Assistant Teaching Professor, Graphic Design

March 26, 2021

Website Bowling Green State University

Assistant Teaching Professor (non-tenure track) in Graphic Design. Full-time; renewable subject to budget and satisfactory annual evaluations. Competitive salary with full benefits. Duties include: Teach undergraduate Art Foundations and introductory Graphic Design courses. Maintain creative research and professional involvement. Participate in graphic design curriculum development, advising graphic design majors, and educational and professional activities within the School, College and the University. Minimum qualifications: MFA, MDes or MGD in Graphic Design, Visual Communication Design, or similar degrees (visual communication design, experience design, interaction design); College-level teaching experience (beyond TA) in established professional BA or BFA graphic design program; at least three years of professional experience as graphic designer or ongoing professional practice; demonstrated expertise in both print and digital environments, one or more of the following: Motion/Time-based Design, Information/Visualization Design, Emerging Media (Interaction/Experience Design: XD, UI/UX), Integrative Design, Design Thinking, or Social Design, as shown in the portfolio, student examples, CV and teaching statement; Knowledge of the Macintosh operating system, and experience with current Design Standard version of Adobe Creative Suite, especially Adobe After Effects, intermediate-to-advanced proficiency with web programming (HTML5.1/XHTML/CSS3) and software are required, as shown in the portfolio, student examples, CV and teaching statement. Preferred Qualifications: Advanced experience in Motion/Time-Based design, defined as at least three years of teaching or professional experience; Awareness and understanding of, and appreciation for the practical and theoretical issues and methodologies surrounding graphic design, both in print and digital environments; knowledge of the history of graphic design as shown in the portfolio, student work, conference papers/presentations, teaching or design statement; Demonstrated continuous commitment to social responsibility and advocacy as they relate to design and visual communication as shown in the portfolio, student work, conference papers/presentations, and teaching and design philosophy statement; Experience in curriculum development or teaching of online courses; Experience in collaborative or community engagement projects; Experience in digital communications, social media, marketing, advertising. Staring date: August 23, 2021. Application deadline: Must be submitted by April 16, 2021. To apply, use to upload a formal letter of application, current curriculum vitae, statements of design and teaching philosophy, statement of commitment to diversity in higher education, names and contact information of three individuals who will provide current (dated within the past year) letters of reference, unofficial transcript showing highest degree earned, and Portfolio of Professional and Student work that highlight the skills that are needed in this position. Please create a PDF with 15-20 examples of professional work, with descriptions, and a PDF with 15-20 examples of Student work, with descriptions. You may submit a single multi-page PDF organized with professional work first, then title page separator followed by student work. If file size exceeds 30 Mb, please provide a link to a site (e.g., Google Docs) where ONLY the information requested is accessible. You may also provide links to videos, time-based work or interactive pieces that demonstrates your qualifications for this position, but the link must not provide access to materials that are not requested as part of the application dossier. All finalists will be required to authorize and pass a background check and provide official transcripts prior to an offer of employment. Only complete applications, will be considered. Inquiries should be directed to Jenn Stucker, Graphic Design Search Chair, at BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet employer dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for this position, please call 419-372-8421.

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