Melbert B Cary Professor
College of Art and Design
CAD School of Design
Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Non-Tenure-Track Visiting
Faculty Discipline: Graphic Design
Faculty Rank: Visiting Associate Professor, Visiting Professor
Employment Category: Full time
Anticipated Start Date: 11-Aug-2021
The School of Design focuses on developing strong conceptual and formal visual communication skills. The School of Design is comprised of five undergraduate programs, three graduate programs, and the Vignelli Center for Design Studies. The undergraduate programs include: 3D Digital Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and New Media Design. The graduate programs are: Visual Communication Design, Industrial Design, and Integrative Design. Approximately 750 undergraduate and 90 graduate students are enrolled in the School of Design. To learn more about the programs in the School of Design, please visit https://www.rit.edu/artdesign/school-design.
RIT's College of Art and Design is the university's creative hub where art, design, science, and technology intersect. The College’s four schools offer programs in Art, Design, Crafts, Film and Animation, Photography and Photographic Sciences. The range of innovative programs offers students a panoramic perspective from creating fine art using centuries-old methods to pushing the boundaries of digital creativity. The College of Art and Design has an enrollment of more than 1,700 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students, https://rit.edu/artdesign.
Detailed Job Description
The School of Design in the College of Art and Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applicants to apply for the endowed Melbert B. Cary Professorship in Graphic Arts. Applicants must demonstrate significant professional experience and expertise in a typography related field. The appointment begins August 2021 and is for two years. Expectations include teaching in the undergraduate Graphic Design program and in the College of Art and Design; teaching a two-course load each term; participating in innovative teaching and curriculum development; participating in research and scholarship; rendering service to the school, college, university, and/or community; coordinating the annual Goudy Memorial Lecture; career advising and mentoring of undergraduate students; and participating in professional organizations important to the field of design.
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; cross disciplinary opportunities; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values, honor code, and diversity statement.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Required Minimum Education Level
BA, BFA, BS
Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Portfolio of Students' Work, Portfolio of Work, Research Statement, Sample Syllabus, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
How To Apply
Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; Keyword Search 5544BR. Please submit your online application, curriculum vita, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
You may contact the search committee with questions on the position at: Peter Byrne, School Director, School of Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, email at email@example.com.
To receive full consideration, all application materials should be received by April 12, 2021 The position will be open until an acceptable candidate is found.
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RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.
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