The University of Lynchburg is seeking a pool of qualified applicants for part-time, adjunct teaching assignments for the 2021-2022 academic year that may include day or evening courses and may be taught asynchronously, synchronously, hybrid, or fully online. Duties include teaching undergraduate levels of graphic design in a BA program requiring knowledge in at least one of the following areas: Animation, Web Design, Typography, Brand Development, Design Fundamentals, Package Design, Publication Design, Portfolio Development, and Research. The ideal candidate must be skilled with and able to teach Adobe Creative Suite software on a Mac platform. Faculty must teach critical thinking and problem-solving, as well as contemporary theory and concepts in art and design.
Preferred Qualifications include a Master of Fine Arts degree in graphic design, digital arts, visual communications, or equivalent, and at least two years of college-level teaching experience; or a bachelor’s degree and five years of professional experience. Candidates should also have the ability to teach a range of beginning, intermediate, and/or advanced courses in graphic design,
To apply, email or send: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of research/artist statement; teaching interests/philosophy; two examples of syllabi (one introduction course, and one advanced); contact information for three references; 20 examples of the candidate’s original work as PDF, Google Slides, or URL of active portfolio site; and 20 examples of introduction and upper-level student work as a PDF, Google Slide, or Google Drive. (These may be submitted as a link to Dropbox or Google Drive.) Using the subject line “Graphic Design Search Committee Spring 2021,” please email Ana Morales, search committee admin, firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to Graphic Design Search Committee, Department of Art, c/o Ana Morales, University of Lynchburg, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE.
The selected candidate must complete a background check that is satisfactory to the University. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE
The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community.