Faculty Jobs at UMBC

Visiting Lecturer Graphic Design

Job no: 493041
Work type: Faculty
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Visual Arts

Application Instructions:

Submit 8-12 samples of professional design work with supporting descriptions that summarize your contributions, 8-12 examples of student work if available, cv and cover letter describing teaching interests and complete contact information including email addresses for three references to gdsearch@umbc.edu

Electronic applications only. 

Note: This position is not using Interfolio.

Department:

Visual Arts

The department offers both a B.A. and a B.F. A in graphic design.

For more information visit: https://art.umbc.edu/

Anticipated Start Date:

January 2020 and concludes with the Fall 2020 grading period.

Position:
This two-semester appointment requires broad-based creative expertise in contemporary design issues including practices in screen-based visual communication with an area of focus such as web design, interactive design, UI/UX, and a demonstrated proficiency with the tools and technologies used in these areas.
This position begins in January 2020 and concludes with the Fall 2020 grading period.

Duties:

Teach four studio courses per semester from among the following areas: responsive web design and or application interface design (UX/UI).

Qualifications:

Successful candidates must possess:

● Knowledge of contemporary design issues and emerging platforms in screen-based visual communication;
● Thorough understanding of industry standard software; OS; Fluency in Mac operating system;
● Expertise in theories and tools of web or app design;

Preference is given to candidates with one or more of the following qualifications:
● MFA in Graphic Design, Digital Design or related visual communications field or the equivalent professional experience with documentation of at least 5 years of practice;
● Expertise in HTML and CSS;
● Prior college college-level teaching at the undergraduate level with experience in digital design/digital media courses;
● Experience in using technology to enhance instruction and communicate effectively with the campus community.
 
Salary: High 40's to Low 50's, plus benefits

Submit 8-12 samples of professional design work with supporting descriptions that summarize your contributions, 8-12 examples of student work if available, cv and cover letter describing teaching interests and complete contact information including email addresses for three references to gdsearch@umbc.edu. Electronic applications only.
 
Note: This position is not using Interfolio.
Screening of Applications Begins: Review of application materials will begin November 10, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.   
About UMBC:

UMBC, an honors university serving more than 11,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students, is one of two public universities in Maryland to achieve the “doctoral/research university-extensive” Carnegie classification. Located just outside Baltimore and 45 minutes from Washington, DC, the campus is growing rapidly under dynamic leadership.

Our UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. We will advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds. The successful candidate will join a department with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, and will be expected to contribute actively to these efforts (https://diversity.umbc.edu/).

 Equal Opportunity Statement: UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Accommodation: If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
   

Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled

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