Assistant Professor in Art (Graphic Design)

Position ID: 22583
Augusta University
Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Branch Campus: 
Summerville Campus
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 


  Job Title:  Assistant Professor
  Location:  Summerville Campus  
  BOR Applicant Clearinghouse Number 68132
  Job Information
  Georgia Regents University 
Assistant Professor, Pos# 11899 
Department of Art 

The Department of Art is accepting applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor to begin in January 2014. The successful candidate will teach graphic design and related courses at the beginning and advanced level.  Candidate will also assist in designing the new undergraduate degree track in graphic design at GRU. Other ongoing duties include undergraduate advising and university service. In addition to having an applied understanding of related design software and past teaching and professional experience, the successful candidate should have excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills and a working knowledge of contemporary trends in the design field.  

Georgia Regents University (formally Augusta State University) is located in Augusta Ga. and currently serves 9000+ undergraduate and graduate students over two main campuses. The Department of Art is an active part of Liberal Arts community of GRU with 130+ majors. 

  Org Marketing Statement
  Effective January 9, 2013, Georgia Health Sciences University consolidated with Augusta State University to become Georgia Regents University.  The consolidated university consists of nine colleges on two campuses.  The Health Sciences Campus consists of the Medical College of Georgia, College of Dental Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Allied Health Sciences, and the College of Graduate Studies.  The Summerville Campus consists of the Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Hull College of Business; College of Education; and College of Science and Mathematics. 
  Application Procedure/Minimum Requirements
  Master of Fine Art in Graphic Design or related field required.  The successful candidate must be able to teach Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver and other computer programs required in the field of graphic and web design.  Also should be familiar with the operation/maintenance issues of a mac-based computer lab.  Other preferred qualifications include teaching experience at the college level and relevant professional experience in the design field. The ability to teach in a related discipline (drawing, etc.) would also be desirable. 
  How To Apply
  Qualified applicants must apply online at   Please make sure you upload a curriculum vitae,  letter of interest addressing specific qualifications, three professional reference with contact information as one document online.  Also, please provide web links to portfolio examples.    Additional portfolio examples (hard copies, CDs, etc) should be sent to the address below.  Portfolio images should include a minimum of 3 print (hard copy) examples of recent design work, a CD with a minimum of 20 images of professional work and a print copy of materials included on the CD.   Additionally, please include, if available, examples of student artwork/designs and send to: 

Graphic Design Search Committee Chair 
Georgia Regents University 
Department of Art 
2500 Walton Way 
Augusta, Georgia 30904 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Desired start date is January 2, 2014.  Will consider candidates start date of August 2014. 

  Equal Employment Opportunity
  Georgia Regents University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution.  It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. 

Internal recruitment is highly encouraged for all positions within the institution. This includes employees of Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center and Georgia Health Sciences Medical Associates. 

Other Information 

Georgia Regents University is a tobacco free environment. The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited. 

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center is a patient-and-family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success. 

  Conditions of Employment
  All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) credit check.


Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Computer Graphics
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Required Qualifications
Special Requirements: 
MFA in Grahic Design or related field
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Thursday, January 2, 2014
Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Professor Brain Rust
Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


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