Job Posting: Assistant/Associate Professor of New Media Art

  • Deadline:
    Feb. 10, 2006, midnight

We are in the process of an ongoing new media search at Penn State University: see description below…

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New Media Art, Early Career Position
The Pennsylvania State University
State College, Pennsylvania

NEW MEDIA ARTIST - Assistant Professor or untenured Associate Professor.
This is a permanent, tenure-track position.

Qualifications: Graduate degree and at least two years of college-level teaching experience beyond graduate assistantship. Demonstrated commitment to research and professional activity at the national and international level. Outstanding teacher of new media studio art courses. In addition to experience with digital media, the successful candidate should possess knowledge of contemporary art, theory and criticism as it relates to new media art practice.

Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate new media courses. Provide leadership in curriculum development for the new media area of concentration in the Penn State School of Visual Arts. Active participation in undergraduate and graduate programs across disciplines, plus other school duties.

The New Media Art area of concentration in the Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA) includes creative 2d, 3d, and 4d work in Net art, sound, video, interactivity, gaming, multimedia, installation, activism/tactical media, robotics, haptic environments, open source, hybridity, transmedia, wireless art, nomadic work, motion graphics, animation, and technological and cultural interfaced performance. Applicants with expertise and creative research in one or more of these areas are encouraged to apply.

Starting Date: AUGUST 2006

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline: Ongoing search and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

Application Procedure: Applicants should submit a letter addressing her or his qualifications relative to the responsibilities specified above; a current vitae; artist statement; video, DVD, CD-ROM, or other appropriate media; and the name, address, email, and phone number of four (4) references. Please submit materials to: New Media Search committee c/o Dr. Charles Garoian, Director, PENN STATE School of Visual Arts, Position #W005-34, 210 Patterson Building, University Park, PA 16802.

Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for the return of your materials.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

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Carlos Rosas
Associate Professor, Head New Media Art
New Media Search Committee Chair
Studio Program Head (interim)
School of Visual Arts (SoVA)
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802