Assistant or Associate Professor of Instruction in the Graphic & Interactive Design Department, Non-Tenure Track Appointment

Assistant or Associate Professor of Instruction in the Graphic & Interactive Design Department, Non-Tenure Track Appointment  

The Department of Graphic and Interactive at Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University invites applications for a full-time, academic year 2023–24 non-tenure-track, renewable faculty position in Graphic & Interactive Design beginning in Fall (August) 2023.  

The position requires a strong commitment to teaching and demonstrates a broad perspective on the field of graphic design. Candidates should have expertise in at least one of the following areas of focus: branding, typography, motion design, illustration, user experience design, user interface design, information design, experiential design, or emerging technologies such as AR or VR. Additional responsibilities may include administrative duties and curriculum development. 

Tyler’s Graphic & Interactive Design Department has 8 full-time faculty members with specializations in analog and digital design. The Graphic & Interactive Design Department is part of the highly ranked Tyler School of Art and Architecture. Successful candidates can tap into the synergy among the programs in the school, which include Studio Art, Architecture, Art History, Community Development, and others. The candidate will also have the opportunity to create new alliances with other schools within Temple University.  

Tyler is located on Temple University’s main Philadelphia campus and is housed in a state-of-the-art facility. Temple offers the resources of a major research university in a culturally rich city and region.    

Qualifications: An MFA or professional equivalent at the time of hire and a minimum of two years of successful teaching experience, either full time or as an adjunct faculty member.   

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to increasing and sustaining diversity and inclusivity in both its community and its curricula. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of all groups underrepresented in higher education. Women, people of color, and other candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Applications should include:   

  • Letter of application   

  • Signed and dated curriculum vitae   

  • Two sample course syllabi   

  • Documentation of a maximum of 20 recent student projects  

  • Statement of teaching philosophy   

  • Creative research statement  

  • Evidence of your work in the field  

  • Three references with e-mail and telephone contact information.   


Finalists should be prepared to submit course evaluations for courses taught, official degree transcripts, and three signed letters of recommendation on letterhead.   

No letters are required in the initial application.   

Review of applications begins on March 22nd. The position will remain open until filled. The target date to begin is fall 2023.   

To apply, please visit to set up an account and upload your application materials. If you need assistance with uploading, email   

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see   

All inquiries should be directed to Kelly Holohan, Interim Chair and Professor, Graphic & Interactive Design at