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Senior Lecturer in Media Design, Creative Coding
School of Design
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Help shape the future of Media Design: become a leader in design education.

Victoria University?s School of Design is a leader in the field of design education in New Zealand, with a strong commitment to digital technologies that reflect and support the growth of a vibrant and internationally recognized digital creative sector in Wellington. Join us in training the next generation of media designers and work with our world-class industry partners, such as Weta Digital, PikPok, RESN, and others.

The Senior Lecturer role in Media Design focuses on delivering high quality teaching, research, and service in the area of Creative Coding. Applicants should have significant experience in industry-relevant design research and practice, with expertise in the following areas:

Generative/procedural graphics, animation, generative/procedural 3D, interactive graphics, parameterized design, computer graphics for augmented reality experiences, stereoscopic/3D film production, computer graphics for game design, and/or computer graphics for film/video production. Additional specialization in other areas is desirable

The position requires design expertise first and foremost, to be complimented by other skills or knowledge and must exhibit an understanding of some range of the following approaches and/or software; openGL, openCL, iOS, Python, Processing, C/C++, JAVA, HTML5 Canvas, OpenFrameworks, Blender, Maya, Motion, Flash, Houdini, Shake, Nuke. While a familiarity with industry standard is expected, it is more important that submitted portfolios exhibit an expanded and innovative use of the above studio practices.

Candidates should be able to critically address a wide range of design issues and theories relating to current concepts in digital media design practice. Candidates with a Masters or PhD qualification in a relevant field and an established research platform will be given preference for the position. Please include a covering letter, CV, and portfolio of creative work (web based portfolios are preferred).

For further information, please contact: Margaret Maile Petty, Head of School, Design at margaret.petty@vuw.ac.nz

Applications close 18 October 2015

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

For more information and to apply online visit http://www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers

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FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION IN VISUAL AND CRITICAL STUDIES
FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION IN VISUAL AND CRITICAL STUDIES
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago?s Department of Visual and Critical Studies seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty position beginning August 2016. The department seeks an artist with a research-based practice to join a vibrant interdisciplinary group of scholars, writers, and artists with hybrid and multi-platform practices. The successful candidate will join a department committed to an active research culture and excellence in teaching, while playing an important role in the dedicated degree programs in visual and critical studies that the department offers at both the MA and BA level.

Rank and salary are competitive with peer institutions and are commensurate with quality and output of production, scholarship, extent of teaching experience, and current professional standing.

PROGRAM PROFILE
The Department of Visual and Critical Studies was founded in 2000 to provide a home for the study of visual media across many different disciplines, as well as development of hybrid research practices, particularly the overlap between studio and scholarly production. One of 23 departments at the school, VCS includes five full-time faculty and 15 part-time faculty members who offer 40 courses each year to graduate and undergraduate students including 20 dedicated MA students in VCS and 50 dedicated BA students in VCS. Further information about the department can be found at http://www.saic.edu/academics/departments/vcs/

RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will be an active participant in the education of studio artists, curators, writers, scholars, and arts professionals at the MA, MFA, BA, and BFA levels, teaching graduate seminars and directing master's theses in Visual and Critical Studies, and teaching undergraduate lecture and seminar classes. Faculty in the department rotate among the departmental positions of Chair, Graduate Director, and Undergraduate Director, and everyone participates in curricular development and assessment.

QUALIFICATIONS
An MFA or PhD or equivalent and some teaching experience are required. Applicants should have an active creative practice and a strong national or international exhibition record, and must demonstrate a commitment to research, production, outstanding teaching, and service. The ideal candidate will contribute to the diversity of the School by bringing a perspective, way of thinking, and/or a unique set of experiences that expand the intellectual conversations and artistic practices in the field.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
By or before Tuesday, December 15, 2015, please submit application materials at http://SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will be asked to create an account, and then complete the application that is a combination of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged to apply for the position. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. No late applications may be submitted beyond the deadline for any reason.

Complete the fields for: educational background; current position; and contact information for three professional references.

Please convert all word documents into PDFs before uploading. Required files to upload include: cover letter stating interests and qualifications; curriculum vitae; portfolio; sample syllabi; and writing samples (combined maximum of 30 pages).

QUESTIONS
Questions regarding the School and its open positions, application procedures, or the search process may be emailed to saicteach@saic.edu. Please consult www.saic.edu for information on the School and its programs, or www.saic.edu/about/jobsatsaic for open positions and application procedures.

ABOUT SAIC
A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate programs to students from across the globe. Located in the heart of Chicago, the School is one of the largest and oldest private schools of art and design in the country with programs reflecting current practices in art. SAIC's educational philosophy is built upon a transdisciplinary approach to art and design that provides unparalleled opportunities for students to develop their creative and critical abilities with renowned faculty who are leading practitioners in their fields. SAIC's resources include the Art Institute of Chicago and its Modern Wing, and numerous special collections and programming venues that provide students with exceptional exhibitions, screenings, lectures, and performances. The campus is located on Chicago?s magnificent lakefront amid the city?s cultural and architectural treasures.

The School currently enrolls 3,500 students in 15 studio departments and 8 academic departments. There are 153 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty and visiting artists, and 693 adjunct and part-time faculty supported by 300 staff.

Degree tracks include the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Studio; BFA with Emphasis in Art Education or Writing; BA degrees in Art History and Visual and Critical Studies; BIA (Interior Architecture); Master of Architecture; Master of Design (MDes) in Designed Objects; MDes in Fashion, Body, and Garment; MFA in Studio or Writing; MA degrees in Arts Administration; Art Education; Art History, Theory, and Criticism; Art Therapy; New Arts Journalism; Teaching; Visual and Critical Studies; and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation.

EOE
The Art Institute of Chicago, including both the school and the museum, is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for its students, visitors, faculty, and staff, and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on an individual?s abilities and qualifications. The Art Institute of Chicago does not tolerate unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or former military status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, in its programs and activities, public accommodations or employment practices. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator
Michael Nicolai, Vice President for Human Resources, Human Resources Department, 116 S. Michigan Ave., suite 1200 Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.9411, mnicolai@saic.edu

Section 504 Coordinator
Felice Dublon, PhD, Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs, The Office of Student Affairs, 36 S. Wabash Ave., suite 1204, Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.6800, fdublon@saic.edu.

For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, see the Office for Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint Form for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 800.421.3481.

FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION IN VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN
FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION IN VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN
The Department of Visual Communication Design (VCD) at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position, beginning August 2016. Rank and salary are competitive with peer institutions and are commensurate with quality of practice, scholarship, and current academic research, extent of teaching experience, and current professional standing.

PROGRAM PROFILE
Join a visual communication/graphic design program grounded in a critical approach to design through a variety of practices reflecting the expanded landscape of visual communication design. One of the largest studio programs at SAIC, the VCD department has 7 full-time and more than 25 part-time faculty with a broad range of expertise. Situated within a dynamic and interdisciplinary BFA program, the VCD department offers students a variety of curricular pathways, which are augmented by an array of electives in VCD and other studio and academic departments. VCD also has a robust and highly competitive Master of Fine Arts Program (MFA) or Post-Baccalaureate MFA (PMFA) Program. Faculty advise graduate students in one-on-one tutorials to develop a diverse range of visual thesis work challenging the boundaries of art and design. Further information about the department can be found at http://www.saic.edu/academics/departments/vcd/

RESPONSIBILITIES
Full-time faculty in VCD teach and advise undergraduate and graduate students within the interdisciplinary art and design school environment of SAIC. Faculty impart to their students a progressive awareness of the changing and interrelated roles of representations, objects, environments, interactions, and media; maintain an active and recognized professional practice of client-initiated or self-initiated design development and/or academic research investigations; and participate in the SAIC community through ongoing curricular development, and department and school governance.

QUALIFICATIONS
A terminal degree in visual communication/graphic design or other relevant field of study and teaching experience is preferred. The candidate?s creative activity may address social, structural, or cultural issues within the broad spectrum of visual communication design, ranging from cyberspace to public space to print. Areas of expertise may include diverse content structures (narrative, informational, or interpretive strategies), interaction (digitally-interactive or physically-interactive communication architectures), and content formats (screens, pages, objects, or environments). The ideal candidate will contribute to the diversity of the School by bringing a perspective, way of thinking, and/or a unique set of experiences that expand the intellectual conversations and design practices in the field.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
By or before Monday, January 4, 2016 please submit application materials at http://SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will be asked to create an account after which time you may complete the application comprised of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged to apply for the position. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. No applications may be submitted beyond the deadline for any reason.

Complete the fields for: educational background; current position; and contact information for three professional references.

Please convert all word documents into PDFs before uploading. Required files to upload include: cover letter stating your interests and qualifications; resume; statement of research and practice; statement of teaching philosophy and service; documentation of professional work and separate documentation of students? work if available.

QUESTIONS
Questions regarding the School and its open positions, application procedures, or the search process may be emailed to saicteach@saic.edu. Please consult www.saic.edu for information on the School and its programs, or www.saic.edu/about/jobsatsaic for open positions and application procedures.

ABOUT SAIC
A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate programs to students from across the globe. Located in the heart of Chicago, the School is one of the largest and oldest private schools of art and design in the country with programs reflecting current practices in art. SAIC's educational philosophy is built upon a transdisciplinary approach to art and design that provides unparalleled opportunities for students to develop their creative and critical abilities with renowned faculty who are leading practitioners in their fields. SAIC's resources include the Art Institute of Chicago and its Modern Wing, and numerous special collections and programming venues that provide students with exceptional exhibitions, screenings, lectures, and performances. The campus is located on Chicago?s magnificent lakefront amid the city?s cultural and architectural treasures.

