Visiting Assistant Professor of Art (Graphic Design) at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville Texas
Sam Houston State University
Full-Time Non-Tenure Track
Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Art (Graphic Design)
FLSA status Exempt
Hiring Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
College College of Arts & Media
Department Dept of Art
To apply please visit https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/33262
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
The Department of Art at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Art to teach Graphic Design starting January 2023 with the opportunity to continue through the 2023-24 academic year.
Candidates must possess a Master of Fine Art Degree in Graphic Design or Visual Communications.
Experience Required for the Position
Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is strongly preferred. Professional Design experience is also an asset.
Other Requirements for the Position
The Department of Art and SHSU are committed to supporting a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants are encouraged to describe how they will contribute to and support a diverse and equitable program through their teaching, research or creative activity, and service.
SHSU is an R2, HSI, minority-majority University. Over 50% of the student body are first-generation college students. The Department of Art www.shsu.edu/art is experiencing sustained enrollment growth. About 650 undergraduates major in Graphic Design, Studio Art, Photography, and Animation, and we offer an MFA in Art and Social Practice.
The new Dana G. Hoyt Fine Arts Building includes state-of-the-art lecture halls and classrooms, studios, computer labs, and galleries. In addition to the University Art Gallery on campus, the Department exhibits student work at a Satellite Gallery in downtown Huntsville and has MFA studios in the Natural Science and Art Research Center a few blocks away. Sam Houston State University is located 70 miles north of Houston in Huntsville, TX, surrounded by the Sam Houston National Forest.
Special Instructions Summary
Applicants should submit the following as PDF:
• cover letter
• a detailed CV
• statement of teaching philosophy
• statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion
• names and contact information of three references
• samples of personal work
• samples of student work *
Please include links for examples of personal and student interactive or motion work. For time-based media work examples, please provide URLs for each specific project within the PDF document. Official college transcripts will be required for finalists for this position.
Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.
Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled.
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.