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AUGUST 17, 2012
Call for Entry ? Open Water 2012
– $10500 in Awards The Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour announce the Call for Entry to their 87th annual international open juried exhibition, Open Water 2012, to be held at the John B. Aird Gallery / Galerie John B. Aird in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from October 23 to November 16, […]

AUGUST 15, 2012
International Fine Art Photography Competition: Grand Prix de la Découverte
– $10000 in Awards Celebrating Fine Art Photography and the Discovery of New Talent. CATEGORIES: People/Portraits, Landscape/Seascape/Nature, Cityscape/Architecture, Street Photography/Documentary, Still LifeAbstract, Experimental. WINNING PHOTOGRAPHERS RECEIVE: ? Travel to Paris for awards ceremony (for the Grand Prix winner.) ENTRY DEADLINE: August 15, 2012? – Early Bird (Discount Fees): July 15, 2012. For […]


JULY 31, 2012
Conscious Creation; Fine Art Competition
– $5000 in Awards Vivid Arts Network in collaboration with Arttour International Magazine Art Division announces the annual International Fine Art Competition ?Conscious Creation?, an art contest that is juried by prominent curators and art experts. An amazing opportunity for the winning artists to gain exposure by exhibiting their work at the […]

JUNE 28, 2012
Call for Art ? Abstracts Online Art Competition
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for entries for the gallery?s 3rd Annual ?Abstracts? juried art competition for the month of June 2012. The gallery would like for all 2D artists (including photography) to send us their best interpretation of the theme ?Abstracts? by submitting their best […]

JUNE 15, 2012
SlowExposures 2012 ? Tenth Anniversary Annual Juried Exhibition Celebrating Photography of the Rural
– $1000 in Awards You are invited to submit photographs for the Tenth Anniversary SlowExposures Photography Exhibition in Pike County, Georgia (one hour South of Atlanta?s Hartsfield Jackson airport). Successful images will capture those qualities that call to mind the rural American South with its unique sense of place, diversity, contradictions and […]

JUNE 18, 2012
New Media Festival Los Angeles ? Call for Entries
Los Angeles Center for Digital Art & Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles present: New Media Festival Los Angeles. Jurors:Henry Priest, DFFLA, Director, Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles. Rex Bruce, LACDA Director and Senior Curator, L.A. Center for Digital Art. LACDA and DFFLA announce an international call for artists: non-narrative short experimental […]

JUNE 20,
Call to Photographers ? EXPOSED 2012: The Contemporary Nude
2012 Art never tires of the nude. Photographic fads and styles come and go, but the nude, as a form of artistic expression, always remains fresh. From Alfred Stieglitz to Robert Mapplethorpe, from Edward Weston to Diane Arbus the nude never fails to captivate us. For More Information: http://www.theartlist.com/art-calls/call-to-photographers-exposed-2012-the-contemporary-nude

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Adjunct Instructor in Design and Media at Rutgers U.
The Department of Visual Arts at Rutgers / Mason Gross School of the Arts seeks an adjunct instructor to teach design and media, a sophomore level studio course introducing interaction design thinking and relevant technologies. There is an existing syllabus, and an opportunity to collaborate with experienced faculty in this area.

The ideal candidate would have extensive interest in electronic arts and its subcultures as well as knowledge in recent history of media arts, universal interaction design principles and experience in creative programming. S/he must have the ability to teach at the beginner level:

- procedural drawing, interaction design and data visualization through processing or other graphic coding frameworks
- basic principles of graphical and natural user interfaces
- physical interaction and electronic prototyping
- algorithmic motion
- projection mapping
- html/css

We are looking to fill two positions, one to teach two sections and the other to teach one.

The semester runs from January 20 to May 4, 2015.
Please apply by November 4, 2014.

The school is located in New Brunswick NJ, an hour from NYC by train (NJ Transit).

