Art & Design: Assistant Professor in Graphic Design

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
Art + Design

Full Time, Faculty/Instructional

  • Official Title: Assistant Professor
  • Job ID: #15743
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Art & Design: Assistant Professor in Graphic Design

A probationary tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor is available in the Department of Art & Design in the College of Arts & Sciences. The department seeks a dynamic candidate with expertise in Graphic Design who is committed to teaching excellence and to maintaining an active program involving undergraduates. This appointment carries an initial two-year probationary appointment beginning with the 2020/2021 academic year, August 24, 2020.


Teach Graphic Design courses at all levels in the Department of Art & Design based on program needs and in accordance with specialization; participate in research and creative or scholarly activities; provide academic advising to students as assigned; engage in service to the department, University and profession.


Minimum qualifications:

Earned Master of Arts or Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design or a related field by August 24, 2020. ABD applicants may be considered but must complete the terminal degree by March 20, 2021.

Preferred qualifications:

  • expertise in Graphic Design-related print media 
  • expertise in design for electronic media including web design; 
  • expertise in Adobe creative software including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, as well as HTML and CS for web design. 
  • experience with UX Design; 
  • experience with 2D and 3D motion graphics; 
  • college-level teaching and/or experience in the graphic design profession or related field.  

The following qualifications may be considered assets:

  1. experience or interest in the development of innovative curriculum for the Graphic Design programs; 
  2. demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

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