The Communication Design program (CD) in the School of Computing and Design at California State University, Monterey Bay is seeking applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position in Communication Design at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates with expertise in areas of game design, graphic design, interface design, user experience design and/or web design will be considered. Because the Communication Design program offers a Bachelor of Science degree and is integrated with our Computer Science program, we are seeking candidates with strong technical and digital multimedia skills.
Teach foundational CD courses and upper division courses in one of the three Concentrations: Game Design, Graphic Design, and Web Design
Develop curriculum and support material for foundational CD courses and for courses in one of the three Concentrations: Game Design, Graphic Design, and Web Design
As part of the program team, play an instrumental role in the design, development and delivery of programs, projects, initiatives, and efforts that support broadening participation in computing and design
Develop collaborative relationships and execute projects with educators in institutions in the CD pipeline, including feeder community colleges, high/middle schools, educational offices in the Monterey region and industry partners
Collaborate in the design, development and delivery of other Communication Design courses
Develop and/or implement research projects (grant-funded where feasible) that contribute to the dynamic learning environment and provide our diverse students with opportunities for undergraduate research
Additional responsibilities include guiding student capstone learning experiences, exploring innovative pedagogical approaches and participating in the development of grants
Earned terminal degree in Design / Studio Art or closely related field (MFA or PhD)
Demonstrated commitment to teaching, inclusive excellence, and improving key outcomes of higher education including learning outcomes
Fluency in multiple software applications used in the communication design professions and the willingness to stay current with these programs and explore new and emerging technologies
Special Conditions of Employment:
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
The incumbent is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
A completed online application and all required materials must be received by University Personnel by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screening date listed above to be guaranteed a review. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned. CSUMB will not fax application materials.
For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map). Please check the link provided for the respective hours and the location.
CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.
All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
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California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), is a comprehensive public university committed to serving the diverse people of California, especially the working class, historically under-served, and low income populations. The university values an educational environment of cultural and linguistic diversity and gender equity; ethical reflection and practice; effective and experimental use of technologies as resources to people and catalysts for learning; and the integration of cross-disciplinary models enabling students, faculty and staff to engage in innovative instruction and coordinated service learning. The curriculum is organized around student learning outcomes. It is global in perspective, and of sufficient breadth and depth to meet local, regional, and statewide needs, specifically those of both isolated rural communities and inner-city populations. The identity of the University is framed by substantive commitment to a multilingual, multicultural, intellectual community which enables students, faculty and staff to cross institutional boundaries for innovative instruction, broadly defined scholarly and creative activity, and coordinated community service. The campus is ...located on Monterey Bay, 100 miles south of San Francisco.
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