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Assistant Professor in Graphic Design
University of Utah Department of Art and Art History
The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Utah invites applications for a full-time teaching position in Graphic Design commencing in Fall 2019.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have an MFA, MGD, MDes or equivalent terminal degree and exhibit a contemporary vision and approach to Graphic Design. Applicants should demonstrate exceptional skills in graphic design with a strong professional record of industry experience. Teaching experience beyond graduate school is preferred. Materials for consideration should include evidence of unique design skills, a broad understanding of the digital tools necessary for visual communication in the 21st century and an ability to translate this in a classroom environment.

The new faculty member will help to broaden, build and strengthen the diversity of offerings in the BFA program. This position includes teaching both foundational and advanced level Graphic Design courses. This is considered a full-time teaching position, with a 3/3 course load per academic year. Additional teaching-related duties include building and revising curriculum, engaging in portfolio reviews, and assisting with the continued growth and recruitment of the undergraduate program in Graphic Design. The mission of the department is directed towards a diverse, inclusive, rigorous and responsible environment that reaches across disciplines. Engagement with the Creative Campus Initiative is encouraged, as well as exploring ways to work with faculty and students from other College of Fine Arts departments (Ballet, Film and New Media, Modern Dance, Music, and Theatre).

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, teaching philosophy statement, CV, two course syllabi, contact information for three letters of recommendation, a portfolio of 20 examples of the applicant’s work, and 20 examples of the applicant’s students’ work. The portfolio should be in PDF format, and include titles/short descriptions, media, size, and year created.

Applications must be submitted electronically by January 25, 2019 to ensure full consideration. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Please apply online at:
University of Utah Department of Art and Art History
University of Utah Department of Art and Art History
Job Details
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Employment Status
Full-time, Permanent position
POST DATE: 12.04.2018
University of Utah Department of Art and Art History
Carol Sogard

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