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Assistant Professor of Practice, Graphic Design
University of Akron


Date Posted Jul. 26, 2018
Title Assistant Professor of Practice, Graphic Design
University University of Akron
Department Myers School of Art
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Akron, OH
    United States
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Design - Graphic Design/Illustration
 
 

Assistant Professor of Practice, Graphic Design
The University of Akron
Akron, OH

The University of Akron’s Myers School of Art is seeking applications for a full-time non-tenure track graphic design Assistant Professor of Practice.

The position requires teaching design theory and typography at all levels in a professional design curriculum. Those possessing additional knowledge in emerging technologies will receive consideration. Successful candidates must possess strong design ability and good communication skills and a commitment to teaching excellence. In addition to teaching, candidates will be expected to contribute to the further development and continued success of the design program.

Candidates will also be expected to actively pursue and maintain professional achievements relevant to graphic design.

Qualifications:
MA is required and a minimum of at least 3 years of professional experience with an emphasis in graphic design required. Successful candidates must possess strong design ability and good communication skills and a commitment to teaching excellence. In addition to teaching, candidates will be expected to contribute to the further development and continued success of the design program. Candidates will also be expected to actively pursue and maintain professional achievements relevant to graphic design.

Preferred Qualifications:
MFA preferred; 5 years of professional experience with an emphasis in graphic design or related field preferred. Prior teaching experience beyond TA is preferred. Prior teaching experience beyond TA is preferred.

For complete details on each position and to apply, visit:
http://www.uakron.edu/jobs
Job ID # 10901

The Myers School of Art is NASAD accredited and consists of 19 full-time faculty and 10 major areas of study and 13 minors. The graphic design program has 6 full-time faculty and 200 student majors.


  • The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.


 
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