Location: Bristol, RI Category: Faculty Posted On: Mon Nov 19 2018 Job Description:
The Department of Communication, Graphic Design and Web Development seeks two (2) full-time tenure-track positions in Graphic Design Communication starting in Fall 2019. The Department is looking for two dynamic educators to participate in ongoing curricular design and to bring innovative approaches and subjects to Graphic Design Communication education. Primary responsibilities include:
Teaching foundation courses in graphic design, including, but not limited to, introduction to design communication, typography, and history of design.
Teaching upper-level courses in respective research and areas of expertise.
Participating in curriculum development, recruitment, student work evaluation, and student extra-curricular design activities with the profession through AIGA.
Extending beyond the classroom to develop in experiential and applied educational opportunities and/or travel programs.
Advising and mentoring undergraduate Graphic Design students.
If you have specific questions regarding this position, please contact:
Dr. Cynthia Scheinberg, Dean School of Humanities, Arts, and Education firstname.lastname@example.org 401-254-3828
* Please do not send application materials to this email address.
We are seeking candidates who primarily identify as designers and who have demonstrated interest and experience in design education. Successful candidates should have a terminal graduate degree in Graphic Design (MFA at a minimum), at least two years college-level teaching experience in graphic design, and at least two years of leadership experience or other activities within a professional design agency or company within the last 10 years. In addition, candidates should be able to critique design across both print and digital platforms, regardless of whether they currently practice in only one medium. Experience in higher education should include the ability to create new courses and review shared curriculum. Candidates with one or more teaching and research interests in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: information design, motion design, design culture, citizen designer, authorship, or design entrepreneurship.
As an institution committed to strengthening society through engaged teaching and learning as well as building the university that the world needs now, Roger Williams University values inclusion, seeks to reflect the diversity of the region and create access to higher education and career success.
The University seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, and teaching or research, can contribute to our diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.
Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law.
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Internal Number: 105000
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