Send resumes to:
Atif Akin, Assistant Professor
atif.akin@rutgers.edu

Games, Gaming and Gamification Position
This position seeks a strong junior researcher whose creative practice and theoretical interests span games, gaming, and organized play as cultural phenomena, as a platform for art-making, and who explores gaming as it manifests in a wide range of contemporary practices. Possible areas of interest include the following: art games, serious games, experimental game mechanics, alternate reality games, game related art or installation, interactive narrative, critical game studies, world making, visualization, alt-games, notgames and gamification. The candidate will be a practicing artist and creative coder, with strong theoretical framework, who has expertise with a variety of tools found in professional game development and whose technology-based art practice incorporates interdisciplinary approaches to art and science. The candidate will have capacity to teach practicum courses in Digital Media and Design.

This position, subject to budgetary approval, will commence July 1, 2015. Applicants should submit a detailed CV, statement of contribution to research and teaching, links to scholarly and/or creative work, and three letters of reference electronically.

Applications should be sent by December 5, 2014 to: Jim Fenton
York University
School of the Arts, Media Performance & Design GCFA 201
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Tel: +1416736---2100x20033
Email: jfenton@yorku.ca

Full posting: http://webapps.yorku.ca/academichiringviewer/specialads/Games_Gaming_and_GamificationAMPD.pdf

Assistant Professor- Graphic Design, Department of Art at the University at Buffalo
We are excited to be hiring a new designer in our Department of Art starting next fall. Applications are due Dec 5th. The position is flexible as to skills/interests. The ideal candidate is an artist-designer comfortable working in an interdisciplinary art department environment. Join a great group of faculty including Steve Kurtz of Critical Art Ensemble, John Jennings, Jonathan Katz, Stephanie Rothenberg, Paul Vanouse and Zach Blas.

Department of Art at the University at Buffalo: Assistant Professor- Graphic Design
Job Posting Number1400552
www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu

The Department of Art at the University at Buffalo expects to hire a faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2015.

The Department of Art at the University at Buffalo is dedicated to developing the creative skills of students in studio and post-studio art and graphic design, as well as their academic skills in aesthetics, critical theory, and art history in order to enable students to present their unique visions within the contemporary cultural environment.

Position Summary:

We seek an accomplished graphic designer with an innovative, experimental style and a multidisciplinary approach to pedagogy and professional practice. The ideal candidate should have expertise working with traditional and emerging media and be comfortable teaching both art and design students at the undergraduate and graduate level in a liberal arts environment. The candidate should be well versed in contemporary design discourse and foster critical thinking in the classroom. A broad understanding of the role and impact of design on global markets, business and entrepreneurship is beneficial. We are interested in a candidate who will be an inspiration and mentor to students and excited to forge partnerships, networks, and foster opportunities for students' collaborations with the local design community and beyond.

In addition to a strong typographic sensibility, a high level of expertise in one or more of the following areas is desired: information design, experience design, design process and strategy, time-based design, mobile platforms, sustainability and social design.

A flagship institution of the SUNY system, the University at Buffalo is a first tier research university. UB is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

Position Description:

Responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester (studio practice and critical seminars) to all levels of undergraduate and graduate art and design students; serving on MFA and MA thesis committees, assisting in the recruitment of graduate and undergraduate students; serving on departmental and university committees; evolving the art and design curriculum; and developing and maintaining a vigorous research/creative profile.

The deadline for applications is December 5, or until the position is filled. However, applicants are encouraged to submit their dossiers early as review will begin immediately.

Applicants should submit all required materials electronically at

https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=196886

Minimum Qualifications:

-- MFA in Graphic Design or equivalent
-- Ability to teach foundational principles and formal methodologies as well as special topic upper level classes
-- Artistic or professional recognition in the Graphic Design field
-- Potential for national and international profile

Preferred Qualifications:

Three years of college level teaching or equivalent professional experience. In addition to a strong typographic sensibility, a high level of expertise in one or more of the following areas is desired: information design, experience design, design process and strategy, time-based design, mobile platforms, sustainability and social design.

Applicants should upload the following to the UB Jobs application:

1. Letter of interest.
2. Full CV.
3. A statement of research interests.
4. Teaching philosophy.
5. URL of Portfolio with examples of professional work and examples of student work
6. A list of 3 references with contact information

Assistant Professor, Media Arts and Game Development
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 24, 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, creating 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 candidates 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.

