The Department of Graphic Design in the Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Visual Arts invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor non-tenure track with a pathway for promotion and long-term contracts.
The Graphic Design program seeks a candidate with leadership experience in an art or design program and a strong research practice in design or innovative new media practices that intersect with design. The candidate should have five years of college and/or graduate level teaching experience and demonstrated investment in teaching with a preference given to a track record of leadership and vision in a Graphic Design program.
The pedagogy of the SVA Graphic Design program emphasizes experimentation, practicality and criticality as well as social and cultural awareness and engagement. The School of Visual Arts Graphic Design MFA and BFA programs seek a faculty member who engages in new schools of thought across traditional graphic design and emerging medias. A successful candidate thinks of design broadly and wishes to cultivate cross disciplinary opportunities across the University that expand the model for design education in a research institution.
We believe that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that, we are especially eager to welcome a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive.
Teach across the BFA and MFA curricula with potential for a leadership role in the Graphic Design MFA and Certificate programs.
Maintain an active professional practice that includes research-based work, including publishing and/or public projects/exhibitions at a national and international level.
Actively advance department, curricular and extra-curricular engagements, from new course development to cross-disciplinary collaborations
Serve in a leadership role in the School with appropriate service at the College and University level.
MFA and 5 years experience teaching at the university level, including proven leadership and curricular vision.
Expertise in graphic design across traditional and emerging medias
Fluency in two to three practice areas, such as Graphic Design Theory and History, Visual Systems, Information Design, Exhibition Design, Interactive Design, Web Design, Motion Graphics, Drawing into Animation, etc.
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Please upload a letter of application, a CV that lists contact information for three references, a statement of teaching philosophy, as well as 15-20 images of your professional work and not more than 15 images of your students' work and a sample syllabus to: http://bucfa.slideroom.com. Please do not upload more images than requested. No email applications.
Application deadline: October 25, 2019
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 2245
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