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The Department of Visual Arts at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is searching for a one-year visiting lecturer in screen-based communication to support its BFA in Design with a concentration in Graphic Design. Specifically, we seek applications from candidates who demonstrate an understanding of screen-based communications and how graphic design’s critical, historical, and theoretical aspects, as well as the evolution of traditional approaches, apply. The ideal candidate will contribute their expertise to these content areas: web design, UI/UX design, and other emergent technologies that are created by graphic design professionals, as demonstrated by their portfolio.
Teach three studio courses per semester in the following areas: web design and or application interface design (UX/UI).
Successful candidates must possess:
Knowledge of the critical, historical and theoretical aspects of graphic design as it relates to screen-based design;
Expertise in theories and tools of interactive design or web design;
Thorough understanding of industry-standard software and fluency in macOS/iOS;
Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
A collaborative approach to working with students and colleagues.
Preference is given to candidates with one or more of the following qualifications:
MFA or equivalent in Graphic Design or related visual communications field or the equivalent professional experience with documentation of at least 5 years of practice in web design, UI/UX design, or a related design field;
Expertise in HTML and CSS;
Prior college-level teaching at the undergraduate level with experience in web design, or UI/UX design.
Experience in using technology to enhance instruction and communicate effectively with the campus community.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Screening of Applications Begins:
Review of applications begins on April 4, 2020 and continues until the position is filled. Only complete applications are considered. All applications must be submitted at: http://apply.interfolio.com/74470
UMBC, an honors university serving more than 11,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students, is one of two public universities in Maryland to achieve the “doctoral/research university-extensive” Carnegie classification. Located just outside Baltimore and 45 minutes from Washington, DC, the campus is growing rapidly under dynamic leadership.
Our UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. We will advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds. The successful candidate will join a department with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, and will be expected to contribute actively to these efforts (https://diversity.umbc.edu/).
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Internal Number: 493183
About University of Maryland, Baltimore County
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.