Do you want to shape the next generation of Web/UI/UX designers? Make an impact with your work by being part of a program that prepares students to be skilled visual communicators and empathetic global citizens? Would you like to work where you matter? Join us at Vancouver Island University.
VIU is an amazing place of opportunity and we are currently looking for a Web/UI/UX Design specialist to join our expanding Graphic Design Department in a part-time, permanent instructional role.
This opportunity suits you if you want to help build a new Web/UI/UX curriculum from the ground up. As our Web/UI/UX Design Prof, you will help develop a new set of courses in web and mobile design, interface design, and user experience design; you will work with other faculty members to teach these courses; and you will update these courses as needed to ensure our students are getting training in up-to-date skill skills.
This half-time position is in the form of two classes per term, two terms per year and allows you to maintain their own practice, thereby remaining current in this dynamic field.
As our Web/UX/UI Professor, you will be able to balance teaching theoretical design learning and pragmatic, hands-on industry skills. You will possesses both creative and technical aptitude, and demonstrate the ability to work well as a member of our team.
Our Web/UX/UI Professor will have a Master’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution. While a Master’s degree is preferred, an exception may be considered if you have a Bachelor’s degree and very significant, highly-regarded industry experience that has been recognized by industry and/or the candidate’s peers.
View the full job description and apply online by November 08, 2017.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. VIU embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.
Comprehensive health and dental benefits - Desirable pension plan - Competitive compensation package - Supported professional development opportunities - Paid week-long break at the end of December - A professional environment where people are valued - Enjoy the pace and quality of life on Vancouver Island