Lecturer in Visual Communication, Department of Fine and Performing Arts, NTT - Three-Year Renewable Position

Loyola University Chicago - Chicago, IL4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $42,000 - $56,000 a year
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Loyola University Chicago, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Department of Fine and Performing Arts invites qualified candidates for a renewable, three-year, non-tenure-track appointment as Lecturer of Fine Arts with a focus in Visual Communication. The Fine Arts program offers a Bachelor’s degree, serving approximately 130 undergraduate art majors in art history, sculpture and ceramics, drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, and visual communication. Information about the department is available at http://ww.luc.edu/dfpa.

The position involves teaching four undergraduate courses per semester in visual communication. The position also includes service obligations, primarily participating in critiques for Senior Capstone and attending department meetings. Successful candidates must be prepared to teach undergraduate courses within a liberal arts context. The ability to teach animation, color theory, and interactive design is essential.

Qualifications

An MFA in Visual Communication from an accredited college or university is required, as is a minimum of three years of professional experience in the field and three years of college-level teaching experience. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Physical Demands None
Working Conditions None
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

An MFA in Visual Communication from an accredited college or university is required, as is a minimum of three years of professional experience in the field and three years of college-level teaching experience. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Open Date 09/26/2019
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit materials in PDF format and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. These materials should include a letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and examples of applicant’s own work and student’s work in electronic form. Applicants should also provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. Applicants should forward any additional materials related to teaching excellence to:

Kelli Evans
Assistant Professor of Visual Communication
Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Loyola University Chicago
Mundelein Center Suite 1200
1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, Illinois, 60660

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2019 and will continue until January 15, 2020.

The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed