Full Time Tenure-Track
Assistant Professor of Art and Technology
Department of Art
The Department of Art invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the area of Art and Technology to begin August 2016.
MFA in Art and Technology with expertise in the following areas: digital imaging, expanded media, installation/projection design, 3D modeling, 3D printing, laser cutting, new media and creative coding.
The successful candidate will have a strong exhibition record, which reflects a creative practice that utilizes digital tools, and a comprehensive knowledge of contemporary digital technologies as they relate to a fine art practice and who is creatively and critically engaged in the practices and discourses of Digital/ New Media art. The candidate will have an interdisciplinary approach to teaching that engages in emerging technologies as well as relationships across multiple disciplines such as traditional art practices, the humanities and the sciences.
Teaching duties include teaching foundation, introductory and advanced digital art courses. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and implement curriculum related to a program that serves a diverse population of undergraduate majors and will be able to teach a variety of digital art studio courses at multiple levels in an art curriculum. Additional responsibilities involve curriculum development, mentoring of students and overseeing labs/equipment associated with the courses taught.
Previous university teaching experience is highly desirable or demonstration of potential for excellence in teaching. Service to the department, university, community, and profession is expected.
For consideration, please submit:
- a letter of application
- curriculum vitae
- three letters of recommendation specific to the position
- graduate transcripts
- a portfolio of 15-20 artistic works
- 15-20 examples student work
Please submit all materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Portfolios of work may be shared via email, a web link, or via Dropbox.com. Submit required portfolio application materials only.
Deadline for applications is January 15, 2016.
Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as other qualified individuals. Northeastern Illinois University positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.