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Faculty-Digital Designer Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

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Faculty–Digital Designer: Full-time position teaching digital based design and new media courses including web design, motion graphics, digital illustration, interactive design and secondarily topics that may include packaging design, semiotics/symbology, typography, identity systems, and/or professional design practices. Additional responsibilities may include oversight of an Apple iMac™ computer graphics lab with Adobe Cloud™ software packages or our digital design prototyping lab. Other departmental/university responsibilities may include campus governance, academic advising, program planning, assessment, our student design organization, and curriculum development. The appointment is scheduled to begin August 2021 with rank and tenure status dependent on qualifications. Review of applications will begin May 1 and will be open until filled.

Requirements: MFA in Design, MDes, or other related terminal degree. Applicant should possess an enthusiasm and commitment to undergraduate teaching and a demonstrated record of excellence in research, scholarship, design, or creative practice.

Preference will be given to applicants with 2+ years previous college/university teaching experience or 2+ years professional design experience trained to teach a range of contemporary media, techniques, materials, issues, and concepts in design and who could contribute to the departmental or university international programming—including those with expertise in Scandinavian design.

Process: Applicants should provide a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, design statement, 20 images of current personal work, 10-20 samples of student work in .jpg or .pdf formats with a list of works, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, as well as the names and contact information of three professional references. Submit documents by visiting (please use the apply button below). Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon a background check.

General Information: The Missouri Southern State University Art Department includes a large permanent study collection of African Art and offers faculty an opportunity to lead the department’s five-week Summer in Scandinavia Study Abroad Program. MSSU’s vibrant campus creates an engaging learning environment for over 4,600 students in Joplin, Missouri providing Southern faculty a collaborative and diverse workplace with an emphasis on fostering global perspectives and opportunities for advancement. MSSU is an EOE employer with a strong institutional commitment to achievement of excellence and diversity among faculty and staff. MSSU is an E-verify participating employer. Visit our website to learn more about the advantages of employment at MSSU.

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Missouri Southern State University is a four year liberal arts public institution serving more than 5,600 students in over 140 academic programs offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. Internationally-focused semesters and enriching cultural events in theatre, art, music and film create an engaging learning environment for students and citizens of the region. MSSU is located in Joplin, MO, which is considered to be the Crossroads of America, and serves as the commercial hub for the four states area. Joplin is a resilient and vibrant city with a population of over 50,000 serving a metropolitan statistical area of 208,000. There is quick and easy access to Northwest Arkansas, Kansas City, and Tulsa, as well as numerous outdoor activities and attractions throughout the Ozarks.