Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, and PerformanceDepartment of Art and DesignCollege of Liberal Arts

Visiting Assistant Professor of Visual Communication Design/Graphic Design

Position Announcement

Faculty and Instruction, non-tenure track

Location & Start Date
West Lafayette, IN
Preferred start date – August 17, 2020.

Responsibilities
Teach up to four undergraduate design classes per semester in one or more of the following subject areas: web design, UX foundations, motion graphics, typography, and graphic design; Teach Adobe Creative Suite products, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Adobe XD. Contribution to curriculum development and participation in usual departmental activities are expected.

Qualifications
Required Qualifications include a graduate degree (MFA)  in Visual Communication Design, Graphic Design or related field, and professional practice experience or an equivalent combination of teaching and professional experience. Prior university teaching experience preferred. 

Department
The Department of Art and Design offers undergraduate concentrations, majors, and minors in seven areas including Art Education, Art History, Studio Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Visual Communication Design. The Masters of Fine Arts degree is offered in all areas except Art History and the PhD program in Art Education is offered in conjunction with the College of Education. The Department of Art and Design consistently educates approximately 350 undergraduate majors and 40 graduate students. It is one of the departments and divisions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, and Performance. To learn more about the Visual Communication program at Purdue, visit: https://www.purdue.edu/cla/vcd 

Application
Send letter of application, designer statement, teaching philosophy statement, résumé or curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and contacts of three references (name, phone, and email). Include twenty (20) samples of professional work and, if applicable, students’ work in separate PDF documents. If available, please send a list with hyperlinks to your videos, motion graphics, interaction and web designs. 

Purdue University’s Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, and Performance is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their letter of application, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. The University's nondiscrimination policy is available here:  https://www.purdue.edu/purdue/ea_eou_statement.php.

Candidates should submit application materials electronically via https://careers.purdue.edu/ 

The job requisition ID number for this position is 9221.

Preferential deadline is March 01, 2020Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Miscellaneous
Candidates wishing to submit confidential letters of reference or digital portfolio* should have the materials sent to rueff@purdue.edu for processing. Please reference job requisition ID number 9221 and candidate name. You will receive confirmation of your materials.

*File limit 10MB 

Equal Opportunity
A background check is required for employment in this position.

 

PURDUE UNIVERSITY IS AN EOE/AA EMPLOYER. ALL INDIVIDUALS, INCLUDING MINORITIES, WOMEN, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Posted Jan 28, 2020.

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