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Professor: Graphic Design

Fanshawe College - London, Ontario

  • Full Time
  • Intermediate/Senior
  • In Office

Fanshawe College is committed to the principles of hybrid work and may offer this option to employees whose work can be performed in an alternate location, without adverse impact to the operations of the College, inclusive of our Student and Staff experience. Confirmation of hybrid work options available to you will be clarified upon hire and may be subject to change based on the duties required of your position. Successful candidates will be required to perform work within Ontario and must be available to work on campus, as required.

The Faculty of Creative Industries prepares the creative professionals of tomorrow. The three-year Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design is one of the largest programs in the School of Design and in the Faculty of Creative Industries (FOCI).

A full-time Professor at Fanshawe College leads academic curriculum and creates an effective learning environment for students, within many teams. The successful candidate will teach courses in the Graphic Design Program in the School of Design and may occasionally teach in other Design or FOCI programs.

Professor - Graphic Design (ARD 41413)
School of Design
Faculty of Creative Industries

Location - London
Employment Group: Faculty
Type of Position: Full-time
Hours of Work Per Week: 44

Closing Dates
Internal Close – June 21, 2024
External Close – June 28, 2024

General qualifications

  • Combination of excellent leadership and teaching skills with a strong commitment to academic excellence and student success
  • Excellent communicator
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to relate effectively to a wide variety of learners from different backgrounds
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with various technologies
  • Related industry work experience
  • Previous post-secondary teaching experience (hybrid and/or online delivery) and knowledge of curriculum design and student evaluations are assets

Specific qualifications

  • Post-secondary three-year Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design or a related discipline required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or Design preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ post-secondary teaching experience, or OCT Communication Arts teaching experience
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in the graphic design industry
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered; preference will be given to applicants meeting the education requirements
  • Experience in art direction, professional Illustration, and corporate branding
  • A strong portfolio showing a range of creative work
  • Knowledge of pre-press production and workflow
  • Strong sense of design theory and typography
  • Client management skills including costing, quoting and job timeline management an asset
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud

Additional details

Approximate Start Date: August 12, 2024

Salary: Determination of starting salaries is based on relevant teaching/occupational experience and relevant formal qualifications, supported with original transcripts from granting institutions. The salary scale is $73,079 to $126,689 along with a comprehensive benefit package.

Partial load or full-time academic staff presently employed with the College will be given first consideration in accordance with the Academic Collective Agreement.

While transcripts are not required for the interview, they are mandatory prior to any offer of employment.

Salary range

$73,079 to $126,689

How to apply

For more information and how to apply, please visit the Fanshawe College website at:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be acknowledged.

Fanshawe College is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equity, value diversity, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Fanshawe College provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, the hiring manager and the Recruitment Coordinator leading the recruitment will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant's accommodation needs.