Develop and lead a visual design curriculum for students at the undergraduate and graduate levels which takes an expanded view of visual communication and which recognizes the importance of concept generation, ideation and storytelling as part of visual communication in a wide variety of media. The successful candidate will demonstrate an eagerness to apply innovative learning strategies in the classroom including online and/or blended instruction, and help build cross-disciplinary connections with other programs across the university. Teach courses in visual communication and design, one of which may be photography Typical course load is two courses per semester plus supervision of graduate students. Maintain an active professional/creative research practice and participate in Department and University service including committee work, advising and supervising internships.
MFA in Art/Design or equivalent professional experience
Demonstrable record of creative and professional achievement in the field of visual communication and design
Demonstrable college teaching effectiveness including innovative use of instructional technology
Leadership experience in curriculum development or professional work
Expertise in one or more of the following: publication design, interaction design, user experience design, typography, branding, package design, design history, information design, creative coding, and motion graphics
Additional expertise in the related area of photography, including digital photography, photographic illustration, studio lighting or editorial photography
Experience mentoring in professional practices and entrepreneurship