Assistant Professor, Graphic Design

The South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University seeks a full-time faculty member to teach Web Design/ Digital Media in the Department of Art and Design beginning in August of 2017. Nine-month contract responsibilities include teaching 12 hours per semester, academic advising, and institutional service.  The compensation package for this position includes health and retirement benefits.

Areas of specialty should include web design, mobile development, user interface design, application development, interactive media development, and/or other areas within digital media. Ability to teach an array of design courses including Print Production is desirable.

MFA in Graphic Design or related discipline preferred. MA with significant professional experience considered. Prior experience in university-level teaching and/or professional practice is strongly desired.

Anderson University recognizes three paths for faculty employment: annual appointment, professional path, and tenure track.  Faculty hired for annual appointment are evaluated on mission fit, and teaching and learning. They begin employment at the rank of instructor with the opportunity to promote to senior lecturer. Faculty in the Professional Path focus on teaching and learning and are evaluated on mission fit, teaching and learning, and service; and they are able to promote professorial ranks. After six years of exemplary service, faculty on the Professional Path become eligible for multi-year contracts.  Faculty on tenure track focus initially on teaching and learning, but they are evaluated on mission fit, teaching and learning, service, and scholarship.  Tenure-track faculty promote through professorial ranks and are eligible for tenure status in year six.

Send, via email, a curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, artist statement, digital samples of/links to personal and student work if applicable, and a completed AU application to Dr. Jo Carol Mitchell-Rogers, Chair of the Department of Art and Design and Associate Dean of the South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University, at

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  For those attending CAA, please visit our team at Table 56.

The Department of Art and Design at Anderson University is NASAD accredited and offers a vigorous BA experience for approximately 175 majors in 4 concentrations: Art Education, Ceramics, Graphic Design, and Painting/Drawing, as well as Minors in Art and Art History. We seek a collaborative colleague to participate in a dynamic Art Major.

Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts institution affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Candidates with a strong Christian value system and lifestyle and a commitment to the integration of faith and discipline are encouraged to apply. Visit us at for additional information on Anderson University and at for additional information on Department of Art and Design.

Anderson University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity within its faculty, staff, and students.

Anderson University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Beverly McAdams, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion/Title IX Administrator, Merritt Administration Building, 3rd floor, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC, 29621, (864) 231-2126, or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at