Full-Time Job Graphic Design, Assistant Professor
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Graphic Design, Assistant Professor 
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities.
The university is committed to enhancing efforts to attract and retain top students and faculty, educating the region’s diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.
ROLE of the POSITION
The Department of Art at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Graphic Design. The department consists of 11 tenured and tenure-track faculty dedicated to teaching the core curriculum (BA and BFA Art Studio; Painting/Drawing/Printmaking; Sculptural Practice; Photography; BS Graphic Design & Media; BA Art History; MFA Art Studio).
We are seeking a well-rounded graphic designer and educator to complement and expand the curriculum with expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, Typography, Brand Identity, Time-Based Design and Website/Interface Design. Candidate should be qualified to teach throughout the Graphic Design curriculum as well as contribute to the evolution of a forward-looking program. The successful candidate will be expected to: teach lower and upper level design courses; engage in student advisement; participate in a collaborative curriculum development; contribute to program activities; maintain a creative, research and/or professional practice agenda; participate in committee work; and be engaged in both departmental and university governance activities.
This position requires a Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design/Visual Communications from an accredited college or university or other terminal degree in a closely related design field from a regionally accredited college or university.
Ability to teach lower and upper division design courses.
Evidence of design expertise through professional experience or design achievement through peer review, as demonstrated through application materials.
Three years teaching experience at the college or university level in graphic design beyond the MFA.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted, teaching philosophy, artist statement/statement of research, up to 15 examples of research/creative work, up to 15 examples of student work, Images should be submitted as a one PDF document or link to online portfolio. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on January 15, 2017 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date.
Materials should be addressed to Catherine Angel, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu.
For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504
Apply on/line at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu
|• Job Title:||Graphic Design, Assistant Professor|
|• Job Type:||Full-Time Job|
|• Employer:||University of Nevada Las Vegas|
|• Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|