Assistant Professor of Graphic Design - Stonehill College in Easton Massachusetts

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Stonehill College

Easton, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Stonehill College invites applicants for an assistant professor, term-renewable appointment in Graphic Design to begin July 2014. This person would join a department of nine full-time faculty with a wide range of disciplinary expertise and a commitment to fostering diversity among faculty and students.

We seek applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduates in Graphic Design, and who have a demonstrated awareness of the importance of diversity in education. We are particularly interested in candidates who approach Graphic Design with expertise in all forms of screen based design.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The position involves teaching and advising undergraduates, supervising the graphic design studio, and curriculum development. Primary teaching duties include: entry-level topics in graphic design and upper level topics in e-publishing, website design, screen based design, interactive design, responsive design, experiential design, and 2D and 3D animation. Video production and video editing is also desirable. Mastery of the following software skills is essential: Adobe Master Creative Suite 6 (especially In Design, Dreamweaver, Muse, After Effects), HTML5, CSS3. Also desirable is expertise in Adobe’s Audition, Premiere, Edge Animate as well as WordPress and Drupal.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must hold a MFA in Graphic Design or related fields and have at least two years undergraduate teaching experience beyond graduate school.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants should submit online a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, a web site address that includes examples of professional work, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Three recommendation letters are also required and the applicant will be prompted at the conclusion of the application process to provide the necessary contact information for each letter provider. The letter provider will then be sent a link for which they will submit their confidential letter of recommendation.

Submit required documentation via the URL link:

The application deadline is December 31, 2013. Please email inquiries to our administrative assistant Beth Pearson at or to Gary Stanton, Director, Graphic Design Program at

Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.

Keyword Phrases

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