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Assistant Professor of Art and Design
Date Posted 11/21/2018
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities
The Department of Art and Design at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota invites applications for a one-year, full-time assistant professor position in Graphic Design beginning fall semester, August 2019, on our Winona campus in southeast Minnesota. 
The assistant professor will carry a full-time teaching load, which currently includes four courses each semester. Personal scholarship and research are encouraged. The person in this position will join dedicated department faculty who are passionate about the continued success of our undergraduate art and design program. We are educators that encourage conceptual and aesthetic innovation through process development in a liberal arts environment.  
The position includes teaching Graphic Design I and II, Typography, print and interactive/web design, and Motion Design. Courses taught on rotation may include traditional and digital photography, art history, and foundation-level courses.  Other duties include advising students, contributing to the internship program and promoting the department at all levels, as well as assisting art and design faculty with managing computer labs, equipment, and inventory.  
Essential Skills and Abilities

The successful candidate should have expertise working with traditional and emerging media, be comfortable teaching both art and design students at the undergraduate level, and must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship at all levels of the curriculum. The ideal candidate will have skills in traditional design principles, typography, print design, interactive/web design, excellent communication and problem-solving skills, experience in curriculum development, and is engaged in creative design research. 

  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
MFA in Studio Art or Graphic Design, fluency in Mac OS, Adobe Creative Suite, and industry-standard print and web design software, HTML, CSS, and related technology preferred. Industry experience is strongly desirable. All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
SMUMN is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Additional Required Materials Letter of interest, curriculum vitae, artist statement, teaching philosophy, an online portfolio of 20 examples of recent work, 20 examples of student works, and sample syllabi. Finalists will be asked to provide three references and official graduate and undergraduate transcripts.
Application Review Date
Starting Date 08/19/2019
Contact Rob McColl, department chair of Art and Design
Contact Email
Position Full-time
Contract Length 9 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.