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  1. NYC Information Session for MA Graphic Communication Design at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London We are looking for interesting students! On Wednesday February 13, I will be hosting an informal information session in New York City for prospective students in the tri-state area. Places are limited and can be booked online here: https://www.arts.ac.uk/whats-on/new-york-information-session-for-ma-graphic-communication-design-at-central-saint-martins# About the Course MA Graphic Communication Design is a two-year master’s with a research-oriented approach to graphic and communication design. We use graphic and communication design practice to ask questions and intervene critically in contemporary visual and media environments. Our community of students and lecturers is highly international and our graduates around the world are re-defining practice in exciting ways. We are just now beginning to review applications for a late September 2019 start on a rolling basis. While many of our students do come from an art or design background, we actively encourage applications from a wider variety of backgrounds and are always happy to discuss individual circumstances. More details about the curriculum and application process are available here: https://www.arts.ac.uk/subjects/communication-and-graphic-design/postgraduate/ma-graphic-communication-design-csm Dr Rebecca Ross Senior Lecturer & MA Course Leader Graphic Communication Design Central Saint Martins 1 Granary Square, F206 London N1C 4AA United Kingdom T +44 (0) 2075147330 E r.ross@csm.arts.ac.uk @handsinmachines on Twitter
  2. https://trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=OCADU&cws=37&rid=1559 In order to alleviate the under-representation of racialized and Indigenous tenure-track faculty, this position is open only to qualified racialized and Indigenous persons who self-identify as such in the application process. This initiative is a special program under the Ontario Human Rights Code. OCAD University (OCAD U), Canada’s university of the imagination, provides a vibrant and stimulating environment for its faculty and students. Committed to excellence and contemporary approaches to education, OCAD U offers seventeen undergraduate programs, seven graduate programs, and a variety of continuing education courses in art, media and design. OCAD U is currently seeking outstanding, creative researchers/practitioners and gifted, collaborative teachers to augment its professoriate in this opportunity. It is an exciting time to join the OCAD U community as the University is at a key stage in its institutional transformation, with its Creative City Campus capital project and the implementation of its Academic Plan with six guiding principles: decolonization, diversity and equity, sustainability, valuing faculty, interdisciplinarity and health and wellness. FACULTY OF DESIGN TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: INTERACTION DESIGN The Faculty of Design invites applications for a full-time tenure-track teaching position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Interaction Design. The undergraduate programs in Digital Futures, Graphic Design, and Industrial Design are seeking candidates capable of enhancing existing and future curriculum and research areas in the design of new interactive digital products and/or objects, exhibits or installations. A broad conception of interaction design is desired to fuel cross-disciplinary efforts between programs at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will address the shifting political situations, financial structures, and ecological strategies that shape the contemporary practice of design through an engagement with speculative methodologies and emerging technologies. Under the ethos of Respectful Design, the Faculty of Design is committed to the decolonization of design in order to champion diversity, equity and inclusion and thus requires all applicants to demonstrate the same. This appointment is expected to commence on August 1, 2019 and is subject to budgetary approval. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES The successful candidate will: teach across the Industrial Design, Graphic Design, and Digital Futures undergraduate programs, with a primary home in the Industrial Design program maintain an active professional practice and/or research and scholarship within Interaction Design relevant to the lived experience of intersectional racialized and/or Indigenous epistemologies support the full expression of OCAD U students’ diverse identities through decolonizing, diverse, inclusive, and equitable pedagogies assume a key role in the development of the curriculum and pedagogical practices in relation to existing and emerging areas and course design and delivery methods for interaction design within industrial and graphic design disciplines perform course outline development, studio preparation, and course delivery inclusive of lectures, critiques, grading, mid-term evaluations and final evaluations/reviews, including responsibility for health & safety and meeting academic and curricular requirements and deadlines provide service to the program, Faculty, and University-wide governance system, as well as participate in building the University community and promoting the quality of student life and University culture QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate will have: a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline with a strong design background, or equivalent experience; PhD considered an asset a minimum of two (2) years previous experience teaching in interdisciplinary programs