Job Title: Assistant Professor Department: Art & Art History Job Posted On: June 12, 2019 Job Start Date: August 26, 2019 Job Type: Half Time, One year Job Status: Temporary Search Type: Global Search Job Post ID: 941
The College of New Jersey invites applications for a one year, half time temporary Assistant Professor in Graphic & Interactive Design in the Department of Art and Art History. Date of appointment: August 26, 2019.
THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY
The College of New Jersey is a highly selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools - The Arts and Communication; Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health and Exercise Science; and Engineering - offer degrees to nearly 7,000 students. With a 13 to 1 student to faculty ratio, TCNJ seeks to enroll approximately 1,375 entering, full-time freshmen each fall, 95 percent of whom live on campus.
The program of Graphic Design is housed in the Department of Art & Art History. The department is committed to providing programs of study which develop a high level of conceptual and technical ability, resources beyond the studio for a broader education in the arts, exposure to and understanding of digital media and methods of communication, and a balance between a demanding course of professional study and a liberal arts education
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN GRAPHIC & INTERACTIVE DESIGN
We are seeking an inspiring, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic designer to teach in TCNJ's Graphic Design program. The annual teaching load for this position is 2 to 3 courses with administrative duties. The individual appointed to this position will teach primarily in the areas of Design Fundamentals, Typography and other design courses as needed. Candidate should be willing and able to teach most graphic design courses as needed.
A terminal degree (MFA, MS, PhD) in Graphic Design, Interaction Design, or Visual Communication Design from an accredited institution is preferred, but those who hold a BFA from an accredited institution with substantial professional practice and previous teaching experience will be considered.
At least 1 year of college teaching experience. Digital Design and Web is an asset.
Abilities to assist students to conduct theoretical and professional design research, and provide a robust understanding of design fundamentals including typography, and design thinking methods.
Expertise in graphic software applications which include Mac OS, Adobe Creative Suite.
Solid foundation in design as it relates to contemporary visual communication and critical theory with the ability to teach print production, craftsmanship and digital design as needed.
Strong understanding of curriculum and excellent communication skills.
Please submit the following:
a cover letter
20 examples of your own creative work
20 examples of your student work
a sample syllabi
names and contact information of three references
All documents should electronically in PDF format and should be under 10 mb total. Applicants must upload their portfolios to the TCNJ HR system. Only complete, electronic submissions will be considered.
A review of applications will begin June 11th and continue until the position is filled. Please direct further inquiries to Prof. Belinda Haikes, Search Committee Chair at
Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
Application deadline: Review of applications will begin on June 12, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Internal Number: 1335l_1560265160
About The College of New Jersey
The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, dedicated to free inquiry and open exchange, to excellence in teaching, creativity, scholarship, and citizenship, and to the transformative power of education in a highly competitive institution. The College prepares students to excel in their chosen fields and to create, preserve and transmit knowledge, arts, and wisdom. Proud of its public service mandate to educate leaders of New Jersey and the nation, the College will be a national exemplar in the education of those who seek to sustain and advance the communities in which they live.