The School currently enrolls 3,500 students in 15 studio departments and 8 academic departments. There are 153 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty and visiting artists, and 693 adjunct and part-time faculty supported by 300 staff.

Degree tracks include the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Studio; BFA with Emphasis in Art Education or Writing; BA degrees in Art History and Visual and Critical Studies; BIA (Interior Architecture); Master of Architecture; Master of Design (MDes) in Designed Objects; MDes in Fashion, Body, and Garment; MFA in Studio or Writing; MA degrees in Arts Administration; Art Education; Art History, Theory, and Criticism; Art Therapy; New Arts Journalism; Teaching; Visual and Critical Studies; and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation.

EOE
The Art Institute of Chicago, including both the school and the museum, is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for its students, visitors, faculty, and staff, and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on an individual?s abilities and qualifications. The Art Institute of Chicago does not tolerate unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or former military status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, in its programs and activities, public accommodations or employment practices. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator
Michael Nicolai, Vice President for Human Resources, Human Resources Department, 116 S. Michigan Ave., suite 1200 Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.9411, mnicolai@saic.edu

Section 504 Coordinator
Felice Dublon, PhD, Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs, The Office of Student Affairs, 36 S. Wabash Ave., suite 1204, Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.6800, fdublon@saic.edu.

For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, see the Office for Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint Form for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 800.421.3481.

FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS IN NEW ARTS JOURNALISM
FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS IN NEW ARTS JOURNALISM
The New Arts Journalism program of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) invites applications for full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty positions that will rotate into the role of program director, beginning August 2016. Rank and salary are commensurate with professional experience, teaching, and current professional status.

PROGRAM PROFILE
The Master of Arts (MA) in New Arts Journalism at SAIC is designed to provide students with the necessary skills and experiences to write and speak about the arts for diverse audiences. Located in a vibrant school of contemporary art and design, the MA in New Arts Journalism program provides full engagement with the theory and practice of journalism as well as the opportunity to work closely with artists, art historians, cultural theorists, art and design critics connected to a major American museum.

The MA Program in New Arts Journalism works with its graduate students and others from around the SAIC community to prepare them with the skills needed to meet the challenges of a career in cultural journalism. These involve the acquisition of design and production skills across media, peer reviewed short form writing, an immersion into the contexts of contemporary culture, and training in the ethics, procedures, and evolving platforms of journalism today.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will be responsible for: teaching graduate courses in the department; conducting research and/or practice in the area of Arts Journalism; and contributing to the program and the School through administrative duties and service.

This position will also exhibit a high level of competence in one or more other academic arenas (for example, though not limited to, SAIC Departments and Programs such as Art History, Theory, and Criticism, Visual Critical Studies, Arts Administration and Policy, MFA in Writing, or a studio-based program), since participation in the academic life of SAIC outside of the primary commitment to New Arts Journalism will be part of the position.

The director will be responsible for hiring and reviewing faculty, shaping the curriculum, and providing extensive advising to prospective and current graduate students. The director will also work with various campus offices including the Office of Student Affairs, the Career + Co-op Center, and the Office of Institutional Advancement to identify experiential learning opportunities and serve as the face of the New Arts Journalism program to external entities and resources.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required: MA or equivalent. Some teaching and/or administrative experience preferred. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in one or more of the many forms of Arts Journalism that comprise its contemporary position. These may include, but are not restricted to, extended accomplishment as writers for publication (print or web-based), and/or the production and dissemination of a platform of journalism (website, podcast, zine, documentary, etc.) The ideal candidate will be an active participant in the contemporary discussion about the role of arts journalism today, both in a theoretical and practical sense, and will contribute to the diversity of the School by bringing a perspective, way of thinking, and/or a unique set of experiences that expands the intellectual conversation of the field.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
By or before Wednesday, January 6, 2016, please submit application materials at http://SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will be asked to create an account, and then complete the application that is a combination of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged to apply for the position. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. No late applications may be submitted beyond the deadline for any reason.

Complete the fields for: educational background; current position; and contact information for three professional references.

Please convert all word documents into PDFs before uploading. Required files to upload include: cover letter stating interests and qualifications; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; and portfolio of creative work and/or scholarly writing.

QUESTIONS
Questions regarding the School and its open positions, application procedures, or the search process may be emailed to saicteach@saic.edu. Please consult www.saic.edu for information on the School and its programs, or www.saic.edu/about/jobsatsaic for open positions and application procedures.

ABOUT SAIC
A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate programs to students from across the globe. Located in the heart of Chicago, the School is one of the largest and oldest private schools of art and design in the country with programs reflecting current practices in art. SAIC's educational philosophy is built upon a transdisciplinary approach to art and design that provides unparalleled opportunities for students to develop their creative and critical abilities with renowned faculty who are leading practitioners in their fields. SAIC's resources include the Art Institute of Chicago and its Modern Wing, and numerous special collections and programming venues that provide students with exceptional exhibitions, screenings, lectures, and performances. The campus is located on Chicago?s magnificent lakefront amid the city?s cultural and architectural treasures.

The School currently enrolls 3,500 students in 15 studio departments and 8 academic departments. There are 153 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty and visiting artists, and 693 adjunct and part-time faculty supported by 300 staff.

Degree tracks include the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Studio; BFA with Emphasis in Art Education or Writing; BA in Art History and Visual and Critical Studies; BIA (Interior Architecture); Master of Architecture; Master of Design (MDes) in Designed Objects; MDes in Fashion, Body, and Garment; MFA in Studio or Writing; MA degrees in Arts Administration; Art Education; Art History, Theory, and Criticism; Art Therapy; New Arts Journalism; Teaching; Visual and Critical Studies; and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation.

EOE
The Art Institute of Chicago, including both the school and the museum, is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for its students, visitors, faculty, and staff, and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on an individual?s abilities and qualifications. The Art Institute of Chicago does not tolerate unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or former military status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, in its programs and activities, public accommodations or employment practices. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator
Michael Nicolai, Vice President for Human Resources, Human Resources Department, 116 S. Michigan Ave., suite 1200 Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.9411, mnicolai@saic.edu

Section 504 Coordinator
Felice Dublon, PhD, Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs, The Office of Student Affairs, 36 S. Wabash Ave., suite 1204, Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.6800, fdublon@saic.edu.

For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, see the Office for Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint Form for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 800.421.3481.

FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION IN SCIENCE
FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION IN SCIENCE
The Liberal Arts Department of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago seeks a scientist with a PhD to fill a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position to begin Fall 2016. We seek to add a full-time faculty member whose research and teaching relate to environmental or climate science. The ideal candidate has additional expertise in one or more of the following areas - computational modeling, large data sets, and/or innovative data visualization - and will contribute to the diversity of the School by bringing a perspective, way of thinking, and/or a unique set of experiences that expands the intellectual conversation of the field. Candidates must have a commitment to teaching science that informs the major social and political debates of our times.

This position is for someone who is committed to an interdisciplinary approach, a scholarly community of colleagues well outside the fields of science, and creative students. The successful applicant must demonstrate outstanding communications skills and a talent for teaching the non-scientist.

Depending on the candidate, this position also offers the possibility for potential collaborations in innovative teaching and research across various departments of the School, such as Art and Technology Studies, Architecture, Sculpture, Fiber and Materials Studies and various departments through the development of innovative courses.

Rank and salary are commensurate with experience, teaching, and current professional status.

PROGRAM PROFILE
SAIC is a college offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fine arts and design. The Department of Liberal Arts, one of 23 departments at the school, is chaired by a full-time faculty member with 14 full-time faculty and over 100 part-time faculty that offers 200 courses each year, primarily to undergraduate students pursuing a BFA in Studio Art. Liberal Arts courses provide the intellectual foundation for success at the school and in students' continuing practice as artists and scholars. The department offers courses in English, the Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Science, and foreign languages, as well as English for International Students, and Academic Access, a probationary academic enrichment program.

Current science faculty maintain research and teaching affiliations with a number of area universities, labs and museums. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago is affiliated (and physically connected) with the world-renowned Art Institute of Chicago, and is in close proximity to other Chicago museums like the Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum of Natural History, and the Adler Planetarium. The area boasts three world-class research universities, two national laboratories, and a large number of smaller universities and colleges. Further information can be found at http://www.saic.edu/academics/departments/libarts/

RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will join a science faculty of 14 (currently three full-time) in teaching introductory and interdisciplinary courses in science to undergraduate art and design students. The position also involves assisting in the coordination of the math and science program; contributing to the program and School through other administrative duties and service; and ongoing engagement in scholarly and professional activities.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required: PhD in environmental and/or climate science or equivalent. Prior teaching experience required. Supervisory and administrative experience preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
By or before Friday, November 20, 2015, please submit application materials at http://SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will be asked to create an account, and then complete the application that is a combination of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged to apply for the position. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. No applications may be submitted beyond the deadline for any reason.

Complete the fields for: educational background; current position; and contact information for three professional references (one of whom will be able to specifically address the candidate?s suitability for this position).

Please convert all word documents into PDFs before uploading. Required files to upload include: cover letter stating interests and qualifications; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; statement of research; and examples of course syllabi.

QUESTIONS
Questions regarding the School and its open positions, application procedures, or the search process may be emailed to saicteach@saic.edu. Please consult www.saic.edu for information on the School and its programs, or www.saic.edu/about/jobsatsaic for open positions and application procedures.

