Rebecca Mushtare
Since 2007
Works in Mount Kisco, New York United States of America


Rebecca is a maker, designer, coder and teacher in Upstate new York. She is currently an Assistant Professsor of Art at SUNY Oswego. She earned her MFA in Computer Art from Syracuse University and her BFA in Graphic Design from SUNY Oswego. Her work addresses consumerism, environmentalism, gender and technology, cyborgs, and designing for social change.
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Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

Tue Jul 01, 2014 23:59

Oswego, New York
United States of America

The Department of Art at the State University of New York at Oswego announces the opening of a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Graphic Design.

Posting Date: June 3, 2014

Review Date: Review of applications will begin July 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary: Commensurate with rank and experience

Date of Appointment: August 2014

Description of Responsibilities:
Primary teaching responsibilities are the introduction to graphic design and typography. Additional teaching responsibility includes expanding knowledge of diversity, historical, theoretical, critical and contemporary global/multicultural practices in the visual arts.
Departmental responsibilities include being involved with advisement, mentoring students in internship, and working with the student club.

Required Qualifications:
  • Graduate level degree in graphic design or related field.[/*]
  • An active art/graphic design career as evidenced by current work, publications and exhibitions.[/*]
  • Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of contemporary and critical issues in visual art, the role of emerging media and technology in contemporary 2D, 3D and 4D art.[/*]
  • Candidates must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, teaching and leadership ability, and a collaborative working style.[/*]
  • Proficiency in Macintosh computer environment.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MFA concentration in graphic design or related field.[/*]
  • Successful teaching at university level.[/*]
  • Ability to promote students' success in a multicultural and global community.[/*]
  • Ability to teach in motion graphics, multimedia, web design, or history of graphic design is highly desirable.[/*]
  • Commercial experience in the field.[/*]

To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, resume/curriculum vitae, sample syllabi for three classes, and list of three references with contact information electronically to

Interested applicants should provide for review 10-20 examples of personal creative work and 10-20 examples of student work (if available). These materials can be online or burn to disk. Disks can be mailed to: Graphic Design Search, Art Department, SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY, 13126. For return of materials, please include a SASE.

Works examples or questions can be directed to Cynthia Clabough, Search Committee Chair at or 315/312-2111.

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.

Description of Department: Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the Art Department has over 325 undergraduate majors in degree programs in Art, Art History and Graphic Design. These programs include the Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA). Additionally, undergraduates can elect to minor in art, art history, graphic design, expressive art therapy, museum studies, or arts management. The Department also offers an MA degree in Art and Graphic Design, an MAT in Art Education, and a certificate in Integrated Media and Social Networking.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News America's Best Colleges in 2010 and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8300 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in business, teacher education, and the arts and sciences. The College's success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to liberal arts and sciences foundations, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects are evidenced by Quest, a College-wide day spotlighting original student research, a Summer Scholars Program, which awards stipends to students engaged in independent research and creative work at the highest levels, and the Global Laboratory, a STEM based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

SUNY Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from professionals of color, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In accordance with INS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States, per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing

For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security Report on the Human Resources Website:


Adjunct Instructor in Digital Filmmaking and Film History

Sat Dec 03, 2011 17:00

New York, New York
United States of America

Adjunct Instructor Opening

Marymount Manhattan College, a private, secular liberal arts college on Manhattan's Upper East Side, seeks  an adjunct instructor for courses in film history and courses in digital filmmaking in fiction, documentary and transmedia storytelling. The stipend is $2958 per fifteen week course.

Applicants must have completed at least a Masters Degree but an MFA or Ph.D. is preferred and have some teaching experience.To apply, please email Danielle Berarducci, Communication Arts Department,


Visiting Professor of Communication Arts

Tue Jun 07, 2011 17:00

New York, New York
United States of America

Marymount Manhattan College
Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Arts, one-year full-time position in Digital Media Marymount Manhattan College invites
applications for a one-year, full-time position as a Visiting Assistant
Professor of Communication Arts, with a specialization in Digital Media, to begin Fall 2011.  Responsibilities: To teach web design, interactive media, digital video, and digital imaging courses, and provide student advisement.
Requirements:  An MFA in the digital or new media field, college-level teaching excellence, and an active creative practice and/or an active scholarly research agenda, the ability and desire to work with
undergraduates in an interdisciplinary, liberal arts context, and advanced proficiency in one or more areas of the digital media arts. Expertise in sound design/audio production, professional industry experience, international experience, and the ability to teach from a global perspective desired. 
Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of teaching philosophy, portfolio samples in the form of web URLs, names and contact information for three references, and a SASE (if you wish to have the materials returned) to:
Danielle Berarducci
Department of
Communication Arts
Marymount ManhattanCollege
221 East 71st St.
New York, NY  10021
Review of applications
will begin on June 07, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. 
Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.  Minorities and members
of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.


Adjunct in Digital Media

Thu Aug 05, 2010 11:07

Marymount Manhattan College is looking for an adjunct instructor for FAll 2010 to teach Digital Media. The format of this class is designed to bridge practice and theory. Topics will include digital imaging, typography, animation, video and sound and web design. Candidates should be well versed in Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver as well as hand coding HTML and CSS. The class meets on Fridays from 11:30am-2:20pm. Instructors need to have an MA or MFA and prior teaching experience. Payment for the course is $2,958. If interested, please email c.v. to Dr. Laura Tropp,


Adjunct Professor - Sound

Thu Apr 22, 2010 18:34

The Communication Arts Department at Marymount Manhattan College seeks adjuncts to teach in the area of sound and sound technology. Areas of expertise should include sound production and post-production for music, radio, film, and digital media, as well as fundamentals of theory pertaining to the perception and aesthetics of sound. Please provide an up to date CV highlighting your creative, technical and teaching experience and a letter discussing your experience in sound to Laura Tropp, Ph.D., Chair, Communication Arts Department, Marymount Manhattan College, 221 East 71st Street, NY, NY 10021,