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Assistant Professor – Graphic Design / Interactive Design

Deadline Extended

Full time, Tenure Track – Starting Fall 2014

The Department of Art and Art History at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, a student-focused institution, seeks a high-energy, dedicated individual to participate in shaping our department’s new graphic design concentration (AA#30-3-35/Ext). Assistant professor, tenure-track, starting fall 2014. Salary competitive and commensurate with experience. The studio art program at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is committed to a strong interdisciplinary fine arts curriculum stressing both technical and conceptual skills combined with theoretical and practical experience in graphic design. Candidates should be active designers with a portfolio representing innovative conceptual and strategic thinking, strengths in typography and interactive design, design fluency across media, and technology skills. The position requires a commitment to curriculum development, including new courses in the candidate’s area of expertise and overseeing an efficient digital Mac lab. Additional responsibilities include energetic participation in departmental activities including advising students, collaboration with colleagues and other departmental service opportunities, engagement in college and university committees and an active artistic/design practice. Voluntary summer and winter contracts may be available.


M.F.A. required by August 15, 2014 in graphic design/interactive design or related area, successful teaching experience beyond T.A., and a strong record of current exhibitions or professional activity required. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations preferred. Finalist(s) must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process and research presentation along with a teaching demonstration as judged by the department faculty. Recommendation for hiring is needed by the majority of the regular, full-time department faculty.


Submit a cover letter addressing your qualifications and experiences for the position, artist’s statement, teaching philosophy, resume, unofficial copy of graduate transcripts, contact information for three professional references (letters on request), 20 examples of personal work and 20 examples of student work on CD/DVD (readable for both Mac & PC), and SASE (optional for CD/DVD return) to: Chair, Graphic Design/ Interactive Design, AA#30-3-35/Ext, Department of Art and Art History, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. 

For full consideration applications must be postmarked by January 15, 2014. No hand delivered applications accepted. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO Employer. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check. Completing this search is contingent upon available funding.