Part-time and Visiting Faculty Positions

Ongoing Submissions for Part-Time Teaching Opportunities

Throughout the year, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) accepts curriculum vitae and support materials from artists, designers, and scholars who are seeking part-time teaching positions in various areas. SAIC is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for its students, visitors, faculty, and staff, and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications and expertise. Racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, gender non-confirming individuals, veterans and other candidates who have been historically under-represented in academia are encouraged to apply.

Materials are shared with the departments and kept on file for review. Department Chairs will contact an applicant if there is a need for part-time faculty in the department and interest in an applicant’s qualifications and expertise.

Click here to submit your materials for part-time teaching positions. 

Open Part-Time and Visiting Faculty Positions

SAIC does not have any open positions for part-time visiting faculty at this time. Please check back in the future for new positions, which will be posted here as they become available.

For reference, SAIC departments and programs are as follows:

Studio departments:

Academic departments:


Questions regarding the School and its open positions, application procedures, or the search process may be emailed to Please consult for information on the School and its programs, or for open positions and application procedures.

Requests for Accommodations

SAIC provides reasonable accommodations during the interview process for candidates with disabilities in adherence with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Should you need an accommodation to participate in an interview, please contact Molly Scranton, Associate Director of Faculty Affairs at or 312-899-7472.

About SAIC

For more than 150 years, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has been a leader in educating the world’s most influential artists, designers, and scholars. Located in downtown Chicago with a fine arts graduate program consistently ranking among the top programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, SAIC provides an interdisciplinary approach to art and design as well as world-class resources, including the Art Institute of Chicago museum, on-campus galleries, and state-of-the-art facilities. SAIC’s undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate students have the freedom to take risks and create the bold ideas that transform Chicago and the world—as seen through notable alumni and faculty such as Michelle Grabner, David Sedaris, Elizabeth Murray, Richard Hunt, Georgia O’Keeffe, Cynthia Rowley, Nick Cave, Jeff Koons, and LeRoy Neiman.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The Art Institute of Chicago, including both the school and the museum, is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for its students, visitors, faculty, and staff, and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on an individual’s abilities and qualifications. The Art Institute of Chicago does not tolerate unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or former military status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, in its programs and activities, public accommodations or employment practices. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator
Lumturije "Luma" Asanoski
Lakeview Building, 116 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60603

Section 504 Coordinator
Felice Dublon, PhD, Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs
The Office of Student Affairs
36 S. Wabash Ave., Suite 1204
Chicago, IL 60603

For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, see the Office for Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint Form for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 800.421.3481.