Mississippi Valley State University

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August 04, 2015

Assistant Professor of Art




Fine Arts



Assistant Professor of Art


Appointment Conditions:

Full-time (9-months) Tenure Track


Commensurate with qualifications and experience 

Position Available:


Job Description:


Faculty will service the department by teaching courses in graphic and art design and related art courses; will aid students in organizing, designing, preparing and revising technical illustration and graphics work, including type settings for graphs, charts, drawings, documents, block diagrams, schematics, color, shading, format, perspective and other display enhancements within specific reproduction mediums (print and electronic); additional assignments may include: advising undergraduate art majors; serving on departmental and university committees and maintaining an appropriate level of peer recognition for professional graphic design work.  Members of the MVSU art program are also encouraged to participate in University recruitment efforts. 

Qualifications Desired:

An MFA or equivalent in graphic art design or a closely related field with professional design experience is required, including three years of college level graphic design teaching experience or legitimate professional experience is preferred; candidates who have completed less than three years work experience maybe considered depending on high-level college accolades and strong recommendations from accredited sources; must be able to demonstrate teaching success and demonstrate skills in area of expertise as an artist. 

Application Deadline:

Open until filled 

Application Procedure:

Please send application, Curriculum Vitae with exhibition history, official transcript and three letters of professional recommendation,  a portfolio of up to 20 images of applicant's work and a student portfolio (if available) up to 20 images on a disc with an image list mailed to us OR a link to the artist's website, artist statement, and teaching philosophy to 


Mississippi Valley State University

Office of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Highway 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941



Mississippi Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer