Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

  • Doane University
  • Crete, NE
  • Apr 22, 2021
Full time Design (all areas)

Job Description

Doane University's College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time position in its Department of Art & Design. The position will be either as a tenure-track Assistant Professor or as a Visiting Assistant Professor, depending on credentials and qualifications. The Department offers B.A. degrees in Art and in Graphic Design, with emphasis areas in Liberal Arts, Professional Arts, Art History, and a certification emphasis that prepares students for K-12 teaching. 

Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate professional practice in graphic design and experience in creating an active learning environment. The successful candidate will teach a broad range of graphic design courses with the opportunity to participate in interdisciplinary collaboration.

Work will involve, but it's not limited to:

  • Teaching broadly in the graphic design curriculum, including web and interactive media, branding and identity, typography, and package design. 
  • Advising and mentoring students.
  • Developing and revising curriculum to improve student outcomes in the graphic design major. 
  • Recruitment and service to the University.
  • Applying interdisciplinary and innovative approaches to teaching. 

Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the University. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society. In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. Doane is unable to sponsor applicants for work visas.

Required Qualifications:

  • MFA in Graphic Design or related field.
  • Teaching experience beyond graduate teaching assistant positions.
  • Demonstrated success and/or aptitude for remote, hybrid, and face-to-face instruction.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well as part of a team.
Apply at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statement of teaching and research philosophy, ten images of professional work, ten images of student work, contact information for three references, and PDFs of transcripts of all graduate work. Official transcript of terminal degree or degree in progress will be required as a condition for employment. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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