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Assistant Professor: Graphic Design - Multidisciplinary
Mississippi State University
The Department of Art at Mississippi State University invites applications for a full-time, 9-month appointment at the tenure-track assistant professor's rank to begin Fall 2021.  MFA required.  The successful applicant will teach undergraduate graphic design courses and have the opportunity to teach upper-division courses in his/her fields of interest.  Responsibilities may include course development, teaching, and advising undergraduate majors.  The teaching load is expected to be six courses per academic year.  We seek candidates who will contribute actively to the Department of Art, the College of Architecture, Art, and Design, and the university to create a community of students, staff, and faculty richly diverse in cultural backgrounds, experiences, and viewpoints.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties and responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in graphic design and other upper-division courses in expertise, advising and mentoring BFA majors, pursuing and publishing high-quality research in the area of specialization, and participating in department, college, and university activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
MFA required or equivalent terminal degree with an emphasis in Graphic Design or related field.  We are seeking a candidate working primarily in the multidisciplinary area of Graphic Design or a related field.  

Preferred Qualifications:
In addition to the minimum qualifications, demonstration of excellence in teaching are desirable.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach graphic design studio courses.  Preference will be given with particular interest areas of research emphasis in two or more areas related to illustration, interactive design, animation, app design, and web-based media, emerging trends in digital media art utilizing code-based production, UI/UX design, entrepreneurship, analog and digital design methods, and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Instructions for Applying:
All applicants must apply online at and attach a cover letter, current resume or curriculum vitae, and the complete contact information for at least three professional references.

Equal Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University
Job Details
Mississippi State , MS 39762
Employment Status
Illustration, Animation/Motion
POST DATE: 11.19.2020
Mississippi State University
Critz Campbell

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