Job: Assistant Professor, Cross Media Graphics Management
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Assistant Professor, Cross Media Graphics Management
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
The University of Wisconsin-Stout invites applications for one full-time Cross Media Graphics Management teaching position.
Anticipated start date: August 21, 2017
Doctorate preferred, Master's degree required. Doctorate must be completed by the end of the fifth year after initial hire, one year prior to tenure decision. Minimum of one degree related to the discipline. Ability to perform research and service required.
Must have expertise in two or more of the following technical areas: production printing processes, press and postpress/bindery operations, premedia production, omni-channel marketing technology, data-driven publishing, distribution or management systems in the printing/graphic communications field. Proficiency with professional graphics workflow software required. Related work experience required, including teaching and/or industrial work experience.
Candidates must exhibit strong communication skills and demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching through successful interview and classroom presentation/demonstration. Must be experienced in the use of innovative curricular approaches that are student-centered, inquiry based and hands-on oriented. Expected to use available course software technology in delivery. Must show a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Ability to interact professionally with students, outside public, industry and other stakeholders is essential. Must be able to work in a collaborative environment. Related experience and demonstrated leadership in the field preferred.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to graphics communications technology including: printing technology, digital publishing, omni-channel marketing technologies and emerging communications media in a hands-on laboratory environment. Advisement of undergraduate students and assessment of student learning. Interaction with the graphics communications industry, research, university and professional service expected.
CAMPUS INFORMATION The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin's Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.
UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.
UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries. All students are issued laptops. Faculty use the university's online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.
Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Required application materials: - Cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications. - Current resume with employment history dates clearly identified. - Names, titles and contact information for three references familiar with your skills or work. - One recent direct supervisor required within the list of references; email and phone required. - Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts required prior to hire.
To ensure consideration, complete applications must be submitted online by February 1, 2017. Applications may be reviewed until position is filled.
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact Suzanne Rowan, Academic Department Associate at (715) 232-1311 or email@example.com
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