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Instructor

Company:
Spelman College
Job Location:
Atlanta, 30314
Category:
Computer Science
Type:
Full-Time

Faculty/Type Title

Instructor

Begins

Fall Semester 2024

About the College

Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education.

Position Description

The Department of Art & Visual Culture invites applications for a part-time Instructor in the Department of Art & Visual Culture to teach an undergraduate foundations course 'SAVC 253 User Experience Design: Applications' to Interactive Media minors and non-minors beginning August 2024. Instructor needs to be able to teach in-person.

Applicants should demonstrate a strong background in UX/UI Design that includes an understanding of visual language principles, accessibility design, information architecture, wireframing and prototyping, designing responsive interfaces for web and mobile, the user centered design process, and working with industry standard tools (Figma), . Applicants should have an active professional studio practice (that
includes exhibitions, residencies/fellowships, and/or publications) or equivalent professional work experience in the space of user experience design.
  • The ideal candidate should be prepared to introduce students to an inclusive collection of contemporary artist practices and professional work that leverages the user centered design process and UX design principles.
  • The ideal candidate should demonstrate a capacity to encourage students to explore, prototype, experiment, and iterate as well as read, write, research, and critique.
  • The ideal candidate is familiar with makerspace/innovation lab environments.
About the Division of the Arts:
The Department of Art & Visual Culture is part of the Division of the Arts that includes the departments of Dance Performance & Choreography, Music, Theater & Performance, and the Spelman College Innovation Lab.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, a link to the applicant's portfolio and contact information for three references to the online application.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have earned a master's degree in User Experience Design / Human Computer Interaction or an equivalent record of professional accomplishments.

Posting Number: F497P

Open Date: 04/01/2024

Close Date: 04/26/2024

Special Instructions to Applicants

Any correspondence regarding the position or your application will be relayed to you by our Faculty Affairs Team. Please do not reach out to any department faculty regarding the position or status of your application. We appreciate your interest and consideration.

Deadline to Receive Letter(s) of Reference

05/03/2024

COVID-19 Vaccination Protocol

Due to the heightened risk of contracting COVID-19 and the spread of variants, Spelman College requires up to date COVID-19 vaccination of all faculty, staff, and students (collectively "Campus Community") that have job duties, attend classes, or are otherwise present on campus. You will need to submit proof of up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination: full vaccination and a booster (when eligible) or a single dose of the bivalent vaccine) prior to your first day on campus or you may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement by providing the necessary documentation to: Yemi Brown, PharmD Manager of COVID-19 Operations, at ibiyemibrown@spelman.edu. Upon receiving your Spelman Technology log-in credentials, please keep your vaccination or exemptions records up-to-date using Etrieve.
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