Limited-Term Assistant Professor of Digital Media
Job ID: 225368
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.
With an enrollment of over 1000 students, The Kennesaw State University School of Art and Design provides a rigorous education, offering a BFA degree in Art (concentrations in Art Education, Art History, Ceramics, Graphic Communications, Illustration, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, Sequential Art, or Sculpture), a BFA in Digital Animation, and a BAT in Apparel Textiles Technology.
Our facilities provide students with state-of-the-art resources. The new space located at Chastain Pointe houses four large drawing and painting studios and an expansive printmaking area. 5 computer studios in the Visual Arts Building provide industry standard technology for our applied arts disciplines of Graphic Communications, Digital Animation, Illustration and Sequential Art. The Textiles facilities are on the Marietta campus.
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track, Limited-Term Assistant Professor of Digital Media faculty position, beginning August 1, 2021.
We are seeking a digital media artist who can teach courses in web design, motion graphics and computer applications and will teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Ideal candidates will possess a strong commitment to teaching a broad range of digital art classes offered within our core curriculum and have full working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud software. Candidates can expect to work with undergraduate and graduate students, teach industry standard approaches to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator each term and other more advanced courses within the expanded media curriculum. Areas of knowledge and expertise may include but are not limited to current practices in: digital illustration, digital video, web design and motion graphics.
This candidate will teach in both the undergraduate BFA program and MA in Art and Design graduate program.
- A terminal degree in Digital Art/Media, Design, or related field, or its foreign equivalent, is required at the time of appointment.
- Three years of teaching experience beyond graduate school.
- Online teaching experience necessary.
Ideal candidates will possess a strong commitment to teaching a broad range of digital art classes offered within our core curriculum and have full working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud software. Candidates can expect to work with undergraduate and graduate students, teach industry standard approaches to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator each term and other more advanced courses within the expanded media curriculum. The candidate is also expected to sustain an active creative research practice. Areas of knowledge and expertise may include but are not limited to current practices in: digital illustration, web design and motion graphics.
Required Documents to Attach
- Cover Letter
- Link to personal website documenting professional research and creative practice
- Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
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