Job ID: 206613

Teaching Faculty II-Graphic Design

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

  • Mar. 2, 2023
  • Teaching Faculty II-Graphic Design
  • Arts
  • University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Design - Graphic Design/Illustration

Teaching Faculty II-Graphic Design

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 02077165

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
The Peck School of the Arts offers twenty undergraduate and graduate degree programs serving over 1,600 student majors, making it one of the largest and most comprehensive arts schools in the region. The Peck School is a vital home for the arts, presenting more than 350 events each year. Spanning both the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukees main campus and Milwaukees East Side, Peck School of the Arts maintains a multitude of creative maker spaces, performance halls, innovative research centers, digital labs and other facilities critical to the needs of 21st century artistic teachings and practice. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is one of two public doctoral research universities in Wisconsin, offering over 24,000 students a comprehensive liberal arts and professional education through 195 degree programs.

Job Summary
Our new colleague will share in teaching undergraduate courses across the curriculum in the Design and Visual Communication BFA program. Teaching opportunities may include courses at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. Potential teaching may include the following areas: Typography, Design History, Information Design, Design Entrepreneurship, Package Design, Digital Fabrication, UX/UI, Web, Professional Practices and Service-learning/Internship opportunities. Service to the program and department may include participation in the Design and Visual Communication Student Portfolio Review, BFA Design Entrepreneur Showcase and Capstone BFA Exhibition, supervision of student professional organization AIGA-UWM.

The successful candidate will show evidence of innovative teaching in design at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants for this position must have or provide evidence of the following:

  • A BA or BFA degree. Applicants must have the degree by the start of the appointment, and
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience with, computer-mediated technologies and core software applications relevant to the design and visual communication discipline, and
  • Demonstrated experience in print and screen-based design

Preferred Qualifications
Highly qualified applicants for this position will also provide evidence of the following:

  • MFA or equivalent terminal degree. Applicants must have the degree by the start of the appointment;
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion;
  • Evidence of teaching skills at multiple levels of undergraduate design curriculum;
  • Evidence of creative, scholarly and/or professional design research;
  • Demonstrated experience in, and/or evidence of, critical design thinking skills;
  • Evidence of knowledge of emerging technologies within the field;
  • Evidence of knowledge of design and universal design theory, history, and criticism;
  • Demonstrated experience in, and evidence of, typographic skills

Application Instructions
A completed application will include the following:

    1. A resume/curriculum vitae
    2. A Cover Letter/letter of application addressing qualifications
    3. A list of three references, please include email and phone number if possible
    4. SHORT teaching statement(Teaching Philosophy)
    5. Examples of candidates professional work/creative research ( Please attach under "Other 1")
    6. List describing context of student work (class, project goals/outcomes)(Please attach under "Other 2")
    7. Examples of student work (optional but recommended) (combine with other optional documents in "Other 3")
    8. 1 syllabus (optional but recommended) (combine with other optional documents in "Other 3")
    9. 1 project brief relating to student work samples (optional but recommended(combine with other optional documents in "Other 3")

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidates application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they may be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications

This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review date of 3/27/2023. To ensure consideration, applications must be submitted by 3/26/2023. Applications submitted after 3/26/2023 may not be reviewed.

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message "Your application has been submitted" is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsins Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsins Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

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Employment Authorization

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