Assistant Professor of Graphic Design (UPDATED)

Salisbury, MD

Salibury University

The Art Department in the Fulton School of Liberal Arts at Salisbury University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Graphic Design. This is a ten-month full-time tenure-track position, beginning August 2022.

Area of Specialization: Graphic Design

Primary Job Duties: Teach three studio classes (12 credits) per semester in all levels of Graphic Design including Design Principles, Introduction to Design and Typography. Teach Illustration and Web Design as needed. Serve as an academic advisor for students. Service to the department, school and university. Continued professional activity and scholarly development in graphic design at a level appropriate to teaching and service work load. The ability to work in a collegial manner with other graphic design faculty and also art department faculty, staff, student workers and faculty and staff outside of the Art Department.

Minimum Qualifications: Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Graphic Design or related field. Teaching experience at the college or university level.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching online/distance courses with current best practices. Professional Graphic Design experience. Knowledge of design history and contemporary issues in design. Proficiency in technologies relevant to graphic design and digital media.

Applications received by October 1, 2021 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 15, 2022. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statements of research and teaching interests; 4)Link to a webpage with 10 samples each of professional and student artwork (Images should be labeled clearly with date, project name and brief description; 5)graduate and undergraduate transcripts (copies accepted); and 6) the names and contact information of at least three professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Search Chair, Allison Seth ( All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the online employment application system. Please label all uploaded files with your last name and file type. Do not send any other documents via email.

This position is based in Salisbury, MD, an area with a culturally diverse population with rich cultural experiences. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation s top colleges and best values by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

Posted: 01/20/2022