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Instructor/Assistant Professor - Art

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Applications received by March 9, 2018 will be given full consideration. Applicants must provide the name, phone number, and email address of three professional references. Send a PDF portfolio file with 20 annotated samples each of personal/professional and student work to: Prof. Jason Bronner Art/Design Search Committee Chair Sloan Art Center, Lock Haven University 401 N. Fairview St. Lock Haven, PA 17745. The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment. Position is dependent upon funding and enrollment.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F0549
Position Title Instructor/Assistant Professor - Art
Department Visual and Performing Arts
Bargaining Unit APSCUF
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Faculty
Full-time/ Part-time Part-time
If Part-time, specify percentage

.25

Temporary/ Permanent Temporary
Tenure Track Non-Tenure Track Position
Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Anticipated Start Date August 18, 2018
Anticipated End Date May 24, 2019
Work Hours 8:00 to 16:00

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The University invites applications for a part-time (.25), temporary faculty position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor in Art/ Graphic Design to begin August 18, 2018 and ending May 24, 2019.

Essential Duties

Position entails teaching college-level graphic design courses to undergraduate students.

This position may require development and teaching of courses online.

Specific Duties

Responsibilities include teaching in Graphic and Online Design at all undergraduate courses levels.

Position may also include some recruiting.

Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

Masters degree in Graphic Design or closely related field required. Terminal degree is required for appointment as Assistant Professor, without the terminal degree candidate will be appointed as Instructor.

The successful candidate must be able to communicate well and/or perform well in an interview or teaching demonstration and successfully complete the interview process.

Preferred Qualifications
  • MFA strongly preferred.
  • Unsupervised college level teaching experience strongly preferred.
  • Interest in inter- and multidisciplinary education and its relationship to design strongly preferred.
  • Ability to teach courses following areas a plus; animation, typography, print design, web design, or data visualization.
  • Ability/willingness to teach course(s) for general education audience considered a plus.
Physical Demands

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 12/27/2017
Close Date
Special Instructions for Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Applications received by March 9, 2018 will be given full consideration.

Applicants must provide the name, phone number, and email address of three professional references.

Send a PDF portfolio file with 20 annotated samples each of personal/professional and student work to:
Prof. Jason Bronner
Art/Design Search Committee Chair
Sloan Art Center, Lock Haven University
401 N. Fairview St.
Lock Haven, PA 17745.

The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment.

Position is dependent upon funding and enrollment.

Background Clearances

In accordance with Act 153 of 2014 (HB 435), appointment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, Act 34, Pennsylvania Criminal Record Clearance; Act 151, Child Abuse Clearance; and Act 114, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks.

Appointment is provisional for a single 90 day period provided the “Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form” and verification of your application for the three background checks are returned to Deana Hill, Associate VP for Human Resources.

Diversity Statement

Lock Haven University is profoundly dedicated to cultural diversity and supports the integration of diverse and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from people of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. To learn more about diversity at LHU and in our community, visit our website at www.lhup.edu/equity

Annual Security Report (Clery Act)

The Lock Haven University’s Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report are now available on-line or in paper form by request. Federal law requires these reports to contain policy statements, crime and fire safety statistics for the university. The policy statements address the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, i.e. policies for responding to emergency situations, fire safety procedures and statistics, and sexual offenses, etc. Three years’ worth of statistics is included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in on-campus buildings, or off-campus sites property owned or controlled by the university and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to the campus. The Security and Fire Report is available online at:

https://www.lhup.edu/students/campus_safety

You may also request a paper copy from the Public Safety Office located in the Glennon Infirmary building or by calling 570-484-2278.

About LHU

A career at Lock Haven University (LHU) is a distinctly unique and exciting opportunity. We encourage and support diversity and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is located in central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River and the picturesque Bald Eagle Mountains. LHU is one of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).

Quick Link http://jobs.lhup.edu/postings/3900

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained? (DEFINED)
    • High School Degree/GED
    • Associates degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • ABD
    • D. Ed.
    • Ph. D
  2. * Please indicate where you heard about this employment opportunity.
    • Local Newspaper (The Express, Sun Gazette, CDT)
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • The Chronicle (print/online)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • The Hispanic Outlook
    • Professional journal
    • Electronic list serve
    • Personal Referral
    • LHU Website
    • CareerLink Office
    • HERC website (NJ/PA/DE)
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other
  3. * Can you perform the essential duties of this position with or without accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Academic Transcripts
  4. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Research Interest