focusing on Interaction Design with speculative, critical, and/or inclusive approaches, or equivalent experience. Supervision of graduate students considered an asset a proven record of professional practice and/or research relevant to the lived experience of intersectional racialized and/or Indigenous epistemologies in Interaction Design a critical understanding of accessibility, co-design, and inclusive Interaction Design principles and practices as well as familiarity with the various Interaction Design professional communities experience proactively advancing decolonizing, diverse, inclusive, and equitable approaches to Interaction Design curriculum and teaching, professional activities and/or scholarship, and community building demonstrated understanding of the ways in which equity, Indigenous knowledge, and sustainability are fundamental to the quality of student experience, to innovative scholarship, and to design production a proven record of promoting a respectful and inclusive work and learning environment for students, staff, and faculty REMUNERATION Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications with access to full benefits, and pension contribution after one year of service. APPLICATION DEADLINE Applications should include: a letter of intent stating the candidate’s interests in the areas of teaching, research/professional practice, and service to Faculty- and University-wide governance; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy that responds to the profile of the position; a statement of approach to decolonizing design praxis; evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as sample assignments, student feedback, course evaluations, etc.); a digital portfolio of recent work/publications (if applicable); and the names and contact information of three referees. All submissions must be in PDF format. Interested applicants are invited to submit their application in confidence, addressed to Chair, Interaction Design Tenure-Track Search Committee, Faculty of Design online by clicking the "Apply Now" button below. The review of applications will begin on Friday, February 22, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. As an institution committed to art, design, digital media and related scholarship, OCAD University (OCAD U) recognizes the profound and essential value that diversity brings to the creation, reception and circulation of creative practices and discourse. OCAD U understands that valuing diverse creative practices and forms of knowledge are essential to, and enrich the institution’s core mission and vision as an art and design university with a local and global scope. As an employer committed to employment equity, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions. We encourage members of equity-seeking groups to self-identify within the voluntary Applicant Questionnaire. In order to alleviate the under-representation of racialized and Indigenous tenure-track faculty, this position is open only to qualified racialized and Indigenous persons who self-identify as such in the application process. This initiative is a special program under the Ontario Human Rights Code. OCAD U is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage during the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources for more information or refer to OCAD U’s Policy of Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted.
  3. https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdetail.ftl?job=FAC000888&tz=GMT-05%3A00 Assistant Professor - Graphic Design - (FAC000888) Organization : H0083 Art Salary Commensurate with Experience Description: University of Houston | Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts | School of Art The Graphic Design Program at the University of Houston invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor to begin fall 2019. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The department is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, excellence in teaching and a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, graduate, and undergraduate population. The graphic design faculty work closely with a tight-knit cohort of MFA and BFA students by merging the personal with the collaborative; acknowledging the influence of history within contemporary innovation; and understanding the power of information when it is communicated through storytelling. Our goal is to produce flexible and adaptable designers ready to contribute to positive social change. We seek a colleague who has a thorough understanding of the implications of design practice in relationship to broader social, cultural, economic, scientific, and technological forces; has the ability to inspire students and to help them develop skills necessary for the translation of meaningful ideas into innovative and actionable solutions to real world problems; and can assist with the development and support of the program’s relationships with external partnerships, and non-profit institutions. Responsibilities: Responsibilities include developing curriculum, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring students, maintaining an ongoing record of design research and/or critical practice, sharing responsibility for all aspects of the Graphic Design program and serving on committees at the School, College and University levels. Required Application Documents: Cover letter CV Statement of teaching philosophy List of three professional references with contact information Portfolio of design research Portfolio of work by students Application Deadline: February 1, 2019 The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Qualifications: MFA or MDes in Graphic Design or the equivalent; college level teaching experience in a BFA graphic design program (minimum one year); and demonstrated record of professional design research and/or critical practice. Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the university are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check. Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Unofficial Transcripts, Teaching Philosophy or Statement, Portfolio
