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Graphic Design Instructor
State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton

Date Posted Mar. 15, 2019
Title Graphic Design Instructor
University State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton
Binghamton, NY, United States
Department Department of Art and Design
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date August 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Design - Graphic Design/Illustration
    Art - General
    Fine Arts - General

The Department of Art and Design at Binghamton University (SUNY) invites applications for Instructor in Graphic Design. The initial appointment is one academic year with possible renewal.
We seek applicants with MFA in Graphic Design, knowledge of graphic design theory and methodology, typography, print and web design, and excellent communication and problem-solving skills. A fluency in Mac OS, Adobe CC, and other industry-standard print and web design software is required. The position includes teaching all levels of graphic design classes from 2D design, typography, print and web design; assisting in maintaining digital equipment/resources, contribute to developing strong culture of design research and practice in the department and advising students.

QUALIFICATIONS: We require an MFA in graphic design. College teaching experience is preferred.

UNIVERSITY/DEPARTMENT: Binghamton University has built a reputation as a world-class institution that combines a broadly interdisciplinary, international education with one of the most vibrant research programs in the nation. Binghamton is proud to be ranked among the elite public universities in the nation for challenging our students academically, not financially. The result is a unique, best-of-both-worlds college experience.
Our academic culture rivals a first-rate private university – rigorous, collaborative and boldly innovative — while our campus culture exemplifies the best kind of public university experience: richly diverse students, active social life and deep engagement with the community.
Our students, both undergraduate and graduate, work one-on-one with an exceptional faculty that includes innovative scientists and groundbreaking scholars. They take advantage of special academic opportunities like combined degrees, foreign language study groups and an unparalleled international education program.
The Department of Art and Design, offers a BA degree, BFA degree and minor in studio practices including drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, graphic design and photography. The department is an academic unit within Harpur, an outstanding liberal arts college that forms the core of Binghamton University.

APPLICATION: Applications will only be accepted digitally.
Please submit three PDF files, each labeled as Lastname-Firstname-Item.pdf (example: Doe-John-PersonalWork.pdf):
PDF #1 includes:
-letter of application
-Contact information for three references
-Teaching philosophy
-Unofficial graduate transcripts
-URLs to online portfolio if available
PDF #2 includes:
-20 labeled samples of personal work
PDF #3 incudes:
-If available, 10 samples of student work
Please reference "Graphic Design Instructor" in the subject line of the email.
Submit materials to: The committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. For questions, please contact department chair Natalija Mijatovic at

  • It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

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Contact Information

  • Natalija Mijatovic, Chair
    Department of Art and Design
    State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton
    Binghamton, NY


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