The Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at the University of Bridgeport is seeking qualified professionals in art and design history to teach one or two courses in the following areas:

  • History of Graphic Design
  • History of Industrial Design
  • History of Modern Design
  • History of Architecture and Urbanism
  • Survey of Art History I & II


  • A Master’s degree from an accredited program in art history, design or related area;
  • A strong, proven commitment to teaching at the College/University level;
  • Interest in curriculum development; and the ability to integrate technology in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in the history of art or design awarded by the start date;
  • Teaching experience at the college/university level;
  • A promising research agenda in area of specialization.

The University of Bridgeport is committed to building a diverse university community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Candidates should be prepared to provide visual documentation of professional work. Qualified applicants should send a letter of application specifying which position they are responding to in the subject line, resume and contact information for three professional references to:

Department of Human Resources
Adjunct Faculty –Shintaro Akatsu School of Design

Wahlstrom Library, 7th Floor
126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Fax: (203) 576-4601

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