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U of Central Oklahoma: Graphic Design, Full-Time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track, Visiting Assistant Professor

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Position Overview

Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach or perform research for a limited time. This is a non-tenure track, temporary position. Service or research may be expected.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

The University of Central Oklahoma Department of Design invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Graphic Design. This is a temporary, full time, non-tenure-track appointment.


This position will include academic, creative, and service responsibilities in a Design Department offering B.F.A. degrees in Graphic and Interior Design.


The qualified candidate will have the ability to teach design drawing with a focus on constructed forms (consistent with the design of objects/forms/characters that do not yet exist) as opposed to direct observational drawing skills (traditional still life drawing).


Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in Design Foundations to include: beginning drawing for design, beginning design thinking, beginning graphic design, and may involve other graphic design courses as needed.

This position requires a commitment to engage in research/creative/scholarly activity in your area of specialization at local, regional, and/or national levels.

This position will also require service commitments to the university, college, department, and professional organizations; participation in shared governance of the department; the recruitment and mentorship of undergraduate design students; and active participation in the advancement of the Department of Design.

Finally, the successful applicant will have the knowledge, skill, and ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students in the College of Fine Arts and Design. Minorities, women, and candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

Qualifications/Experience Required

An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval).

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

M.F.A. in Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design or related field.
Minimum of two years university teaching experience.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching.
Demonstrated experience in graphic design, design drawing or illustration.
Demonstrated experience in student recruitment and mentorship.

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