Visiting Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
Academic / Faculty
Jun 13, '18
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Description of Department: Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the Art Department has over 275 undergraduate majors in degree programs in Art, Art History, Graphic Design, and Illustration. These programs include the Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA). Additionally, undergraduates can elect to minor in art, art history, graphic design, expressive art therapy, illustration, photography, museum studies, or arts management. Students majoring in graphic design can study in the full spectrum of media studies associated with that discipline including print technology, web design, multimedia design, 3-D modeling and animation, interactive design, digital illustration, and motion graphics. The Department also offers a MA degree in Art, a MA degree in Graphic Design and Digital Media, and a MAT in Art Education. Click here for additional information about SUNY Oswego.
The Department of Art at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Graphic Design position.
Posting Date: June 13, 2018
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. Click here for more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty or click here for a benefits summary.
Date of Appointment: August 2018
Description of Responsibilities:
Primary teaching responsibilities are the introduction to graphic design and typography.
Secondary teaching responsibilities depend on experience.
Additional teaching responsibility includes expanding knowledge of diversity, historical, theoretical, critical and contemporary global/multicultural practices in the visual arts.
Departmental responsibilities include being involved with advisement, mentoring students in internship, and working with the student club.
In addition, will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
Graduate level degree in graphic design or related field by time of appointment
An active art/graphic design career as evidenced by current work, publications and exhibitions
Proficiency in Macintosh computer environment
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection
Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary and critical issues in design.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, teaching and leadership ability, and a collaborative working style.
Successful teaching at university level
Commercial experience in the field
Ability to promote students' success in a multicultural and global community
If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:
Cynthia Clabough, Search Committee Chair
Official transcripts are required prior to hiring. Files must be complete to be considered.
Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, CV/resume, 10-20 examples of personal creative work and 10-20 examples of student work in PDF format, copies of unofficial transcripts for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically by clicking on the APPLY NOW button.
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