Oklahoma State University, Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in the Graphic Design program with demonstrable research and teaching specialization in Motion Graphics / Animation, to begin August 2022.
In this position, you will teach 2 courses per semester (2 in Fall, 2 in Spring) and contribute to the development of our curriculum, especially in the area of Animation and Motion Design for our BFA and MFA Programs, complementing and expanding the breadth of contemporary relevance that is a priority for our programs’ goals. We seek candidates with the potential for exceptional research and demonstrated excellence in teaching, who will actively contribute to the diversity of viewpoints, cultural backgrounds, experiences and practices in OSUGD.
1) An earned MFA, or terminal degree, in Graphic Design, Animation, Art, or closely-related field from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required at the time of application.
2) Evidence of successful teaching experience relevant to the position at the undergraduate level. Graduate teaching experience is a plus. Ideally candidates will have a demonstrated record of higher education experience in teaching Motion Graphics, Animation, 3D / CGI / VFX.
3) Demonstrated expertise and professional industry experience in one or more of the following : Motion Graphics, 2D and/or 3D animation, video editing /compositing, Illustration and practical animation.
This position will require the incumbent to have documented proof of full Covid-19 vaccination status or an approved accommodation through the OSU Office of Equal Opportunity upon hire.
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In order to receive priority consideration, applications must be received by/before Friday, January 14th, 2022. Initial interviews will occur via Zoom and will continue until the position is filled. This position is contingent upon available funding.
The applicant must submit:
A cover letter describing qualifications and interest in this position
1-2 page teaching philosophy
A diversity statement
Design philosophy or Artist statement
20 labeled examples of personal work
20 labeled examples of student work
For motion and/or animation work examples you can include links to relevant videos or websites.
A list of three recommenders with contact information.
Recommendation letters will be requested only for finalists after the first-round interviews