Full-time Tenure Track Faculty Position in Emerging Transdisciplinary Art in the Studio for Interrelated Media
The Studio for Interrelated Media (SIM) Department at MassArt in Boston, MA, is seeking a highly motivated interdisciplinary artist, engaged in contemporary practice and techniques, for a full-time, Tenure Track Faculty position beginning Fall, 2015. SIM is a multi-disciplinary program with a strong emphasis on critique, conceptual foundations, student volition, and individualized advising. Students work in all media, with a concentration on interdisciplinary practice and innovative technologies. Please visit http://sim.massart.edu for more information about the department. ??

This position is part of a highly collaborative, innovative and flexible team of faculty that shares departmental planning, student advising and curricular design. The position includes teaching responsibilities in a team-taught Major Studio class comprised of weekly student-run presentations and productions where students select, schedule and technically support their colleagues? presentations in all media. This position also includes teaching elective courses already in circulation as well as other courses to be proposed based on the candidate?s expertise. Additional duties include individualized advising, review boards, mentoring, and committee work. The position is based on a 3/3 course load.

Established in 1873, Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) was the first and remains the only freestanding public college of art and design in the US. The college is nationally known for offering broad access to a quality professional arts education, accompanied by a strong general education in the liberal arts. A major cultural force in Boston, MassArt offers public programs of innovative exhibitions, lectures and events. The Studio for Interrelated Media, founded in 1969, is one of the first interdisciplinary experimental undergrad fine arts programs. It is a student-driven, highly individualized program that emphasizes conceptually-based artistic practice, media experimentation, and live events. http://www.massart.edu

Massachusetts College of Art and Design is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Candidates who have experience with a variety of teaching methods and/or curricular perspectives are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin on Friday, January 16, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

FACULTY POSITION IN DESIGN (SUNY PURCHASE)
FACULTY NEEDED

The Graphic Design program within the School of Art+Design at Purchase College, State University of New York is seeking a part-time faculty member to teach Digital Media for Designers 2.

Digital Media for Designers 2 is a sophomore-level course that introduces design majors to the tools and methodologies of motion graphics and interactive design. We're looking for a graphic designer adept at Adobe After Effects, Dreamweaver (or equivalent Web software), and some knowledge of HTML5/CSS and/or Flash. Prior college level teaching experience is helpful, but strong interest in teaching a must! Salary commensurate with experience. This course meets Thursdays 12:30-3:20pm, with another section later the same day, at 4:30-7:20pm and Fridays 12:30-3:20pm. Spring classes begin January 21 and end May 12. Health benefits are available for instructors that teach more than one section.

The Graphic Design program at Purchase College is a professional degree program (BFA) that approaches graphic design as a vital field of professional art practice that gives meaningful form to culture through a wide variety of media. Purchase College is a 4000-student, public liberal arts college that includes renown professional degree programs in the visual and performing arts, part of the State University of New York System, located on a 500-acre campus 25 miles north of NYC in Westchester NY (near White Plains).

APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED UNTIL 12/1
PLEASE EMAIL APPLICATIONS TO: robin.lynch@purchase.edu

Android, iOS and Rails Engineers
We're a small team of six based in New York City. We're hiring for a handful of specific roles, but if you find this project fascinating, please don't hesitate to reach out.

Android Engineer ? We're looking for someone to lead the development of the EO1 Android-based operating system, in addition to a mobile Android app. You should have a few years of experience working with Android.
You'll work closely with the team building the integrated computer for EO1, to maximize graphics performance.
Most of the work will be at the application layer, but you should have some comfort digging into the lower level stuff. We're a small team, so it will be important for you to have a keen eye for user experience as well.

Product Engineer ? The person in this role will build the web and mobile web Rails applications that support the Electric Objects community and Store, where users will discover, share, buy and display artwork.
You should have spent at least a few years working on websites, and ideally spent some time building community software.
You've probably worked on side projects before. That's what this is like, except all the time.

iOS Engineer ? Lead the development of the iPhone and iPad applications that help users discover, collect and display artwork on their EO1.
We're pretty sure that most people will control what appears on their EO1 with their phone, so this is a pretty important platform for us. We're looking for someone with a few years of iOS development under their belt.

