The Department of Art at Lipscomb University invites applications from exceptionally qualified candidates for a full-time, two-year position in graphic design to begin August, 2013. The department offers degrees in graphic design, studio art, visual arts administration, visual arts teaching, and art therapy.
The successful candidate will provide leadership for the graphic design program. Candidates will be expected to develop online coursework. Much freedom will be given to the successful candidate in shaping the graphic design program to meet the demands of the graphic design industry.
An MFA is required with 3-5 years of professional experience demonstrating expertise in all levels of graphic design found in an undergraduate setting. University level teaching experience with proficiency in a learning management system is also preferred.
The position requires a commitment to teaching excellence. Rank is open and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is based remotely, but candidate must reside within the U.S.
Lipscomb University, a Tier 1 master’s university affiliated with the churches of Christ, has more than 4,000 students and is consistently ranked in the top 20 institutions of its type in U.S. News and World Report’s “annual college guide. Lipscomb is located in Nashville, Tenn., the nation’s 27th largest city and ranked as one of the five friendliest cities in America. Study-abroad programs include offerings in Vienna, London, Beijing, Hong Kong and Santiago, Chile. Lipscomb's intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division I level.
Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, 20 images of current personal work in .jpg or .pdf format, 10 - 20 samples of student work, and statements of both teaching and administrative philosophies to Ashley Collins, Lipscomb University, 1 University Park Drive, Nashville, TN 37204. Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to Ashley Collins (Ashely.firstname.lastname@example.org ) with “graphic design” in the subject line.
Lipscomb University is a faith-based institution. Preference will be given to those with active membership in the churches of Christ. Lipscomb University complies with all applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws and does not engage in prohibited discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, color, national or ethnic origin, or disability in the administration of its employment practices.