The Department of Art is seeking faculty for a Non Tenure, Professional Track position in Visual Communication. This position will begin August, 2021. Faculty at Texas A & M University-Commerce are required to work cooperatively with others and contribute service to their discipline, the university, and the community.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teach undergraduate courses in Visual Communication, with an emphasis in Time-based Media;
Update course materials;
Work with the Director to expand curriculum, particularly in the area of Time-based Media;
Deliver instruction, primarily at the University Centers-Dallas, but potentially including online and other university campuses. Instructional duties may include teaching during the day, in the evening, or on an occasional Saturday;
Participate in the graduate program, with possible teaching of courses and serving on MFA thesis committees, as necessary and assigned;
Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to implement departmental programs;
Provide service to the department, college, university and public schools, and community, as appropriate;
Maintain knowledge and stay abreast of current trends in learning with research, best practices in teaching, and technological applications in the classroom, including online teaching;
Participate in recruitment activities for the program and Department; and
Other duties as assigned by the Department Head and/or Director of Visual Communication
Education: Terminal degree (MFA) expected; MA or BFA with significant professional experience may be considered.
Experience / Knowledge / Skills: 18 graduate hours in field/subject area. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team of professionals. Good written and oral communication skills. Commitment to high quality teaching. Dedication to high standards and student success.
Ability to: Multi-task and work well as part of a team.
Licensing/Professional Certifications: N/A
Physical Requirements: N/A
Other Requirements: N/A
PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:
University level teaching experience
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite software
Proficiency in wide variety of other design software platforms
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:
Student Workers, Graduate Assistants
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.