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Job ID: 139632

Assistant Professor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Mar. 3, 2020
Title Assistant Professor
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Design-136310
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Design - Graphic Design/Illustration

Department Summary
The College of Visual Arts and Design, providing instruction in Denton, Frisco and Dallas, is one of the largest and most comprehensive visual arts programs in the Southwest. With over 2,200 undergraduate students and 135 graduate students, the NASAD accredited College offers the BA, BFA, MA, MFA, and PhD across 13 program areas: art education, art history, ceramics, communication design, drawing and painting, fashion design, interdisciplinary art and design studies, interior design, metalsmithing and jewelry, new media art, photography, printmaking, and sculpture, with a PhD offered in art education. Further information about the College and University can be found at and

Position Summary
We are seeking a designer and/or scholar with areas of expertise to complement the current strengths of our program. Depending on the candidate’s experience, teaching assignments may include undergraduate courses in graphic design, typography, color, motion graphics, interaction design, user experience design, cause-based design, prototyping/development, and/or special topics.

The standard annual teaching load is a 2/2 in the rank of assistant professor. Faculty are expected to maintain an active and recognized professional practice, contributing to scholarship or a focused scholarly research agenda. Additional service responsibilities as needed by the program, the department, and CVAD are required.

Minimum Qualifications
An MFA, MDES, or its equivalent in Communication Design, Graphic Design, or relevant discipline, is required.

Preferred Qualifications
College-level teaching experience, and/or five years or more of professional design is preferred. Knowledge in interaction design and/or user experience design is desirable. PhD or DDes degrees are welcome.

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