ABOUT SAIC
A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate programs to students from across the globe. Located in the heart of Chicago, the School is one of the largest and oldest private schools of art and design in the country with programs reflecting current practices in art. SAIC's educational philosophy is built upon a transdisciplinary approach to art and design that provides unparalleled opportunities for students to develop their creative and critical abilities with renowned faculty who are leading practitioners in their fields. SAIC's resources include the Art Institute of Chicago and its Modern Wing, and numerous special collections and programming venues that provide students with exceptional exhibitions, screenings, lectures, and performances. The campus is located on Chicago?s magnificent lakefront amid the city?s cultural and architectural treasures.

The School currently enrolls 3,500 students in 15 studio departments and 8 academic departments. There are 153 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty and visiting artists, and 693 adjunct and part-time faculty supported by 300 staff.

Degree tracks include the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Studio; BFA with Emphasis in Art Education or Writing; BA degrees in Art History and Visual and Critical Studies; BIA (Interior Architecture); Master of Architecture; Master of Design (MDes) in Designed Objects; MDes in Fashion, Body, and Garment; MFA in Studio or Writing; MA degrees in Arts Administration; Art Education; Art History, Theory, and Criticism; Art Therapy; New Arts Journalism; Teaching; Visual and Critical Studies; and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation.

EOE
The Art Institute of Chicago, including both the school and the museum, is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for its students, visitors, faculty, and staff, and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on an individual?s abilities and qualifications. The Art Institute of Chicago does not tolerate unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or former military status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, in its programs and activities, public accommodations or employment practices. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator
Michael Nicolai, Vice President for Human Resources, Human Resources Department, 116 S. Michigan Ave., suite 1200 Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.9411, mnicolai@saic.edu

Section 504 Coordinator
Felice Dublon, PhD, Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs, The Office of Student Affairs, 36 S. Wabash Ave., suite 1204, Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.6800, fdublon@saic.edu.

For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, see the Office for Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint Form for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 800.421.3481.

FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION IN DESIGNED OBJECTS
FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION IN DESIGNED OBJECTS
The Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position in Designed Objects, starting Fall 2016. Rank and salary are competitive with peer institutions and are commensurate with quality and output of production, scholarship, extent of teaching experience, and current professional standing.

Design at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago is taught in close collaboration with Fine Arts, Art History, and other disciplines and through substantive engagement with external partners in the professional and cultural community. Faculty in Designed Objects bring theoretical, material, practical, and social issues into studio teaching. The program is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in: design strategy and systems; responsible design; design futures (trends, branding, identity, entertainment); and design innovation (materials, technology, interaction, engineering). The ideal candidate will contribute to the diversity of the School by bringing a perspective, way of thinking, and/or a unique set of experiences that expands the intellectual conversation of the field.

PROGRAM PROFILE
The Designed Objects program focuses on the critical re-thinking of the object, and the creative design of the tools, furnishings, and networks that constitute everyday life. Borrowing from industrial design as well as disciplines such as systems design, furniture design, experience design, and interaction design, the program teaches designers to use objects as a medium for social agency. Concerned with both professional competency within the field of product design and with critical agency, the program maintains an expansive understanding of the production and consumption of objects.

The School offers a professional Master of Design degree in Designed Objects. The AIADO department also offers courses within the interdisciplinary BFA and MFA programs. Teaching in Designed Objects includes collaborations with the Departments of Sculpture, Ceramics, Fashion Design, and others. Recent or ongoing projects include external partnerships with Rosanna Orlandi Gallery, CB2, Andrea Zittel, the Chicago Architecture Biennale, and Kickstarter. Further information about the department can be found at http://www.saic.edu/academics/departments/aiado/

RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will be responsible for: teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in the department; conducting research and/or practice in the area of design; and contributing to the program and the School through administrative duties and service.

QUALIFICATIONS
A terminal degree in design or a related field is preferred. Experience in teaching and a track record of excellence through a minimum of 5 years experience in practice related to design is expected. A demonstrated national or international profile is preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
By or before Tuesday, December 15, 2015, please submit application materials at http://SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will be asked to create an account, and then complete the application that is a combination of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged to apply for the position. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. No late applications may be submitted beyond the deadline for any reason.

Complete the fields for: educational background; current position; and contact information for three professional references.

Please convert all word documents into PDFs before uploading. Required files to upload include: cover letter stating interests and qualifications; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; and portfolio of creative work and/or scholarly writing.

QUESTIONS
Questions regarding the School and its open positions, application procedures, or the search process may be emailed to saicteach@saic.edu. Please consult www.saic.edu for information on the School and its programs, or www.saic.edu/about/jobsatsaic for open positions and application procedures.

ABOUT SAIC
A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate programs to students from across the globe. Located in the heart of Chicago, the School is one of the largest and oldest private schools of art and design in the country with programs reflecting current practices in art. SAIC's educational philosophy is built upon a transdisciplinary approach to art and design that provides unparalleled opportunities for students to develop their creative and critical abilities with renowned faculty who are leading practitioners in their fields. SAIC's resources include the Art Institute of Chicago and its Modern Wing, and numerous special collections and programming venues that provide students with exceptional exhibitions, screenings, lectures, and performances. The campus is located on Chicago?s magnificent lakefront amid the city?s cultural and architectural treasures.

The School currently enrolls 3,500 students in 15 studio departments and 8 academic departments. There are 153 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty and visiting artists, and 693 adjunct and part-time faculty supported by 300 staff.

Degree tracks include the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Studio; BFA with Emphasis in Art Education or Writing; BA degrees in Art History and Visual and Critical Studies; BIA (Interior Architecture); Master of Architecture; Master of Design (MDes) in Designed Objects; MDes in Fashion, Body, and Garment; MFA in Studio or Writing; MA degrees in Arts Administration; Art Education; Art History, Theory, and Criticism; Art Therapy; New Arts Journalism; Teaching; Visual and Critical Studies; and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation.

EOE
The Art Institute of Chicago, including both the school and the museum, is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for its students, visitors, faculty, and staff, and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on an individual?s abilities and qualifications. The Art Institute of Chicago does not tolerate unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or former military status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, in its programs and activities, public accommodations or employment practices. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator
Michael Nicolai, Vice President for Human Resources, Human Resources Department, 116 S. Michigan Ave., suite 1200 Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.9411, mnicolai@saic.edu

Section 504 Coordinator
Felice Dublon, PhD, Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs, The Office of Student Affairs, 36 S. Wabash Ave., suite 1204, Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.6800, fdublon@saic.edu.

For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, see the Office for Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint Form for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 800.421.3481.

FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION IN ART THERAPY
FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION IN ART THERAPY

The Master of Arts in Art Therapy program of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position, beginning August 2016. Rank and salary are commensurate with professional experience, teaching, and current professional status.

PROGRAM PROFILE
SAIC?s 60-credit Master of Arts in Art Therapy Program is focused on providing a comprehensive education that emphasizes development of the artist/art therapist, prepares graduates to work in a variety of settings, and fosters critical engagement within social and cultural contexts. The program was established in 1981 and has been approved by the American Art Therapy Association since 1989. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago has operated for over 150 years as a professional school of art and design connected to a world-class art museum.

One of 23 academic, studio, and design departments at the School, the Master of Arts in Art Therapy is in transition from a 2-year to a 3-year model. The program currently has 3 full-time and 20 part-time faculty who offer 60 courses each year, including extensive supervised fieldwork experiences. Further information about the department can be found at http://www.saic.edu/academics/graduatedegrees/maat/

RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will be an active participant in the department, with responsibilities that include teaching, advising, and directing; contributing to the program and School through administrative duties and service; and ongoing engagement in scholarly, creative, and professional activities.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required: Substantial human service experience as an art therapist; demonstrated scholarly, studio, and professional engagement; doctoral degree; ATR-BC. Prior teaching, supervisory, and administrative experience preferred.

In addition to a solid grounding in direct art therapy practice, the ideal candidate will demonstrate expertise as evidenced by research, scholarly writing, and/or art practice. Key areas of interest to the department include:

? commitment to social justice
? theories of difference, identity, and diversity
? contemporary art theory and practice,
? innovative forms of culturally relevant art therapy education
? interdisciplinary approaches to art therapy practice and scholarship
? working collaboratively across disciplines

The ideal candidate also will contribute to the diversity of the School by bringing a perspective, way of thinking, and/or unique set of experiences that expands the intellectual conversation of the field.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
By or before Wednesday, January 6, 2016, please submit application materials at http://SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will be asked to create an account, and then complete the application that is a combination of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged to apply for the position. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. No applications may be submitted beyond the deadline for any reason.

Complete the fields for: educational background; current position; and contact information for three professional references.

Please convert all word documents into PDFs before uploading. Required files to upload include: cover letter stating interests and qualifications; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; and portfolio of creative work and/or scholarly writing.

QUESTIONS
Questions regarding the School and its open positions, application procedures, or the search process may be emailed to saicteach@saic.edu. Please consult www.saic.edu for information on the School and its programs, or www.saic.edu/about/jobsatsaic for open positions and application procedures.

ABOUT SAIC
A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate programs to students from across the globe. Located in the heart of Chicago, the School is one of the largest and oldest private schools of art and design in the country with programs reflecting current practices in art. SAIC's educational philosophy is built upon a transdisciplinary approach to art and design that provides unparalleled opportunities for students to develop their creative and critical abilities with renowned faculty who are leading practitioners in their fields. SAIC's resources include the Art Institute of Chicago and its Modern Wing, and numerous special collections and programming venues that provide students with exceptional exhibitions, screenings, lectures, and performances. The campus is located on Chicago?s magnificent lakefront amid the city?s cultural and architectural treasures.

