Graphic Design Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer
Santa Clara University
Department, Program, Center: Art and Art History
Specialty or Subdiscipline: Graphic Design
College or School: College of Arts and Sciences
The Department of Art and Art History at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit Catholic university offering undergraduate degrees in studio art and art history, seeks applicants for a 1-year adjunct lecturer position in studio art to teach seven courses annually in Graphic Design and related Digital Arts. The applicant is expected to teach two to three sections per quarter, totaling seven courses per academic year. The position will begin Fall 2018. The quarters run for 11-week periods, including exam week. Classroom environments may be mixed skill level and include both studio majors and non-majors in a liberal arts environment.
Salary: $52,675 $56,000 depending on prior teaching experience; benefits eligible.
1) Terminal degree (MFA, MDes, MAD, MGraph) in Graphic Design or a closely related field.
2) Minimum of one year of experience teaching at the university level (beyond teaching assistant).
3) Demonstrated excellence in teaching beginning through advanced levels of graphic design at the college level.
4) Demonstrated excellence in teaching beginning through advanced levels of digital imaging at the college level, using both raster and vector based software.
5) Ability to teach website graphic design.
6) Demonstrated expertise in the specific topics covered in the courses.
7) Willingness to fulfill other departmental duties as assigned by the Chair.
8) Willingness to teach in a liberal arts environment with mixed skill levels and majors from a variety of majors outside of the visual arts.
9) Excellent communication skills.
Faculty responsibilities include (1) teaching and (2) service, as specified by the Santa Clara University Faculty Handbook (sec. 18.104.22.168). Duties include but are not limited to:Teaching (95%)
1. Planning and teaching two to three courses per quarter in the areas of Graphic Design, Website Graphic Design, Digital Imaging, or related topics per quarter, as assigned by the Department Chair. Courses that are approved for the University Core must be taught from an approved syllabus. Teaching a course typically includes developing syllabi, assignments, readings, and course schedule before the course begins; developing appropriate teaching preparations for each class meeting; selecting course materials and ordering books; conducting and appearing on-time for all scheduled class meetings; submitting course grades to the Office of the Registrar by quarterly deadlines; and administering all required course evaluations (numerical and narratives).
2. Conducting all assigned class meetings and exams. Final exams/critiques must be held during exam week (week 11).
3. Holding 2-3 weekly office hours on campus.
4. Assigning and submitting student grades to the Registrar by the designated deadline.
5. Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or the Chair of the Department.Service (5%)
1. Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties, such as attending faculty meetings, departmental events, or similar tasks as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or the Chair of the Department.
Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin at close of business day on March 17, 2017 and will continue until the position is filledInterested applicants should submit via online at https://jobs.scu.edu/ 1. A letter of interest, including overview of qualifications. 2. Brief statement of teaching philosophy. 3. A current CV. 4. A list of three professional references, including contact information. 5. Samples of syllabi and supporting instructional materials, including evaluations, if available. 6. Upload 20 representative images of student work combined into a single .pdf file or a Dropbox link to a zipped file. The combined size of all 20 images must be no greater than 9MB. 7. An image list corresponding to student work (include the name of class in which the work was produced or assignment information) 8. Upload 10-20 representative images of professional work combined into a single .pdf file or a Dropbox link to a zipped file. Graphic Design samples preferred. The combined size of all 20 images must be no greater than 9MB. 9. An image list corresponding to your professional works (with title, medium, dimensions, year completed, etc.). 10. All images should be jpeg format, 72 ppi with 1200px in largest dimension, less than 1MB per image. If there is video or web based work, please submit as a still and as a link to a web-hosted video viewer. Image labels should correspond with the inventory numbers listed on the two image lists (i.e. 01_LastName).
Review of applications will begin at close of business day on March 17, 2017 and will continue until the position is filledFor questions about the position, please email Kathy Aoki (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the words Graphic Design Lecturer position in the subject.
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to https://jobs.scu.edu
About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in Californias Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus masters, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all masters universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is Californias oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
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