Assistant/Associate Professor of Design

Southern Virginia University
Assistant/Associate Teaching Position in Design
Starting date: Fall 2024

Southern Virginia University seeks applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Design starting in the Fall of 2024. Major responsibilities include teaching, development of curriculum, undergraduate advising, and university service.

Southern Virginia University is a private, self-reliant, residential university aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its principles and values. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality, and launch them into successful lives and careers.

The ideal candidate will have a proven teaching record and evidence of effective teaching in small classes. The position requires mentorship of students, course development, curriculum revision, and continued improvement of a growing Design major. Minimum of a M.A. in Art, Design, or related field is required, preferred candidates will hold an MFA. Candidates should have proficiency in digital painting and illustration and preference will be given to candidates with industry experience. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should include a resume/CV, at least three professional references, portfolio, and a letter of interest addressing the desired qualifications, the university’s mission, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application materials should be sent as a single pdf to

Southern Virginia University is an equal opportunity employer.