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Visiting Assistant Professor in Visual Communication Design, 2024-25 academic year

April 1, 2024

Visiting Assistant Professor in Visual Communication Design, 2024-25 academic year

The Department of Design invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position with a one-year contract and the possibility of renewal for up to three academic years.

How to Apply

To be considered, please submit your application electronically via Workday. 

Apply on Workday

Application materials must include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vita (CV)
  • Statement of Teaching and Mentoring

The application review will begin on April 8, 2024, and the position will remain open until filled.

Performance Objectives

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate studio and lecture courses.
  • Engage in innovative teaching and curriculum development.
  • Provide career advising and mentorship to students.
  • Contribute to the school, college, university, and community through service.
  • Participate actively in relevant professional organizations.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Terminal degree (MFA, MDes, PhD) in Graphic Design, Visual Communication Design, Motion and Animation Design, Interaction Design, or related fields.
  • Proficiency in articulating the fundamental principles of graphic design, including typography, imagery, and visual composition. This involves practical application, creation, and critical analysis, with the capability to work and instruct across various media.
  • Teaching experience/graduate teaching experience.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active design practice and creative research agenda.
  • Will have expertise and professional industry experience in one or more of the following areas: brand identity, typography, information design, design for good, human-centered design, interaction design, UI/UX, system design, web/app design, visual narrative, motion graphics, 2D/3D animation, computational/generative graphics, and AI-enabled design strategies and applications.


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