New Media Arts
The English, Technical Communication, and Media Arts Department at Southern Polytechnic State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position (other ranks considered) in New Media Arts beginning August 2013. The position is contingent on funding being available. SPSU (www.spsu.edu) is a member institution in the University System of Georgia, located 20 minutes northwest of downtown Atlanta, in the historic city of Marietta.
Candidates must have at minimum an MFA in New Media Arts or a closely related field by the time of appointment; doctorate preferred. Preference will be given to artist/academic with ability to teach a range of courses in new media theory and practice, including film and video production, digital photography, media art history, visual thinking, web design, and 3D animation. Responsibilities include teaching 12 credit hours each semester of media arts courses, plus additional arts/media arts courses as appropriate to the candidate’s background. The new hire will also take part in expanding offerings in support of our recently launched New Media Arts degree program.
A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and a copy of graduate transcripts. Applicants should also provide a list of at least three professional references with contact information. All application materials must be submitted online. Please visit our Human Resources web site at https://employment.spsu.edu for details and position requirements. Clicking on a position opening will direct you to our online application process. Screening of candidates will begin January 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
Southern Polytechnic State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is a residential university with approximately 6,200 students pursuing bachelors and masters degrees in many of the nation's fastest growing technology fields. The university, located one mile west of 1-75's Exit 263, is just 20 minutes northwest of downtown Atlanta. Southern Polytechnic is an EOE/ADA/AA Employer.