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Castleton University Published: January 4, 2017
Castleton, Vermont
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Castleton University seeks applications for a tenure-track dual appointment in the Departments of Art and Communication, beginning August 2017, for a faculty position in graphic design. An MFA or Ph.D. in graphic design or a related area is strongly preferred; ABD or a master’s degree with significant experience will be considered. Qualified candidates should be able to teach a variety of undergraduate graphic design courses, including Introduction to Graphic Design, Publication Design, Visual Branding, and Screen and Responsive Design.

Castleton places special value on the teaching role of its faculty, and candidates for this position will be evaluated principally on the basis of their potential to be outstanding teachers and advisors. We also encourage applications from candidates actively engaged in professional and scholarly work in their field. Opportunities for collaborative student-faculty research are both encouraged and supported. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Castleton is a growing and vibrant liberal arts university of about 2,000 undergraduates located in the beautiful lakes region of western Vermont, which offers a quality lifestyle and welcoming community.

Questions about the university, the Communication and Art Departments, or the position should be directed to the chair of the search, Dr. Michael Talbott ( Review of applications will begin February 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please send as email attachments (MS Word preferred) a cover letter addressing your qualifications for and interest in the position, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a statement of your teaching philosophy, a link to an electronic portfolio that includes an artist/professional statement and variety of examples of creative work in the field, and a completed Castleton employment application to Dr. Jonathan Spiro (, Chief Academic Officer.

Castleton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.