The School currently enrolls 3,500 students in 15 studio departments and 8 academic departments. There are 153 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty and visiting artists, and 693 adjunct and part-time faculty supported by 300 staff.

Degree tracks include the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Studio; BFA with Emphasis in Art Education or Writing; BA degrees in Art History and Visual and Critical Studies; BIA (Interior Architecture); Master of Architecture; Master of Design (MDes) in Designed Objects; MDes in Fashion, Body, and Garment; MFA in Studio or Writing; MA degrees in Arts Administration; Art Education; Art History, Theory, and Criticism; Art Therapy; New Arts Journalism; Teaching; Visual and Critical Studies; and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation.

EOE
The Art Institute of Chicago, including both the school and the museum, is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for its students, visitors, faculty, and staff, and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on an individual?s abilities and qualifications. The Art Institute of Chicago does not tolerate unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or former military status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, in its programs and activities, public accommodations or employment practices. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator
Michael Nicolai, Vice President for Human Resources, Human Resources Department, 116 S. Michigan Ave., suite 1200 Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.9411, mnicolai@saic.edu

Section 504 Coordinator
Felice Dublon, PhD, Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs, The Office of Student Affairs, 36 S. Wabash Ave., suite 1204, Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.6800, fdublon@saic.edu.

For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, see the Office for Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint Form for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 800.421.3481.

FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION: HISTORIAN OF ART, DESIGN, OR ARCHITECTURE BEFORE 1800, WITH AN EMPHASIS ON GLOBAL AND TRANSNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES (OPEN RANK)
FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION: HISTORIAN OF ART, DESIGN, OR ARCHITECTURE BEFORE 1800, WITH AN EMPHASIS ON GLOBAL AND TRANSNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES (OPEN RANK)
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) seeks a scholar of art, design, or architecture with an emphasis on global, transnational, or trans-geographic perspectives. Specialization is open, but applicants should have a primary research focus on topics before 1800. Starting in August 2016, this tenure-track or tenured, full-time faculty position will play a leadership role in the teaching of art and architectural history in SAIC?s first-year curriculum. The ideal applicant will offer innovative ways of developing introductory courses in world cultures for artists and designers and will contribute to the diversity of the School by bringing a perspective, way of thinking, and/or a unique set of experiences that expands the intellectual conversation of the field. Combined with this role, the candidate will also regularly contribute to the graduate program in Modern and Contemporary Art and Design History, and the successful applicant?s research should enable graduate seminars in theory, methodology, or other issues and practices relevant across historical fields. Preference will be given to candidates who evidence significant experience in or engagement with pedagogy, especially in relation to the education of artists. A substantive record of scholarship is expected of senior candidates, as is the promise of continued publication and research output for all applicants. The successful candidate will be engaged with current debates in the disciplines of art, design, or architectural history. The ideal candidate should be familiar with issues in contemporary art regardless of research specialty. They will join a department composed of fifteen full-time tenure-line faculty committed to an active research culture and to excellence in teaching.

PROGRAM PROFILE
The Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism, one of 23 departments at the school, comprises fifteen full-time faculty and 50 part-time faculty who offer over 200 courses each year to undergraduate and graduate students, including 30 dedicated MA students in Modern and Contemporary Art History. In addition, it houses its own undergraduate degree program, the Bachelor of Arts in Art History, and offers a graduate-level specialization in Design History. Further information can be found at http://www.saic.edu/academics/departments/arthi/

RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will take a leadership role in developing and shaping foundational curricula for undergraduate students in BFA and BA programs. In addition to teaching world cultures before 1800 in SAIC?s first-year curriculum, they will be a member of the departmental graduate faculty and regularly offer graduate seminars and direct master?s theses in Art History. They will contribute to the vibrant and creative culture of a research-oriented department in a prestigious art and design school. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to research, publication, pedagogy, and outstanding teaching.

QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D. is required, with substantive teaching and pedagogical experience preferred. A record of scholarship and future prospects for publications and other research outputs are expected. Rank and salary are competitive with peer institutions and are commensurate with quality and output of scholarship, extent of teaching experience, and current professional standing.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, interested persons are encouraged to apply by Tuesday, December 15, 2015, to ensure that their application is considered before the position is filled. Please submit an application and required materials at http://SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will be asked to create an account after which time you may complete the application comprised of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged to apply for the position. You are encouraged to allow plenty of time to complete your application.

Complete the fields for: educational background; current position; and contact information for three professional references.

Please convert all word documents into PDFs before uploading. Required files to upload include: a cover letter stating interests and qualifications; curriculum vitae; and writing samples (combined maximum of 30 pages).

QUESTIONS
Questions regarding the School and its open positions, application procedures, or the search process may be emailed to saicteach@saic.edu. Please consult www.saic.edu for information on the School and its programs, or www.saic.edu/about/jobsatsaic for open positions and application procedures.

ABOUT SAIC
A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate programs to students from across the globe. Located in the heart of Chicago, the School is one of the largest and oldest private schools of art and design in the country with programs reflecting current practices in art. SAIC's educational philosophy is built upon a transdisciplinary approach to art and design that provides unparalleled opportunities for students to develop their creative and critical abilities with renowned faculty who are leading practitioners in their fields. SAIC's resources include the Art Institute of Chicago and its Modern Wing, and numerous special collections and programming venues that provide students with exceptional exhibitions, screenings, lectures, and performances. The campus is located on Chicago?s magnificent lakefront amid the city?s cultural and architectural treasures.

The School currently enrolls 3,500 students in 15 studio departments and 8 academic departments. There are 153 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty and visiting artists, and 693 adjunct and part-time faculty supported by 300 staff.

Degree tracks include the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Studio; BFA with Emphasis in Art Education or Writing; BA degrees in Art History and Visual and Critical Studies; BIA (Interior Architecture); Master of Architecture; Master of Design (MDes) in Designed Objects; MDes in Fashion, Body, and Garment; MFA in Studio or Writing; MA degrees in Arts Administration; Art Education; Art History, Theory, and Criticism; Art Therapy; New Arts Journalism; Teaching; Visual and Critical Studies; and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation.

EOE
The Art Institute of Chicago, including both the school and the museum, is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for its students, visitors, faculty, and staff, and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on an individual?s abilities and qualifications. The Art Institute of Chicago does not tolerate unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or former military status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, in its programs and activities, public accommodations or employment practices. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator
Michael Nicolai, Vice President for Human Resources, Human Resources Department, 116 S. Michigan Ave., suite 1200 Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.9411, mnicolai@saic.edu

Section 504 Coordinator
Felice Dublon, PhD, Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs, The Office of Student Affairs, 36 S. Wabash Ave., suite 1204, Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.6800, fdublon@saic.edu.

For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, see the Office for Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint Form for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 800.421.3481.

FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION IN ARCHITECTURE
FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION IN ARCHITECTURE
The Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects (AIADO) at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position in Architecture, starting Fall 2016. Rank and salary are competitive with peer institutions and are commensurate with quality and output of production, scholarship, extent of teaching experience, and current professional standing.

Faculty in Architecture at SAIC bring themes of architectural practice, representation and theory into studio teaching. The program is particularly interested in candidates with practice and research experience with any of the following: existing buildings and interior space, advanced building performance, or urbanism and social practice. The ideal candidate will contribute to the diversity of the School by bringing a perspective, way of thinking, and/or a unique set of experiences that expands architectural practice and/or the intellectual conversation of the field.

PROGRAM PROFILE
The Architecture program focuses on incubating new practices and new practice economies that expand the range and purview of the architect, teaching students to be critical, innovative, and activist in their practice. The program takes great advantage of its unique situation in the center of American architectural practice in the Chicago Loop and the 150-year experimental legacy of fine arts education at the School of the Art Institute.

The School offers a professional, NAAB-accredited Master of Architecture (MArch) degree with avenues for specialization in Interior Architecture and Historic Preservation. The AIADO department also offers courses within the interdisciplinary BFA and MFA programs in Architecture and Interior Architecture. Teaching in architecture includes collaborations with the Departments of Sculpture, Ceramics, Fashion Design, and others. Recent or ongoing projects include external partnerships with the Chicago Architecture Biennale, Argonne National Laboratory, Rebuild Foundation, and Kickstarter.

Design at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago is taught in close collaboration with Fine Arts, Art History, and other disciplines and through substantive engagement with external partners in the professional and cultural community. Further information about the department can be found at http://www.saic.edu/academics/departments/aiado/

RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will be responsible for: teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in the department; conducting research and/or practice in the area of design; and contributing to the program and the School through administrative duties and service.

QUALIFICATIONS
A terminal degree in design or a related field is preferred. A Master of Architecture (MArch) is expected, licensure preferred. Experience in teaching and a track record of excellence in practice related to architectural research is expected. A demonstrated national or international profile is preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
By or before Tuesday, December 15, 2015, please submit application materials at http://SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will be asked to create an account, and then complete the application that is a combination of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged to apply for the position. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. No late applications may be submitted beyond the deadline for any reason.

Complete the fields for: educational background; current position; and contact information for three professional references.

Please convert all word documents into PDFs before uploading. Required files to upload include: cover letter stating interests and qualifications; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; and portfolio of creative work and/or scholarly writing.

QUESTIONS
Questions regarding the School and its open positions, application procedures, or the search process may be emailed to saicteach@saic.edu. Please consult www.saic.edu for information on the School and its programs, or www.saic.edu/about/jobsatsaic for open positions and application procedures.

