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Tenure Track Position Opening: Assistant Professor, New Media

  • Deadline:
    Dec. 12, 2005, 9:16 a.m.

VISUAL ARTS AND NEW MEDIA: New Media. Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Fredonia. Full-time tenure track starting Fall 2006, salary and benefits competitive. Candidates must be capable of teaching New Media methodologies, specifically 3D Modeling and Animation with related Audio support, in a fine arts context. This program is a comprehensive undergraduate Media Arts program that establishes strong conceptual relationships between new technologies and traditional visual art disciplines. MFA in Media Arts, Electronic Arts or related Fine Art fields required with college-level teaching experience beyond TA preferred and a strong record of professional activity. Review of applicants has begun and will continue until the position is filled. Send application letter, teaching philosophy, vitae, professional work (CD and/or DVD of your work that reflects criteria mentioned above), Students’ work (CD and/or DVD) and three reference letters to: Dr. Carl Ferraro, Chair of New Media Search Committee, Department of Visual Arts and New Media, Rockefeller Art Center, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY 14063. (716) 673-3537. SUNY Fredonia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We actively seek and encourage applications from minorities, women, and people with disabilities.

About the Department
The Department of Visual Arts and New Media provides a balanced, comprehensive undergraduate program in the practice, theory, and history of the visual arts and new media. Current enrollment of about 250 majors, offering a BA in Art History, BA in Visual Arts and New Media and media specific BFA degrees.

About the Campus and Community
The State University of New York at Fredonia is ranked 9th in Public Universities in the North by U.S. News and World Report. With enrollments of about 5,000 undergraduates and 400 graduate students, the faculty and staff are committed to a personal approach to education. The campus is recognized for diverse cultural opportunities and strives to live its motto: “Where Success is a Tradition.” I.M. Pei and Partners designed the master plan for the modernized campus located in Western New York, a short drive from Buffalo NY and Erie, PA. Tree-lined avenues and Victorian-era architecture distinguish the picturesque village of Fredonia. Lake Erie, ski centers, hiking trails and the nationally known Chautauqua Institution are nearby, providing additional opportunities to pursue varied interests.

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