Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Design

  • Deadline:
    Jan. 10, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
  • Location:
    Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

The Visual Arts & Technology program at Stevens Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure track position in Design, to begin fall 2017. We seek a dynamic teacher and designer that can teach courses at all levels of our undergraduate graphic design concentration, whose work advances their field into new and innovative territories, and who is committed to both creative making and a critical dialog about design. We invite designers from all backgrounds to apply, though additional consideration will be given to candidates with experience in client-focused work or in interdisciplinary collaborations. The ideal candidate will play a key role in defining the design curriculum within the program, and forge collaborations across the College and Institute.

Teach an average of five courses per year, working with students across all levels of the undergraduate program; develop new design courses in the candidate’s area of expertise and research interest; maintain an active creative and/or research practice; work with Professional Practices and Capstone students; advise majors and minors; participate in program, College, and university service; and assist with program growth.

About Stevens:
The College of Arts and Letters at Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students of all races and genders. Stevens is an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies. We strongly encourage qualified women and minority candidates to apply.

Stevens Institute of Technology, founded in 1870 and located on the Hudson River across from midtown Manhattan, is a small, selective research university with approximately 2,900 undergraduate students in 33 disciplines ranging from Music and Technology, Computer Science, Marketing, and Science and Technology Studies. Housed in the College of Arts and Letters, the Visual Arts & Technology program offers a unique Bachelor of Arts degree with a focus on the intersection of technology, art, and design.

Located a 10-minute subway ride from New York City and a short train ride to Boston, Philadelphia, and the rest of the east coast, Stevens draws some of the most talented and gifted undergraduate students from across the globe.

Minimum qualifications:
+ MFA in art or design, or a terminal degree in a related field
+ Demonstrated record of creative and professional achievement in the field
+ Ability to teach a range of courses in graphic design at all levels, as well as to develop new courses in the applicant’s area of expertise
+ Experience in undergraduate teaching

Preferred Qualifications:
+ Terminal degree in Graphic Design or related field
+ Proven college teaching effectiveness
+ Experience with client-focused work or in related fields, such as creative programming, interaction design, data visualization, UI/UX design, human-computer interaction, illustration, or industrial design
+ Ability to teach additional courses across the art and design curriculum
+ Experience mentoring students in professional practices and entrepreneurship.

To apply:
Please see full instructions here: https://stevens.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Hoboken-NJ---Main-Campus/Full-Time-Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor-in-Design_RQ18242-1

Review of applications will begin January 10, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

For questions, please contact:
Jeff Thompson, Assistant Professor and Program Director, Visual Arts & Technology at jeff.thompson@stevens.edu.