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JOB

Adjunct, Design


Deadline:
Mon Mar 31, 2014 00:00

Location:
West Long Branch, New Jersey
United States of America

Monmouth University

Adjunct, Design

Monmouth is a private, moderate-sized, coeducational, comprehensive University founded in 1933. It serves residential and commuter students in eight schools: the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences; the School of Education; the Leon Hess Business School; the School of Science; the Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies; the Graduate School; School of Social Work; and the Honors School. Monmouth's campus is a five-minute drive from the Atlantic Ocean in West Long Branch, New Jersey, and is convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, as well as plentiful local attractions. The 156-acre campus features 54 buildings, including historic landmarks and state-of-the-art facilities.

Best of all, Monmouth offers an exceptional value. At Monmouth, students benefit from quality academic programs, small classes, professors who meet the highest standards for teaching and academic excellence, a magnificent campus, and state-of-the-art facilities. Plus, Monmouth is just the right size to provide the variety and choice of a comprehensive university combined with the individual attention typical of a small liberal arts college. Monmouth's convenient location, in the heart of a high-tech business region, provides cooperative and post-graduate employment opportunities for many Monmouth students.

Monmouth University is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness and seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty, and students. Monmouth University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Department: Art And Design
Position Summary:
Please be aware that this is an adjunct pool position. Your completed application will enable hiring officials to contact you at some point in the future if and when a hiring need arises for a future semester.
Required Degree, License or Certifications: Master's degree
Required Skills or Software: Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Other Requirements:
MFA, MS or higher degree in graphic design or a related field. Teaching experience at the college level. Career experience in the design field.

Experience with and ability to teach the Adobe Creative Suite CC, specifically: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Bridge, Acrobat. Proficiency in and the ability to teach conceptual and visual development for design projects that range from print to interactive applications required. Traditional background in fine art (painting, printmaking, drawing) will be considered a plus.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please provide at least one reference for this application.

Log in to http://apptrkr.com/417218 to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.

Posting Date: 11/21/2013

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JOB

Assistant Professor in Social Documentary Production


Deadline:
Mon Oct 14, 2013 13:55

Location:
Santa Cruz, California
United States of America

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ
DEPARTMENT OF FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA

Assistant Professor in Social Documentary Production

The Film and Digital Media Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a position in production with a solid foundation in the theory and history of social documentation at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) level. We seek an accomplished and influential filmmaker and media artist of socially engaging non-fiction work with an exhibition track record in film festivals, museums, new media and/or public television whose modes of production and research intersect with and expand upon the department’s current strengths: social documentary and nonfiction forms; multiplatform media engaging issues of social justice and political activism; and/or critical analysis media representation, documentary forms and transmedia platforms. Applicants should be able to contribute to one or more of the following areas of social documentary production including video, photography, editing, sound design, lighting and multiplatform storytelling. We have a preference for candidates with expertise in documentary video production, social science analysis and professional development. We have a particular interest in candidates with international expertise, given the international and diversity-focused concerns of the Social Documentation Program. Possible related areas of research and teaching might include graduate and undergraduate social documentary critical studies, production across cinematic genres, video and sound editing production and/or multiplatform and transmedia documentary.

We seek candidates with experience or demonstrated potential for university teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including masters or doctoral supervision. The Film & Digital Media Department offers an M.A. in Social Documentation aimed at training documentarians in creative and scholarly approaches to social change, media representation, and marginalized cultures; a Ph.D. designed to challenge traditional borders between creative and critical practice; and a B.A. which emphasizes both critical studies and production. Our curriculum addresses the history, theory and production of film, television, video and digital media across a range of global and historical contexts. The program currently serves approximately five hundred undergraduate majors, eighteen doctoral students, and fifteen master’s students. The Film & Digital Media Department is in the Division of the Arts, which also includes Departments of Art, History of Art and Visual Culture, Music, Theater Arts, the M.F.A. Program in Digital Arts and New Media, and Ph.D. programs in Music and Visual Studies. There are opportunities for scholarly, creative and teaching connections in these areas, as well as with colleagues and programs in the Humanities and Social Sciences divisions and the School of Engineering. The Arts Division supports faculty research through the Arts Research Institute; the campus supports research and teaching with grants awarded by the Committee on Research, the Committee on Teaching, and other groups.

