The Department of Communication Arts at Marymount Manhattan College seeks an experienced scholar-practitioner for a tenure-track position in Integrated Digital Media Arts beginning in September 2013. The rank at time of appointment will be based on previous academic and/or professional experience.
Description: Teaching responsibilities will include courses in web design at the intermediate and introductory levels; an elementary digital media, video and sound editing course; a survey course in new media; and advanced courses related to their practice. The successful candidate will be an active, practicing integrated digital media artist and scholar with a record of intellectually and culturally rigorous work in areas of expertise that cross media forms. The candidate will couple digital media practice with a practice in video production and/or sound art. We encourage applicants experienced in transmedia; gaming for the humanities; video, mobile applications; and related areas.
Requirements: Required: An MFA in Digital Media Arts, Transmedia, Integrated Digital Media, Integrated Electronic Arts or a related field by the time of appointment, a demonstrated record of teaching excellence, a commitment to service, a strong creative agenda.
Application Materials: For full consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter that details their approach to creative work and a description of their teaching experience and philosophy, curriculum vitae, links to sample work, and list of three professional references with contact information.
Prof. Giovanna Chesler, Search Committee Chair, Communication Arts Department, Marymount Manhattan College, 221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021.
Submission Deadline: All application materials should be received by January 10, 2013. Electronic submission is preferred. Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org. If materials cannot be sent electronically, please mail to: Prof. Giovanna Chesler, Search Committee Chair, Communication Arts
This position is subject to final budget approval. Pease refer to the college website, www.mmm.edu, and catalogue for course program and information. Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.