  4. https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/64841 Position Summary/Purpose of Position: The Department of Art at the University of Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in Print and Expanded Media, beginning in August 2019. We seek candidates who embrace hybridity in an expanding field of theory and practice, and who are actively engaged in investigations of technologies that augment and influence contemporary print media. The candidate’s creative practice should reflect the ability to work within an interdisciplinary department and a print program that blends traditional processes with new media and digital augmentation. These practices may include but are not limited to: multiples, photography, performance, sculpture, installation, digital fabrication, physical computing and kinetic or other time-based approaches. The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer. The Department of Art is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity, are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Minorities and women who explore themes of identity, social categorizations, intersectionality, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply. This search is contingent upon the continued availability of funds. Expectations/Responsibilities Research: Maintain an active practice of creative research with a national and international trajectory through exhibition, publication, curatorial projects and other engagement in contemporary art. Teaching: ● Teach two undergraduate courses per semester in a range of printed media courses based upon the applicant’s areas of expertise. ● Advise and mentor MFA students in all disciplines on an individual basis, and take part in semester reviews with the collective graduate faculty. ● Advise and mentor undergraduate students in our Departmental Honors Program on an individual basis, and participate in a variety of group critiques with the collective Honors faculty. ● Serve as Director or committee member on MFA thesis committees. Service: ● Provide guidance in the adoption of emerging technologies in the Department of Art across disciplines, with particular attention paid to the digital media and print programs. ● Interact with academic units across campus on research and curricular initiatives regarding the implementation of new technologies. ● Participate in the oversight and administration of print media and related facilities within the Department of Art. ● Participate in the ongoing governance of the Department of Art. Minimum Qualifications: ● MFA or equivalent terminal degree. ● Demonstrable investment in the uses and implications of emerging technologies in the field of the printed image. ● A record of active creative research, as demonstrated through exhibition, publication or other creative practice that demonstrates a potential for national or international recognition. Preferences: In addition to the minimum qualifications, one or more of the following would be advantageous for an applicant: ● 2 years full time college-level teaching or equivalent. ● Involvement in and ability to teach studio, art theory and critical issues courses focusing on agency and social identity in contemporary art. ● Demonstrated ability to work effectively with colleagues and students, particularly in interdisciplinary and collaborative environments. ● Experience with curatorial projects. ● Experience with exhibition installation and design. Additional Certifications: Additional Information: Required Documents: 1. Cover letter that addresses creative research interests, teaching philosophy, diversity and community engagement. 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. List of three references (name, title and affiliation, mailing address, phone number, and email) 4. A PDF Portfolio of applicant’s work. Links to online work may be included. 5. A PDF Teaching portfolio including course syllabi, student work created within the past 5 years and any related materials. Website URL may also be included. Optional Documents 1. Writing Sample Posting Date:11/06/2018
  5. [Position no. 0084461, University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Arts and Humanities – Department of Art and Art History, tenure track, full-time, 9-month, to begin August 2019, pending position clearance and availability of funds. UHM is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.] The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is conducting a search for an Assistant Professor, tenure track, in graphic design. Specifically we are seeking applications from candidates who possess an understanding of the critical, historical and theoretical aspects of graphic design as well as an awareness of the ways in which traditional approaches to the discipline are evolving. The ideal candidate will be able to apply this understanding to UI/UX areas, including: motion graphics, interaction design, experience design, data visualization, mobile and/or other emergent technology applications for designers. The position is unique in that the selected candidate will have an active role in shaping the future of the Design Area at the University of Hawai‘i and its relationship to the Department, the larger University, and the local/global design community. The