Covenant College
  • Academic Affairs
  • Lookout Mountain, GA, USA
  • Full Time

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Art: Graphic Design

The Art Department at Covenant College invites applications for a full-time regular faculty position beginning July 1, 2024. We are seeking someone with a terminal degree in Art (MFA) in Graphic Design or graduate work in a related field, with a developed practice of design thinking and innovation, and who can also communicate rich theological and conceptual frameworks to students. The ideal candidate would be flexible and confident to pivot with current needs and trends in the field as well as respond to student interests. Additional knowledge of digital forms in photography and time-based media used as tools for artistic expression and communication is desirable. Furthermore, we are looking for someone who will integrate well with our department of three full time faculty and the college faculty as a whole. Covenant College is an academically rigorous Christian college emphasizing the liberal arts in the Reformed and Presbyterian tradition. Rank and compensation commensurate with experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach 3 studio courses each semester: foundation, intro and advanced courses
  • Manage studio spaces and work study students
  • Occasionally teach courses for the college core
  • Advise and mentor students
  • Serve as an advisor for Art Department Capstone projects
  • Serve on rotating faculty committees
  • Periodically assist with departmental recruiting and administrative duties

Required Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the mission of Covenant College
  • Terminal Degree (MFA) in Art or graduate degree in a related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • Interest in mentoring undergraduates

Interested and qualified candidates should send the following documentation to Dr. Collin Messer:

  • Letter of Interest indicating teaching and artistic/scholarly interests
  • Digital portfolio of 5-10 artworks that exemplify current practice, along with an artist's statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A Testimony of Christian Faith and Experience
  • Philosophy of Christian Higher Education
  • A Response to the Westminster Confession (located at agreement, and any scruples, with rationales, with the Confession

Dr. Collin Messer
Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Covenant College
14049 Scenic Highway
Lookout Mt., GA 30750

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