Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

Sioux City, Iowa
Apr 25, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Design
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, seeks applications for tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design to start in the Fall of 2017. Candidates will have an appropriate MFA in Graphic Design and three years of professional/teaching experience preferred. Responsibilities include a 24-hour teaching load including: typography, graphic communications, information graphics, graphic design production I-III, website production, and history of graphic design. Other graphic design courses may be taught based on the candidate’s area of expertise. Graphic design is one of two programs (with journalism and mass communications) in the Digital Media Department. The successful candidate will oversee the department’s state-of-the-art Integrated Multimedia Lab. The lab includes Mac computers, high-end photo and graphics printers, and the complete Adobe Cloud software collection. The candidate will also serve as advisor to students majoring in graphic design

Perched on a scenic hilltop in northwest Iowa, Briar Cliff University is a liberal arts institution offering baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs and is home to more than 1100 students. Since 1930, the University has educated students in the Franciscan tradition of service, caring, and openness to all. Grounded in faith and pursuit in higher learning, the liberal arts education from Briar Cliff shapes more than just students’ résumés – it shapes their character.

We invite applications for this position. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, graduate transcripts, a link to an electronic portfolio or a portfolio on a nonreturnable flash drive, and the names and contact information for at least three references who will not be contacted without consent. These materials should be sent electronically to Marilee Thomas, Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs at  Further information about this position may be found at EOE/AA

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