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Long Classification Title
Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH COLA Art & Art History [UCARTS]
Summary of Position

The Department of Art & Art History seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Design with a demonstrated commitment to and experience in teaching a range of graphic and media design courses. We seek candidates with a strong and active professional practice in design. This faculty position will have the opportunity to develop an inter-disciplinary program in Design within a dynamic studio arts program.

Additional Job Information

Teaching: Commitment to undergraduate teaching in a professional program within a liberal arts college; teach 4 undergraduate courses per academic year in Design (Principles of Design, Graphic Design and other courses to be developed in the implementation of a design concentration and program of study); advise undergraduate students and participate in undergraduate reviews and seminars.
Service: Develop, implement and oversee a new program of study in Design within the Department of Art and Art History; establish collaborations with other University departments in the implementation of a Design Program that is Inter-Disciplinary in its structure and curricula; serve on Departmental, College and University Committees.
Research: Engage in scholarly/creative research and the exhibition/publication of research developed.

Please upload to the online employment site the following documents:
Cover letter; Curriculum Vitae; Artist Statement; Teaching Statement; Names of three references, titles and contact information.
Please include in your cover letter a web link to a portfolio that demonstrates your proficiencies and research/professional focus and a web link to a portfolio of your students’ work that includes course title and level of samples presented.
Required teaching material (1): sample syllabus for Principles of Design (or other foundations level design course)
Required teaching material (2): sample syllabus for one additional course (of your own design)

Posting Number/Job Order # PF0145FY18
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

MFA in Design; record of research production and exhibition/publication; minimum of 2 years college-level teaching experience beyond graduate teaching assistantships; demonstrated ability to develop and teach a range of graphic and media design courses; knowledgeable in the history and critical perspectives of design movements; ability to develop curricula for a new program of study in design as part a fine arts studio program; demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with diverse communities.

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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Percent Time Information (FTE) 1.0
Faculty Information Tenure-Track
If Renewable or Number of years, please specify
Type of Position Faculty

Posting Details

Posting Date 11/21/2017
Open Until Filled No
Closing Date 03/23/2018
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position with benefits, indicate projected end date
Institution Information
This position is responsible for the supervision of Students
Special Requirements A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (3) Professional References Contact Info
  4. Research Statement
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Additional Teaching Materials (1)
  7. Additional Teaching Materials (2)
Optional Documents
  1. Other 1
  2. Other 2