The School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for two positions in Visual Communication Design for its selective-admission BA and BFA Visual Communication Design (graphic design) program. The positions begin August 2019. We are seeking two designer/educators to teach across levels in our dynamic, professionally-oriented program, including one Professor of Practice (non-tenure track, 2 year appointment) and one Lecturer (non-tenure track, one year appointment).
These roles provide opportunities to be part of a committed team of colleagues and wonderful students. NKU design faculty and alumni are working around the world making award-winning work as featured in Communication Arts, Print Magazine, Under Consideration's Brand New, Graphis, How, AIGA design competitions, and in many more venues. Established in 1968, NKU is a 15,000 student, nationally recognized, metropolitan university located seven miles from Cincinnati, Ohio. Greater Cincinnati is a national/international hub for design practice in the branding/interactive branding, packaging, and publication industries, in particular.
Primary Responsibilities :
The successful candidate will be expected to teach three classes per semester and participate in department/school activities including student reviews, with limited program-related committee work.
Candidates are required to have a bachelor's degree in Visual Communication Design or related field, and extensive practice, expertise/experience that demonstrates equivalency to an MFA degree, or hold a terminal degree. Applicants should demonstrate fluency in more than one of the following: typography, branding, visual systems, packaging, information design, graphic design history, or interaction design (web/mobile/environmental), motion design, design research & process, or other pertinent areas of practice. Teaching experience at the university level is preferred.
Questions regarding the use of this website should be directed to the Human Resources Department at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions regarding the nature of the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Hans Schellhas at email@example.com. For additional information on NKU, visit http://www.nku.edu and http://art.nku.edu.
Applications will be reviewed until the positions are filled. Applicants will need to upload the following documents in PDF format, 9MB maximum size for each: 1. Cover letter 2. CV 3. Portfolio PDF or link to web site 4. Teaching philosophy 5. Names and contact information for three references 6. Portfolio of student work (if available) 7. Diversity statement (a statement of your personal philosophy on diversity and inclusion and why these are important in higher education)
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
Minimum Education: Terminal Degree appropriate to discipline
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About Northern Kentucky University
NKU is a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati.
Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost.
While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names.