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.
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 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
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, tenure track Assistant Professor of Graphic
Communications faculty position in the School of Art and Design
beginning August 1, 2022.
- Teach a range of undergraduate courses in the Graphic
Communications program (up to six classes per academic year) with
design, typography, print and package design
- Further develop the curriculum related to graphic design
- Mentor undergraduate students
- Actively engage in creative endeavors, and/or scholarly
- Participation in usual departmental activities, course
development, and to serve on departmental and university committees
The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory
through advanced-level undergraduate courses in graphic design and
web design in regular rotation.
All tenure track faculty have teaching, service and
scholarship/research activity expectations.
- A terminal degree, or a foreign equivalent, in Digital
Art/Media, Graphic Design, or related field is required at the time
- Three years of teaching experience beyond graduate school
- Online teaching experience
- Strong background in graphic design
- Familiarity with design, typography, print and package
- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud on Mac OS platform
Additional expertise in a secondary area of specialization -
such as interaction, accessibility, communication, or
user-experience design; data visualization; or design history,
theory, and criticism - that will contribute to and deepen the
department’s course offerings is desirable. Required
Documents to Attach
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon
Apply Before Date
Application deadline is December 31, 2021.
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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
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.