Job Title Assistant Professor of Art and Design, College of Liberal Arts -
Full-time or Part-time? Full Time
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Job Description Summary
The Art and Design Department at the University of Southern Indiana is
accepting applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Art and
Design, beginning August 2021.
The Assistant Professor of Art and Design will teach all levels of design
including web, graphic, interactive media, and other media as needed.
MFA, MDes, or PhD or similarly related field is required. Three years of
professional experience in interactive and print-based design is required.
We seek an art and design educator committed to teaching, with excellent
communication skills, and who is actively engaged in creative work. The
teaching load will be 3/3 studio course.
The University of Southern Indiana is in Evansville, Indiana's third-largest
city with an estimated metro population of 314,000. Located on the Ohio River,
it is the commercial, medical and cultural hub of southwestern Indiana and the
Illinois-Indiana-Kentucky tri-state area, and is within driving distance to
Louisville, Kentucky, St. Louis, Missouri, Nashville, Tennessee, and
Indianapolis, Indiana. Evansville is home to numerous museums, the Mesker Park
Zoo and Botanic Garden, Tropicana Evansville casino, an emerging sports
tourism industry and growing arts, culture and entertainment districts. Major
employers can be found in financial services, healthcare, manufacturing,
warehousing and distribution and retail.
The Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation is the third-largest school
district in Indiana, with more than 23,000 PreK-12 students across 40 schools.
Evansville is also home to public charter Signature School, the #1 High
School in Indiana and #3 charter school in the country as ranked by U.S. News
and World Report in 2019.
Founded in 1965, the University of Southern Indiana enrolls more than 10,700
dual credit, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students in more than 130
areas of study. A public higher education institution, located on a beautiful
1,400-acre campus in Evansville, USI offers programs through the College of
Liberal Arts, Romain College of Business, College of Nursing and Health
Professions and the Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education. USI
is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engaged University and offers continuing
education and special programs to more than 20,000 participants annually
through Outreach and Engagement. The University offers study-abroad
opportunities in more than 60 countries and is host to international students
from around the globe. A competitive member of NCAA Division II and the Great
Lakes Valley Conference, USI offers 17 varsity intercollegiate men's and
women's sports. USI is online at USI.edu.
The USI College of Liberal Arts offers students the opportunities to develop
the fundamentals of a liberal education upon which to base a lifetime of
learning and to concentrate in studies that form the foundation for
professional pursuits. The College's 14 departments currently enroll more than
1,800 undergraduate and graduate students. The College also houses USI
Theatre, offering a full season of fully-staged productions each year in the
USI Performance Center, and multiple art galleries and exhibition spaces.
To apply, please follow the directions on our www. usi.edu/jobs page to log in
or set up an account. When completing the application, you will be given the
opportunity to attach the additional documents required for this position
which include: (1) letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae; (3)
unofficial transcripts; (4) full contact information including e-mail and
phones numbers for three professional references, and (5) teaching
philosophy outlining priority medium/area of interest/specialization(s),
(6) a url link or pdf document with 20 images of applicant's creative work
and 20 images of student work, and (7) documentation of professional
practice and a statement regarding theory and history of graphic and
Official transcripts will be required at a later stage. Materials should be
provided electronically within this web-based applicant system and to the
attention of Dr. James Beeby, CLA Dean.
As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the University of
Southern Indiana considers all qualified applicants for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or marital status, national
origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, sexual
orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other category protected
by law or identified by the University as a protected class.
Open Date 02/25/2021
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