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Assistant Professor, Visual Communications College of Arts and Sciences University of Delaware https://internalcareers.udel.edu/cw/en-us/job/494148/tenure-track-assistant-professor-art-and-design Applications close: Dec 02 2019 Eastern Standard Time The Department of Art & Design at the University of Delaware (UD), seeks qualified candidates for appointment as Assistant Professor, tenure-track, beginning Fall Semester 2020. We are seeking a dynamic and energetic individual who believes in the value of design fundamentals while embracing innovative and diverse technologies in their creative practice and teaching. The ideal candidate will show evidence of success and impact on their profession and students as well as strong potential within a research-driven university. The candidate should have an in-depth knowledge of typography and a unique perspective and understanding of contemporary media and technology. Professional experience in a design-related field is desirable. UD and our department are committed to socially and community-engaged practice and research. Our program engages students in an educational experience where they learn by doing. In our small classes, students have intense studio experiences exploring their creativity, developing skills, and designing in multiple media. Visual Communications alumni have received the highest honors in design and advertising. Even more, they have experienced and impacted culture in lasting ways. Faculty-led study abroad programs have taken students to such places as Antarctica, Australia, England, South America, and South East Asia. Visual Communication’s internship program places students nationally and internationally. Guest speakers visit campus regularly. UD’s Visual Communications program has an exceptionally strong undergraduate portfolio program. Field trips and portfolio reviews, conducted in cities such as New York, Philadelphia, give students inside career experiences. The Department of Art & Design has a diverse and inclusive faculty. We welcome all candidates, desiring to expand our knowledge and experience base, and cultivate creative innovation. QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Candidates must have a graduate degree (MFA, MS, PhD, MA, MDes, MAD, MGraph, or equivalent terminal degree) in graphic design or related field and preferably at least two years teaching experience at the college level. The full-time, tenure-track Visual Communications faculty teaching load is 3/2 (5 courses a year), comprising a variety of design related courses throughout the department. In addition to teaching, full-time faculty members are expected to maintain active creative research, advise students, participate in curriculum development and other departmental activities, and contribute to the vibrant intellectual life of the University. The successful candidate will teach primarily in the department’s undergraduate Visual Communications BFA program, as well as contribute to curriculum development within the program and the department’s core courses. This person will also engage in critical dialog across the department degree programs, which include Visual Communications, Bachelor of Art, Fine Arts and the two graduate programs, Studio Arts and Interaction Design. About the Department of Art & Design: For more information about our degree programs, facilities and faculty, visit https://www.art.udel.edu/. TO APPLY: Applicants should upload to http://www.udel.edu/careers, a (1) letter of application, (2) letter of intent: describe how specific experiences shaped your qualifications for this position and your vision for the role of design in a global society, (3) curriculum vitae, (4) teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and URL link to a digital portfolio of student work, (5) list of names and contact information of three references who can attest to your teaching or creative research capabilities, (6) portfolio of featured creative projects with a URL link to your full digital portfolio or website. Please clearly specify your role(s) if your portfolio includes collaborative projects. You may also include samples of other accomplishments including evidence of exhibitions, conference papers, published writings, commissioned work, etc. Deadline to apply is December 2, 2019. For additional information, please contact Bill Deering (email@example.com) Chair, Visual Communications Search Committee, Department of Art & Design, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716 SALARY AND BENEFITS: Compensation packages are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The UD benefits package is one of the best in the nation. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html.
