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Company Name:
Columbus College of Art and Design
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Columbus, Ohio
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
3-5 Years
Education level:
Bachelor Degree

Assistant Professor- CORE First Year

The Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) is seeking a full-time faculty to primarily teach in our First-Year CORE program. Successful candidates will be able to teach Visual Literacy I and II, design and color theory courses. Visual Literacy courses provide an introduction to the principles of creative design and the common organizational systems associated with color theory appropriate to all undergraduate majors. Leveraging 2-D, 3-D and 4-D strategies, the elements of design and the properties of color are identified, employed and controlled in progressively more complex projects. Course projects require the use of traditional studio processes in conjunction with digital media including Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Priority will be given to candidates who are well versed in both digital and traditional media, and have the demonstrated ability to seamlessly integrate the two.

CCAD is looking for a dynamic and engaged faculty who is passionate about teaching and mentoring first-year students, and with building successful learning environments and connections with diverse student populations. This position carries the responsibility of contributing to the teaching/learning, research/discovery, and outreach/engagement mission of the college. The candidate must demonstrate initiative, dependability, empathy, reliability, and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in teaching to a shared syllabus and learning outcomes. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the promotion of excellence in teaching pedagogy and methodologies that lead to effective instruction and learning of first-year students from all majors. The ability to teach Drawing Methods a plus.

In Practice: We seek a colleague who is actively engaged in the contemporary art & design world. A knowledge base including art and design practices and methodologies, business understanding, and a fluency in cultural trends and educational practices is essential.

In Teaching: We value educators who are empathetic with creative high achieving students of diverse skills and backgrounds.

In Service: We expect leadership in undergraduate programs, curriculum development, advising, and governance within the departments, college and field at large.

Position: Assistant Professor, full-time

Qualifications: A terminal degree in an appropriate studio art field is required. A minimum of three years teaching in a first-year or foundation program with at least two years of full-time teaching at the college level is required, and a demonstrated professional practice with promise of continued future work.

Application Deadline: Priority given to candidates who apply by December 15, 2018.

Date of Hire: Fall 2019

Please apply by visiting and searching for Film & Video. The application should include within their cover letter a statement of teaching philosophy, a link to a digital portfolio or reel of professional work, examples of student work, along with a resume or vita.

About CCAD: Columbus College of Art & Design, founded in 1879, is one of the oldest and largest private art and design colleges in the United States with more than 1,100 undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduate students choose from 12 majors: Photography, Industrial Design, Contemporary Crafts, Advertising & Graphic Design, Comics & Narrative Practice, Animation, Illustration, Fine Arts, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Studio Art with an Emphasis in History of Art & Visual Culture, and Film & Video. Graduate curriculum includes a Master of Fine Art (New Projects) and a Master of Design (Integrative Design). 30% of CCAD's total student body is domestic students of color (9% African American, 9% Asian-American, 3% Latino, and 9% Multiracial). 7% of CCAD students are International. With strong exhibition and visiting artists programs and a commitment to the integration of business and art, CCAD is a leader in art and design education.

About Columbus: Columbus is among the Top 10 best U.S. cities for new college grads and one of the top 10 creative scenes in the country as well as one of the 15 most affordable cities in the U.S. As one of the nation's largest college towns Columbus is the type of city where creative activities flourish. There are eight distinct cultural districts that surround CCAD and there are more than 165 restaurants, pubs, and clubs in downtown alone. CCAD is a campus community located in the heart of this vibrant city.

EEO Statement: As an educational and cultural institution, a culture of equity and inclusion is not an add-on at CCAD, rather it is central to how we define creative excellence and the health of our institution. CCAD believes that a culturally diverse campus is integral to academic excellence, and our student, faculty, staff, and trustee bodies should reflect the diverse world in which we live, with attention to race, ethnicity, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and ability. CCAD sees Art & Design as universally inclusive and inherently unbiased. CCAD is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.