candidate will also be able to develop their own research and practice within the context of a large, extremely diverse urban area that is situated not only within the unequalled physical beauty of the Hawaiian islands, but in a singular position between the United States and Asia. Job Description The successful candidate will teach five courses per year across all levels of the graphic design curriculum. The candidate also will conduct research; work with graduate students; advise students; develop curricula; manage and supervise the design lab; participate in the governance of the department; and assume other duties as assigned by the Department Chair. Minimum Qualifications A terminal degree (i.e., MFA, MA, MDES, MGD, or equivalent degree) with a concentration in graphic design and an emphasis in its application to one or more of the following UI/UX areas: motion graphics, interaction design, experience design, data visualization, mobile and/or other emergent technology applications for designers. College-level teaching experience. Desirable Qualifications National exhibition/publication record; the ability to incorporate the critical, historical, and theoretical concerns of graphic design into teaching; and an interest in cross-disciplinary design collaborations within the department and with other areas within the university (i.e. architecture, computer science). Graphic Design at the University of Hawai‘i The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is a Carnegie I research university and the flagship institution of the ten-campus University of Hawai‘i system. Located in a lush tropical valley in a residential neighborhood of Honolulu (a city with approximately 400,000 residents) it enrolls about one-third of the system’s 50,000 students. The student body is highly diverse and includes international students from Asia, the Pacific, and Europe, as well as students from Hawai‘i, Alaska and the continental United States. The Design Area is located within the larger Department of Art and Art History—a comprehensive and diverse center in the Asia/Pacific region for the study of design, visual art, and art history. Comprising seven distinct media areas plus art history, the department combines seasoned faculty expertise with state-of-the-art facilities to provide an outstanding locus for study in design and the visual arts. Over the years the Department has sponsored a lively visiting designer, artist and scholar program that brings visitors to Honolulu for lectures and workshops that complement the regular activities of the Department. These visitors have included designers Irma Boom, Elizabeth Diller and Ric Scofidio, Michael Sorkin, Stefan Sagmeister, Massimo Vignelli; artists Xu Bing, Mel Chin, Hasan Elahi, Ann Hamilton, Mona Hatoum, Pepon Osorio, Lisa Reihana; and scholars Glenn Adamson, Julia Bryan-Wilson, Wu Hung, Lucy Lippard, and Lowrey Stokes Sims. This department initiative was complemented by design-specific programming in 2012, when the University of Hawai‘i was a partial sponsor of the AIGA Educators conference: Geographics: Design, Education and the Transnational Terrain—a conference that brought over one hundred and fifty designers and scholars from twenty-three countries to Honolulu. Conference speakers included: Peter Hall, Russell Kennedy, Sheila Levrant de Bretteville, Sharon Poggenpohl, Ella Shohat, and Lucille Tenezas. This environment provides a unique and rich context for faculty and students to thrive. Over the past twenty years, the graphic design area has been recognized internationally, nationally and locally for its excellence. Graphic design work from current students, alumni, and faculty has been exhibited internationally and nationally by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) in New York, the Society for Experiential Design (SEGD), The Type Director’s Club in New York, The Art Director’s Club, Eye magazine, Print magazine, and How magazine. Locally, graphic design students have repeatedly won awards from the Honolulu Chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and the Hawai‘i chapter of the American Advertising Federation. To Apply Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, portfolio with 20 samples of personal work and 20 samples of works by students, transcripts (copies are acceptable, however, official/original transcripts will be required at the point of hire), and names and contact information of 3 professional references. Electronic submissions are accepted by UH FileDrop Service at https://www.hawaii.edu/filedrop/ with the expiration timer for the file upload set to 7 days (attn: Becky O’Reilly at oreillyr@hawaii.edu) or hard copies may be mailed to: Design Search, Attn: Becky O'Reilly / Department of Art and Art History, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, 2535 McCarthy Mall, Room 142, Honolulu, HI 96822. Sequence all images into a single PDF and label each image file in the PDF. Digital Images should be formatted as JPEG (RGB) files. JPEGs should be no smaller than 1920 pixels on the longest side, at 72 ppi. Time- or Web-Based Work, Video, Sound, and Animation can be submitted as Mac OS compatible MOV, MP4, AVI formats. Provide URLs for web-based works. Also provide concise printed instructions for viewing/listening to time-based or web-based work. These instructions are especially important for reviewing web-based material that the reviewers might otherwise browse randomly. Time-based work should be limited to 10 minutes. Inquiries Search Committee Chair Anne Bush (anneb@hawaii.edu) or 808-554-2491. Review of applications will begin on January 11, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will be assured of full consideration.
