GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION - Assistant Professor, Full Time, Academic Year, Tenure Track in the College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, beginning September 10, 2020.
Areas of specialization preferred for this position include digital printing technologies, color management, marketing and management, web/mobile product development. Documented excellence in teaching, industrial experience, and/or research in three or more of the following areas:
• Digital printing technologies.
• Design for digital printing.
• Color theory and color management.
• Web and mobile product development.
• Emerging technologies for marketing using variable data and disruptive technologies.
• Project management for graphic communication products.
• Strategic planning for graphic communication applications.
• Teaching and advising research in Graphic Communications.
The teaching load averages 12 units per quarter (with a significant reduction in course load in the first two years to help establish an active program of research and professional development), with correspondingly reasonable expectations for scholarship and service. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointment is for two years, subject to renewal. The candidate selected will be responsible for creative lecture and laboratory teaching approaches that include current and emerging technologies to enhance student education and for participating in scholarly practices such as peer-reviewed research, conference presentations, and grant development that lead to publication or its equivalent. The successful candidate will also be expected to pursue a systematic program of professional development, curricular improvement, and to participate in service activities including committee service, student advising, and building industry relationships.
Cal Poly operates on a teacher-scholar model in which faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, to produce scholarship in their field of interest, and provide service to the institution. As teachers, faculty are expected to exhibit strong pedagogical skills and to remain proficient and current in their disciplines. As scholars, faculty should be engaged in scholarly and creative work that is of high quality as evinced by external peer review. As colleagues, faculty are asked to perform service activities at all levels of the University. Faculty should build collaborative relationships across the University and with colleagues at other universities.
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo, California