Eckerd College
  • 04-Nov-2022 to 03-Jan-2023
  • - Creative Arts Collegium
  • St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Candidates will have an MFA or equivalent terminal degree in Graphic Design, Digital Media, or related field, tenure-track position, to start in Fall, 2023. The ideal candidate will be an innovative program builder who will employ inclusive pedagogies, forge interdisciplinary relationships, and thrive in a liberal arts environment. We seek someone who can offer a range of introductory and upper-level graphic design courses, such as Branding Design, Motion Graphics and Special FX, Typography, Layout Design, Web Design and Animation. Preference may be given to those who can also offer Illustration and Scientific Illustration.  Familiarity with letterpress printing would be a plus. Ability to assist with our foundational courses would also be a consideration. 

The successful candidate will teach seven courses per academic year (3-1-3) in a broad-based, liberal arts curriculum for majors and non-majors. A desire to teach in study abroad programs would be a plus. Candidates should be proficient in computer/digital based art and design, have an active record in the graphic design field, and a demonstrated background of teaching excellence. Participation in an interdisciplinary, values-oriented general education program is required, including a regular rotation in the two-semester first-year program.

Eckerd College, the only independent national liberal arts college in Florida, has a tradition of innovative education and teaching/mentoring excellence.

Submit a letter of application, vita, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, diversity statement, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, contact information for three references so that letters of recommendation can be requested, and a url link to a portfolio with 20 examples of personal work (with descriptions of media and date), as well as a url link to a portfolio with 10-15 examples of student work. (If you do not have a link(s) for student work you may upload as PDF(s), max file size 5MB), via https://eckerd.hirecentric.com/jobs/.

Applications must be complete by January 3rd, 2023. Inquiries may be sent to Prof. Kirk Wang at wangkk@eckerd.edu.

Employment will require a successful background check.

Eckerd College is committed to fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and an inclusive campus community. Eckerd is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Eckerd College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups.

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