Assistant Professor of Art, Graphic Design

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Assistant Professor of Art, Graphic Design

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Visual and Performing Arts



Job Summary/Description:

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Angelo State University seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Graphic Design, with an emphasis in interactive design, starting in Fall 2021. The Department is looking for a dynamic educator to participate in ongoing curricular design and bring innovative approaches and subjects to a vibrant and growing art program.

Typical Duties/Job Duties:

The ideal candidate will provide evidence of excellent technical skills to instruct students in the use of Adobe Creative software in advanced upper-level graphic design courses in emerging digital technologies including interactive media, graphic illustration, digital imaging, UX/UI design, web publishing and scripting, and application of industry-standard technical skills including front-end web development.

The candidate should also possess the interest and abilities to teach a course in the history of design and occasional foundation courses in drawing and design as dictated by the department’s needs.

Reports directly to the Chair of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Other responsibilities include advising students, evidence of leadership, communication, organizational, and management skills used for recruiting and retaining students in the art and graphic design area, engaging in creative activities, participating in department, college, and university service, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with faculty colleagues to meet the needs of a diverse student body.

Minimum Qualifications:

MFA degree with an emphasis in Graphic Design, Visual Communication, Communication Design, or equivalent degree.

EEO Statement:

Angelo State University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting and ensuring equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Angelo State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for qualified individuals with disabilities. We are committed to ensuring that a qualified individual with a disability has the same rights and privileges in employment as non-disabled employees. If an accommodation is requested for the job application process, please contact our office at (325) 942-2168 or email us at [email protected].

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Provide a portfolio of 10 examples of personal work and 10 examples of student work. This portfolio must be in pdf format and uploaded as an attachment when applying for position or provide a link for the committee to easily access the artistic examples.

Official transcripts will be required of the finalists.




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Posted: 3/12/2021
Application Due: 5/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time