CUNY Assistant Professor - Visual Communication/Graphic Design (Art) in New York, New York

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

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The Art Department of the City College of New York invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor in Visual Communication and/or Graphic Design in the Electronic Design and Multimedia (EDM) program. Candidates should be prepared to teach courses in typography (foundation and advanced levels), design theory, design methodology, brand identity, publication design and interface design to BA and BFA students, plus a possible graduate course in the Art Department's Digital Interdisciplinary Art Practice (DIAP) program. Candidates should demonstrate conceptual exploration and practical experience across a full range of graphic design-centric digital media used in the graphic design discipline and should be comfortable with the integration of design and media production for print and screen.

Position includes shared responsibility for Electronic Design and Multimedia program administration as well as department and university committee work and student advisement (including advising on BFA students' Senior Thesis).

QUALIFICATIONS

The candidate must have a Masters in Fine Arts in Graphic Design, Visual Communication, or a related area of digital media practice. Candidate should have two years of professional working experience in the field of graphic design or closely related area and at least one-year of full time teaching experience at the university level, or equivalent, preferred.

Candidate must maintain an outstanding creative portfolio with evidence of ongoing creative research. Candidate should have superb organizational and administrative skills, should be Mac OS and Adobe Creative Cloud-savvy, and should be conversant in design history, design theory/methodology, and current directions in graphic design and technology. Success in obtaining funding through grant applications or industry partnerships is extremely desirable.

COMPENSATION

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

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Applications, including the following must be uploaded to the CUNYfirst job application website: (1) Cover Letter (2) Curriculum Vitae (3) Artist Statement (4) Statement of Teaching Philosophy (samples of other expository writing encouraged) (5) Diversity Statement (6) List of Names and Contact Information for Three Referees (7) 15-20 Images of Professional Work (8) Not more than 15 Images of Student Work, and a work sample list. Please provide evidence of excellent administrative and communication skills.

Visual samples must be combined into a single multipage PDF or numbered JPEGs (at 72 dpi with maximum dimensions of 1024 on largest side). Combined materials must not exceed 20MB and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters, incomplete application packages will not be considered.

Please contact Katrice Henderson khenderson@ccny.cuny.edu or (212)650-7420 with questions.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with application review to begin on 12/1/2018

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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Visual Communication/Graphic Design (Art)

Job ID: 19550

Location: City College of New York

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular