Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, and service, seeks dynamic applicants who can engage and inspire a diverse student body as an adjunct instructor in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts. This one-semester position ranges from August 25-December 18, 2021.Â
This position entails teaching two courses, Graphic Design I and Graphic Design II, contingent upon course enrollments. Graphic Design I is an introduction to fundamental graphic design skills and principles. Projects are designed to develop idea generation, problem solving and technical skills. The use of type, image and visual style as components of communication will be introduced. Graphic Design II emphasizes a deeper understanding of and ability to work with typography. The focus is on understanding the structure, functionality and creative possibilities of type. The design process is heavily emphasized in both courses. Adjunct Instructors are responsible for course planning and instruction. In addition, adjunct faculty are responsible for student evaluation, and timely and accurate submission of required paperwork related to instruction.
Hold an M.F.A. in Graphic Design or related field.Â
Have proficiency with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.
Have teaching experience.
Have an ability to work with college students who are majors in Studio Art and non-majors from a variety of disciplines.
Portfolio of design work
Portfolio of student work (if available)
Contact information for two references familiar with your teaching experience
Screening of applicants begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Â
Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities. In 2017, adjunct faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education represented by the Service Employees International Union Local 1 voted to ratify a five-year collective bargaining
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.