Adjunct Faculty - Art & Design - Graphic Design
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Adjunct Faculty - Art & Design - Graphic DesignDepartment:
School of Art & DesignPosition Summary:
The Graphic Design program in the School of Art + Design at Western Carolina University invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach undergraduate students. Position commences Fall 2019.
Western Carolina University recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, scholarship, and/or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
The candidate should be a practicing graphic designer and educator who is as passionate about teaching as they are about the field itself. We seek someone with demonstrated expertise in contemporary critical discourse, design history, typography, interactive media, web design, and a collaborative and innovative design pedagogy. Excellent interpersonal skills, clarity, generosity, and creativity in both personal work and teaching are essential.
In addition to the qualifications listed above, applicants should have 3-5 years of experience teaching design studios and seminars. Successful applicants should also have a MFA degree in a design related field.Carnegie statement:
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.Minimum Qualifications:
3-5 years of experience teaching design studios and seminars. Successful applicants should also have a MFA degree in a design related field.Open Date:
05/01/2019Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Thank you for your interest in this position. Application must be made online and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references.Background/E-Verify:
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.
Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.Credential Verification:
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.AA/EOE:
Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]University Safety:
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