Instructor for Graphic & Interactive Web Design (Temporary One Year, Full-Time)

Position Summary:

The Department of Art and Art History at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, a student-focused institution, seeks a high-energy, dedicated individual to teach Graphic Design and Interactive Web Design (AA#30-318). The position is one year, full time, temporary, to start fall 2017. Salary competitive. 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. The position requires teaching courses in a variety of Graphic Design areas to include Web/Interactive Design; Digital Image Making; Brand and Identity; Advanced Graphic Design for the Web; and an Introductory Digital Art course, as well as overseeing the efficiency of a digital Mac lab.



Earned MFA in Graphic Design/Interactive Web Design or related field from an accredited institution required by August 18, 2017, with a strong academic background, successful teaching beyond T.A. and a strong record of current professional graphic design activity required. 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. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations preferred. Finalist(s) for this position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process. Recommendation for hiring is needed from a majority of the regular, full-time faculty within the department.


Application Process:

A complete application includes contact information for three references and 7 attachments including: a letter of application addressing qualifications and experiences for the position, artist’s statement, teaching philosophy, resume, unofficial copy of most recent graduate transcript, 20 images of professional/creative work (combined in one pdf. not to exceed 5 MB) and 20 images of student work (combined in one pdf. not to exceed 5 MB). Submit application materials online at Questions may be directed to Graphic Design/Interactive Web Design Search & Screen Committee Chair, Sue O’Donnell,


May 6th Deadline:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online no later than May 6, 2017. Position will remain open until filled. 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, Pennsylvania child abuse clearance and criminal background check. Completing this search is contingent upon available funding. Bloomsburg University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or veteran status in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

By Ryaan Beck
Published April 12, 2017
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