July 15, 2004 -- Cal Poly's Graphic Communication Department (www.grc.calpoly.edu) is seeking specialists in graphic arts management and technology. The department has two tenure-track positions open. One is for an Assistant Professor, beginning either September, 2004 or January 2005.Teaching assignment will include management theory, strategy, and practice for the printing and publishing industries; human resource management; the technology and management of web printing systems; and quality management. For details, qualifications and application instructions go to www.calpolyjobs.org and view Requisition #100362. The position is open until filled and the application review begins 8/23/04.
The second position is for an Assistant Professor, beginning September 2005. Teaching assignment will include the technology and management of lithographic and electronic printing systems, plus substrates, inks, toners, and other imaging materials. For details, qualifications and application instructions go to www.calpolyjobs.org and view Requisition #100342. The position is open until filled and application review begins 1/1/05.
For both positions a Ph.D. degree is preferred but a Master’s degree appropriate to the graphic communication field will be considered; industry experience is required. The individuals selected will be responsible for using creative lecture and laboratory teaching approaches including current and emerging technologies to enhance student education, and for participating in scholarly practices such as publishing, research, conference presentations, and grant development. The successful candidates will also be expected to pursue a systematic program of professional development and to participate in service activities including committee service, student advising, and industry liaison.
The Graphic Communication Department, part of Cal Poly’s College of Liberal Arts, offers a comprehensive program in printing and imaging technology and management. The department has four concentrations, a minor, and has partnered with the university’s college of business in offering an MBA in Document Systems Management. The concentrations are in design reproduction technology, electronic publishing and imaging, printing and imaging management, and individualized study in graphic communication. The department has approximately 300 majors and over 33,000 square feet of modern laboratories. The department has one of the largest industry support programs in graphic arts education and approximately 3000 alumni employed in all facets of the industry. The department also houses the Graphic Communication Institute at Cal Poly (www.grci.calpoly.edu). The Institute conducts research, testing, product evaluations, consulting, seminars, workshops, and conferences.
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