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Clinical Assistant Professor of Graphic Design (Interdisciplinary)

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To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching portfolio (10 Professional samples, 10 annotated Student works from foundation to capstone levels), three letters of reference, and teaching evaluations (Format: PDFs on a disk/flash drive). TO: Saeri Dobson, Search Committee Chair Department of Art and Art History Loyola Marymount University 1 LMU Drive, MS 8346, Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659

Position Information

Position Information

Requisition Number: 0171018
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Art & Art History
College: College of Comm & Fine Arts
Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor of Graphic Design (Interdisciplinary)
Rank: Clinical Assistant Professor
Tenure Status: Not Eligible for Tenure
Work Status: Full-time Term
Faculty Announcement:

Clinical Assistant Professor of Graphic Design (Interdisciplinary)

The Studio Arts Program at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a Full-time (1-year renewable appointment with positive review) beginning in Fall 2017. The ideal candidate is a designer and educator demonstrating: The ability to teach students across the Design curriculum, from foundation to senior capstone level courses; Experience in traditional and contemporary design practices and teaching pedagogies; and evidence of teaching design as a “communication art form” within the liberal arts education.

The qualified candidate should demonstrate expertise in typography, communication design, print and digital media, and 1 or more of the following specializations: Design Foundation Studies, Design Methodology, Exhibition Design, Product and Innovation Design, Social Design, Transmedia Design, Interactive Design, and UI/UX Design.

The selected candidate will have a typical teaching load of 3 classes, and meaningful service participation in the GRPH program equivalent to one course. Service activities may include but are not limited to coordination of, and involvement in: the Annual Junior Portfolio Review; Curriculum assessment and development; Graphic Design Program planning; Prospective Student Recruitment; Senior Thesis Exhibition planning and installation; Student Advising; and Student Career Path development.

An MFA and 2 or more years of successful teaching experience are required at the time of hire. Evidence of current creative scholarship, and/or professional practice is required.

Loyola Marymount University, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves over 6200 undergraduates and over 3400 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law.
Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. The LMU community is composed of faculty, staff, and students from a wide range of culturally-diverse backgrounds. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.

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Special Instructions:

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching portfolio (10 Professional samples, 10 annotated Student works from foundation to capstone levels), three letters of reference, and teaching evaluations (Format: PDFs on a disk/flash drive).

TO: Saeri Dobson,
Search Committee Chair
Department of Art and Art History
Loyola Marymount University
1 LMU Drive, MS 8346,
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659

Posting Date: 11/22/2016
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