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Assistant Professor of Visual Arts (Graphic Design)

Eckerd College
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Posted Date
Nov 4, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Visual Arts (Graphic Design), tenure-track position, to start in Fall 2023.
Candidates will have an MFA or equivalent terminal degree in Graphic Design, Digital Media, or
related field. The ideal candidate will be an innovative program builder who will employ
inclusive pedagogies, forge interdisciplinary relationships, and thrive in a liberal arts
environment. We seek someone who can offer a range of introductory and upper-level graphic
design courses, such as Branding Design, Motion Graphics and Special FX, Typography, Layout
Design, Web Design and Animation. Preference may be given to those who can also offer
Illustration and Scientific Illustration. Familiarity with letterpress printing would be a plus.
Ability to assist with our foundational courses would also be a consideration.
The successful candidate will teach seven courses per academic year (3-1-3) in a broad-based,
liberal arts curriculum for majors and non-majors. A desire to teach in study abroad programs
would be a plus. Candidates should be proficient in computer/digital based art and design, have
an active record in the graphic design field, and a demonstrated background of teaching
excellence. Participation in an interdisciplinary, values-oriented general education program is
required, including a regular rotation in the two-semester first-year program.
Eckerd College, the only independent national liberal arts college in Florida, has a tradition of
innovative education and teaching/mentoring excellence.
Submit a letter of application, vita, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy,
diversity statement, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, contact information for three
references so that letters of recommendation can be requested, and a url link to a portfolio
with 20 examples of personal work (with descriptions of media and date), as well as a url link to
a portfolio with 10-15 examples of student work. (If you do not have a link(s) for student work
you may upload as PDF(s), max file size 5MB), via
Applications must be complete by January 3 rd , 2023. Inquiries may be sent to Prof. Kirk Wang at
Employment will require a successful background check.
Eckerd College is committed to fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and an
inclusive campus community. Eckerd is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity,
national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Eckerd
College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented

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