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The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic, comprehensive college of nearly 5,000 students. Located in the city of Albany, the heart of New York State’s Capital District, the College is a private, independent, coeducational institution, sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet. Through a strong liberal education curriculum and progressive academic programs, the College serves traditional students and working professionals in 70 undergraduate and 75 graduate degree and certificate programs.
The College of Saint Rose is an award winning employer. Recently recognized as one of the 2010 “BEST PLACES TO WORK” by the Capital District Business Review, we are also a five-time recipient of the Chronicle of Higher Education’s prestigious ‘GREAT COLLEGES TO WORK FOR” award. Our employees enjoy a close-knit community based on the values of inclusion, honesty, trust, respect, responsibility and the free exchange of ideas.
The Department of Art and Design at The College of Saint Rose is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, beginning in Fall 2013. Primary teaching responsibilities include teaching from beginning to advanced courses in interactive web design and other digital media. Candidates must also be able to teach graphic design at all levels within the undergraduate graphic design curriculum.
As a member of The College of Saint Rose faculty, the applicant is expected to: teach assigned courses in accordance with relevant academic policies; participate in academic advising, program assessment, recruitment events, and student portfolio reviews; and engage in professional practice, scholarship/creative design and exhibition.
The Department of Art and Design at The College of Saint Rose is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.
MFA in Graphic Design, or equivalent foreign educational degree, graphic design and/or expertise in current web/interactive design applications, professional design experience, expertise in current tools and technologies of web design, and minimum one year teaching at the college or university level required.
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2012. The search will remain open until a qualified candidate is selected.
Compensation includes a competitive salary range and comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan for employees and qualified dependents, retirement plans through TIAA-CREF, and wellness programs including the use of our extensive fitness center.
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Create aCollege of Saint Rose Employment Accountby clicking on the APPLY NOW tab below. Upload the following documents, which arerequiredfor consideration:
* A letter of application including statement of teaching philosophy
* Curriculum vitae
* Names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three professional teaching references
* Copies of transcripts of all college level work;
* CD/DVD containing a portfolio of current professional graphic design works (20 maximum), plus student work (20 maximum). List each image with title, medium, date and size of work. Student work title should include course name.*
Materials noted with an asterisk (*) above should be sent to:
The College of Saint Rose
Department of Art and Design
432 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203-1490
Please note: application materials will not be returned to applicants.
Official transcripts and three confidential letters of reference will berequired of candidate finalists selected for on campus interview. If selected as a finalist,these documents may be mailed to the address noted above.
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