Lecturer - Visual Communications (Interaction Design)
Farmingdale State College - Lecturer - Visual Communications (Interaction Design)
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Farmingdale State College (FSC) is the State University of New York's largest college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. A leader in applied and experiential learning, the college delivers rigorous programs that equip graduates with the academic foundation and skills sought by both emerging industries and graduate institutions. FSC offers 37 undergraduate degrees and a Master's in Technology Management through its Schools of Business, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, and Arts & Sciences. Known as a pioneer in the alternative energy field, the college also boasts a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program. FSC's strong culture of civic responsibility and engaged learning has led to reciprocal partnerships throughout the Long Island region.
Farmingdale State College is among the nation's fastest growing colleges. Its programs regularly earn regional and national recognition as well as honors for both quality and value. Consistently ranked as a leader in return on investment and affordability, FSC is known as one of the safest colleges in the nation according to multiple rankings. The campus is located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes by rail or automobile from New York City.
Farmingdale State College invites applications for a full-time lecturer in Interaction Design (IXD) and Graphic Design. Lecturer positions are non-tenure track. The IXD program is part of the NASAD accredited Visual Communications department. The successful candidate will join a program that encourages students to learn the value of creativity, problem solving, collaboration, and social responsibility.
The program is seeking a faculty member with a strong interaction design background and professional practice as a graphic designer. The candidate should have experience in and abilty to teach user interface design, information design, prototyping and design thinking to create human-centered solutions. The ability to teach basic graphic design for digital and print applications or introductory general education arts courses would be a plus.
The appointee's primary function is to develop and teach core Interaction Design courses, emphasizing visual design, user interface and design thinking. Other areas will include User Interaction, Typography for Interaction, Information Architecture, Prototyping Tools, and Design for Social Change. Graphic design teaching will focus on basic graphic design and typography. The faculty member is expected to teach classes across multiple formats, including hybrid and online classes as well as traditional face to face classes.
Lecturers are responsible for teaching 15 contact hours per semester, and service to the Department and the School, including activities such as advising students and serving on departmental committees. Interaction Design Lecturers are also responsible for maintaining their professional qualifications and skills as an interaction designer. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and a high level of competence in teaching. Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to create and share a presentation on their professional practice, and a separate teaching demonstration.
The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include:
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This is a 10-month UUP faculty position.
The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans.
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Additional instructions for faculty positions: Your cover letter must include a statement on teaching philosophy and methodology. Please attach copies of teaching evaluations and an unofficial copy of graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/currently in process). Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research/creative activities as well as a separate teaching demonstration.
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