The Department of Art at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a full time, Visiting Assistant Professor of Graphic Design starting August 2020.
Ideal candidates must have the ability to teachUI/UX and motion design, supported by a portfolio that demonstrates professional achievement in these areas. HTML and CSS skills are preferred, and proficiency with the Adobe Suite of tools is expected.
The desired candidate will posses strong fundamental design, communication, and interpersonal skills, and demonstrate the enthusiasm necessary to contribute to a regionally competitive design program at SHSU.
In addition to teaching 3 courses per a semester, some service responsibilities and ongoing research and professional activity within the profession are expected.
The SHSU Department of Art offers a BFA Graphic Design, and has over 100 Graphic Design majors in a department of more than 550 students.
Learn more about the SHSU Department of Art at www.shsu.edu/art
Other Specifications/Instructions for the Position:
Applicants should submit the following as PDF:
statement of teaching philosophy
statement of teaching research & goals
a detailed CV
names and contact information of three references
samples of personal work *
samples of student work *
Please include links for examples of personal and student interactive or motion work.
*for time-based media work examples, please provide URLs for each specific project within the PDF document.
Official college transcripts will be required for finalists for this position.
Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.
Internal Number: 24059
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.