Other notes:
The pay and equity are competitive
We'll help the right person relocate

Interested? Introduce yourself to hello@electricobjects.com

Assistant Professor - Graphic Design - Tenure Track
Description

The Department of Art and Art History at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applications for a full-time assistant professor, tenure-track appointment in Graphic Design with particular emphasis on Digital Media beginning Academic Year 2015-2016.

The Department of Art & Art History and The College of New Jersey

The Department of Art & Art History is committed to providing programs of study which develop a high level of conceptual and technical ability, resources beyond the studio for a broader education in the arts, exposure to and understanding of digital media and methods of communication, and a balance between a demanding course of professional study and a liberal arts education. TCNJ is a highly selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. The College emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools offer degrees to nearly 7,000 students. With a 13 to 1 student to faculty ratio, TCNJ seeks to enroll approximately 1,375 entering, full-time freshmen each fall, 95 percent of whom live on campus.

Assistant Professor: Web & Graphic Design

We are seeking an inspiring, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic interactive designer to teach in our Graphic Design specialization. This position requires a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level in web design and time-based media, and might also occasionally teach fundamental graphic design courses. The successful candidate will be a versatile design-practitioner, adept with technological tools to deliver new materials, and able to employ interactive and computer languages in conjunction with solid typographic and image-making skills. Contemporary professional practice is required. The successful candidate will also help to develop our newly introduced Digital Track within the Graphic Design Specialization, and perform student advising and other administrative tasks. This person may also assist in establishing a community-engaged program which utilizes design to serve the surrounding community.

Minimum Qualifications:
1.MFA in Graphic Design, Interactive Design, or Visual Communications from an accredited institution completed by the date of appointment.
2.Solid foundation in digital media as it relates to contemporary visual communications and critical theory.
3.Expertise in graphic software and programing language relevant to interactive design, e.g., Mac OS, Adobe Creative Suite, After Effect, Premier, HTML, and CSS.
4.Active Professional Practice in Graphic Design, or record of and promise for an active exhibition record commensurate with a highly competitive liberal arts college.
5.College teaching experience, preferably above the level of a graduate assistantship.
6.Demonstrated ability in leadership and curriculum development, with strong communication skills required.

Contact Information
?Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 20 examples of your own creative work (may include both jpegs or URLs), 20 examples of your student work or URL, and three letters of recommendation electronically in PDF format to finearts@tcnj.edu with the subject line: Graphic Design "applicant's last name." Although not required, unofficial transcripts, and copies of previous syllabi may also be submitted for review. Only complete, electronic submissions will be considered. Please do not send additional materials (publications, teaching evaluations) unless requested.
?Screening of applications will begin Dec 1, 2014. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the deadline. However, the position will remain open until filled. Please direct further inquiries to Prof. Chung Chak, Search Committee Chair at chak@tcnj.edu.
?Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

The College of New Jersey is committed to creating a diverse community that supports all of its faculty, students and staff. All members of the TCNJ Campus Community share a responsibility for creating and sustaining a learning environment where difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. The College of New Jersey is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.


FOR BEST CONSIDERATION COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION BY JANUARY 1, 2015.
APPLY ONLINE ONLY: HTTPS://INDIANA.PEOPLEADMIN.COM/POSTINGS/1158

