Assistant Professor in Graphic Design

Greenville, South Carolina, United States

Job description

The School of Art and Design at East Carolina University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in graphic design, beginning August 2018. This position will teach undergraduate and graduate students within graphic design concentration of the multidisciplinary BFA in Art and MFA in Art programs. School of Art and Design faculty teach three 3-credit hour courses per semester. The successful candidate will teach in the graphic design area, which may include introductory to graduate level courses, as well as other courses assigned. Additional responsibilities include curriculum development, participating in recruitment for graduate and undergraduate students, and engaging in service to the graphic design concentration, School, College, University, community, and profession.

Minimum Education/Experience:

MFA or terminal degree or equivalent in graphic design or related field is required. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to produce nationally recognized professional design and/or design-related scholarship. Evidence of professional communication, collaboration, organizational, and time-management skill is required.

How to apply

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, document with a link to your personal website or online portfolio that includes 20 of research/creative work and 20 images of student work and a list of references, including contact information, online. Please email the search committee chair, Dan Elliott,, with any questions.

2-3 original letters of reference/recommendation are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference/recommendation submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference/recommendation not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to: Jessica Sutton, ECU-School of Art & Design, 2000 Jenkins Fine Art Center, Mailstop 502, Greenville, NC 27858.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University: • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; • Develops tomorrow’s leaders to serve and inspire positive change; • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us.