Continuing Lecturer of Art and Design in Visual and
Full-Time and Non-Tenure Track
Start date - January 8, 2018
$41,000 per academic year, depending on qualifications. Eligible
to receive medical benefits and upon a three year waiting period
retirement benefits will apply.
Teach up to four undergraduate and/or graduate classes per
semester in the Visual and Communications Design program, including
design principles, typography, and/or digital communications (web
design and motion graphics). The position requires participation in
usual departmental activities and service on departmental
committees as assigned.
M.F.A or M.A. required in Visual Communications Design Graphic
Design or Interaction Design. Prior university teaching preferred.
Professional practice strongly desired.
The Department of Art and Design offers undergraduate
concentrations, majors, and minors in seven areas including Art
Education, Art History, Fine Arts, Electronic-Time Based Media,
Industrial Design, Interior Design, Photography, Studio Arts and
Technology, and Visual Communications Design. The Masters of Fine
Arts degree is offered in all areas except Art History and the PhD
program in Art Education is offered in conjunction with the College
of Education. The Department of Art and Design consistently
educates approximately 350 undergraduate majors and 40 graduate
students. It is one of the departments and divisions in The Patti
and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts. To learn more
about the Visual Communications’ program at Purdue, visit:
The Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts,
one of ten departments/schools in the College of Liberal Arts,
includes the Departments of Art and Design and Theatre along with
the Divisions of Music and Dance. Visual and Performing Arts has
over 450 undergraduate majors, 55 graduate students, and 47
continuing faculty. To learn more, visit: https://www.cla.purdue.edu/academic/vpa/index.html
Purdue University’s Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Visual and
Performing Arts is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of
faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.
Candidates should address at least one of these area in their cover
letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or
activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values
diversity and inclusion.
Send letter of application, designer statement, teaching
philosophy statement, résumé or curriculum vitae, official
transcripts, and three current letters of recommendation
(addressing candidate’s design and teaching potential). Include
twenty (20) samples of professional work and, if applicable,
students’ work in separate PDF documents. If available, please send
a list with hyperlinks to your videos, motion graphics, interaction
and web designs. Submit all materials digitally to:
Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts
Preferential deadline is 9/8/17, but applications will be
accepted until the position is filled.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals,
including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and
protected veterans are encouraged to apply. A background check is
required for employment in this position.