Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

Michigan, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 18, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Graphic Design. Candidates should be able to teach basic to advanced subjects in the areas of digital design drawing and graphic/web design principles and applications. Other responsibilities include scholarly engagement in the candidate’s specialization area, academic advising, committee work, and other departmental duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will possess relevant industry experience, give evidence of scholarly potential, and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. A completed M.F.A. is preferred but consideration may be given to those with an M.A. and/or with substantial industry experience accompanied by current enrollment in--or demonstrated intention to enroll in--a graphic design graduate program.

Candidates should possess a solid portfolio of drawing and design examples in both print and digital/online work across various genres including corporate, non-profit, promotional, or commercial work. Experience in motion graphics such as After Effects is highly desirable as is a still photography portfolio. Knowledge of industry standard design software and current trends is essential. Full agreement with the evangelical confession, mission, and vision of Cornerstone University is also required.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Each candidate must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and an active Christian commitment and a theology that supports the values and mission of Cornerstone University evidenced by affirming the university’s doctrinal statement, “The Cornerstone Confession”.