Assistant/Associate Professor - Graphic Technologies

University of Northern Iowa in Iowa

Deadline March 14, 2014
Date Posted February 24, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Department of Technology

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT


Position:  Full-time, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Graphic Technologies (GT)


Responsibilities:  Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of GT with emphasis in print/digital/web publishing, digital photography/imaging and/or estimating and project management. The position requires research and scholarly activities, undergraduate and graduate advising, curriculum development, service activities to the department, college and university, and other duties as assigned by the department head. The applicant must demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching, research/scholarship and service.  Start date August 2014.


Required Qualifications:  Earned doctorate degree from an accredited university in Graphic Communications Technology or closely related field before the starting date August 2014.  Candidates must show evidence of, or potential for successful teaching and course development in lab-intensive graphics and visualization technology programs. Candidates must show evidence of, or potential for successful research in the GT field with a focus in digital communications and visualization areas. Candidates must also demonstrate effective communication and leadership skills; computer proficiency and graphic communication software application skills.


Preferred Qualifications:  A record of academic scholarship and grant writing skills necessary for obtaining external funding support in graphic communication is highly desired.  Industrial experience along with background or interest in outreach activities involving industry and community colleges is preferred. 


Salary:  Negotiable; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Benefits include TIAA/CREF and IPERS, health and dental insurance, life and disability insurance.


Department/University/Community:  The Department of Technology resides in the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences with six undergraduate programs, in addition to a masters and doctoral program.  There are 15 full-time faculty in the department.   The program enjoys a close relationship with business and industry.  For more information, see www.uni.edu/tech.  

 

The University of Northern Iowa provides a high quality and diverse educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs.  One of three state universities, UNI enjoys national recognition for its high educational standards. U.S. News and World Report ranked UNI in the top three among Midwest public universities for the past 17 years.  The universitys size -- just more than 12,100 students -- allows it to offer faculty, facilities and academic choices of a large university, while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a compact, park-like campus.

 

UNI is located in picturesque Cedar Falls, Iowa, a riverfront town with many recreational, cultural and entertainment opportunities. It was named a 2010 Distinctive Destination by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  The metropolitan community of Cedar Falls/Waterloo has a combined population of 165,000 and offers a pleasant residential setting with a strong and growing industrial base. Cedar Falls is a friendly, affordable community located about 300 miles from Minneapolis, St. Louis, Kansas City and Chicago.  For more information, visit www.cedarfalls.com.


Application:  Applications received by March 14, 2014, will be given full consideration. The department encourages applications from persons of color, women, persons living with disabilities, and veterans.   Pre-employment background checks are required.  To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu.  A complete application includes:  (1) cover letter, (2) current vita, (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (4) a personal statement of teaching philosophy and research agenda, (5) three letters of recommendation with names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers.  For more information, contact Dr. Mohammed F. Fahmy, Department Head.  Phone:  (319) 273-2563, Email:  mohammed.fahmy@uni.edu The University is an equal opportunity employer with a comprehensive plan for affirmative action.


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How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://jobs.uni.edu