Tenure Track Assistant Professor of New Media in Web Design at Indiana University Kokomo

The Department of Humanities invites applications for a full time, tenure-track, 10-month, Assistant Professor of Web Design position beginning August 1, 2015. Information about the program and our facilities can be found at http://iuk.edu/newmedia. Candidates must be able to teach undergraduate courses in web design which requires the ability to teach in more than one of the following areas: responsive front-end web design, content management system (CMS), information architecture, web usability and web accessibility standards, human computer interaction (HCI), and emerging advancements in basic Web technologies such as XML, HTML5 and CSS3. An ability to teach courses in areas such as HCI, information architecture, and/or usability is strongly preferred. Versatile multi-disciplinary candidates meeting the above requirements are encouraged to apply. Prior college teaching experience is required. Course load will be 72% FTE (3 courses) per semester.

Candidates should have an earned terminal degree in a related field, although ABDs who will earn a doctorate within two years of initial appointment will be considered. ABDs will have until November of the second year to earn the doctorate.

The position requires effective teaching and active research and/or artistic output. Appropriate university/professional/community service is also required, including committee work, assessment of the major, and engaging in campus initiatives to increase retention and enrollment. Evidence of effective teaching, research and/or creative work, and a record of service will be required for tenure and promotion.

Applicants should submit a cover letter which addresses the qualifications as listed above, a curriculum vita (CV), university transcripts of undergraduate and graduate degrees, copies of any professional licenses or certifications held, a teaching statement or philosophy, a research statement outlining research goals, and the names and contact information for four references. Candidates are encouraged to include a URL to their own online portfolio and samples of student work. Applications should be sent as a single PDF file to swilson@iuk.edu. Review of applications begins November 1st and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Humanities is located within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, one of the fast growing schools on one of the fastest growing campuses of the Indiana University System. One of eight campuses of Indiana University, Indiana University Kokomo is a comprehensive non-residential campus located 50 miles north of Indianapolis in Kokomo, Indiana, a city with a population of about 47,000. Committed to student success, the campus serves approximately 4,100 students from an 11-county area in north central Indiana. An additional 200 pursue degrees in technology in cooperation with Purdue University. IU Kokomo has approximately 126 full-time faculty, 140 full-time staff and 125 part-time employees. Associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees are offered. Additional information about Indiana University Kokomo can be accessed at http://www.iuk.edu. Persons with disabilities who need assistance to participate in this application process should contact the Office of Affirmative Action at 765-455-9221.

Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employe