We seek an artist-scholar with teaching experience and with evidence of a developed research trajectory. The successful candidate will be expected to teach five five-unit courses, or their equivalent, on a schedule of three 11-week quarters per academic year, in accordance with the department's workload policy. All members of the department are expected to: advise and mentor students; actively engage in independent creative and/or research activity; and actively participate in administrative responsibilities for the department, affiliated college and the campus, including but not limited to committee work, outreach, development, and program building. The ability to contribute significantly to graduate education and the mentoring of graduate students is highly desirable, as is the ability to contribute to their professionalization to ready them for the fields they enter post-matriculation. The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

RANK: Assistant Professor
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: M.F.A. in relevant field of study or a demonstrated record of social documentary or creative work as evidenced by a national and/or international record of exhibition in museums, galleries, film and new media festivals, public television and/or publication in journals.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: University teaching experience; graduate-level teaching; graduate student supervision and mentoring. Demonstrated contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2014, with academic year beginning September 2014. Position contingent upon final budgetary approval.

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include 1) a letter of application outlining scholarly and creative background as well as current and future research plans; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) three samples of social documentary and/or artistic work. (Please upload PDFs with links to specific samples of moving image or other creative work.); 4) one writing sample (optional); 5) diversity statement addressing contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service (optional); 6) teaching statement (optional); 7) three confidential letters of recommendation*. All documents uploaded to the UC Recruit online system must be in PDF format.

Apply at http://apptrkr.com/380884
Refer to Position #JPF00040-14 in all correspondence.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm

CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on October 14, 2013.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete and letters of recommendation received by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2015.

UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process, our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and outstanding service are mutually supportive.

The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. We strive to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686. Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available here or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (831) 459-4300.

As of January 1, 2014, UCSC will be a smoke & tobacco-free campus.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at apo@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4300.

VISIT THE APO WEB SITE AT: http://apo.ucsc.edu

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JOB

Assistant Professor in Animation


Deadline:
Thu Aug 01, 2013 08:05

Location:
Santa Cruz, California
United States of America

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ
Department of Film and Digital Media

Assistant Professor in Animation

The Film and Digital Media Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites Filmmakers and Media Artists to apply for a tenure track position in the field of animation, to be appointed at the rank of assistant professor. We seek to hire an individual who is making an ongoing contribution to the advancement of experimental forms of documentary, narrative, and/or media arts and design practices and who will add to the department’s strengths in the criticism and the creation of socially engaged fiction and nonfiction work. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a broad understanding of the scholarly fields of animation studies, critical histories of animation (including documentary animation), film and media theory, and visual art practices. We have a strong interest in candidates with expertise in bridging areas of animation, visual art, interactive media, and gaming technologies. Areas of research and teaching might include 2D, 3D CGI, Stop-Motion and/or digital animation, character animation, immersive interactive installations, virtual environments, mobile platforms, and convergences of design, media arts, science, and technology.

The Film & Digital Media Department offers a Ph.D. designed to challenge traditional borders between creative and critical practice; an M.A. in Social Documentation aimed at training documentarians in creative and scholarly approaches to social change, media representation, and marginalized cultures; and a B.A. which emphasizes both critical studies and production. Our curriculum addresses the history, theory and production of film, television, video and digital media across a range of global and historical contexts. The program currently serves approximately five hundred undergraduate majors, eighteen doctoral students, and fifteen master’s students. The Film & Digital Media Department is in the Division of the Arts, which also includes Departments of Art, History of Art and Visual Culture, Music, Theater Arts, the M.F.A. Program in Digital Arts and New Media, and Ph.D. programs in Music and Visual Studies. There are opportunities for scholarly, creative and teaching connections in these areas, as well as with colleagues and programs in the Humanities and Social Sciences divisions and the School of Engineering where we have strong connections with the department of Computer Science and its faculty members specializing in computational narrative, cinematography and gaming. We also jointly host a markerless motion capture studio and several Kinect sensors for teaching and research related to animation and gaming. The Arts Division supports faculty research through the Arts Research Institute; the campus supports research and teaching with grants awarded by the Committee on Research, the Committee on Teaching, and other groups.

