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Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

Webster University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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As a full-time faculty member, the Assistant Professor of Graphic Design will work closely with the Director of Graphic Design to lead and grow the Graphic Design program and its associated certificates under the leadership of the Department of Art, Design, and Art History's chairperson. The faculty member will also work to develop online/remote offerings in Graphic Design as well as contribute to the broader programs of DADAH, including the foundations program, summer camps, and the advising, reviews, and programmatic assessments. Additional primary responsibilities include maintaining a sustained scholarly or creative profile, university and departmental service, and advising/mentoring students.

Minimum Qualifications
BFA in Graphic Design minimum (with professional experience) Proficiency in technologies relevant to the graphic design field, such as Adobe Creative Suites, including Premiere, After Effects and Adobe XD as well as a working knowledge of and the ability to teach e-publishing, digital imaging, typography, graphic design theory are also required. Familiarity with a MAC based working environment is expected.

Preferred Qualifications
MFA or MA in Graphic Design preferred

Essential Duties
Teach the equivalent of 3 3-credit courses/semester, most in the Graphic Design curriculum, with occasional courses in other areas that serve the department or university (foundations, GCP, etc.)Advise DADAH students with particular focus on Graphic Design majorsWork with Director of Graphic Design to oversee, develop, and grow the Graphic Design program: advising Webster University Chapter of AIGA managing computer labs and design facilities managing and evaluating design adjunctsParticipate in regular departmental reviews of students including entrance, ongoing, and end-of-program reviewsPerform service to the department and the university through committee work and other opportunities, which includes but is not limited to assisting Director of Graphic Design in managing computer labs and design facilities; assisting in managing and evaluating design adjuncts; program assessments; outreach and promotion

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities
Participate in departmental eventsDevelop remote teaching opportunitiesPerform key recruiting, advising, and retention activities throughout the yearParticipate in departmental summer camps   For full application instructions and position description, visit:

Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

About Webster University With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.
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