  6. https://ehef.id/post/top-5-graphic-design-schools-europe I am not familiar with this organization... but I'm always wondering how things are done on the other side of the pond...
  7. https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/15141 The successful applicant must have a record of or potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. The candidate must be able to teach a wide range of undergraduate graphic design courses with the ability to teach both print and digital mediums, ranging from the 2000-level to the 4000-level. Applicants must be proficient in current industry software applications. Candidates with experience with motion graphics / motion design software, as well as web prototyping or interactive design applications may be given higher consideration. Candidates should have strong professional and student portfolios, an understanding of design history and theory, the aptitude to articulate design ideas through professional practice and personal research, and an interest in community and department service. Candidates with design industry experience may be given higher consideration. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Minimum Qualifications MFA degree in Graphic Design or related field from an accredited institution Special Instructions to Applicants To apply, please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, design philosophy, diversity statement, unofficial transcripts, personal creative portfolio (either a single PDF or a document with the URL to link to the portfolio) and a student work portfolio (either a single PDF or document with the URL to link to the portfolio). Applicants will be asked for the names and email addresses of three references in the application process. References will be contacted to upload the letter of reference directly. Application materials will only be accepted through the online application system (mailed or emailed applications will not be considered.) Inquiries should be directed to Kimberly Parker, Search Committee Chair, kfparker@oakland.edu.
  8. http://jobslist.kent.edu/cw/en-us/job/495954/faculty-tenure-track9-mo https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000457946-01 The School of Visual Communication Design (https://www.kent.edu/vcd) and the School of Digital Sciences (https://www.kent.edu/dsci/) at Kent State University invite applications for a tenure-track and/or tenured position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are especially interested in candidates with qualifications and interest in one or more of the following areas: Motion Design Animation and/or Illustration Interaction Design Mixed, Augmented and/or Virtual Reality This position is one of eight new interdisciplinary faculty lines in the College of Communication and Information (CCI) and is shared between Visual Communication Design and Digital Sciences, both schools in CCI. The School of Visual Communication Design would be the tenure home. CCI is the only college in the nation that combines design, digital sciences, media, information science, and communication in one interdisciplinary college. CCI and its schools offer a supportive and collaborative environment that values both research/creative activity and teaching. This new faculty member will teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs and conduct research and/or produce creative/professional projects. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to develop curriculum in his/her specialization area. Candidates will possess excellent design skills, as well as experience in a variety of motion design and interactive media. Candidates will also possess the ability to adapt and embrace technological advancements in tandem with design education. This includes motion graphics, broadcast design, or animation. Preferred proficiency in one or more of the following software tools: After Effects, Nuke, MadMapper, Cinema 4D, Maya, Zbrush, Unreal UDK or Unity. Additionally, experience with agencies, working in film and/or television, projection mapping, and/or designing for mixed, augmented, and virtual reality is a plus. QUALIFICATIONS Candidate must possess an MFA, PhD, or another terminal degree in a related discipline, and 3-5 years of professional experience. The successful candidate will have a proven research record, a proven record of creative activity or evidence of significant professional experience; evidence of teaching excellence, if the candidate has prior university teaching experience; and a willingness and ability to advise, mentor, and teach undergraduate and graduate students. The School of Visual Communication Design (VCD) is a rigorous and dynamic program that offers comprehensive undergraduate (BA and BFA) and graduate (MA and MFA) degree programs. Our undergraduate and graduate students have become leaders, scholars, and active participants in the national and international design community. VCD is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). In 2017, VCD moved into a newly renovated facility that provides students with an abundance of studio space, photo studios, a large computer lab, a gallery and a resource center. VCD is part of the