Lecturer of Fine Arts/Graphic Design

Indiana University Southeast - New Albany, IN
Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 30, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Looking for a qualified candidate who would teach in-person, hybrid, and online undergraduate courses in the Fine Arts program. This is a full-time position with a 12-month contract with benefits. The successful candidate will teach a maximum of four classes during regular semesters and one course during the summer.

Rank: Lecturer

Salary: Commensurate with experience


Teach undergraduate courses within the Graphic Design area.
Courses include (but are not limited to):

  • Design Center Internship (FINA S305)
  • Digital Art: Survey & Practice (FINA-D 210)
  • Typography (FINA-S 351)
  • Web Design (FINA-S323)

The successful candidate is someone who has worked in the industry and has experience in running a design agency, dealing with clients, account management, printing and production. In particular, the individual hired for the position will serve as the manager of the Design Center to prepare our students for internship and to be career-ready upon completion of their studies by working directly with local or regional businesses.


Master’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field required, MFA Preferred.

The candidate should have a Graphic Design interdisciplinary focus related to professional design agency, branding, marketing, and time-based media background or training.  Experience in offering design services to the community and software training in Adobe Creative Suite (such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign), Web Design (such as html5 and CSS); and video editing software (Adobe Premiere)

Expected Start Date:  08/01/2021

IU Southeast serves Southern Indiana and the Greater Louisville metropolitan area. It is one of eight degree-granting campuses constituting Indiana University and is located only 15 minutes from downtown Louisville. With an enrollment of approximately 5200 students, IU Southeast offers more than 50 graduate, undergraduate, and associate degree programs. Through a reciprocity agreement, students who reside in the six Kentucky counties contiguous to IU Southeast (including the city and metro areas of Louisville) are eligible to attend at in-state tuition rates. The Louisville metro area has a vibrant art and cultural environment. Some of the local museums and galleries include: the Speed Art Museum, 21C Museum Hotel, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville Visual Art Association, and the Carnegie Center for Art and History. Many companies and businesses in the Louisville metro community provide opportunities for internships and post-graduation employment for our students.

 Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.

Application deadline: The committee will begin reviewing applications on May 10, 2021.

Letter of application, curriculum vitae, names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references are required. Electronic submissions are required.  Search will continue until filled.

Please include the following seven items:

  • Letter of application
  • Artist statement and Teaching Philosophy (compiled into one PDF file)
  • Curriculum vitae, including contact information for three references
  • 15-20 images of professional work with image descriptions, may be submitted as one PDF file or URL link to online portfolio
  • 10-20 images of student work, may be submitted as one PDF file or URL link to online portfolio
  • Two sample syllabi, preferably one that exhibits a collaborative professional client-related coursework that provides students the opportunity to gain real-world design.

All interested applicants should send materials to Human Resources:

To apply, go to: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/10795 

For any questions regarding the position, please contact: Dr. Kok Cheow Yeoh, Search Committee Chair: Phone: (812) 941-2413, email: yeohk@iu.edu.