Nontenure Faculty Pool – Communication Design

Texas State University
May 31, 2024
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Position Title Nontenure Faculty Pool – Communication Design

Job Posting Number 20248NTL Job Location San Marcos College College of Fine Arts and Communication Department/School School of Art and Design Position Description

The School of Art and Design at Texas State University seeks to develop a pool of communication design educators with expertise in a broad range of communication design practices for full and part-time positions at the rank of Lecturer and Visiting Assistant Professor. Successful candidates will be able to teach courses in foundations, interaction design, typography and branding at a variety of levels in the program with a focus on conceptual thinking and technical proficiency. All positions are subject to availability of funds.

Lecturer positions are nontenure line, nine-month faculty positions, based upon student demand on a semester-by-semester basis. Eligibility for annual reappointment is contingent upon satisfactory annual performance evaluations during the term period.

Visiting Assistant Professor positions are nontenure line, nine-month faculty positions, subject to annual reappointment review, and renewable for one year upon expiration of the initial term.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Teach classes at the BFA and/or MFA level in flexible teaching modalities such as face-to-face, hybrid, and online, to accommodate many types of learners and depending on the needs of the program.
  • Engage in service to the school, college, university, community, and profession (Visiting Assistant Professor only).
  • Required Qualifications

    Required Qualifications for Lecturer

  • BFA in communication design, visual communication, graphic design or related discipline and a record of professional accomplishments within the area of communication design.
  • Strong design mechanics, typography, systems thinking, design research and conceptual skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in design utilizing current and emerging interactive technologies.
  • Additional requirements for Visiting Assistant Professor

  • PhD, MFA, MDes, or equivalent terminal degree in communication design, visual communications, graphic design, interaction design, or a related discipline completed by the date of hire.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD, MFA, MDes, or equivalent terminal degree in communication design, visual communications, graphic design, interaction design, or a related discipline completed by the date of hire.
  • Previous teaching experience is preferred.
  • Application Procedures

    The School of Art and Design will accept applications from qualified applicants on a continual basis. Applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https: //

    Interested individuals should submit a current CV, letter of interest outlining specific academic and professional experiences relevant for appointment, unofficial transcripts, a PDF or a link to a portfolio of design work, two letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness or portfolio of student work (if available). As part of our application process, we are requesting contact information for three (3) academic references who can provide information about the applicant's skills and experiences. Please provide the names and email addresses for your academic references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application.

    Candidates selected for hire will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting universities.

    Type of Position Full-Time Proposed Start Date FY24 Posting Date 06/06/2023 Evaluation of Applications Begins Full Consideration Date 05/31/2024 Close Date 05/31/2024 Open Until Filled? No EEO/AA Statement

    Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Reasonable Accommodation

    If you experience accessibility issues or require alternative formatting during the application process due to a disability or underlying condition, we request that you contact Talent Acquisition.

    Record Checks and Verifications

    Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including, but not limited to, criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

    Eligibility for Employment

    Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

    Why Work at Texas State?

    Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

    Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

    Quick Link https: // Special Instructions Summary

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts (all in one document)
  • Digital Files (Personal Creative Works)
  • Letter of Recommendation #1
  • Letter of Recommendation #2
  • Optional Documents

  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  • Digital Files (Students Work)
  • Licensure
  • Certifications
  • DD 214/DD1300
  • Veteran's Preference
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How many years of teaching experience do you have at the university level?
  • No prior teaching experience.
  • Less than 1
  • 1 year
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5 years or more
  • Describe your prior teaching experience (if any) including experience teaching classes that are fully online or delivered remotely. Include a list of all classes taught.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Which semester(s) do you wish to be considered for? Fall, Spring, Summer or Combination?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • What is your schedule availability? Days/Nights; Days of the Week; Location (e.g., San Marcos, Round Rock, online courses, etc.)
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
  • Texas Workforce Commission-Work in Texas
  • Colleague, friend, and/or personal referral
  • Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
  • Please Specify: (enter "NA" if not applicable)
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Official transcripts are required for all degrees that provide evidence of a faculty member's credentials and qualifications. Foreign/International transcripts for all degrees must undergo a credentialing evaluation for U.S. equivalency by an organization that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). If selected for hire, I will provide official transcripts and/or evaluations for all degrees earned.
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