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Assistant Professor of Digital Media

Employer
Kennesaw State University
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 8, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Digital Media
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Us

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers 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 and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. 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. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.


Location

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.


Department Information

With an enrollment of over 1200 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.


Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Digital Media faculty position in the School of Art and Design, beginning August 1, 2022.


Responsibilities

We are seeking a digital media artist who can teach courses in web design, motion graphics and computer applications. 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.

This candidate will teach in both the undergraduate BFA program and MA in Art and Design graduate program, teach industry standard approaches using 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.

All tenure track faculty have teaching, service and scholarship/research activity expectations.

     
Required Qualifications
  • A terminal degree, or a foreign equivalent, in Digital Art/Media, Design, or related field is required at the time of appointment
  • Three years of teaching experience beyond graduate school
  • Online teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • The candidate should demonstrate excellent teaching and creative skills in core undergraduate graphic design coursework including design thinking, design systems, typography for print and web, identity design, and motion
  • Additional experience in emergent digital practices, animation, and digital illustration are highly
     
Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)

Apply Before Date

Application deadline is December 31, 2021.


Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Geo Sipp, gsipp@kennesaw.edu.

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at facultyjobs@kennesaw.edu. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at sscsupport@ssc.usg.edu.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.

Participant ID: 61415


Background Check

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility. All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle

report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials. https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment. pdf

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