Department: School of Art, Art History & Design-1030
Description of Work:
The School of Art, Art History & Design seeks a dynamic and innovative individual for an Assistant Professor of Practice position to teach a comprehensive and rigorous curriculum in an undergraduate Graphic Design program that includes print, web, interactive and emerging media with an expected start date of August 16, 2021.
The Assistant Professor of Practice position is a full-time, non-tenure leading, two year academic position with a renewable appointment. This candidate should have a record of creative and professional achievement in the field of Graphic Design. This individual must demonstrate college teaching effectiveness including innovative use of instructional technology. This individual must have expertise in one or more of the following: interaction design, user experience design, typography, branding, package design, design history, information design, creative coding, social design, publication design, or motion graphics.
The School of Art, Art History & Design values diversity and believes that it is critical to our success. We envision an individual that will serve an increasingly diverse student body. To that end, we seek a diverse pool of candidates committed to recruiting and advising a diverse student body.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teach lower and upper-division courses in Graphic Design
Develop curriculum and programs in collaboration with the Graphic Design faculty
Develop and maintain a teaching and service practice consistent with School criteria (Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice Position 90% Teaching and 10% service.)
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in graphic design, illustration, visual communication, interactive design, advertising, or related discipline plus 3-5 years of related professional experience
Demonstrable record of creative and professional achievement in the field of Graphic Design
Knowledge of traditional, current, emerging, and innovative practices and technologies in design curriculum.
Expertise in one or more of the following: interaction design, user experience design, typography, branding, package design, design history, information design, creative coding, social design, publication design, or motion graphics.
Broad-based knowledge of modern and contemporary issues design
Excellent writing and communication skills
An MFA in Art/Design or related discipline
Three years successful university-level teaching experience or equivalent professional experience.
A nationally established and active professional art/design practice
Experience teaching and mentoring students
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 71032
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.