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Oakland University, MI: Visiting Assistant Professor of Art - Graphic Design

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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 200-level to the 400-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 (both print and digital), 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.

To apply, please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, design philosophy, diversity statement, personal creative portfolio (either a single PDF or a document with the URL to link to the portfolio), a student work portfolio (either a single PDF or document with the URL to link to the portfolio), and unofficial transcripts. 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.) For full consideration, application materials should be received on or before May 6, 2018.

Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.

Inquiries should be directed to Meaghan Barry, Search Committee Chair, mcbarry@oakland.edu.

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