TO APPLY SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING VIA OUR ONLINE SYSTEM:
• LETTER OF APPLICATION.
• CURRICULUM VITA.
• URL TO ON-LINE PORTFOLIO SHOWING A REEL OF PROFESSIONAL/CREATIVE WORK.
• URL TO ON-LINE PORTFOLIO SHOWING 10-20 EXAMPLES OF STUDENT WORK.
• UNOFFICIAL GRADUATE & UNDERGRADUATE TRANSCRIPTS (ATTACH @ "OTHER").
• STATEMENT OF TEACHING PHILOSOPHY.
• STATEMENT OF CREATIVE ACTIVITY (ATTACH @ "OTHER2").
• LIST OF THREE REFERENCES.
Assistant Professor of New Media
The Department of Integrated New Media Studies in the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts at Indiana University South Bend is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor of New Media to develop and teach animation in the Interactive Media & Video and Motion Media concentrations. The appointment will begin August 1st 2015. This position has a teaching load of three courses per semester primarily in the area of animation as it pertains to New Media at the undergraduate level. The department seeks a candidate that will develop an animation curriculum in collaboration with New Media faculty. Additional responsibilities include creative production & exhibition and/or, research and scholarly publication, academic advising, and service appropriate to the pursuit of tenure at Indiana University South Bend. Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Basic Qualifications:
The qualified candidate must possess an MFA, Ph.D., or other appropriate terminal degree in animation before July 1, 2015. An MFA or higher in a related field with significant professional experience in animation or motion graphics may be considered.

Additional Qualifications:
The candidate must be a creative individual with animation skills focusing on 3D-digital animation & motion graphics while including one or more of the following skill sets: 3D modeling, 3D printing, 2D animation, stop-motion animation, motion art, or experimental animation. The candidate also maintains professional level skills in Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, After Effects, and Premiere as well as exceptional skills in one or more of: 3D Studio Max; Maya 3D; Blender 3D; Rhinoceros. The ideal candidate has a strong exhibition or professional activity record, and teaching experience in classroom or online beyond MFA.

Start Date:
August 1, 2015

Application

Senior Developer (part-time) - Rhizome
SENIOR DEVELOPER - RHIZOME
(Part-time 2 or 3 days per week, salaried)

Deadline (first round): November 4, 2014


Rhizome seeks a skilled, level-headed and friendly developer to maintain and develop the Rhizome website, databases, and servers. The Senior Developer will oversee all aspects of the site and work closely with the rest of the Rhizome team to develop technology-related projects. This is a part time, salaried position at 2 or 3 days a week, by negotiation.

ABOUT US
Rhizome is a non-profit art organization based on the internet, and an affiliate in residence of the iconic New Museum, New York. We have strong values and a clear mission to support contemporary art that creates richer and more critical digital culture - online since 1996. Our collection of digital art, the Artbase, includes a vast range of projects by artists all over the world that employ materials such as software, code, websites, moving images, games and browsers, to aesthetics and critical ends.

A GREAT PLACE TO WORK
Rhizome is now housed in the New Museum's new building and initiative, NEW INC - the first museum-led incubator for art, technology and design. In addition to working alongside New Museum staff, and with Rhizome's close-knit team, you'll work in a brand new office and shared workspace, among a group of members, and with access to intimate, internal-only talks, workshops and seminars by some of art and technology's leading figures. Plus, you'll receive a museum pass to visit all exhibitions at most museums around the world, including the New Museum's own.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

In addition to this active community, Rhizome's networks and Board of Directors are comprised of leaders in both art and technology (New Museum, Kickstarter, betaworks, Cornell Tech & more), and we're committed to helping advance to careers of those who work for us. The position could be suitable for a talented, early-career developer whose values are in line with our mission, and who would benefit from the chance to grow their knowledge, networks and career; or an artist/freelancer looking to augment their other work.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Managing all aspects of Rhizome?s website and servers.
- Working with the Digital Conservator on the ArtBase, Rhizome?s archive of digital art.
- Help advocate for Rhizome within various technology communities online and at events.
- Making informed technical recommendations to the staff on tech-related projects.
- Developing and assisting with special projects, online and off.

REQUIREMENTS:
The position requires strong technical knowledge and experience with:
- Linux/Unix/BSD
- Python, Javascript, HTML, CSS
- Version control with Git
- relational databases
- Experience working on medium- to large-scale websites (preferred)

PLUS:

- A deep engagement with digital culture and emerging technologies
- The ability to lead, communicate and work well within a team
- Demonstrated interest in art

To apply, send a resume, cover letter and links to code samples, projects and/or github account, to jobs@rhizome.org

Please note this position is only available to those already eligible to work in the US

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, Miami University
Miami University Graphic Design Program: Tenure-track Assistant Professor.