ABOUT SAIC
A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate programs to students from across the globe. Located in the heart of Chicago, the School is one of the largest and oldest private schools of art and design in the country with programs reflecting current practices in art. SAIC's educational philosophy is built upon a transdisciplinary approach to art and design that provides unparalleled opportunities for students to develop their creative and critical abilities with renowned faculty who are leading practitioners in their fields. SAIC's resources include the Art Institute of Chicago and its Modern Wing, and numerous special collections and programming venues that provide students with exceptional exhibitions, screenings, lectures, and performances. The campus is located on Chicago?s magnificent lakefront amid the city?s cultural and architectural treasures.

The School currently enrolls 3,500 students in 15 studio departments and 8 academic departments. There are 153 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty and visiting artists, and 693 adjunct and part-time faculty supported by 300 staff.

Degree tracks include the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Studio; BFA with Emphasis in Art Education or Writing; BA degrees in Art History and Visual and Critical Studies; BIA (Interior Architecture); Master of Architecture; Master of Design (MDes) in Designed Objects; MDes in Fashion, Body, and Garment; MFA in Studio or Writing; MA degrees in Arts Administration; Art Education; Art History, Theory, and Criticism; Art Therapy; New Arts Journalism; Teaching; Visual and Critical Studies; and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation.

EOE
The Art Institute of Chicago, including both the school and the museum, is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for its students, visitors, faculty, and staff, and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on an individual?s abilities and qualifications. The Art Institute of Chicago does not tolerate unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or former military status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, in its programs and activities, public accommodations or employment practices. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator
Michael Nicolai, Vice President for Human Resources, Human Resources Department, 116 S. Michigan Ave., suite 1200 Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.9411, mnicolai@saic.edu

Section 504 Coordinator
Felice Dublon, PhD, Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs, The Office of Student Affairs, 36 S. Wabash Ave., suite 1204, Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.6800, fdublon@saic.edu.

For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, see the Office for Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint Form for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 800.421.3481.

Executive Director, Rhizome
Rhizome, the influential contemporary art and technology nonprofit, is seeking an Executive Director. This is a unique opportunity for a dynamic leader to engage a new generation of artists and ideas, and to usher the organization into its pivotal 20th anniversary year?shaping the future of Rhizome and of digital culture at large.

About Rhizome

Founded in 1996, and an affiliate of the New Museum, Rhizome is an organization leading the conversation on the impact of digital technologies on art, aesthetics, and culture. Its programs include digital preservation, artist commissions, public programs at the New Museum and offsite, and innovative online programs on its hub at Rhizome.org. One of its signature programs, Seven on Seven, brings leading artists together with tech­world luminaries to create new work together.

Rhizome is a small nonprofit with eight full­time/part­time staff, based at and working closely with colleagues at the New Museum and its newest initiative, NEW INC.

The Role

The Executive Director strategically oversees the entire organization, from fundraising to preservation to artistic programs, and acts as a public representative of this emerging field of practice.

The position requires an expert knowledge of digital culture, a nuanced understanding of contemporary art, and a deep respect for the integral role that Rhizome?together with the artists and audiences around it?plays within the history, definition, and growth of contemporary art engaged with technology and the internet. The Executive Director is the lead on all organizational development: managing corporate partnerships, foundation and government grant­giving, individual giving, and earned income initiatives, like the annual Benefit. In collaboration with Rhizome?s expert staff, the Executive Director oversees Rhizome's artistic programming and online activity, including signature programs such as digital art preservation and its collection of 2000+ digital artworks, major events like Seven on Seven, and annual commissioning of new art. The Executive Director also cultivates the strategic relationship between Rhizome and the New Museum, and works with Rhizome's Board of Directors.

The Opportunity

A new Executive Director will anticipate the evolution of Rhizome amidst new conditions stemming from an explosion of interest in digital art and culture. They will express a vision for how Rhizome can evolve and even reinvent itself year­over­year, increasing its impact and seeking out emerging ideas, artists, and areas of practice, while finding contemporary relevance in its archives and bringing different generations into dialogue. The Executive Director will leverage relationships, programs, and institutional legacy to ensure Rhizome?s visibility and differentiation in an increasingly crowded field with the objective of maintaining its role as the preeminent institution in digital culture.

Heading into 2016, the Executive Director will capitalize on the momentum of a number of new initiatives, including the upcoming launch of a new brand identity and website, a higher­profile Seven on Seven, and an acclaimed digital preservation program?recently awarded the largest grant in the organization's history. They will develop a strategic vision for initiatives like the 20th Anniversary, and a strong response to the changing landscape of digital art, including both increased competition and significant new opportunities. In addition, they will constantly seek to grow the strategic relevance of its relationship to the New Museum.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have many of the following attributes:

  • Expert knowledge of internet and digital technologies and their relationship to culture, art practice, and reception
  • Nuanced understanding of contemporary art, with a particular focus on media art, its histories, and current manifestations
  • Strong relationships with artists, curators, arts professionals, relevant media, funders, stakeholders, donors, and other individuals central to fulfilling Rhizome's mission, particularly in New York City but with a national and international outlook
  • Experience fundraising and cultivating donors and sponsors
  • Experience managing special events, conferences, and curatorial projects
  • History of management and administration of an organization
  • The ability to develop and manage stakeholder relationships with individuals and institutions. Ideally, experience working with a Board or other VIP networks
  • Excellent writing and public speaking skills
  • Superb people skills


How to Apply

Please submit all applications and inquiries to edsearch@rhizome.org.

Application Deadline
August 31, 2015

Assistant Professor in Photography, Tenure-track faculty position

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL ARTS
Assistant Professor in Photography



The Visual Arts Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites artists focused in Photography, to apply for a tenure-track faculty position recruited at the level of assistant professor. Applicants should be able to contribute to the advancement of experimental forms of Photography. We have a strong interest in candidates with expertise in traditional and extended photographic practices. We have a preference for candidates with multidisciplinary orientation. In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate a broad understanding of the scholarly fields of photographic studies, critical histories of photography, photographic theory and visual art practices. Possible related areas of research and teaching might include video and media arts, print media, inter-media and convergences of art, design, humanities, science and technology. As always, the department seeks to add to its current strength in the creation of socially and environmentally engaged work.

We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service. The campus currently operates on a schedule of three 11-week quarters per academic year. We seek an artist with teaching experience at the university level and with evidence of a developed research trajectory. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 5 five-unit courses per year, or their equivalent, in accordance with the department's workload policy; advise and mentor students; actively engage in research activity; and actively participate in administrative responsibilities for the department, affiliated college and the campus. 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.

We are located among redwood forests and meadows overlooking Monterey Bay, along California?s Central Coast in close proximity to Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area. Our program is particularly rich in its variety of possible specialties and themes available to the student, including cross-boundary collaborations and innovative communication in the arts with a foundation in visual studies. The program is composed of courses in drawing, painting, print media, photography, sculpture, inter-media and interactive technologies, critical thinking, public art and electronic art. A new MFA in Environmental Art and Social Practice is under review. We have an array of exceptional studios and classrooms that include an up-to-date digital imaging lab, metal shop, foundry, drawing and painting studios, photo labs and print studios. Our digital photography lab is considered one of the finest in the country. We also maintain a 16 station darkroom. Photography students work in both analogue and digital processes and across media boundaries collaborating with all other visual disciplines. The Art department is a key player in the recently founded Social Practice Arts Research Center (SPARC at UCSC) and UCSC OpenLab. We also share a newly completed Digital Arts Research Center, which fosters creative work in new media and technology. The Arts Division supports faculty research through the Arts Research Institute http://artsresearch.ucsc.edu/ari/ and the Arts Dean's Fund for Excellence; the campus supports research and teaching with grants awarded by the Committee on Research, the Committee on Teaching, and other groups.

RANK: Assistant Professor

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; academic year (9-month) basis.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have an M.F.A. or a Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree; and a demonstrated record of creative work as evidenced by exhibitions in museums, galleries, festivals, conferences, or publications in journals.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Three years University teaching experience

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2016, with academic year beginning September 2016. Position contingent upon final
budgetary approval.

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system and must include: 1) letter of application outlining scholarly and creative background as well as current and future research plans; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) twenty images of own work (if including time-based work, no more than three QuickTime clips of no more than three minutes each. Please upload separate PDFs each with a link; 4) ten images of student work (optional) - please upload separate PDFs each with a link; 5) three proposed syllabi for both graduate and/or undergraduate courses; 6) names of three confidential referees with their email contact information*; and 7) three writing samples. Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing their past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service.

Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.
Apply at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00164 Refer to Position #JPF00164-15 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

NEXT REVIEW DATE: The 2015-16 review of applications will begin on SEPTEMBER 1, 2015.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2016.

NOTE: If you have already applied to this recruitment, you are welcome to update your online application and materials by the next review date of September 1, 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 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives 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.

UCSC is 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.

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Lab Instructor
Hunter College of Film & Media Studies is searching for two lab instructors for four lab sections of our introductory digital media production course - MEDP 150. To the students, the course consists of one lecture and lab each week. If you are interested in teaching two labs of MEDP 150 in the fall, please write me - rmira@hunter.cuny.edu and include your CV and portfolio link and describe your level of experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML/CSS/Web Production and comfortable in instructing students in the use of a digital SLR for photography (SONY Alpha 3000).

The lab instructor position is a 60 hour commitment. Each instructor teaches two labs and attend the lectures that are scheduled for Wednesdays from 7:10-9pm. Both labs and lectures meet once a week, the labs consist of approximately 15 students. I am copying below available labs.