Kent State University Design Innovation Initiative, with Fashion Design and Architecture, which is working to create a cross-disciplinary endeavor to develop novel solutions to global and everyday challenges. We are also home to the award-winning Glyphix, one of the first student-staffed design firms in the country. The School of Digital Sciences (DSCI) is a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary school designed to train tomorrow’s digital leaders. Students learn from faculty drawn from programs across campus and receive broad foundational knowledge in digital technologies – hardware, software, web programming, emerging media and data science. Academic programs include undergraduate (BS, BA) and masters (MDS) degrees as well as the interdisciplinary PhD in Communication and Information. KENT STATE UNIVERSITY Kent State is a comprehensive graduate and undergraduate, residential, Carnegie Doctoral Research Extensive University. Founded in 1910, the university is the third largest in Ohio, with an enrollment of approximately 39,000 students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The Chronicle of Higher Educationidentifies Kent State as one of the Great Colleges to Work For (2017). The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching ranks Kent State among the nation’s top 74 public high-research universities, and U.S. News & World Report ranks Kent State in the coveted top-tier of Best Colleges (2018). Kent is a small, vibrant college-town with close proximity to the cultural, dining, and professional sports activities of several major cities, along with the recreational opportunities of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the many lakes in the region. Kent is located within the Cleveland-Akron-Canton metro area, and within 2 hours of Pittsburgh and Columbus. To apply, visit our jobsite at https://jobs.kent.edu and upload the following items: Letter of interest, curriculum vitae, portfolio of professional/creative work, examples of student work (if candidate has prior university teaching experience), and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. We expect an employment start date of August 2019.
  9. https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psp/cnyepprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=19550&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1 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. HOW TO APPLY If you are viewing this job posting in CUNYfirst, please click on "Apply Now'' at the bottom of this page and follow the instructions. If you are viewing this job posting externally, please apply as follows: - Go to www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment" - Click "Search job listings" - Click on "More options to search for CUNY jobs" - Search by Job Opening ID number 19550 - Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions. 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 JOB SEARCH CATEGORY CUNY Job Posting: Faculty EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 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.
  10. https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=6368&job=assistant-associate-professor Job ID: 6368 Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Communication Design to begin August 2019. Design at Miami OH: http://designmiamioh.org and @designmiamioh Experience Design MFA: xd.miamioh.edu and @xdmiamioh Duties/Physical Demands: Responsibilities will include teaching and advising in communication design at the undergraduate and graduate level; creative work and/or research; and provide service to the institution. Minimum Qualifications: MFA or equivalent terminal degree in graphic design, communication design, experience design or related area (by start date appointment). For appointment as Associate Professor require an established record of teaching and creative endeavors. Preferred Qualifications: Consideration may be given to candidates with professional experience in the field, teaching experience, a strong knowledge of the communication/graphic design field including software and production expertise, or skills in interaction design. For Inquiries for Posting, Contact: Erin Beckloff Posting Inquiries Contact Information (phone, email...): erin.beckloff@miamioh.edu Date to Begin Screening: 01/07/2019 Required Documents: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Multi Media, Teaching Philosophy Special Instructions to Applicant: URL of personal website for portfolio samples (as multi media), samples of student work if available (as other); letters of recommendation will be requested by department at a later date. Application Types Accepted: Faculty Criminal Background Check Required: Yes
