Descriptive Title: Assistant Professor - Digital Art and Emerging Media REF#: F-9653-16-05
Budget Title: same as above Faculty Position
Department: Art Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Required Qualifications: Terminal Degree in Studio Art, or related disciplines. Established and active professional art practice and exhibition record. Demonstrated knowledge of current trends in digital arts and emerging media.
Preferred Qualifications: Interdisciplinary practice that links the humanities, science and technology. Ability to lead robust critique and theoretically informed discussion about contemporary art practice. University level teaching experience and experience with program and curricular development in digital arts.
Responsibilities & Requirements: The Assistant Professor will be an artist whose practice engages one or more of the following things: animation, digital design, creative coding, physical computing, data-based art, social media and mobile computing, net/networked art, computational art and trans media practices. The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of current trends in digital arts and emerging media, and must have an established art practice and exhibition record. Preference will be given to individuals with evidence of interdisciplinary practice that links the humanities, science and technology, demonstrated teaching effectiveness, University level teaching and experience with program and curricular development in digital arts, and the ability to lead robust critique and theoretically informed discussion about contemporary art practice. Teaching Load: 2/2, courses to be determined, based on departmental needs; contribute to development of existing digital media courses; and implement new course content at both entry and advanced levels.
The Art Department includes full undergraduate and graduate programs, and encourages in-depth research and interdisciplinary learning across other departments at the University. We are deeply committed to hands on experience in traditional media, as well as to the exploration of new and experimental modes of production. Stony Brook University recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to an art education. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, creative practice/scholarship, professional practice, service, or personal experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2017.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, CV, artist's statement, teaching philosophy and cover letter to:
In addition, please submit three letters of recommendation, personal work samples (no more than 20 images, 10 minutes of video or documentation of 3 projects) accompanied by a one-page image list, detailing artwork title, year, medium, dimension, and CV via www.wetransfer.com to firstname.lastname@example.org. All documents must be in PDF format.