Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, seeks applications for a 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Graphic Communications to start in August, 2018. Candidates will have an appropriate MFA in Graphic Design and three years of professional/teaching experience preferred. Responsibilities include a 24-hour teaching load including: typography, graphic communications, information graphics, graphic design production I-III, and history of graphic design. Other graphic design courses may be taught based on the candidate’s area of expertise. Graphic communications is one of two programs (with digital communications) in the department of Digital Communications. The successful candidate will oversee the department’s state-of-the-art Integrated Multimedia Lab. The lab includes Mac computers, high-end photo and graphics printers, and the complete Adobe Cloud software collection. The candidate will also serve as advisor to students majoring in graphic communications.


We invite applications for this position. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, a link to an electronic portfolio or a portfolio on a nonreturnable flash drive, and the names and contact information for at least three references who will not be contacted without consent. These materials should be sent electronically to Beau Sudtelgte, Director of Human Resources, at  EOE/AA

Human Resources Staff

Beau Sudtelgte
Beau Sudtelgte
Director of Human Resources

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