Visiting Assistant Professor of Art & Design

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Art & Design


Visual Arts

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Design

Coastal Carolina University’s Department of Visual Arts is seeking applications for a two-year full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in Art and Design. The position will begin in August 2023 and will have the option of being extended for a third year.The selected candidate will teach introductory level design courses to visual art majors and minors. In this course students gain an understanding of typography, page layout, image editing, and time-based media through an introduction to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Proficiency in Adobe Suite is required. Participation in department and college service will be encouraged. Candidates ideally will have an MFA/terminal degree in graphic design/visual communication, visual arts, or related fields. Undergraduate teaching experience and a record of research and professional activity in the field of design is preferred. All candidates are expected to contribute to the diversity of our curriculum and community.The Department offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History, Art Studio, and Graphic Design and the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Visual Art and Visual Communication Design as well as several minors. This highly collaborative and active department encourages close-knit classroom experiences and promotes experiential learning that highlights faculty areas of expertise and research. We seek teacher-scholars who have a demonstrated commitment to underrepresented and underserved communities as well as the academic success of all our students.Interested candidates must complete an online application at For the online application process the applicant must submit individual PDF documents, no larger than 10MB each or web links to the files, for the following information: cover Letter, curriculum vitae, Other Document 1 – If available, examples of student work in PDF format or url link, a portfolio of examples of research or creative work (in PDF format or url link), reference list with contact information for three references. references will be contacted at a later stage in the search, and transcripts. A review will begin immediately until the position is filled.Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 49 states and 55 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in instructional technology, and PhD degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems science and education sciences.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

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Must hold the appropriate terminal degree or meet the established alternative qualifications, and exhibit strong potential for excellence in teaching.

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Analytical and Problem Solving, Confidentiality, Constant Interruptions, Customer Contact, Detailed Work, Language, Math, Multiple Concurrent Tasks, Reading (documents or instruments), Reasoning, Stress, Training, Written Communication

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None of these Listed

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Carrying, Lifting, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Kneeling, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Squatting, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing

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Calculator, Cleaners, Computer and Peripheral Equipment, Copier, Fax, Scanner, Telephone, Tools

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