Part Time Faculty - Interactive Design

Job description

Part Time Faculty - Interactive Design

Job ID: 221338
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The Bachelor of Science in Interactive Design (IAD) provides students with an interdisciplinary, hands-on approach to developing the technical, theoretical, and problem solving skills needed to serve as interaction designers and user interface designers. Housed in the department of Technical Communication and Interactive Design (TCID), the IAD degree focuses on creating well-rounded designers suited to meet the growing marketplace need for interactive/digital design.

Job Summary
The department of Technical Communication & Interactive Design at Kennesaw State University seeks part-time faculty to teach courses in our Interactive Design degree. Ideal candidates for the position will have an active interest in some of the following areas: interaction design processes, user research, user testing, user interface design, and front-end development languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript).

Faculty at KSU teach face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses. A commitment to excellence in teaching is expected of all faculty members in KSU's College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Qualified out-of-state applicants with demonstrated success in online teaching are encouraged to apply.

Teach undergraduate-level classes related to topics including interaction design methods, user interface design, visual design, and front-end development.

Required Qualifications
Terminal degree (MA, MFA, MS, PhD) in hand by January 1st, 2021 in Interactive Design or related fields or the foreign equivalent, or its equivalent in training, ability, and/or experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred qualifications include:

  • Record of past teaching at an undergraduate level
  • Evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community
  • Experience teaching on-line or hybrid courses
  • Professional experience in the interactive design field
  • Experience using industry standard software (Figma, Adobe XD, Adobe Creative Cloud)

Required Documents to Attach
1. Current Curriculum Vitae

2. Letter of Application, i.e., Cover Letter

3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

4. Portfolio (If you have a website, please attach a one-page document including the web link)

5. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due on hire)

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Michael Lahey, [email protected].

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

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Job No:
Posted: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 2/11/2033
Work Type: Part Time