Assistant Professor – Graphic Design/Digital Arts (Tenure-Track)

Assistant Professor – Graphic Design/Digital Arts (Tenure-Track)

Assistant Professor in Graphic Design/Digital Arts

Wagner College

The Department of Visual Arts at Wagner College seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the areas of graphic design and digital arts. Required qualifications include (1) a terminal degree in the area of specialization, (2) demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching, including proven expertise in the core digital software, (3) strong potential for creative productivity, (4) ability to integrate graphic design with studio-based liberal arts education.

The chosen candidate will teach within a multi-disciplinary visual arts department consisting of faculty in the studio arts, art history, and film. The course load is 3/3, which includes a requirement to teach interdisciplinary courses as part of the college’s first-year program, entry-level graphic design courses as well as upper level courses for art majors. The successful candidate will have a large degree of autonomy in shaping the department’s graphic design curriculum through curriculum review and development with colleagues and organizing public presentations and exhibitions of student work. They will work closely with studio art faculty to review, revise and contribute to the studio art program and major. They will also share in general faculty responsibilities such as student advising and serving on college committees.

Applicants should submit: cover letter including a statement of their commitment to diversity, resume/curriculum vitae, and evidence of creative and professional achievements (such as a portfolio, exhibition list or other documents). Candidates should also provide three professional references who will be contacted in case of advancement to finalist status. Please send all materials to: Dr. Philip Cartelli, Chair, Department of Visual Arts ( Applications and supplementary materials should all be submitted by December 15, 2021.

Located in Staten Island and overlooking the Manhattan skyline, Wagner College is a private, non-sectarian 80% residential college of 1,800 traditional-aged undergraduates and 300 graduate students in selected professional programs. The College has been widely recognized for its innovative curriculum, The Wagner Plan for the Practical Liberal Arts, which integrates a core curriculum, required learning communities, experiential learning, diversity and civic education, as cited by Time Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, the educational media and higher education associations. Further information about the College can be found on the Wagner web site, Situated in a diverse metropolitan area, Wagner College is committed to scholarship and community outreach relevant to the needs of New York City. Wagner College values campus diversity and in keeping with this initiative, it welcomes applications from diverse candidates and those who support diversity and internationalization efforts.