  11. http://w3.bilkent.edu.tr/bilkent/department-of-communication-and-design/ The Department of Communication and Design at Bilkent University invites applications for appointments beginning with the academic year 2018-19, or to start in Spring 2018. We seek to hire two faculty members at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank: one is a research-based position, the other is practice-based. Qualifications for the research-based Assistant/Associate Professor position: D. in media studies or a closely related subject Research experience and a strong publication record in media theory Ability to teach media production preferred, but not required Qualifications for the practice-based Assistant/Associate Professor position: D. or MFA Strong portfolio of work in media production, multiple forms (animation, film, other media) a plus International publications Candidates are expected to teach a range of film and media studies courses from the core department curriculum, plus advanced lecture courses in one or more of the following areas: Media theory Communication and media technologies Media and cultural criticism Animation Interactive media design Post-production Faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly research, creative teaching, and service to the department and university. The language of instruction is English. Bilkent University is an equal opportunity employer with an international body of faculty and students. The faculty is comprised of academic staff from around 40 different countries. Bilkent University ranks 28th in Times Higher Education’s 100 Under 50 list of the world’s best young universities. Benefits include a comprehensive health insurance and on-campus housing. For more information about Bilkent University and the Department of Communication and Design, please visit http://w3.bilkent.edu.tr/bilkent/ and http://www.comd.bilkent.edu.tr/ Applicants should submit a letter of application, describing the focus of current research and teaching activities, a current CV, a writing sample of no more than 20 pages, and three letters of recommendation. Additional materials may be requested at a later point. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the review will continue until the position is filled.
  12. https://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Be-Strategic-on-the/244863
  13. https://segd.org/sites/default/files/2019-segd-academic-summit-call-for-papers.pdf Call for Papers Submission Deadline Friday, March 1, 2019 SEGD | Society for Experiential Graphic Design is soliciting submissions for the 2019 Academic Summit to be held on Wednesday, June 6, in Austin, Texas. Potential papers should address the educational, institutional, technological, social, and cultural issues that have relevance to the overarching discipline of Experiential Graphic Design (EGD), which encompasses environmental graphic and information design, exhibition design, wayfinding and signage design, branding, interactive and immersive environments, and technology integration. Situated the day before the 2019 SEGD Conference, this event will bring together educators, students, researchers, and practitioners from the field of Experiential Graphic Design. For 2019 SEGD is seeking submissions of both academic research and curriculum innovation that speficically address design challenges including (but not limited to): advanced user centric experiences emerging technology interface innovation narrative design and storytelling smart cities and public spaces shifts in user behavior and spatial practices design thinking and business innovation service design and evolution Submission Requirements Submissions are due by Friday, March 1, 2019. They should be provided in the form of extended abstracts. Abstracts must meet submission requirement of a 300-word minimum with a 1000-word maximum. Submissions should contain the following: working title, paper summary, description of methodology used (if appropriate), contribution to the field, and implications for theory and practice. Inclusion of visual documentation (images and diagrams) are required to support the written abstract. Submissions must not contain any of the authors, contributors or institutions names. Please direct questions and PDF abstract submissions to Christina Lyons christina_lyons@fitnyc.edu SEGD’s Academic Task Force will select from the reviewed submissions and authors will be invited to present their papers at the SEGD Academic Summit on June 5 before the 2019 SEGD Conference: Experience Austin, June 6-8. Selected papers will also be published in SEGD’s online Academic Research research journal, Communication + Place. Discounted SEGD Conference registration will be offered to presenters of accepted papers. Deadlines Paper Abstract Submissions March 1 Paper Acceptance Notifications April 5 Full Manuscripts with Images/Diagrams May 24 Final Presentation File Submissions May 31 Academic Summit Presentation June 5
