Position Function:The faculty member will report to the Head of the Department of Artand teach a 3/3 course load in the Graphic Design concentration. Inaddition to teaching duties, the professor will be responsible foradvising students and service to the department, college, anduniversity. Candidates are expected to pursue and maintain anactive body of research and remain current in theirexpertise.Salary Grade : UCPlease see Staff Compensation Structure orSkilled Crafts and ServiceMaintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges. For salarygrade UC, these positions are “Unclassified” and salary ranges aredetermined by the hiring department.Department Profile:The Department of Art is NASAD accredited and located within theCollege of Architecture, Art, and Design. It has approximately 300Art Majors, 20 full-time faculty, and offers a BFA degree withconcentrations in Fine Art, Graphic Design, and Photography.Information about the department is available athttp://caad.msstate.eduArea of Specialization:Graphic Design – MultidisciplinaryAnticipated Appointment Date:August 16, 2021Tenure Track Status:Tenure TrackEssential Duties and Responsibilities:- Teach a 3/3 course load in the Graphic Designconcentration.- Work with the other Graphic Design faculty to oversee curriculumand portfolio review.- Maintain an active body of research or creative activities.- Advise Graphic Design students.- Committee service as well as other services to the Department,College, University, and professional field.- Teaching across the Graphic Design curriculum from introductorythrough advanced courses including electives.Minimum Qualifications:- M.F.A. or equivalent terminal degree with an emphasis in GraphicDesign or related field.- Evidence of teaching experience and/or potential.- Excellent communication and organizational skills.- Well-rounded, multidisciplinary designerABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):YesPreferred Qualifications:- Active research, teaching, and service record that prepared thecandidate to contribute to the programming of a ResearchInstitution.- Strong understanding of typography and contemporary graphicdesign theory and practice as well as the ability to teach avariety of graphic design courses.- Excellent personal and collaborative skills.- Ability to inspire students and colleagues to perform at a highlevel.- Preference will be given with particular interest areas ofresearch emphasis in two or more areas related to illustration,interactive design, animation, app design, and web-based media,emerging trends in digital media art utilizing code-basedproduction, UI/UX design,entrepreneurship, analog, and digital design methods, andinterdisciplinary collaboration.Working Conditions and Physical EffortMinimal physical effort and mobility required.Instructions for Applying:Link to apply: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/ All applicants must apply online athttp://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter,current resume or curriculum vitae, and the complete contactinformation for at least three professional references.File 1: Cover letter; current curriculum vita; artist statement; aone-page statement of teaching philosophy; and complete contactinformation for at least three professional references.File 2: PDF containing twenty images of applicant’s work clearlylabeled with media, size, year.File 3: PDF containing twenty images of student work clearlylabeled with the name, of course, the work was made for, media,size, year.The review of applications will begin on January 4, 2021, and willcontinue until the position is filled.Any communication about this position should be sent to:;Critz Campbell, Head, Department of Art,P.O. Box 5182,Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762,[email protected] Employment Opportunity Statement:MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicantswill receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age,sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, genderidentity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other statusprotected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations andapplications from women, members of any minority group, and otherswho share our passion for building a diverse community thatreflects the diversity in our student population.