Job ID: 154870

Instructor - Visual Communication

Texas A&M University-Commerce

  • Mar. 1, 2021
 
 
  • Mar. 16, 2021
  • Aug. 1, 2021
  •  
 
  • Core Faculty
  • Communications/Information Systems
 
 

Job Description

SUMMARY:
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;
Prepare syllabi;
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

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
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.


  • Texas A&M University-Commerce will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race,
    color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual
    orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity
    throughout the University.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Christi Spruill
    Art - Visual Communication
    Texas A&M University-Commerce
    Dallas, TX
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  • christi.spruill@tamuc.edu


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