dethier, Professor and Chair of Design
Moore College of Art & Design
20th Street and the Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1179
kdethier@moore.edu

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LIBERAL ARTS FACULTY CHAIR POSITION

POSITION: Moore College of Art & Design is seeking to hire a full-time faculty Chair of Liberal Arts starting in August  2014. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and subject to the collective bargaining agreement with Moore Federation of Teachers  

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will be an innovative teacher/scholar with a Ph.D. or equivalent experience and professional standing in Art History, Visual/Cultural Anthropology, History or a Humanities/Literature field.  Regardless of specialization, candidates must have a strong commitment to a Liberal Arts pedagogy and coherent  vision for contemporary modes of multicultural discourse and emergent academic disciplines. The successful candidate will have at least 3 years of college-level teaching preferably full-time with substantial experience teaching undergraduate classes at all levels. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate previous experience teaching in college or university environments that have included art and design students and will have experience in developing innovative curriculum. Candidates must have a demonstrated active record of professional achievement; promising record of scholarly research; and the potential for critical recognition in an area of scholarly pursuit. Preference will be given to candidates who indicate a developed understanding of teaching strategies that incorporate digital technologies including online teaching, interdisciplinary and emerging learning-based pedagogies. The successful candidate will have evidence of strong leadership and communication skills; and demonstrable administrative experience.

DUTIES: Chair responsibilities include oversight of the Art History, Curatorial Studies and Art Education majors, a Creative Writing and Business minor.  The full-time faculty Chair teaching load is 6 credits/2 courses each semester in addition to 3 credits of release time per semester. Chair responsibilities in the summer duties are as necessary to handle traditional duties.  Ongoing professional scholarship and participation in college and committee service is required. Chair is expected to work collaboratively with colleagues, staff and administration and to work strategically across the College to support recruitment, retention, outreach and mission.  

COLLEGE & COMMUNITY: Moore College of Art & Design celebrates 165 years of educating women for careers in the visual arts as the nation’s first and only women’s visual arts college. Moore’s student-focused environment and professionally active faculty form a dynamic community in the heart of Philadelphia’s cultural district. With an enrollment of approximately 500 BFA students, Moore offers 10 majors –Fashion Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Photography & Digital Arts, Interactive & Motion Arts, Art Education, Art History and Curatorial Studies. Moore offers 3 graduate programs leading to a MA in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations, MFA in Interior Design and MFA in Studio Art. The Galleries at Moore provide a forum of exploring contemporary art and ideas, enriching the artistic and intellectual climate of the college, the Greater Philadelphia community, and beyond. This is accomplished through diverse innovative exhibitions, free education programs and events for all ages that not only highlight the College as a place to meet, learn, challenge and create but also support Moore’s mission of educating students in careers in art and design; and publications offering insights into the work of established and emerging regional, national, and international artists and designers. 

Moore College of Art & Design is actively committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. EO/AA

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Review of applications will begin January 6 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

 Please send application materials via e-mail with the following materials sent as a PDF:

 

  • Letter of interest
  • CV
  • Teaching philosophy and research interests
  • At least three syllabi and selected samples of student work if appropriate
  • Contact information of three professional references
     

If appropriate, links to professional or scholarly work can be included via a URL. All application materials/files should be labeled appropriately. Moore will not accept, evaluate or be responsible for hardcopies or original copies of application materials. Please do not submit additional or original application materials, they will be discarded and not considered part of the application. Applications materials sent on a CD will not be returned.

Submit materials to:

Dona Lantz, Academic Dean
Moore College of Art & Design
20th Street and the Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1179
dlantz@moore.edu 215-965-4012

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CURRENT STAFF POSITIONS

YOUTH PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS

POSITION: The Continuing Education Department at Moore College of Art & Design has opportunities for part-time instructors with undergraduate degrees, teaching certification and/or equivalent professional experience to teach courses in the following areas: fine arts (two dimensional and three dimensional), photography, fashion, jewelry design, animation and illustration.  Fall and spring courses take place on Saturdays during a 10-week semester.  Summer classes take place during a five-week, week day semester. 

To Apply:  Please submit resume with brief cover letter to:hr@moore.edu or Natalie Payne Co-Director for Continuing Education, Moore College of Art and Design, 20th Street and The Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103.