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Assistant Professor- Graphic Design

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Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit applications to http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4763. Please note: -Artists statement should be uploaded as “statement of research and teaching”. -Personal work pdf should be uploaded as “other”. -Student work should be uploaded as “other 2”. Applications reviewed as received; applications should be submitted no later than December 1, 2017 to be certain of full consideration. All requested materials must be received for consideration. Review of applications will continue until position is filled. Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to: Megan Tansley, School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University, 127 Fine Arts Building, 1201 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405. Phone: 812-856-7448. Email: mtansley@iu.edu The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status)

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Position Details

Title Assistant Professor- Graphic Design
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington School of Art, Architecture + Design
Position Summary

The School of Art, Architecture + Design (https://soaad.indiana.edu/) invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure-track position with rank of Assistant Professor in Graphic Design, to begin in the fall 2018. Responsibilities include teaching graphic design at the undergraduate and graduate levels; creative work and research requirements consistent with tenure expectations; and service requirements such as committee work, facility supervision, and/or administration of the program. Advanced skills in interactive design are required, including work in various types of interfaces (web, tablet, smartphone); required expertise in computer programs for graphic and interactive design, and programming skills. Preference will be given to candidates with professional experience in the field, teaching experience, working knowledge of time-based/video software programs, and contribution to diversity. Successful candidates will teach four courses during a 10-month academic year.

The School of Art, Architecture + Design, is home to undergraduate majors and graduate students pursuing courses in art history and studio practice. An internationally distinguished faculty of artists direct a wide range of programs accredited by NASAD, The National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Studio areas include fundamentals, ceramics, drawing and painting, graphic design, interior design, fashion design, comprehensive design, metalsmithing and jewelry design, digital media/computer arts, photography, textiles, and sculpture. Fine Arts facilities include large studios and classrooms that support the creative work of multiple disciplines. The curricula are enriched by an active exhibition gallery as well as a comprehensive arts library.

Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington is the flagship campus of IU’s eight campuses statewide. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of our world-class contributions in research and the arts.

The School of Art, Architecture + Design houses fourteen different areas in art, design, and merchandising. This is where art, merchandising, architecture, and design merge to shape the future of creativity from imagination to implementation.

Basic Qualifications

Qualified candidates must have an MFA by the start date of employment and at least three years of teaching experience past the MFA is preferred. Evidence of an active exhibition record and professional achievement is paramount. Applicants must send a current CV, letter of application, artist statement, teaching philosophy, one PDF containing 20 images of personal work and relevant image list, one PDF containing 20 images of student work and relevant image list and contact information for three references.

Department Contact for Questions

Megan Tansley, School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University, 127 Fine Arts Building, 1201 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405. Phone: 812-856-7448. Email: mtansley@iu.edu

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank Salary commensurate with experience; comprehensive benefits program; studio space; access to research funding opportunities.
Special Instructions

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit applications to http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4763.

Please note:
-Artists statement should be uploaded as “statement of research and teaching”.
-Personal work pdf should be uploaded as “other”.
-Student work should be uploaded as “other 2”.

Applications reviewed as received; applications should be submitted no later than December 1, 2017 to be certain of full consideration. All requested materials must be received for consideration. Review of applications will continue until position is filled. Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to: Megan Tansley, School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University, 127 Fine Arts Building, 1201 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405. Phone: 812-856-7448. Email: mtansley@iu.edu

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status)

For Best Consideration Date 12/01/2017
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018
OAA # 21710-11

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference
    • Personal Contact: Direct Contact by Search Committee
    • Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor
    • Announcement: Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Announcement: IU Bulletin for Academic Appointees
    • Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
    • Announcement: Other Website

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Other
  5. Other 2
  6. Statement of Research and Teaching
Optional Documents
  1. Other 3