Beyond teaching the labs, lab instructors track student attendance and grade all student work (assignments, midterm and final).

The Hunter College fall semester runs from Thursday August 27th through Wednesday December 16th.

MEDP 150 3 Thu 17:10 19:00 Hunter North 432
MEDP 150 4 Thu 19:10 21:00 Hunter North 432

MEDP 150 9 Sat 11:10 13:00 Hunter North 432
MEDP 150 10 Sat 13:10 15:00 Hunter North 432

Adjunct, 3D Video Game Production
Monmouth University

Adjunct, 3D Video Game Production

Monmouth University is a private, mid-sized, residential university that is comprehensive in scope, supported by a broad commitment to the liberal arts. Founded in 1933, Monmouth offers 32 undergraduate and 23 graduate degree programs, and a doctoral program in Nursing Practice. Students benefit from a rigorous academic experience, small classes, and professors who meet the highest standards for scholarship and teaching. They participate in more than 90 active clubs and organizations including 14 fraternities and sororities, six media organizations, and an NCAA Division I athletics program fielding 21 teams, expanding to include swimming in 2015.

Monmouth's beautiful coastal campus is convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, in a vibrant economic region with dynamic arts programming, American Revolution history sites, and nationally recognized parks and golf courses. The 159-acre campus features 54 buildings, which include a blend of historic landmarks and state-of-the-art facilities. 

Through its academic offerings in liberal arts, science, and professional programs, Monmouth provides a highly personalized education that prepares students to realize their potential and to become engaged citizens in a diverse and increasingly interdependent world. Within its student body, 29 states and 28 foreign nations are represented.

Five centers of distinction work to promote awareness of specific issues and meet the needs of local and global communities. Our Centers, run by top experts and professors, provide important services in areas including the environment, global affairs, public policy, the arts, and real estate.

For a tenth consecutive year Monmouth University has been included in The Princeton Review's roster of "Best 379 Colleges," and "Best 296 Business Schools," and recognized for a third consecutive year as a top-40 school (Master's North) in U.S. News & World Report's list of "Best Colleges" rankings. Monmouth regularly receives top rankings in veteran-friendly schools and was recently included in Money magazine's list of "Best Colleges for Your Money."

Monmouth University is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness. The University's policy is to afford equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, sex (including pregnancy and sexual harassment), marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, liability for military service, protected veteran status, or mental or physical disability, including AIDS and HIV related illnesses.

Department: Computer Science/Software Engineering

Position Summary:

Monmouth University seeks a 3D Video Game Production Adjunct Professor for a year-long, interdisciplinary video game production class.

Over the course of an academic year, which runs from September to May, this candidate will teach a group of software engineering and computer science students the Unity coding environment to then produce an engaging new game.

Students from multiple disciplines across the campus will be providing media assets for the game development including 3D animation, 2D elements, music, sound design, script writing, voice over, video and additional elements.

The candidate will work collaboratively with professors in the Art and Design, Music, Communication, and Computer Science and Software Engineering Departments to manage and organize the project (including asset management and setting of deadlines).

The goal is to simulate a real world work environment that benefits from the diversity of knowledge and skills available on campus. In Fall, the course will coincide with a critical theory class on video games. The candidate will be hired for the equivalent of one course per semester.

Review of applications will begin on 8/1.

Required Degree, License or Certifications:

Required Skills or Software:

Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:

Excellent technical skills in working with the Unity gaming engine, strong organizational and project management skills, as well as good interpersonal skills, a desire to teach, and a MFA or PhD degree in a related area.

Preferred Qualifications:

Industry experience or non-profit game development experience is a plus, as well as interest in games for social change.

Log in to http://apptrkr.com/634730 to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.

Posting Date: 07/07/2015

Closing Date:

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Assistant Professor, Media Arts & Game Development at University of Wisconsin Whitewater
Position Information
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Media Arts & Game Development
Name of Institution: University of Wisconsin Whitewater
Position Announcement:
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Department of Communication is now accepting applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the Media Arts and Game Development (MAGD) program. The starting date for the position is August 19, 2015.

Qualifications: Candidates for this position will have the academic preparation and demonstrable experience to teach undergraduate courses in some of the following areas: game design, creative coding, game development, web design/development, physical computing, and other emergent/computational media (theory and practice). The candidate should also have an active research and/or creative agenda within one or more of these areas. A terminal degree (Ph.D. or M.F.A) in a relevant field by time of appointment is required for this position.

An interest in creating courses in the candidate?s areas of expertise and determining the future direction of the program are considered assets for this position. We welcome applications from those who consider themselves creative practitioners as well as research practitioners in any of the areas above.

The Media Arts and Game Development (MAGD) Program: MAGD is an innovative interdisciplinary program that emphasizes the use of digital technology for the conceptualization and development of computer-based multimedia applications. The program serves a diverse population of students, and embraces the principles and practices of Inclusive Excellence that are reflected in the University of Wisconsin System?s commitment to diversity and educational opportunity. The successful candidate will teach basic and advanced courses in the media arts and game development area.

The Department of Communication: The Department of Communication is the largest department in the College of Arts and Communication and one of the largest at the University. The department serves more than 600 students who major in one of our seven emphases: Advertising, Broadcast/Print/Web Journalism, Corporate and Health Communication, Electronic Media, International Journalism, Media Arts and Game Development, and Public Relations. The department?s graduate program serves a diverse population of recent undergraduates and returning professionals.

The College of Arts and Communication: The College of Arts and Communication serves a diverse population of students and embraces the principles and practices of Inclusive Excellence that are reflected in the University of Wisconsin System's commitment to diversity and educational opportunity. We actively seek candidates who possess the interest and ability to work with students from diverse socio-economic, educational, and ethnic backgrounds.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater: The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is a comprehensive university in the well- respected University of Wisconsin system. Established in 1868, the University has approximately 12,000 students enrolled in 50 undergraduate and 11 graduate degree programs. We are committed to the development of the individual, the growth of personal and professional integrity and respect for diversity and global perspectives. Our core values include: Commitment to the pursuit of knowledge and understanding; Development of the Individual; Personal and Professional Integrity; Commitment to Serve; Commitment to develop a sense of community, respect for diversity, and global perspectives. We strive to create and maintain a positive and inviting environment for multicultural students, students with disabilities, and nontraditional students. See http://www.uww.edu for more information.

The Community: Whitewater, a city with a population of over 14,000, is located in southeastern Wisconsin near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest. The immediate area offers a wide variety of summer and winter recreational activities, including facilities of the nearby Whitewater Lake recreational area. Whitewater is 50 miles from Milwaukee, 45 miles from Madison and 110 miles from Chicago.

How to Apply: Submit a completed application packet online containing a letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (copies will suffice until final stages of interview process) and representative evaluations of your teaching (if available). Also submit a portfolio of research and/or creative work, consisting of some or all of the following: research articles and papers, representative images of your work with descriptions, links to any video or interactive work, representative writing sample, and representative student work.

To insure full consideration please submit your materials prior to July 24, 2015. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Application packets should be sent electronically to:

Patsy Latimer, University Staff
latimerp@www.edu
Communication Department
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main St.
Whitewater, WI 53190
Questions about the position can be addressed to:
Prof. Jim TerKeurst, Search Committee Chair
terkeurj@uww.edu

UW-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released. UW-Whitewater conducts criminal background

Bookkeeper
Eyebeam is looking for a bookkeeper to oversee day-to-day financial management and also output detailed and regular reports, working closely with the director. Should have ease working with Quickbooks software. The appropriate candidate will be very comfortable working with accrual accounting and with non-profits, preferably within the arts. Part time position, 3 days/wk. Hourly rate negotiable.

Looking for young and energetic talent with a keen eye for details.

Duties include:
Entering transactions and coding
Entering and paying bills
Managing A/R and A/P
Running basic reports and projections
Track costs associated with programs and outstanding bills
Output PNL as needed
Payroll

Application Instructions:

Please e-mail info@eyebeam.org with a cover letter and resume with the subject line "EYEBEAM BOOKKEEPER".

Visiting Assistant Professor - Art & Technology/ New Media/ Digital Art/ Video & Expanded Practices
Job Description:
The Department of Art at The Ohio State University seeks to hire a 9-month, non tenure-track, Visiting Assistant Professor starting August 24, 2015. As part of the College of Arts & Sciences, the Department of Art brings together art, media and culture in an environment that critically engages the use of technology in the creation of contemporary art and cultures.

We seek an artist who is creatively and critically engaged in the practices and discourses of New Media art. We are especially interested in a candidate whose practice engages emerging technologies and finds relationships and expressive modes of production across multiple disciplines, such as traditional art practices, the humanities, the sciences and engineering.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for excellent teaching and will have a creative practice utilizing digital tools. The responsibilities of the position include teaching 5 classes during the 9-month school year in a program that serves undergraduate majors and MFA graduate students. Courses taught would be at multiple levels, and could include expanded media, 3D modeling, 3D animation, art games, video, new media, and creative coding. Additional responsibilities involve participating in the mentoring of students (graduate and undergraduate), and assisting faculty and staff with the organization of student exhibitions and labs/equipment associated with the courses taught.

Required Education, Skills, and Qualifications:
MFA or equivalent required at time of appointment
Candidate must be able to teach a variety of digital art studio courses.
Ability to teach at multiple levels of an art curriculum

Preferred Education, Skills, and Qualifications:
Some University level teaching experience
A professional creative practice that utilizes digital tools

Submissions:
Send a letter of application, CV, teaching philosophy and a URL where documentation of your work can be viewed (include a list of specific works the committee should consider). Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Send completed application to Jen Leung (leung.66@osu.edu)with subject line:
VAP ART 2015
For best consideration, apply by June 30, 2015.

