The Graphic Design program at Michigan State University is currently establishing a pool of fixed-term assistant professors, instructors and assistant instructors (to teach in the fall, summer, and/or spring semesters). These positions will be filled per course/per semester, on an as needed basis. Applicants in this pool are reviewed when the program has an immediate need to fill a vacancy as needed within two years to begin as early as August 16, 2018.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Graphic Design. Graphic Design courses include: Graphic Design I & II, Typography I & II, Digital Graphic Design, Concepts of Graphic Design, Design Thinking, Experimental Design Practices, Motion, Interaction Design, Identity Design, Spatial Design, Senior Seminar, Design Center, and Special Topics in Graphic Design.
Review of applications will begin July 16, 2018. Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources website careers.msu.edu.
Doctorate -Graphic Design
BA, BFA in Graphic Design.
Experience teaching at the college level preferred.
Professional experience in the graphic design field and/or MDes, MFA.
Required Application Materials
Qualified applicants should submit a) a cover letter b) current curriculum vitae c) a statement of teaching philosophy that highlights your alignment with some of our desired qualifications d) a summary of your experience with diversity in the classroom and/or in your past or planned research endeavors, any experience mentoring diverse students or community outreach initiatives, and an explanation of how you will advance our goals of inclusive excellence e) and the names and email addresses of 3 potential references.
The Graphic Design program within the Department of Art, Art History, and Design seeks colleagues at an exciting point of growth in the program. The new BFA in Graphic Design degree prepares graduates to enter the workforce with experience in design practice and research, informed by perspectives in historical and contemporary dialog in the field.
The College of Arts & Letters promotes an academic and organizational culture which actively seeks out and strengthens diverse voices and perspectives among its members in order to achieve true excellence. The College of Arts & Letters is interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that intellectual leadership is achieved through open access and pro-active inclusion.
Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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