Faculty, Assistant Professor, Graphic Design - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Utah Valley University Department of Art & Visual Communications seeks an innovative colleague to join our graphic design team. The position is full-time tenure track at the rank of Assistant or Associate professor, depending on qualifications. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate graphic design courses, mentor and motivate students to excel and create compelling work, maintain an appropriate level of peer recognition for professional graphic design work, and serve on departmental, school or university committees. If requested, must be willing to serve as area coordinator. Coordinator duties include overseeing curriculum, instruction and student activities, overseeing labs, scheduling of courses, hire train and oversee adjunct instructors and coordinate the program budget.  

Minimum Qualifications

MFA, MA or equivalent in communication/interaction design or related field of study. Professional design experience required. Three to five years of college‑level graphic design teaching experience preferred.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

- Thorough working knowledge of Macintosh computers required.
- Thorough working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Java script required. Experience with AfterEffects and/or Cinema 4D a plus.
- 5+ years of design agency experience with branding, typography and UX/UI required. Animation/motion experience considered a bonus.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

1) Letter of application indicating reasons for interest in the position, professional qualifications, research activities and courses previously taught.
2) Curriculum vitae and teaching philosophy
3) Copies of official academic transcripts.
4) Three current letters of recommendation sent directly from the reference to the department.
5) Portfolio (URL or PDF on USB drive) showcasing 10 examples of the applicant's work and 15 examples of work created by his/her students
6) SASE for return of application materials, if return is desired.
Send the portfolio and SASE (if applicable) to:
Utah Valley University
ATTN: Mr. Jim Godfrey, Graphic Design Search
Mail Stop 168
Orem, UT 84058-5999  

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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