The Ohio State University is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor - Emergent Digital Practices
The Emergent Digital Practices (EDP) program, part of the Division of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences, brings together art, design, media, culture and technology studies in a hands-on, collaborative environment. Technology links academic disciplines with professional fields and joins shared communities with our personal lives in many new and exciting ways. To understand and explore this landscape, we infuse the digital practices of making and writing with contemporary critical approaches to cultural technologies, media philosophy, the critique and investigation of electronic and new media arts, and studies in science fiction, trans-global politics and science.
More information online at: www.du.edu/ahss/edp

The Emergent Digital Practices Program seeks to hire a Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor in Emergent Digital Practices, School of Art and Art History, University of Denver. This is a non tenure-track, 1 year position. MFA or equivalent required. We seek an artist/scholar who is creatively and critically engaged in the practices and discourses of New Media. We are especially interested in candidates who are creative coders and visual artists.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for excellent teaching and will have a creative practice utilizing digital tools. Some of the responsibilities of the position include teaching seven 10-week classes per year in a program that serves undergraduate majors and minors in Emergent Digital Practices, as well as MFA and MA graduate students. The courses would include undergraduate foundation-level studio courses, an upper level elective studio tied to the practice of the candidate, and a lecture course related to New Media for broader audiences. The right candidate will begin fall 2015.

More info and Apply online:

Visiting Instructor in 4D (Time) Arts
Visiting Instructor in 4D (Time) Arts ? School of Art, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Full-time, non-tenure track, Spring semester. Position dates: January 10 through May 10, 2016.

The School of Art at the University of Tennessee seeks an artist for whom the time arts are central to their creative practice. We are seeking an artist with considerable creative experience in video and in one, or more, of the related fields of time arts: animation, film/cinema, performance, sequential arts, programming, transmedia storytelling, sound art, etc. Competitive applicants will demonstrate an active creative practice through a strong record of exhibitions, festival screenings, gallery shows, and/or other creative activity. Applicants should be conversant in current issues of theory and aesthetics.
MFA or other terminal degree is preferred. Demonstration of extraordinary qualifications may be considered in lieu of terminal degree. Individuals with post-graduate college level teaching experience are encouraged to apply.

The selected individual will teach courses based on his/her creative research and multiple levels of undergraduate courses in 4D (time) arts. No committee work or student advising is required. A studio space is provided.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Women and people of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Salary: $17,000.

Required application materials include:
CV (including the names and contact information of 3 references), cover letter, and an online link(s) to a portfolio of recent work. If an online portfolio is not available, please provide a reasonable alternative. The number of work samples will depend on your practice.

Email application materials with links (PDF preferred) with the heading ?4D Search? to David Wilson, dwilson3@utk.edu. Phone contact (865) 974-3407

The selected individual will join dynamic, internationally recognized faculty members at a nationally ranked School of Art in a city with an emerging arts scene. The School offers NASAD accredited programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts in Art and Art History; the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art with concentrations in 2D, 3D, and 4D; and the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. The School?s graduate program offers a three-year Master of Fine Arts degree in Studio Arts with concentrations in Ceramics, Transmedia Design, Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, and Sculpture. The program includes 27 permanent faculty, 350 undergraduate students and 35 graduate students. To learn more about the School of Art please go to: http://art.utk.edu


Professorial Lecturer or Instructor in Graphic Design
The Department of Art and the Graphic Design Program invites applications for a one-year term position in Graphic Design at the rank of Professorial Lecturer or Instructor. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 31, 2015.

An MFA in Graphic Design or equivalent terminal degree in a closely associated field is highly preferred, although candidates with a bachelor?s degree in design and relevant professional experience are encouraged to apply. The committee will give preference to applicants with professional and teaching experience. Teaching responsibilities will include teaching at all levels in the undergraduate graphic design curriculum, student advising and mentoring women and minority students. The candidate must be able to teach HTML, CSS, Javascript and jQuery and/or any other programing skills, and experience with motion graphics is desirable; occasional teaching of traditional media graphic design courses can be expected. The ideal candidate will have professional experience or a research background in one or more of the following: UX design, design for mobile technologies, interactive interfaces, information visualization, physical computing and wearable technologies and familiarity with new media design trends and practices. Candidate should also have a general awareness of current issues in design, the demands of the professional field and the tools, technologies and resources inherent to the discipline, as well as being able to contribute through service to the design program and the department of art.

Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience. Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and continue until the position is filled. Visit www.american.edu/cas/graphic-design and www.american.edu for further information on the University and the design program.

Please submit applications via: apply.interfolio.com/29449. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing samples or syllabi (if any), three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (if available), 15-20 samples of design work and, if available, samples of your students? design work. Samples of design work can be provided as links to online portfolios, in PDF via email, or in CD, DVD, format sent directly to the Department of Art at the following address:

Chemi Montes, Chair
Graphic Design Term Search Committee
Department of Art, American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington, DC 20016-8004

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Application materials will not be returned. Contact Chemi Montes, Graphic Design Program Director, cmontes@american.edu or call the Department of Art at 202.885.1671 if you have any questions.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual?s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively ?Protected Bases?) in its programs and activities. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

Posting for Assistant Professor in Art History - Simon Fraser University
The School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track position as assistant professor of art history to begin January 1, 2016. We are seeking a scholar in the history and theory of twentieth and twenty-first century art. Scholars with additional interest in cinema studies or electronic or computer-based media art are especially encouraged to apply. As a scholar in an art school, this person should enjoy teaching aspiring artists as well as scholars. The candidate will teach undergraduate courses within the B.A. in Art, Performance, and Cinema Studies; in addition, the candidate will teach seminars in the M.A. in Comparative Media Arts and occasional scholarly courses in the M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies. Faculty are required to maintain active scholarship. Advising, committee responsibilities, and supervision of graduate students in both the M.A. and the M.F.A. programs are expected.

The School for the Contemporary Arts is an interdisciplinary school for the creative practice and scholarly study of the fine and performing arts. It offers the B.A. in Art, Performance, and Cinema Studies, five B.F.A.s in dance, film, music, theatre and visual art, the M.A. in Comparative Media Arts, and an interdisciplinary M.F.A.
The B.A. in Art, Performance, and Cinema Studies is a four-year interdisciplinary program in studies of the arts. It has two streams, one in art and performance studies and one in cinema studies. The M.A. in Comparative Media Arts is a four-semester program that takes a comparative perspective that synthesizes the historical, theoretical, and methodological approaches of art history, cinema studies, performance studies, and studies of computer-based arts.

Requirements for the position include a Ph.D. in art history or an appropriate field; a serious scholarly research program; and a respectable record of publishing. Teaching experience is an asset. Applications must include a letter of application outlining scholarly background and projects; a curriculum vitae; a writing sample; a statement of teaching philosophy; and the names and contact information (e-mail, telephone) for three confidential referees.

Submit all applications by e-mail to Elspeth Pratt, Director c/o Samantha Diamond, scasec@sfu.ca

The review of applications will begin May 29, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by this date.

The availability of this position is subject to budgetary approval. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the university for appointment competitions will be collected. For details see
http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/faculty_openings/collection_notice.html

Museum Registrar
The Samek Art Museum is a program of Bucknell University that creates meaningful encounters between artists, students, scholars, the public and works of art. The Museum presents original, travelling, and collection exhibitions and public programs that cover the range of art history with an emphasis on contemporary art. The Museum maintains an active museum collection of over 5,400 objects, including 450 works installed across the campus. The gallery programs and/or manages 3 spaces - the Samek Art Gallery on campus (including offices, work-room, on-site collections storage, and collection study room), Downtown Art Gallery, and off-site collections storage - totaling 4,500 square feet of exhibition and program space plus 3,000 of storage and work space. The Museum produces, on average, 12 exhibitions, 75 public programs, and 25 campus events annually. The Registrar reports to the Director and is part of the museum team that includes the Public Programs and Outreach Manager, Preparator and Operations Coordinator, Museum Fellow, and student docents and guards. The Registrar's responsibilities include; exhibition installation and de-installation, collections management, art handling, coordinating collections study room, and records and information management.

For details, see: http://museum.blogs.bucknell.edu/2015/03/31/samek-art-museum-registrar-position-opening/

About Bucknell

Bucknell University, an equal opportunity employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who will be committed to Bucknell's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

Bucknell University is a private, highly selective, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and appealing amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

Digital Design & Fabrication Position at LSU
Job Summary/Responsibilities:
The School of Art at Louisiana State University seeks a full-time Instructor or Professional in Residence in Digital Design and Fabrication for an initial one-year appointment to begin August 2015. The position is based in the 3D area, which includes Ceramics and Sculpture, and will involve interaction with faculty and students from Art, Architecture, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture.

The successful candidate will be an innovative and dedicated artist and educator, with demonstrable skills in 3D digital design and fabrication. Candidates will be required to teach introductory coursework in theoretical foundations, method skills, and subject-specific knowledge in such applications as: Rhino3D, Grasshopper3D, Solidworks, MasterCAM, Arduino, CAD, CAM, as well as have a thorough understanding of the range of contemporary digital design and fabrication tools and processes.

Required Qualifications:
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) or Masters of Architecture, or equivalent, is required at time of hire for both levels.

Instructor: Teaching experience including a minimum of two years beyond TA is required.

Professional-in-Residence: Eight to ten years of related professional experience is required.

