2023 Graphic Design Assistant Professor/Lecturer
About the Job
We are seeking vibrant candidates to teach undergraduate studio and lecture courses within the professional graphic design program experience in one or more of the following: UI/UX design, Typography, Identity, brand strategy, Editorial Design. Candidates with experience and knowledge of advertising are preferred. In addition to teaching and/or research, faculty are expected to devote non-teaching hours to advising and providing other support services to students, primarily career mentorship and placement.
All faculty positions are full-time assignments, effective from the start of each semester. The positions are renewed every three years. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend, and online courses. Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable. All faculty may be required to teach General Education courses as needed. Opportunities are also available to teach disciplinary support courses. Candidates with an interest in teaching across disciplines are encouraged to apply.
A Lecturer is a full-time, 11-month employee who teaches 39 credits per year and provides student and learning support services during the assigned period. Lecturers will be expected to provide high-quality teaching, student advisement, learning support services, and service to the university/college/school/program and/or professional community; and perform related work as required. Lecturer positions are non-tenure track and may be renewed on an annual basis.
A tenure-track Assistant Professor is a full-time, 10-month employee who teaches 24 credits per academic year (course release is available for grant proposal development and other substantial research initiatives). The candidate will be expected to participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including high-quality teaching, research, advising; student learning support; service to the university/college/school/program and/or professional community. Tenure-track appointments require high-quality articles in internationally recognized and peer-reviewed journals, book publications in academic presses, scholarly presentations in conferences/seminars, grants for curation and invitation for exhibitions, prestigious international design awards, and other scholarly contributions and creative productions.
A terminal degree is required for tenure-track positions in Design. One of the degrees must be in graphic design or a closely related field. Equivalent professional experience may be considered to substitute for a Master’s degree as determined by the University. Candidate must have a proven record of professional work and/or academic scholarship. A minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level and English fluency are required for all positions. A terminal degree from a prestigious design school or teaching/professional experience in well-recognized institutions or firms is preferred.