JOB: SFSU, New Media Design

Faculty Position Announcement

Position Title
Tenure Track Appointment in New Media Design

RankAssistant Professor
(Search #80.02)

MFA in Digital Media, Visual Communications, Graphic Design, or
equivalent; or an earned doctorate/or ABD (all but dissertation) in a
related discipline. Previous university level teaching experience
required and professional design experience desirable.

Candidate should have a strong visual design background with
extensive experience in interactive digital media including web
design, interaction design, navigation systems, information
architecture, and usability, etc., as well as an ability to address
historical, social, and theoretical issues of new media. We value
demonstrated experience with real world projects, a diverse range of
design and technical skills, and an experimental approach to this
dynamic field.

Major teaching responsibilities in interactive digital media courses
for the new Visual Communication emphasis. Courses will span
introductory and advanced topics, studio production skills and
history/theoretical knowledge, undergraduate (BA) and graduate (MA)
courses. This person will play a major role in ongoing development
to translate curriculum and facilities across a changing
technological landscape.

InformationThe Department of Design and Industry (DAI) is one of
six academic units in the College of Creative Arts at San Francisco
State University. DAI offers an MA degree, a Bachelor of Arts degree
with an emphasis in Visual Communication or Product Design, and a
Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Technology. There are 600
undergraduates and 70+ graduate students in the department.
Approximately 70% of the undergraduate and 60% of the graduate
students major in Visual Communication. Please visit our web site to
learn more about us at:

SalaryBased on qualifications.

DeadlineMarch 1, 2003 or until position is filled.

Application Procedure
Send SASE, letter of application, detailed resume, CDROM or URL
containing examples of your work, names and contact information for
three (3) references, and a concise statement (3 pages maximum)
describing your creative design work, approach to teaching, and
research interests for the future. Include examples of student work
under your instruction if available.

ContactJane Veeder, Chair
New Media Search Committee
Department of Design and Industry
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132
[email protected]
(415)338-1547 voice mail
(415)338-7770 fax

San Francisco State University, a member of the California State
University, serves a diverse student body of 27,000 undergraduate and
graduate students. The mission of the university is to promote
scholarship, freedom, human diversity, excellence in instruction, and
intellectual accomplishment. SFSU faculty are expected to be
effective teachers and demonstrate professional achievement and
growth through continued research, publications, and/or creative
activities. San Francisco State University is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Marisa S. Olson
Associate Director
SF Camerawork
415. 863. 1001