Desired Qualifications:
Particular emphasis will be given to candidates who focus on the use of innovative technologies in ceramics and the creation of functional objects, as well as exhibits detail-oriented craftsmanship with a variety of materials.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must present a portfolio of professional work and student work to complete their application. All media is to be attached in the SlideRoom application found here: https://lsuart.slideroom.com/#/permalink/program/24674

A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.

Additional Position Information:
LSU is the flagship university of Louisiana. Located amid 1500 live oaks, it is one of the loveliest campuses in the South. The School of Art is accredited by NASAD, and includes six studio areas, art history, graphic design and digital art, and is part of the College of Art & Design. The School is home to approximately 400 undergraduate majors and 50 plus graduate students. Additional information on the program can be found at http://design.lsu.edu/art.

Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Review of applications will begin immediately. Application deadline is April 15, 2015, or until a candidate is selected.

BENEFITS: LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; sick leave; paid holidays; wellness benefits; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Apply here:
http://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58924

Visiting Full-time Faculty, Graphic Arts, SMFA, Boston
The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA) is accepting applications for a full-time visiting faculty member in the Graphic Arts Area. The School is an interdisciplinary institution where faculty engage with students working in a variety of media and in assisting students to work across media and disciplines. Candidates should have the ability to facilitate students? research and production across both art and academic fields of study.

The chosen candidate will ideally teach the following courses in the 2015-2016 academic year:

GRA 1006 Graphic Arts Toolbox: Design, Production & Alternative Strategies (Fall 2015)
?GRA 2001 Signs & Symbols: Branding (Fall & Spring)?
GRA 2003 Framing Advertising (Spring 2016)?
GRA 3005 Design Studio (Fall & Spring)
to read about the mission of the area and see the full listing of courses please go to http://www.smfa.edu/graphic-arts

MFA required. Candidates should have a minimum of three years full-time teaching experience and a strong professional exhibition record on a national or international level. The ideal candidate will have experience working in print and web-based software and have a body of work that critically looks at branding and advertising in their studio practice.

A full time teaching work load includes 8-10 teaching periods per year. SMFA is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.

To apply, please send by email a letter of application, a link to your professional website and/or portfolio of your work with navigational instructions, a statement of teaching philosophy, and current curriculum vitae to facultysearches@smfa.edu. Please reference ?Graphic Arts Position? in the subject line of the email.

Samek Art Museum Fellow

Samek Art Museum
Bucknell University
Museum Fellowship



Department Overview

The Museum a program of Bucknell University that creates meaningful encounters between artists, students, scholars, the public and works of art. The Museum presents original, travelling, and collection exhibitions and public programs that cover the range of art history with an emphasis on contemporary art. The Museum maintains an active museum collection of over 5,400 objects, including 450 works installed across the campus. The encyclopedic collection includes objects from pre-history to contemporary video art with strengths in photography and prints. The Museum programs and/or manages 3 spaces - the Samek Gallery on campus (including offices, work-room, and collection study room), Downtown Gallery, and off-site collections storage - totaling 3,600 square feet of exhibition and program space plus 2,000 of storage and workspace. The Galleries produce, on average, 12 exhibitions, 75 public programs, and 36 campus events annually. For more information, see http://museum.blogs.bucknell.edu.

Fellowship Overview

The Museum Fellowship is offered for recent college graduates interested in pursuing a museum career. The fellowship offers professional training in curating, collection development, and arts administration and is designed to help fellows support their academic and career goals through supervised work experiences. Under the supervision of the Samek Art Museum director and chief curator, the fellow will have the opportunity to be involved in every aspect of the Museum's programs and operations. This is a 12-month (July 2015-June 2016) fellowship for one year with the possibility of a second year. This fellowship is a commitment of an average of 20 hours/week. The fellowship offers an annual $12,000 stipend for living expenses.

Special Opportunities

The Museum is currently exploring actively collecting and preserving born-digital art in addition to traditional art forms, offering a unique opportunity for the next Fellow who will be an integral part of this research and early collection development. Museum director, Richard Rinehart, recently published "Re-Collection: Art, New Media, & Social Memory" (http://re-collection.net or #re_collect) and working together with campus IT, the Museum is well positioned to undertake this project.

In addition to their other responsibilities and opportunities, the Fellow will be offered the opportunity to curate an exhibition drawn from the Museum's permanent collection at the end of their first year and, should the fellow remain a second year, they will be offered the chance to curate a special exhibition for the Museum's Downtown Gallery.

Fellowship Learning Goals

For the fellow, the purpose of the fellowship is:
? To learn to function as a professional within his/her institution as well as the broader community of museums, and to understand current museum issues.
? To learn to function within the organizational structure of a museum and to develop a knowledge of governance and administrative operations.
? To develop knowledge and skills related to specific areas of museum work.
? To develop the ability to identify, assess and solve on-the-job museum problems.
? To assess individual wishes and needs for professional development.
? To learn how exhibitions are curated and produced in a professional art gallery/museum environment.
? To learn how the permanent museum collection of artworks is conserved, documented, and used in teaching and research.
? To learn how galleries and museums educate the public about art in an informal life-long learning environment.

Fellowship Assignments

The fellow engages in learning opportunities and provides assistance with all aspects relating to the museum collections, interchanging/rotating exhibitions and interpretive programs, including, but not limited to:

? Curatorial coordination for the "Connections Gallery: Experiments in Community Curating" including coordinating bi-monthly installation and de-installation.
? Researching artists and the exhibition history of artworks, creating exhibition documentation, corresponding with artists, and other tasks that contribute to developing exhibitions.
? Conduct research, assist, and advise the Museum in collecting and preserving born-digital artworks.
? Receiving training in handling original artworks by assisting with installing and de-installing exhibitions and assisting with delivery and pick-up artwork.
? Documenting art objects, and making the collection available to students and faculty in a learning environment.
? Curatorial field trips to regional galleries and museums.
? Accompany director and staff to selected campus arts meetings.
? Acting as Museum docent.
? Occasionally opening gallery and assisting with producing events.
? Practicing public museum writing with regular writing for museum's blog.
? Read assigned readings about the history of museums and exhibition practices.
? Attend regular meeting with museum director to reflect on fellowship experiences, plan individual projects and receive work assignments, discuss readings, and receive career consulting.
? Attend weekly Museum staff meetings to observe and participate in administrative planning for the Museum's programs and operations.

Fellowship Requirements

The ideal candidate has a demonstrated interest in curatorial practice. Attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and the ability to multitask and prioritize are essential to the position. Strong research skills are a plus. Background in art history with coursework in modern art preferred.

? A Master?s degree in art history (preferred, though BA's in art history or related fields such as art education, curatorial studies, or museum studies will be considered with outstanding ancillary experience and relevant research.)
? Familiarity with issues around curating, collecting, and preserving born-digital artworks preferred.
? Dependable, strong work ethic, and good communication skills.
? Must be proficient with social media tools (WordPress, Facebook, etc.) and familiar with digital AV media (Video files, Images, iMovie, Photoshop, etc.)
? Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work crouched or on ladders.
? Must have a valid drivers license.
? Must be able to obtain medical card required to drive 15 foot, 10,000 gross weight box truck.
? The University is required to conduct several background screens according to state and federal laws and Bucknell policy, including Pennsylvania Criminal History, FBI and Child Abuse clearances. The Samek Museum Fellowship offer is contingent upon the University?s verification of these credentials.

Application Guidelines

All of the following materials are due by midnight on April 12, 2013, and should be submitted by email to: r.rinehart@bucknell.edu.

Cover Letter

Include a cover letter that addresses all of the following questions in one to two pages:

? Why are you interested in this position?
? What makes you a strong candidate for this position? Please tell about your relevant educational background and past experience.
? What aspects of this position interest you the most? Why?
? What are your long-term goals? Where do you see yourself in five years?

Resume

Please outline ALL of your employment history including art-related and non-art-related work experience. Please also list exhibitions you have worked on, art writing or curating, awards and recognition that you have received, other art-related engagements you?ve participated in, as well as extracurricular activities, etc.

Writing Sample

Please send either:

? 2 academic papers you have written about art, or
? 1 academic paper and one other writing sample such as an exhibition brochure or art review.

References

Please provide email and phone contact information for three references; professors, curators, gallery directors, or related professionals who know your work well.

Additional Information

If you have any questions about this position or about the application process then please contact:

Richard Rinehart, Director
r.rinehart@bucknell.edu
http://museum.blogs.bucknell.edu/

Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in ? Multisensory and Responsive Design
Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in ? Multisensory and Responsive Design

We are seeking an outstanding researcher to be nominated for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair. The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure track position in AMPD at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, with appointment to commence on September 1, 2015.

This pan-­faculty position will attract a newly established research-practitioner with an innovative and stellar programme of research, and a significant track record in creative practice in the areas of information design and multisensory experience/interaction design. The successful candidate will be a practicing artist/designer, creative coder and technologist (i.e., able to work across a range of methodologies, software tools and programming languages utilized in information and multisensory design), within a strong theoretical framework. She or he will participate across the knowledge domains of the arts, media, performance and design, as well as health, biology, computer science, engineering, industrial design, architecture or urban planning. We invite applications from candidates with demonstrable expertise in one or more of the following: development of artistic tools and methodologies for embodied data exploration, dynamic visualizations of live interactive systems, interface design, user experience design (UX), design for virtual environments and massive multi-­user systems, HCI, and strong cross-­disciplinary approaches to information design.

For complete job description and application details, visit www.yorku.ca/acadjobs. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. Applications must be submitted in hard copy, by April 20, 2015.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) Employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

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