SENIOR LECTURER FOR THE INTEGRATED DESIGN AND SOFTWARE COURSES, College of Communication, Mass Communication
Location: BOSTON, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 22599028780406
The Department of Mass Communication, Advertising, and Public Relations in the Boston University College of Communication seeks a forward-thinking and collaborative graphic design educator to teach courses that prepare non-graphic design majors for careers involving design and technology expertise for the communication industry and other fields. We are especially eager to recruit a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is an environment that is inclusive, equitable, and diverse where all constituents can thrive.
Teach a three courses in the fall and spring semesters
Maintain excellent teaching standards and foster an inclusive learning environment
Establish strong foundations of graphic design strategies and technical expertise for non-design-students
Continually update courses and curriculum to address professional and technological advances
Advise students to achieve their education and professional goals
This may include coursework, curriculum choices, professional development, portfolio development, software, and technical expertise
Teaching and advising responsibilities will include a diverse student population of undergraduates and graduates
Boston University is committed to fostering a diverse university community within a supportive and respectful environment. From its earliest days, Boston University has opened its doors to women and people from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. We believe the diversity of our faculty, students, and staff is essential to our success as a leading research university and is an integral component of institutional excellence.
Three or more years' experience teaching graphic design and related software for all media and achievement in creating an inclusive learning environment.
An MFA in Graphic Design (or a Masters in a related field)
Professional experience using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, XD, HTML, CSS
Able to demonstrate responsiveness to the communications industry advances, and the ability to incorporate these into our forward-thinking, industry-relevant curriculum
Ability to foster collaboration and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
Continued engagement in professional or creative work in graphic design or related field
Engagement with design competitions, exhibitions, and publications
Experience including DEI related pedagogy in the classroom.
A cover letter stating specific qualifications and interest in this position
Applicant's portfolio link showcasing the following;
5-10-page pdf of samples of the candidate's professional work.
5-10-page pdf of samples of previous students' class projects
Three letters of recommendation that ideally refers to the above qualifications for this position
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