Visiting Asst Prof, Visual Communication Design/Graphic Design (West Lafayette, IN, US)

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN - Sep 02, 2022


Location & Start Date West Lafayette, IN August 17, 2020 Job Family Faculty and Instruction, non-tenure track Responsibilities Teach up to four undergraduate design classes per semester in one or more of the following subject areas: web design, UX foundations, motion graphics, typography, and graphic design; Teach Adobe Creative Suite products, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Adobe XD.

Contribution to curriculum development and participation in usual departmental activities are expected.

Qualifications Required Qualifications include a graduate degree (MFA)  in Visual Communication Design, Graphic Design or related field, and professional practice experience or an equivalent combination of teaching and professional experience.

Prior university teaching experience preferred.

Department The Department of Art and Design offers undergraduate concentrations, majors, and minors in seven areas including Art Education, Art History, Studio Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Visual Communication Design.

The Masters of Fine Arts degree is offered in all areas except Art History and the PhD program in Art Education is offered in conjunction with the College of Education.

The Department of Art and Design consistently educates approximately 350 undergraduate majors and 40 graduate students.

It is one of the departments and divisions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, and Performance.

To learn more about the Visual Communication program at Purdue, visit:  Application Send letter of application, designer statement, teaching philosophy statement, résumé or curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and contacts of three references (name, phone, and email).

Include twenty (20) samples of professional work and, if applicable, students’ work in separate PDF documents.

If available, please send a list with hyperlinks to your videos, motion graphics, interaction and web designs.

  Purdue University’s Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, and Performance is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.

Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their letter of application, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

The University's nondiscrimination policy is available here:

  Candidates should submit application materials electronically via    The job requisition ID number for this position is 9221.

  Preferential deadline is March 01, 2020.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Miscellaneous Candidates wishing to submit confidential letters of references or digital portfolio* should have the materials sent to for processing.

Please reference job requisition ID number 9221 and candidate name.

You will receive confirmation of your materials.

*File limit 10MB Equal Opportunity A background check is required for employment in this position.

  Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.

All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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