$45,000 - $50,000 yearly
Kansas State University, Department of Art Manhattan, KS, USA
Jan 27, 2020Full time
The Art Department at Kansas State University invites applications for a 9 month Visiting Assistant Professor (Non-Tenured) position to begin Fall 2020. The successful candidate will teach in our Graphic Design Program, with primary responsibilities in teaching Web and App Design as they relate to the graphic design profession. The successful candidate will have thorough understanding of both traditional graphic design techniques and how that tradition carries forward into the digital realm. The successful candidate will have working knowledge in two or more of the following areas: HTML/CSS/ web design and development, motion graphics, or data visualization. Candidates should have the ability to contribute in all ways to the department, including the ability to teach students across disciplines, as well as an interest in working within a liberal arts environment. She/he/they will also be expected to play an active role in the life of the Department and University as a whole. The Department of Art at Kansas State University recognizes the strength that stems from a diversity of perspectives, ideas, backgrounds, approaches, and experiences. We aspire to continue to grow as a place that always welcomes and encourages individuals of all backgrounds to contribute to and be part of the K-State family. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: - Teach Graphic Design with a focus on the digital realm of design. - Prepare students in the major to successfully develop a professional skill-set in the discipline. - Participate in committee work and other service to the department. - Full-time visiting faculty on a 9-month appointment teach a load of up to 6 studio courses per year (3/3), two to three six-hour classes per week per semester. - Service responsibilities include taking an active role in student assessment, and aiding in the management of classroom equipment and resources.