The Visual Arts & Technology program at Stevens Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin fall 2014. In particular we are interested in candidates whose teaching and creative work overlap with fine art, design, data visualization, creative programming, physical computing, or game design with a focus on experimental and innovative manifestations. We seek a dynamic teacher and researcher that can help students succeed professionally and be technically, aesthetically, and creatively prepared to innovate in a variety of fields. The ideal candidate should demonstrate an eagerness to help build a unique and cross-disciplinary program in the visual arts and design while maintaining an active creative research agenda. Additional consideration will be given to candidates with experience working on client-focused projects and who can mentor students in related design fields.
Teach an average load of 3 courses per semester across all levels of the undergraduate curriculum; develop new courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, especially as they overlap with other disciplines across the Institute; advise and mentor senior thesis projects; maintain an active professional/creative research practice and participate in program, College, and university service including committee work, advising, and supervising internships.
Stevens Institute of Technology, located on the Hudson River across from midtown Manhattan, is a small, selective research university with approximately 2,500 undergraduate students in 33 disciplines ranging from engineering, science, humanities and social sciences, visual art and technology, and music and technology. Housed in the College of Arts and Letters, the Visual Arts & Technology program offers a unique Bachelor of Arts degree with a focus on the intersection of technology, art, and design. A growing part of Stevens, the Visual Arts & Technology students work in tandem with programs in Music & Technology, Science and Technology Studies, and other areas across the Institute.
Located a 10-minute subway ride from New York City and a short train ride to Boston, Philadelphia, and the rest of the east coast, Stevens draws some of the most talented and gifted undergraduate students from across the globe.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Applicants must fill out an application through the Stevens website here:
Once the application is completed, please email the above materials as a single PDF to Prof Jeff Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
For questions, please contact:
Jeff Thompson, Assistant Professor and Program Director, Visual Arts & Technology at email@example.com.
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