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Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
Faculty Position (11541)

The Art Department at Salisbury University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Graphic Design. This is a ten-month full-time tenure-track position.

Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities: Teach three studio classes each semester in all levels of Graphic Design including Introduction, Typography and Package Design. Student advising. Continue professional activity and scholarly development in graphic design at a level appropriate to teaching and service work load. Service to the department, school and university. Manage the budget and supervise student workers. Able to work in a collegial manner with other graphic design faculty and also art department faculty, staff, student workers and faculty and staff outside of the Art Department.

Minimum Qualifications: Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Graphic Design or related field required. Teaching experience at the college or university level. Professional Graphic Design experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching up-to-date industry-standard graphic design software applications while relating design theory to historic and contemporary styles and techniques. Experience managing budgets and supervising student workers. Leadership experience a plus.

Applications received by October 1, 2017 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin in August 2018. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1)Letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) 20 samples each of professional and student artwork submitted through SlideRoom ( or by link to a website with the required samples; 4) statements of research and teaching interests: 5) graduate and undergraduate transcripts (copies accepted); and, 6) the names and contact information of at least three professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Graphic Design Search Chair, Brooke Rogers, at All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application on the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send documents via e-mail (the only exception being blind recommendations*).

* Blind recommendations should be provided either via an Online Credential Service Provider or directly from your professional references, sent directly to Brooke Rogers via E-mail at

This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please click to begin.

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.: Equal Opportunity Statement :.

Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment and educational opportunities for its faculty, staff and students. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. The University adheres to the EEO/AA policies set forth by federal and Maryland laws. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President of Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, Room 100 Holloway Hall, 1101 Camden Ave. Salisbury, MD 21801; Tel. 410-543-6426.

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