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Assistant Professor of Experiential Graphic Design

Belmont University
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 29, 2023

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Assistant Professor of Experiential Graphic Design

We are now accepting applications for a qualified Assistant Professor of Experiential Graphic Design at Belmont University.

Employment Type


Internal Job Category

Tenure Track (Faculty)


College of Art



Primary Duties and

The Watkins College of Art at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning 8/1/24.

Job functions:

The primary job responsibilities for this position include a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate courses in design and collaborating with design and art faculty to grow and develop the BFA in Experiential Design. The successful candidate will exhibit:
  • Thorough understanding of current and emerging interactive design theories and technologies
  • Capacity to apply design theories in traditional and motion-based media
  • Applied experience in UX/UI, human-centered design and research, web, and mobile platforms (Human-Computer Interaction)
  • Ability to teach beginning to advanced web based classes
Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service.). Ph.D., M.F.A. or progress toward a terminal degree is required; teaching experience strongly preferred.

As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae/Resume, a representative Portfolio of multiple personal Case Studies in pdf format, a representative Portfolio of student work, and Response to Belmont’s Aspirational Aim must be attached to complete this online application.

Required Qualifications : Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered community of learning and service.

Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff who will support our mission and vision. As a Christ-centered and student-focused community, we aim to:
  • Form diverse leaders of character;
  • Equip people to solve the world’s complex problems through teaching, research, and service;
  • Be radical champions for helping people and communities' flourish
During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a cover letter, Curriculum Vita/Resume and a one-page essay (300-400 words) describing how your Christian faith informs and influences your personal and professional life and your teaching philosophy and how your faith will help you contribute to the achievement of Belmont’s Aspirational Aim.

Located two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University comprises nearly 9,000 students from every state and 33 countries. Nationally ranked and consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report for innovation in higher education, the University offers more than 115 areas of undergraduate study, 41 master’s programs and eight doctoral degrees. With a focus on whole person formation and data-informed social innovation, Belmont is committed to forming diverse leaders of character equipped to solve the world’s complex problems. For more information, visit

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Required Education Ph.D., M.F.A. or progress toward a terminal degree is required

Required Experience Teaching experience beyond TA is strongly preferred.

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Belmont University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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