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Limited Term Faculty Positions in Interactive Design

Company:
Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Category:
Graphic Design
Type:
Full-Time

Job ID: 272960

About Us

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs to over 43,000 students. Our high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and across the globe. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional, and national level.  

Our vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. As part of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State exemplifies the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university.  Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, elevational, open and impact-generating, and being true to ourselves. In addition, Kennesaw State supports the University of Georgia's core values of accountability, excellence, integrity, and respect.  For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

Location

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information

The Department of Technical Communication and Interactive Design offers the Bachelor of Science in Interactive Design (IAD). Housed in the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the IAD program addresses the need for emerging competencies in user interface design and user experience design. Using an interdisciplinary, hands-on approach, the IAD degree develops the technical, theoretical, and creative skills needed to meet the demands of new, digitally-centered careers.

With more than 400 full-time faculty and 8,500 degree-seeking students, the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences prepares the next generation of leaders in a wide array of fields to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century and become contributing citizens in a global society. The home of three Schools and eight Departments, the College offers more than 80 graduate and undergraduate programs of study in both traditional and interdisciplinary fields. RCHSS provides students experiential learning opportunities to enable them to develop leadership, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills, as well as a strong sense of civic engagement.

The College and the Department are committed to the success of our students, faculty, staff, and communities. We seek candidates whose experience has prepared them to fulfill that commitment and to engage our students, partners, and stakeholders effectively.

Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for nine-month, full-time, non-tenure track Limited Term Instructor of Interactive Design or Limited Term Assistant Professor of Interactive Design faculty positions in the Department of Technical Communication and Interactive Design (TCID) with a preferred start date of August 2024. This position is for work to be performed in the state of Georgia.

Responsibilities

  • Teach classes such as Prototyping I, Prototyping II, User Interface Design I, User Interface Design II, Visual Design I, Visual Design II, Ethnography for Designers.
  • The teaching load is 5 (Fall) and 5 (Spring).
  • Faculty will teach courses in the face-to-face modality. 
     

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications

For Limited Term Instructor

  • A minimum of a Master's degree, or the foreign equivalent, earned by August 1, 2024, in interactive design, interaction design, user experience design, user interface design, multimedia design, product design, digital visual communication, or related field.

OR

  • A minimum of a Master's degree, or the foreign equivalent, in a non-related discipline with 18 graduate credit hours in interactive design, interaction design, user experience design, user interface design, multimedia design, product design, digital visual communication, or related field.

For Limited Term Assistant Professor

  • Terminal degree (PhD, MFA, other), or the foreign equivalent, earned by August 1, 2024, in interactive design, interaction design, user experience design, user interface design, multimedia design, product design, digital visual communication, or related field.

OR

  • Terminal degree (PhD, MFA, other), or the foreign equivalent, in a non-related discipline with 18 graduate credit hours in interactive design, interaction design, user experience design, user interface design, multimedia design, product design, digital visual communication, or related field.
     
Preferred Qualifications

  • A portfolio or academic papers that reflect work related to some or all of the following classes: Prototyping I, Prototyping II, User Interface Design I, User Interface Design II, Visual Design I, Visual Design II, Ethnography for Designers.
  • Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
  • Previous experience teaching face-to-face.
Required Documents to Attach

1. Current Curriculum Vitae with names and contact information for three references. 
2. Letter of Application addressing the candidate's qualifications for the position.
3. Portfolio (Please attach a one-page document including the web link to your website or, if there is no portfolio, please let us know on this document). 
4. Official teaching evaluations (Upload as Additional Documents).
5. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Official Transcripts and Official International Course-by-Course Evaluations Due Upon Hire).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Apply Before Date

Review of applications will begin immediately.  For full consideration, please apply by June12, 2024. 

Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Michael Lahey, Program Coordinator for Interactive Design (mlahey@kennesaw.edu).

For technical support or assistance completing a job application, please contact the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

For questions about a specific job posting at Kennesaw State University, please contact the search chair listed under the contact information section on each posting. For general questions about faculty jobs please email facultyjobs@kennesaw.edu

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

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