Part-time and Visiting Faculty Positions

Ongoing Submissions for Part-Time Teaching Opportunities

Throughout the year, the School accepts resumes and support materials from professionals seeking part-time teaching positions in various areas. In all correspondence, applicants should specify their area of expertise, and indicate to what department their materials should be forwarded.

Materials are sent to the appropriate department(s) and placed on file for review. Department chairs will contact applicants if interested in discussing their qualifications with regard for teaching opportunities.

Materials and general inquiries can be sent to:

Open Part-Time and Visiting Faculty Positions

Full-Time Visiting Artist in Art & Technology Studies

Full-TIme Visiting Faculty in Arts Administration & Policy

Full-Time Visiting Artist in Sculpture

Full-Time Visiting Designer in Visual Communication Design

Scientist-in-Residence: Visiting Faculty Position in Environmental Science in the Department of Liberal Arts

William Bronson and Grayce Slovet Mitchell Visiting Professor in the Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects

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 Gretchen Talbot, Dean of Administration, Budget, and Planning at or 312-759-1693.

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
116 S. Michigan Ave., 12th floor
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.