Assistant or Associate Professor in Graphic DesignLocation:
St. Augustine, FLOpen Date:
Dec 1, 2021Description:
The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Flagler College invites applications for the appointment of Assistant or Associate Professor of Graphic Design, starting in August 2022. This full-time faculty position will include teaching four courses per semester from the undergraduate graphic design program and related courses in the general education program. The ideal candidate will possess in-depth knowledge of graphic design theory with an emphasis on emerging technologies.
The graphic design curriculum represents a contemporary balance of theory, traditional practice, and digital media. Students receive real-world instruction from design professionals in studios equipped with Macintosh computers, the latest Adobe software, and color printing facilities.
Flagler College is a small, private liberal arts college located in St. Augustine, Florida. Involvement in departmental and college service, curriculum development and assessment, and ongoing professional development is expected. Flagler College is an equal opportunity employer.
- Teach a 4/4 load of foundational and advanced courses in graphic design.
- Supervise independent study students as needed.
- Demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning.
Research and Professional Practice
- Conduct research appropriate to the discipline.
- Network with professionals and organizations related to graphic design.
- Engage in professional activities and peer-reviewed awards and publications.
- Participate in shared governance through the faculty senate.
- Provide service to the college by serving on committees.
- Advise students in the scheduling of courses.
- Terminal degree in Graphic Design (MFA or Ph.D.) or a closely related field.
- A minimum of 5 years of recent professional work in Graphic Design.
- College-level teaching or other related instructional or educational presentation experience.
- Possess an understanding of front-end web strategy and development, interactive design principles, processes, and prototyping software (InVision, Sketch, Figma, Miro).
- Experience with 3D modeling and 3D printing is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Strong understanding of graphic design theory and principles.
- Demonstrate an ability and willingness to learn about the latest trends and stay current with evolving technologies to ensure current and relevant curricula.
- Ability to effectively teach foundational and advanced graphic design courses.
- Strong understanding of Adobe CC software, including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and After Effects.
Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, ten samples of professional work (links to fully-functional Web sites as applicable), ten samples of student work, unofficial graduate degree transcripts, and three letters of recommendation with contact information. Review of applications will begin on January 15th until the position is filled.
All application materials should be submitted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/99583
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Flagler College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic. In addition to federal law requirements, Flagler College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the College has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Inquiries regarding discrimination on the basis of sex and gender may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR), or both. Contact information for the above referenced Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the College’s Sexual Harassment Policy can be found here: www.flagler.edu/title-ix .