Primary responsibilities include teaching 3 courses per semester in design and other departmental offerings (foundations, special topics, digital media, etc.); maintaining all studio facilities and equipment related to the graphic design area; and supporting the continuation of the development of a strong, well-rounded undergraduate graphic design program in collaboration with both faculty in that area and in the department. Additional responsibilities include advising students; managing area budgets; meeting the teaching, research, and service expectations of the department and the university; and maintaining a high level of scholarly activity.
Minimum Education Requirements:
MFA in Graphic Design or related field (ABD considered).
Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong background in graphic design; familiarity with design, typography, and digital imaging is expected. The applicant should possess proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud on Mac OS platform. Additionally, the applicant must demonstrate knowledge of contemporary design practice, theory and history and evidence of excellence in teaching at the university level and an active exhibition record or client projects. Successful applicants must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and must be able to work well with a diverse student body, faculty, staff and community. The candidate must maintain an active professional practice of client-based projects and/or an academic research agenda.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Along with the application, the following items must be included:
Letter of application
Link to professional website
20 images of personal work (PDF) and 20 images of student work (PDF) must be submitted online. NOTE: Files cannot exceed 9 MB per upload.
Internal Number: 9482
About Murray State University
Murray State University, located in far western Kentucky, serves as a nationally recognized residential comprehensive university, with a strong extended campus and online presence, offering high-quality associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctorate degrees.