UCSC operates on a schedule of three 11-week quarters per academic year and the successful candidate will be expected to teach five 5-unit courses per year, or their equivalent, in accordance with the department's workload policy. These courses will mutually benefit students in Film and Digital Media, Art, Digital Art and New Media and the Computer Science departments. All members of the department are expected to advise and mentor students; maintain a program of creative and/or research activity; participate fully in administrative responsibilities for the department, affiliated college and the campus, including but not limited to committee work, outreach, development, and program building. The ability to contribute significantly to graduate education and the mentoring of graduate students is highly desirable. The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

RANK: Assistant Professor Step I through III

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: M.F.A. in relevant field of study or a demonstrated record of exhibition in museums, galleries, film and new media festivals, public television and/or publications.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: University teaching experience.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2014. Position contingent upon final budgetary approval.
TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include 1) a letter of application outlining scholarly and creative background as well as current and future research plans; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) three samples of creative work. (Please upload PDFs with links to specific samples of moving image or other creative work.); 4) Sample of research paper, article or other publication (optional); 5) teaching statement (optional); 5) three confidential letters of recommendation*. Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing their contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service. All documents uploaded to the UC Recruit online system must be in PDF format.

Apply at http://apptrkr.com/376591

Refer to Position #JPF00039-14 in all correspondence.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.

CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete, and letters of recommendation received, by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2015.
UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process, our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and outstanding service are mutually supportive.
The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. We strive to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.

Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686. Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available here or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (831) 459-4300.

As of January, 1, 2014, UCSC will be a smoke & tobacco-free campus.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at apo@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4300.

VISIT THE APO WEB SITE AT: http://apo.ucsc.edu

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JOB

Digital Arts and New Media (DANM) Technical Coordinator


Deadline:
Tue Dec 31, 2013 11:15

Location:
Santa Cruz, California
United States of America

Digital Arts and New Media (DANM) Technical Coordinator
Client Relationship Management

JOB # 1304122

FULL TIME; CAREER
Starting Salary Range: $57,500-$80,500/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

Job Summary:

Digital Arts and New Media is a nationally-recognized, dynamic, interdisciplinary M.F.A. program in the Arts Division at UC Santa Cruz. Faculty are drawn from across campus, including the departments of Art, Film and Digital Media, History of Art and Visual Culture, Music, and Theater Arts, as well as the engineering, humanities, physical sciences, and social sciences divisions.

The Technical Coordinator works closely with faculty and students on digital arts research projects and classes, helping students technically conceptualize and refine their work, and providing resources to execute projects. The Technical Coordinator oversees lab spaces with complex equipment, coordinates an annual technical orientation, and acts as safety coordinator. The position requires creativity and broad understanding of the arts.

Generic Scope:

Experienced professional who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth understanding of the professional field; independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; possesses broad job knowledge; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions.

Custom Scope:

Uses professional concepts; applies department policies and procedures to resolve a variety of complex problems. Analyzes complex issues where evaluation of data requires a review of a variety of factors. Is able to exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Has both internal and external contacts. Normally receives general instructions, with detailed instructions provided on complex new project assignments and initiatives. This level is considered fully qualified.

Qualifications include:
• AA degree in electronics, BS degree in computer science, or equivalent work experience.

• Experience with and understanding of a wide range of art practices in the visual and performing arts, including but not limited to, video, augmented reality; robotics; music composition; musical and theatrical performance; network and installation art production; and sound, lighting and set design concepts.

• Experience with computer, electronic, and electro-mechanical hardware used in digital arts production, including but not limited to, desktop and laptop computers, tablets, smartphones, projectors, A/V equipment, sensors, motors, laser cutters, CNC milling machine, Vacu-Form machine.

• Extensive experience with software applications used in the digital arts, including knowledge of tablet and smartphone application development.

• Familiarity with game development environments, e.g., Unity, Unreal, GameMaker, sufficient to support student users.

Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 03-20-2013

APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESS
View full job description and access on-line application: http://apptrkr.com/324394

To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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JOB

Assistant Professor of Art History/Visual Culture


Deadline:
Tue Dec 22, 2009 20:40

Location:
United States of America

University of Idaho
Moscow, ID

Academic Faculty
(Assistant Professor of Art History/Visual Culture)
College of Art and Architecture

Vacancy Announcement
Tenure track: Assistant Professor Art History/Visual Culture

The University of Idaho Department of Art & Design seeks a full-time Assistant Professor in Art History/Visual Culture to deliver the department curriculum in Art History/Visual Culture.

Open for Recruitment: December 21, 2009 - March 1, 2010
Announcement #: 10000054877
Salary Range: $42,500
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Location: Moscow

Materials Required:
Online Application (www.hr.uidaho.edu)
Letter of Interest and Qualifications
Resume or Vitae
Statement of Scholarly Focus and Teaching Philosophy
List of 5 References
Graduate Transcripts
Evidence of Effective Teaching/Teaching Evaluations

Position Responsibilities

Teaching/Pedagogy 68%
- Teaching load 3-2 in courses implied by art history/visual culture discipline.
- Aid in the further development of a dynamic art history/visual culture program at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
- Shared supervision and editing of BFA written thesis.

Scholarship 25%
- Maintain a focused research program that follows a model of scholarly validation that follows one of these academic traditions:
- The History Model, The History/Theory Model or The Pedagogical Model. Predominant academic products in these models include:
paper presentations, journal articles, books, and reviews and commentaries.

Advising 5%
- Academic advising of students to the completion of degree, offer discipline specific career advice.
- Function as a member of graduate committees.

Extramural Service and/or University Service 2%
- Serve on department, college and university committees.

Context
The Department of Art and Design at the University of Idaho offers programs that focus on fine art as well as design. The Department is made up of 9 full-time faculty and 4-5 part-time lecturers. It enrolls approximately 250 undergraduate majors and 16-18 graduate students. Residing within the College of Art and Architecture, the Department of Art and Design offers courses that serve degree programs including BA Art, BFA Studio Art, BS Art Education, as well as MFA and MAT programs. The Department also serves 90-100 Art Minors seeking degrees in architecture and other related disciplines.

U of I, land-grant university of the State of Idaho, is a residential campus of 13,000 students. The University is situated in Moscow, Idaho. Nestled in the rolling hills of the Palouse, the city of Moscow, one of the nations top 100 art communities, has an active city arts commission that promotes the thriving cultural scene with festivals, gallery openings, art education programs, concerts, theater, dance and more.

The University of Idaho has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, human rights, multiculturalism, and community. The University expresses that commitment by actively recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body, and by building and sustaining a welcoming, supportive campus environment. The University of Idaho provides outstanding leadership opportunities for people interested in promoting and enhancing diversity, nurturing creativity, and building community.

Required Minimum Qualifications

- PhD in Art History

- Teaching experience at college level. Graduate teaching, if instructor of record, considered.

- Demonstrated knowledge to cover course content in art history/visual culture courses.

- Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.

- Skills to manage ongoing maintenance of Art History /Visual Culture curriculum.

Desired Qualifications

- Broad background in visual culture.

- Understanding of concepts and trends in digital technology for course delivery.

- Demonstrated ability to deliver materials on Macintosh platform.

Application Process

Deadline: Announcement closes and review of applications will begin on March 1, 2010. The online application process requires the following:

* Letter of interest addressing qualifications.
* Complete resume.
* Statement of scholarly focus and teaching philosophy.
* List of 5 references.
(3 representing higher-education, include names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses and brief biography of the references and your professional relationship)
* Graduate transcript.
* Sample syllabi/course materials.
* Evidence of effective teaching/teaching evaluations.

Application materials unable to be submitted online should be mailed to: Greg Turner-Rahman, Chair; College of Art and Architecture; PO Box 2461, Moscow, ID 83844-2461. Questions may be directed to: gtrahman@uidaho.edu.

To enrich education through diversity, the University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.