Preferred Qualifications:Demonstrated commitment to inclusive pedagogies, issues relatedto unconscious bias in design, and/or accessible design;Research and pedagogical focus in any of the following areas:human-centered or user experience design; mobile and/or emergenttechnologies; UX/UI design; interactive or motion design; designstrategy, research, history, theory, and criticism; service designor community engagement; generative design and data visualization;or speculative technologies such as VR, AR or AI;Demonstrate and articulate a vision for the future of designeducation; Capacity for leadership, and a record of strong research andscholarship. Special Instructions to Applicants: For full consideration, applicants must apply for positionnumber F629Az at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete andsubmit the online application; and upload the following:Cover Letter CV Teaching philosophy addressing DEIA (Diversity, Equity,Inclusion, Access) Links to Scholarly and/or Creative Work (as Otherdoc.) Sample Syllabi (as Other doc.) List of 3 to 5 Professional References, with contactinformation. About the Graphic Design or Design ThinkingProgram:At Mason, B.A. design students learn conceptual and digitalcraft skills culminating in a final project. B.F.A. students buildon the B.A. foundation, exploring design history in greater depthand receiving exposure to specializations such as UX design,package design, information design and advertising design. TheSchool of Art also offers an MFA in graphic design with an emphasison design authorship. George Mason University invites a diverse range of applicantsfor an open rank position to support the Graphic Design or DesignThinking program in the School of Art. George Mason University iscommitted to values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessthat inform academic excellence. We are committed to dismantlingracism in our structures, polices, and practices. We hope toidentify individuals who will support our anti-racist mission. Weseek candidates who will not only enhance our representationaldiversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagementefforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learningand working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. In addition to teaching, the selected candidate will be expectedto engage in professional creative research and perform service,which will include committee work, recruitment, and participationin School of Art events. The position, which is contingent onfunding, is a 9-month appointment beginning August 2021. George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmativeaction employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in itscommunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexualorientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability orveteran status, or any characteristic protected by law. Open Rank Position, Design, George Mason UniversitySchool of Art Responsibilities:Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the graphic designand design thinking programs and develop new courses that willexpand the School’s offerings and serve students in relateddisciplines;Sustain an active program of creative and/or scholarly researchin their areas of expertise, produce peer-reviewed publications,and participate in local and national professionalorganizations;Complement existing faculty expertise in design, theory,research, and intersecting areas;Contribute to interdisciplinary research and teaching withinthe School of Art; Supervise and mentor graduate student thesis; Contribute to the School’s commitment to fostering a diverseand inclusive academic community. Required Qualifications:MFA (or equivalent) degree in Design or a related field; orsubstantial professional record with national/internationalrecognition;Successful experience teaching Graphic Design at the collegelevel; Active record of recognized professional activity and creativeresearch; Experience working with a diverse population. About the Position:The selected candidate will have a broad range of skills andexpertise in design and will be expected to teach courses acrossthe School. We are particularly interested in finding candidateswho can round out the strengths of existing faculty (one or more ofthe following backgrounds or abilities are particularly desired):UX design, design thinking, motion design, environmental design,and particularly hybrid practices.