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  • Overview:

    The University of Akron is seeking applications for a full-time non-tenure track graphic design instructor. MA required, MFA preferred.

  • URL: http://www.uakron.edu/jobs
  • Location: Akron, OH
  • Starts On: Feb. 8, 2016, 2:27 p.m.

Job Requirements

  • Job Description:

    The University of Akron is seeking applications for a full-time non-tenure track graphic design instructor. MA required, MFA preferred. Evidence of at least 3 years professional experience with an emphasis in design and typography is required. Position requires teaching design theory and typography at all levels in a professional design curriculum. Prior college/university teaching experience beyond TA is preferred. Successful candidates must possess strong design ability and strong communication skills and a documented history of teaching excellence. In addition to teaching, candidates will be expected to contribute to the further development and continues success of the design program. The graphic design program has 6 full-time faculty and 200 student majors.

    Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron (UA) is one of the largest employers in the region and offers an array of employment opportunities. Here you'll find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy, and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community.

    ABOUT THE MARY SCHILLER MYERS SCHOOL OF ART
    The Mary Schiller Myers School of Art at The University of Akron provides high quality education in the fine arts, art history, design, and art education. We provide excellence in teaching, research, and community service, contributing to the visual culture of the region and beyond. The graphic design program has approximately 200 student majors with 6 full time faculties. The Myers School of Art is NASAD accredited and consists of 19 full time faculty offering degrees in 10 majors and 13 minors.

    For complete details and to apply visit the website below and search for Job # 9339.

    When completing the application, be prepared to attach a letter of application with teaching philosophy, CV with specific information on professional experience, three letters of recommendation, copies of transcripts, a digital portfolio with 20 examples of professional/creative work and 20 examples of student work with descriptions, id: title, date, media, size, and relevance to the criteria outlined in the project description. For first consideration, submit materials by March 1st. Review of applications begins immediately.

    The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.

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  • University of Akron
    The Mary Schiller Myers School of Art

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