Assistant Professor, Graphic Design and General Education

  • Deadline:
    April 25, 2016, midnight
  • Location:
    The Department of Art and Design, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, 07764

The Department of Art and Design seeks an artist/designer, with the ability to teach both studio and lecture courses.

The ideal candidate should have expertise in the field of graphic design or have extensive industry experience in that field to teach all levels of courses in the graphic design curriculum.

The lecture component to this line would include teaching courses for the department to meet the general education requirements of the University. This would include courses ranging in scope and level from Freshman Seminar to Senior Perspectives.

The ideal candidate will bring a broad vision of contemporary visual art, design practice and theory. S/he must show experience and depth at the studio and lecture level, to bring a wide range of professional experience, creativity and critical thinking to the classroom. There should be an awareness of digital literacy in the humanities and current trends of STEM to STEAM.

Other responsibilities include University/School/Department committee work and advising. As a student-centered university, we seek candidates who can demonstrate enthusiasm and ability for student advisement and career mentoring.

This position holds the rank of Assistant Professor, is an anticipated opening is for the 2016-2017 academic year and is a tenure-track appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Applicants must submit online individual pdf files for the following: Cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; pdf of 20 examples of own work (labeled with date and medium) and pdf of 20 examples students’ work (labeled with date and medium); contact information for three references.

Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.

Other Requirements: Master’s of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in graphic design or studio, or an equivalent doctoral degree. Two years of full-time university teaching experience. Expertise in graphic design or design theories, and/or extensive industry experience in graphic design. A distinguished record of exhibitions, commissions, or publications.