Assistant Professor of Art (Graphic Design) at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

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Job Description:

Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Art (Graphic Design)




Assistant Professor

FLSA status:


Hiring Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Type:

Full-Time Tenure Track


College of Arts & Media


Dept of Art

Open Date:



Contact Name:

Britney Ketkoski


Assistant to the Chair
Department of Art
PO Box 2089
Huntsville, Texas 77341

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Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

The Department of Art at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Graphic Design starting August 2022.

Ideal candidates must have the ability to teachUI/UX and motion design, supported by a portfolio that demonstrates professional achievement in these areas. HTML and CSS skills are preferred, and proficiency with the Adobe Suite of tools is expected.

The desired candidate will posses strong fundamental design, communication, and interpersonal skills, and demonstrate the enthusiasm necessary to contribute to a regionally competitive design program at SHSU.

The Assistant Professor will teach 5 courses per year (2/3), serve on Departmental, College, and University Committees, and sustain ongoing peer-reviewed research and professional/creative activity.

The SHSU Department of Art offers a BFA Graphic Design, and has over 100 Graphic Design majors in a department of more than 550 students.

Learn more about the SHSU Department of Art at

Educational Requirements for the Position:

Candidates must possess a Master of Fine Art Degree in Graphic Design or Visual Communications and demonstrate outstanding potential in research and/or creative activity.

Experience Required for the Position:

Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is strongly preferred. Professional Design experience is also an asset.

Special Instructions Summary:

Applicants should submit the following as PDF:
* cover letter
* statement of teaching philosophy
* statement of teaching research & goals
* a detailed CV
* names and contact information of three references
* samples of personal work
* samples of student work *
Please include links for examples of personal and student interactive or motion work. For time-based media work examples, please provide URLs for each specific project within the PDF document. Official college transcripts will be required for finalists for this position.

Review of applications will begin January 18, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

Open Until Filled:


EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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