Specialist Professor, Graphic and Interactive Design

  • Deadline:
    April 13, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
  • Location:
    West Long Branch, NJ 07764

Monmouth University

Specialist Professor, Graphic and Interactive Design

Department: Art And Design

Position Summary:

The Department of Art and Design at Monmouth University seeks a graphic and interactive designer to serve as Specialist Professor. This position is for the 2017-2018 academic year and is a one-year initial appointment subject to subsequent multi-year reappointments without limit.

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. The 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.

As a student-centered university, we seek candidates who can demonstrate enthusiasm and ability for student advisement and career mentoring.

For additional information about the department, please go to: https://www.monmouth.edu/school-of-humanities-social-sciences/art-and-design.aspx.

Required Degree, License or Certifications:

Required Skills or Software:

Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:

Master’s of Fine Arts (MFA ) degree or higher in Graphic Design or a closely-related field or degree completion by the date of employment.

Two years of full-time or three years of part-time/adjunct college/university teaching.

Expertise in graphic design and design theories, and/or extensive industry experience in graphic design. A record of professional graphic design accomplishments and portfolio.

Expertise and experience to teach all levels of graphic design course curriculum. Proficiency in and the ability to teach conceptual and visual development for design projects that range from print to interactive applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

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Posting Date: 03/10/2017

Closing Date: 3/31/2017

Monmouth University is a private, mid-sized, residential university that is comprehensive in scope, supported by a broad commitment to the liberal arts. Founded in 1933, Monmouth offers 32 undergraduate and 23 graduate degree programs, and a doctoral program in Nursing Practice.  Students benefit from a rigorous academic experience, small classes, and professors who meet the highest standards for scholarship and teaching. They participate in more than 90 active clubs and organizations including 14 fraternities and sororities, six media organizations, and an NCAA Division I athletics program fielding 21 teams, expanded to include swimming in 2015.

Monmouth's beautiful coastal campus is convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, in a vibrant economic region with dynamic arts programming, American Revolution history sites, and nationally recognized parks and golf courses. The 159-acre campus features 54 buildings, which include a blend of historic landmarks and state-of-the-art facilities.

Through its academic offerings in liberal arts, science, and professional programs, Monmouth provides a highly personalized education that prepares students to realize their potential and to become engaged citizens in a diverse and increasingly interdependent world. Within its student body, 29 states and 28 foreign nations are represented.

Five centers of distinction work to promote awareness of specific issues and meet the needs of local and global communities. Our Centers, run by top experts and professors, provide important services in areas including the environment, global affairs, public policy, the arts, and real estate.

For an eleventh consecutive year Monmouth University has been included in The Princeton Review's roster of "Best 380 Colleges," and "Best 296 Business Schools," and recognized for the fourth consecutive year as a top-40 school (Master's North) in U.S. News & World Report's list of "Best Colleges" rankings. Monmouth regularly receives top rankings in veteran-friendly schools and was recently included in Money magazine's list of "Best Colleges for Your Money."

Monmouth University is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness. The University's policy is to afford equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, sex (including pregnancy and sexual harassment), marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, liability for military service, protected veteran status, or mental or physical disability, including AIDS and HIV related illnesses. Additionally, Executive Order 11246, as amended, protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

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