Middle Tennessee State University’s Art & Design Department seeks applicants for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant/associate professor in Graphic Design. Start date for these positions is August 1, 2019. The ideal candidate for the Interactive Design position (415080) will have extensive professional, creative-industry experience in traditional print and digital graphic design media. Applicants should exhibit a mastery of graphic design skills; have comprehensive knowledge of design principles; demonstrate a solid understanding of typography in their work; possess knowledge of UI/UX design trends and theories; exhibit expertise in traditional and new design industry-standard software; have professional, creative-industry experience; and recognition for their achievements in the field. MFA in Graphic Design or a comparable MFA/terminal degree in an affiliated discipline. The successful candidate for the Illustration position (122250) will have extensive professional experience in traditional and digital illustration mediums. Applicants should demonstrate a mastery of drawing/illustration skills; have a comprehensive knowledge of current illustration trends, techniques, software, and theories; should have a comprehensive knowledge of Adobe Suite design programs including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. MFA in Graphic Design, Illustration or a comparable MFA/terminal degree in an affiliated discipline. Applicants should have a unique artistic/design aesthetic, approach, and professional portfolio. To apply or for more detailed information visit http://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu. MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. More about Middle Tennessee State University (https://www.mtsu.edu/about/index.php): Middle Tennessee State University, situated at the geographic center of the state in Murfreesboro, is the No. 1 producer of graduates for the Greater Nashville economy and vital partner in the state’s goal of 55 percent of its citizens having a post-secondary credential by 2025. It is also the top destination for transfer students in Tennessee and the No. 1 choice for the state’s adult learners. MTSU houses a wide variety of nationally recognized academic degree programs at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels. The University is composed of eight undergraduate colleges, offering more than 40 departments and more than 140 degree programs. The College of Graduate Studies offers more than 100 degree programs. We have invested more than $800 million in new facilities on our Murfreesboro campus. Most noticeably, our three-building Science Corridor of Innovation, with our 250,000-square-foot, $147 million Science Building as its centerpiece, represents one of the most significant investments made by the state of Tennessee toward the enhancement of science and technology education. MTSU’s University Honors College, the first in the state, offers an ivy-league experience for high-ability students. MTSU is one of just 108 colleges and universities recognized recently by the Chronicle of Higher Education for its high production of Fulbright Scholars, placing it alongside universities such as Duke, Harvard, and Yale. No other Tennessee institution made the list.
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On display at the Museum of Illustration at the Society of Illustrators February 28 - June 30, 2018. The Art of MARCH: A Civil Rights Masterpiece walks visitors through the story of Congressman John Lewis's experience in the civil rights movement as depicted by the pen Art by Nate Powell; MARCH @ 2013, 2015, 2016 John Lewis & Andrew Aydin. of MARCH trilogy illustrator Nate Powell. This landmark exhibition of Congressman Lewis's celebrated graphic novel memoir, co-written with Andrew Aydin, takes visitors on a visceral tour of the movement, illuminating pivotal moments, people, and philosophies through the display of over 150 pieces of original art, interactive materials, and new exhibition essays by Jonathan W. Gray, Associate Professor of English at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and author of Civil Rights in the White Literary Imagination: Innocence by Association (The University Press of Mississippi. 2013). The exhibition gives a glimpse into how this graphic novel was created, with behind-the-scenes process art and artifacts from Powell's illustration process. A portion of the exhibition also shows how Eisner Award-winning Powell evolved from an SVA student steeped in the punk zine culture into the illustrator of MARCH. The Society of Illustrators will be organizing events open to the public in conjunction with the exhibition. An opening reception will take place on Thursday, March 1st, beginning at 6:30 PM. A schedule of lectures, panels, tours and workshops geared toward students, teachers, as well as the general public will be announced in the coming weeks. More information on the exhibit and related events can be found here. In addition, Nate Powell and Andrew Aydin will be Guests of Honor at MoCCA Arts Festival. This 2-day multimedia event, Manhattan's largest independent comics, cartoon and animation festival, draws over 8,000 attendees each year. Held on April 7 and 8th, the Fest will include speaking engagements, book signings, and parties. Further scheduling information for MoCCA Arts Festival will be available in future announcements. The MARCH trilogy has been recognized for its groundbreaking storytelling with numerous accolades. MARCH: Book One became the first graphic novel to win a Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, MARCH: Book Two won the Eisner Award, MARCH: Book Three is the first graphic novel to receive a National Book Award, and the trilogy has spent a combined 99 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List. MARCH is published by Top Shelf Productions, an imprint of IDW Publishing. The Art of MARCH: A Civil Rights Masterpiece exhibition is co-curated by John Lind (Creative Director, Kitchen Sink Books, an imprint of Dark Horse Comics) and Charles Brownstein (Executive Director, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund). About the Museum of Illustration at the Society of Illustrators Founded in 1901, the Society of Illustrators and its Museum of Illustration together comprise America's longest-standing nonprofit organization dedicated to the art of illustration. The mission of SI/MI is to promote the art and appreciation of illustration and its history and evolving nature through exhibitions and educational programs. For media inquiries please contact: Kate Feirtag Director of Communications and External Relations firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to download a PDF version of this press release. Click here to download the main visual. The Art of MARCH: A Civil Rights Masterpiece is sponsored in part by the School of Visual Arts. With special thanks to: