Arizona State University
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
The Polytechnic School
Lecturer in Graphic Information Technology
Location: Arizona State University – Polytechnic Campus
The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) and The Polytechnic School (TPS) invites applicants for a faculty lecturer position in the Graphic Information Technology program, beginning in the fall 2021 semester. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and teaching curriculum in Front-End Web Design and Development to a diverse body of students. This is a non-tenure track appointment with a fixed-term academic year contract. It is anticipated that the contract will be renewed annually subject to satisfactory performance.
The School seeks a candidate who has a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching that incorporates active learning, will share our passion for graphic communications education, and be effective in a collaborative environment. The candidate should possess a strong professional background and demonstrated experience related to teaching, training, or curriculum design. The candidate should be experienced in HTML, CSS, scripting languages, and user experience design. Other responsibilities include working with student organizations, mentoring undergraduate and graduate projects, participating in course and program assessment, and engaging local industry associations affiliated with the program.
The Graphic Information Technology (GIT) program is one of the outstanding programs on the ASU Polytechnic campus. The GIT program educates undergraduate and graduate students to become industry leaders who develop and manage content through numerous communication and distribution modes. Through project-based learning, teamwork, and authentic client experiences, graduates are innovative problem solvers prepared for leading roles and entrepreneurship opportunities in the rapidly evolving graphics industry.
● Earned Master’s degree in a closely related area is required by the time of appointment
● Experience in industry standard software, such as Adobe Creative Cloud
● Experience in markup and scripting languages
● Experience in user experience design
● Demonstrated evidence of excellence in higher education teaching experience
● Experience creating curriculum for face-to-face and/or online environment
● Three or more years of industry experience
Application deadline is June 2, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. To apply, visit https://hiring.engineering.asu.edu/ and select "apply now" next to the corresponding position. Candidates will be asked to create or use an existing Interfolio Dossier to submit the following:
● Cover letter
● Curriculum Vitae
● Portfolio showcasing professional projects
● Statement (one page maximum) addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance the Fulton Schools of Engineering’s commitment to inclusive excellence* ——OR—— Statement describing commitment and approaches to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion*
● Contact information for three references
*The ASU Charter states, "ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves." The diversity statement provides applicants an opportunity to demonstrate their past and current activities in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and how future activities will align with upholding the ASU Charter.
For additional information regarding position specifics, please contact the search committee chair Laurie Ralston via email at Laurie.Ralston@asu.edu.
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