The successful applicant must have a record of or potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. The candidate must be able to teach a wide range of undergraduate graphic design courses with the ability to teach both print and digital mediums—including motion design—ranging from the 1000-level to the 4000-level.
Applicants must be proficient in current industry software applications. Candidates should have strong professional and student portfolios, an understanding of design history and theory, the aptitude to articulate design ideas through professional practice and personal research, and an interest in community and department service. Candidates with design industry experience may be given higher consideration.
Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
This is a one year position beginning August 15, 2021.
MFA degree in Graphic Design or related field from accredited institution
Special Instructions to Applicants::
To apply, please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, design philosophy, a diversity statement that describes interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality, unofficial transcripts, personal creative portfolio (either a single PDF or a document with the URL to link the portfolio) and a student work portfolio (either a single PDF or document with the URL to link to the portfolio). Applicants will be asked for the names and email addresses of three references in the application process. References will be contacted to upload the letter of reference directly. Application materials will only be accepted through the online application system (mailed or emailed applications will not be considered).
For full consideration, apply by May 17, 2021
Inquiries should be directed to Maria Smith Bohannon, Search Committee Chair, [email protected]
Internal Number: 20864
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.