Visiting Professor of Graphic Design

  • Wilson College
  • Chambersburg, PA
  • Apr 26, 2021
Full time Art & Art History Design (all areas)

Job Description


The Art and Design Studies Program at Wilson College seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Graphic Design with the ability to teach digital photography to begin Fall 2021. The position is a full-time, renewable appointment with a 4/3 teaching load. 

  • Teaching responsibilities include a range of introductory to advanced courses in graphic design, digital photography (possibly film photography), and some art history. 
  • The ideal candidate will support efforts to make arts programming more inclusive and may collaborate on creative projects with division faculty.
  • The finalist will maintain an ongoing scholarly agenda of practice-led research.

Required Qualifications: 

  • An MFA in graphic design or visual art; 
  • A record of professional accomplishment in the field of graphic design or related discipline; 
  • Expertise in the Adobe Creative Suite, along with an ability to integrate studio practices with aesthetic, historical, social, ethical, and community-based concerns; 
  • Ability to work collegially in a close-knit faculty with practitioners from varied artforms, and a desire to work collaboratively across curricular and creative projects; and
  • Eligibility to work in the United States. 

Desired Qualifications:

  • The ability to teach film photography, and
  • The ability to teach in Wilson's interdisciplinary MFA program for a candidate with an exhibition, instillation, theatrical design, or performance art record in addition to the professional graphic design portfolio. 

Application Materials and Process: 

Candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, professional work samples, sample student work, and contact information for three references. Additional materials may be requested. 

Review of applications will begin immediately, with preference to applications sent before May 1, and will continue until the position is filled.

Wilson's Arts and Design Studies Program 

The Wilson College Arts and Design Studies program fosters discovery and development of distinct artistic voices, combining conceptual and technical skill with critical and creative thinking. Personalized instruction focuses on ideas and intentions, while technical instruction allows students to realize their vision. An emphasis on practice-led creative research is suited to students with an interest in visual thinking. For more information about the Arts and Design Studies program, visit:

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