Tenure Track Faculty, CAD School of Design 5423BR College of Art and Design CAD School of Design
Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track Faculty Discipline: Graphic Design, New Media Design Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor Employment Category: Fulltime Anticipated Start Date: 11-Aug-2021
Department/College Description THE DEPARTMENT: The School of Design is comprised of five undergraduate programs, three graduate programs, and the Vignelli Center for Design Studies. The undergraduate programs include: 3D Digital Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and New Media Design. The graduate programs are: Visual Communication Design, Industrial Design, and Integrative Design. Approximately 750 undergraduate and 90 graduate students are enrolled in the School of Design. To learn more about the programs in the School of Design, please visit https://www.rit.edu/artdesign/school-design. . THE COLLEGE: RIT's College of Art and Design is the university's creative hub where art, design, science, and technology intersect. The Colleges four schools offer programs in Art, Design, Crafts, Film and Animation, Photography and Photographic Sciences. The range of innovative programs offers students a panoramic perspective from creating fine art using centuries-old methods to pushing the boundaries of digital creativity. The College of Art and Design has an enrollment of more than 1,700 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students, https://rit.edu/artdesign.
Detailed Job Description The School of Design in the College of Art and Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applicants to apply for two tenure track positions to teach in the Graphic Design undergraduate program, the New Media Design undergraduate program and the Visual Communication Design graduate program. The School of Design focuses on developing strong conceptual and formal visual communication skills. Expectations include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate studio and lecture courses; teaching a full load each term; participating in innovative teaching and curriculum development; rendering service to the school, college, university, and/or community; career advising and mentoring undergraduate students; and participating in professional organizations important to the field of design.
Faculty Position: Graphic Design | New Media Design | Visual Communication Design We are seeking candidates who are well-rounded designers who understand current and emerging trends in graphic design education and contemporary practice. Candidates should be qualified to teach throughout the curriculum. Ideal candidates will possess the ability to provide leadership and vision in integrating emerging media applications into the Graphic Design, New Media Design and Visual Communication Design curriculums. In addition to a full teaching load each term, other responsibilities include participating in research, scholarship and creative activity, curriculum development, career advising and service to the university, college, school and profession.
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; cross disciplinary opportunities; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values, honor code, and diversity statement.
Required Minimum Qualifications
MFA in Graphic Design or a terminal degree in a related field of study.
Minimum of two years full-time professional experience in graphic design and/or a related design field.
Minimum of two years teaching experience in a relevant field beyond a teaching assistantship.
Demonstrated expertise in typography.
Demonstrated expertise in at least one of the following areas: branding design, editorial design, experiential design, information design, packaging design, publication design, systems design.
Demonstrated experience in at least one of the following areas: interaction design, motion design, user experience design, user interface design.
Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the Colleges continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
Required Minimum Education Level MFA
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Portfolio of Students' Work, Portfolio of Work, Sample Syllabus, Statement of Diversity Contribution
How To Apply Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; search openings, then Keyword Search 5423BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
A brief teaching philosophy.
Provide the names, addresses and phone numbers for three references.
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.
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