Open Rank, Non-Tenure Track (Assistant Professor or Professor of Practice)

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Job Description

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY POSITION

DESCRIPTION:
The Graphic Design Program in the Stuckeman School at the Pennsylvania State University is seeking an individual for a multi-year fixed term faculty position (3-5 years). Rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. The candidate should have a record of excellence in teaching, research and/or creative practice that integrates graphic design with leading edge and industry standard digital technologies. We expect the successful candidate to contribute to the advancement of appropriate technology integration in the undergraduate program, and become a contributing member in the Stuckeman Center for Design Computing.

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidate must have an applied understanding of designing and developing user-focused experiences, information architecture and proven experience with professional web-development. In addition, candidate must have experience in developing interactive features and design elements for desktop and mobile web devices using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and other multimedia video and audio technologies (such as Premier and After Effects).

Experience teaching at college-level is required. A masters degree in graphic design or related field is strongly preferred. Professional experience in a design office or creative agency is highly desirable.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Position will include teaching design courses at introductory and advanced levels. Ideal candidate will lead the integration of new technologies and related pedagogy in the program. Candidates are expected to provide service to the university, society and the profession.

STARTING DATE: August 2018

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Penn State is an internationally highly ranked Tier 1 research institution and a land grant university. University Park/State College (86,000 inhabitants/44,000 students) is a delightful small city located in a central Pennsylvania rural valley of beautiful farmland amidst wooded mountains; yet New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Pittsburgh can each be reached in a four-hour drive or less. For information on the Stuckeman School visit  http://www.stuckeman.psu.edu.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply, submit a letter addressing his or her qualifications relative to the responsibilities specified above; a curriculum vitae; 10 examples each of personal and student work; and names of three references. All of these materials must be submitted via Penn State’s Electronic Jobs Management System (EJMS): https://psu.jobs/jobs/keywords/75244. For full consideration, submissions must be received by November 30, 2017; review will begin immediately thereafter and continue until suitable candidates are found. Please direct any questions to Ryan Russell, Chair Faculty Search Committee: 814-863-8202 or rer190@psu.edu.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other protected groups. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Monthly Salary Unspecified Seniority Level Not Applicable
Industry IT Job Function Other
Employment Type Full Time Vacancies 0
Location Remote

To apply, submit a letter addressing his or her qualifications relative to the responsibilities specified above; a curriculum vitae; 10 examples each of personal and student work; and names of three references. All of these materials must be submitted via Penn State’s Electronic Jobs Management System (EJMS): https://psu.jobs/jobs/keywords/75244. For full consideration, submissions must be received by November 30, 2017; review will begin immediately thereafter and continue until suitable candidates are found. Please direct any questions to Ryan Russell, Chair Faculty Search Committee: 814-863-8202 or rer190@psu.edu.

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