  14. https://design.cmu.edu/facultysearch/ Qualifications The School of Design is looking for tenure or teaching track faculty, especially at the assistant professor rank. Successful applicants will teach at all levels of the undergraduate and masters programs, frequently team-teach with colleagues from complementary disciplines, and serve as thesis advisors to masters students, and doctoral students where appropriate. The School invites collaborative applicants with the following qualifications. We are particularly interested in candidates who can bridge across multiple areas of expertise listed below. 1. A design masters degree or equivalent professional expertise in one or more of the following design disciplines: Communication or Graphic design: emphasis on the exploration of communication design in real-world contexts with strong graphic design underpinnings (stellar understanding and application of typography, imaging, grid systems, color, composition, etc.), and a demonstrated agility in a range of digital media (knowledge of, and practice in, screen-based communication and prototyping tools). Interaction design: emphasis on pioneering work that expands our experience of products, environments, systems, and services, through a hybridity of digital and physical means. Candidates should have a keen interest in emerging technologies (e.g. conversational interfaces, artificial intelligence and mixed reality) and a range of prototyping approaches. Service design: emphasis on interaction design, social, and environmental concerns, and a familiarity with the theoretical and practical foundations of service design and their implications in broad contexts. 2. University level teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels or equivalent professional experience. We are especially interested in candidates who are willing and qualified to teach at all levels of the curriculum. 3. Additional expertise in one or more of the following areas is welcomed: Narrative & storytelling User experience Design for sustainability Social design Design thinking & strategy Design studies
  15. https://research.fb.com/programs/research-awards/proposals/instagram-research-awards-for-social-technologies/ Instagram requests academic and/or non-profit organizations research proposals in areas that align with Instagram’s mission of bringing you closer to the people and things you love. This year, Instagram will grant awards of up to $50K USD per awardee to fund projects of up to one year in duration. This RFP challenge is open to applicants worldwide. This includes individual researchers addressing a well-defined problem, or may require multiple university departments to collaborate with a diverse set of skills to solve a more complex multi-disciplinary challenge. Researchers can submit proposals for any domain related to the topics below. We describe some examples for each topic, but we will gladly consider proposals related to these topics that are not specified as examples. The effects of social technologies on interpersonal relationships and communities. Some examples: How does online behavior build or shape relationships (among friends, communities of shared interests) – both online and offline – and how does this relate to personal well-being? The role of social media in supporting personal development and social ties at different life stages. Some examples: How might we identify opportunities for greater cross-cultural and cross-generational interactions, support healthy social and emotional development in teens, and/or reduce the isolation of seniors? Emerging trends in social commerce. Some examples: How are social media platforms changing the nature of entrepreneurship, collaborative production, and peer-to-peer commerce? Social media trends in your market/country/city. Some examples: How do consumer expectations around social media differ, particularly around safety, security and privacy? How are micro entrepreneurs leveraging social media in these regions? Promoting healthy conversation and behaviors in online communities. Some examples: How can online communities encourage healthy, civil, and empathetic discussion? What constitutes a healthy, civil, and empathetic discussion? What empowers online community members to help encourage and maintain a healthy community? Payment will be made to the proposer’s host university as an unrestricted gift (see FAQ for more details). With this, overhead is typically limited to 5-8%. To apply We ask applicants to submit a 1-2 page proposal. Proposals should include: A summary of the project (1-2 pages) explaining the area of focus, a description of techniques, any relevant prior work, and a timeline with milestones and expected outcomes Clear and concise statement of the scientific contribution and routes to eventual deployment A draft budget description (1 page) including an approximate cost of the award and explanation of how funds would be spent Names of the researcher(s) involved in the proposed work with their CV/resume or links to Google Scholar pages Indication of any previous or current connections/collaborations with Facebook (in which case please name the Facebook contacts) Eligibility Applicants must be current full-time faculty at an accredited academic institution that awards research degrees to PhD students. Applicants must be the Principal Investigator on any resulting award. Applicants may submit one proposal per solicitation. Organizations must be a nonprofit or non-governmental organization with recognized legal status in their respective country (equal to 501(c)(3) status under the United States Internal Revenue Code). Timing and dates Applications are now open. Applications close November 16th, 2018, 5:00 pm PST. Notifications will be sent by email to selected applicants sometime in December 2018.
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