UNT System Overview:
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.Posting Title:
Visiting Assistant ProfessorDepartment:
College of Visual Arts and DesignJob Location:
DentonFull Time/Part Time:
The BFA program in Communication Design at the College of Visual Arts and Design (CVAD) is guided by a curriculum that emphasizes the development of conceptual thinking as a means to address design problems in a graphic design industry job position. Our students create work that is competitive on a national level, having garnered recognition from Communication Arts Magazine, Print Magazine, Creative Quarterly, Graphis, the Addys, the Society of Publication Designers, the Adobe Design Achievement Awards, and the Art Directors Club. The BFA program in Communication Design graduates up to 60 students per year. The undergraduate curriculum offers both a graphic and user-centered design track that helps students develop marketable skills and deep knowledge for diverse design settings.
Established in 1890, the University of North Texas is a student-centered public research university with over 40,000 students. A Carnegie-ranked Tier One public research university, and multi-year recipient of the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, UNT is one of the nation’s most diverse universities with more than 10,000 Hispanic students, 6,000 African American students, 3,700 international students, 3,300 Asian/Pacific Islander students, and 500 Indigenous students.
UNT attracts students from all walks of life -from students who are the first in their family to earn a degree to those who transfer to the University to complete their educational journey. UNT is among the top 50 universities in the nation for the number of undergraduate degrees awarded to ethnic minority students who account for more than one-third of the university student body. UNT is also one of the nation’s top 50 colleges graduating the most African American and Hispanic students.
The College of Visual Arts and Design, with facilities in Denton, Frisco and Dallas, is one of the largest and most comprehensive visual arts programs in the Southwest. With over 2200 undergraduate students and graduate students, the NASAD-accredited College offers the BA, BFA, MA, MFA and PhD across xx program areas: art education, art history, ceramics, communication design, drawing and painting, fashion design, interdisciplinary art and design studies, interior design, metalsmithing and jewelry, new media art, photography, printmaking, and sculpture, with a PhD offered in art education. The University of North Texas is a Carnegie Tier One Research University and Hispanic Serving Institution.Position Summary:
Further information about the College and University can be found at cvad.unt.edu and www.unt.edu.
We are seeking a designer with areas of expertise to complement the current strengths of our program. Depending on the candidate’s experience, teaching assignments may include undergraduate courses in foundations of communication design, graphic design, typography, color, motion graphics, communication design studio, prototyping/development, portfolio, cause-based design, and/or special topics. The teaching load is 3/3 per academic year. Faculty will need to plan and administer class outcomes that align with the curricular objectives of the program. Additional service to the school and university may also be required.Minimum Qualifications:
An MFA, MDES, or its equivalent in Communication Design, Graphic Design or a BFA with five years or more of professional design practice is required .Preferred Qualifications:
College-level teaching experience is preferred.Physical Requirements:
Ability to communicateSecurity Sensitive:
This is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement:
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Driving University Vehicle:
F428PSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Submit the following materials via online submission:
•Cover letter/letter of intent
•Include contact information for three professional references—name, address, email, and phone number—for each.
Submit the following materials via email to [email protected]edu. Please include your last name and the UNT position number (00010960) in the subject line. Multiple emails may be sent as necessary to ensure effective receipt of all application materials. Attachments must not exceed 8mb per email.
•Up to 10 examples of professional work (URL listing or pdf).
•Up to 10 examples of student work (if available).
Review of applications will begin April 15, 2021, and continue until the position is closed.
Contact Info: Quicklink for Posting:
Department of Design
College of Visual Arts & Design
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle #305100
Denton, Texas 76203-5017
E-mail: [email protected]
https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/44586Position End Date (if temporary):