Responsibilities include teaching and advising in graphic design at the undergraduate level, with opportunity for graduate teaching; creative work and research requirements consistent with tenure expectations; and service requirements such as committee work, facility supervision, and/or administration of the program.


Required: a thorough knowledge of the graphic design field (print and web) including graphics software expertise (Adobe Creative Suite, HTML/CSS, etc.). An MFA or equivalent degree required for start date of 8/2015 (MFA as of 12/2015 considered).

Desired: Professional experience in the field, teaching experience, advanced skills in interactive design and contribution to diversity. Send a letter of interest including contact information with email; vitae; contact information for three references; examples of recent work and examples of student work (in a digital format); statement of teaching philosophy via email to graphicdesign@miamioh.edu. For more information about the graphic design program please visit http://www.graphicdesignmiami.org.

Screening of applications begins January 8, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Miami University an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami?s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html Hard copy available upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines.

Illustration/Foundations Assistant Professor. Tenure-track, beginning August 2015
Required Qualifications and Education:
Candidates for the position must have an MFA in Illustration or related field by August 2015. Requirements for the position include: prior college level teaching experience and professional experience, a combination of skills in a wide variety of traditional media, and proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Candidates must be able to teach all levels of Illustration, and have the ability to teach classes outside of the illustration emphasis such as Foundations drawing, design, color and design, etc. A background in historical and contemporary illustration literacy is required, along with a commitment to teaching in an illustration emphasis curriculum that reflects the values of a liberal arts public university.

Responsibilities ? Essential Functions:
Teach three courses per semester in a NASAD accredited undergraduate program with approximately 275 majors, participate in portfolio reviews and student advising, provide leadership and vision in curricular development, participate in university and departmental committee work, and maintain an active research and professional practice.

Salary: Competitive; commensurate with rank and experience.

Department/Division: Department of Art and Design/College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Campus: Allendale

How To Apply:
Submit application online at: www.gvsujobs.org. The online system permits document attachment. Include a letter of interest addressing all required qualifications, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, and contact information for three references. Additionally, include a web address for a portfolio of at least 20 examples of your work and 20 examples of student work. If web portfolios of your work and/or student work are not available, a Mac compatible CD/DVD may be sent to: Illustration/Foundations Search Committee, Department of Art and Design, 1105 Calder Art Center, 1 Campus Drive, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401. For more information contact: illusfound@gvsu.edu, Department of Art and Design: http://www.gvsu.edu/art/

Application Deadline Date: Review of applications will begin November 17, 2014. Application deadline is January 30, 2015.
Allendale, Michigan 49401 - (616) 331-5000
For more information about Grand Valley, see our website at www.gvsu.edu

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution
TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 1-800-649-3777


Games, Gaming and Gamification
Games, Gaming and Gamification, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD)

York University?s School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD), formerly known as the Faculty of Fine Arts, is seeking an outstanding junior researcher in the area of Games, Gaming and Gamification. The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure track position in AMPD at the Assistant Professor level. One of North America's leading schools for the arts, AMPD offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Dance, Design, Digital Media, Film, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Art History, Media Studies, and Performance Studies.

This position seeks a strong junior researcher whose creative practice and theoretical interests span games, gaming, and organized play as cultural phenomena, as a platform for art-making, and who explores gaming as it manifests in a wide range of contemporary practices. Possible areas of interest include the following: art games, serious games, experimental game mechanics, alternate reality games, game related art or installation, interactive narrative, critical game studies, world making, visualization, alt-games, notgames and gamification. The candidate will be a practicing artist and creative coder, with strong theoretical framework, who has expertise with a variety of tools found in professional game development and whose technology-based art practice incorporates interdisciplinary approaches to art and science. The candidate will have capacity to teach practicum courses in Digital Media and Design.

The appointment is linked to the new University Strategic Research Plan, which identifies Digital Cultures as a compelling opportunity for development in the next five years by ?pushing technological boundaries while critically investigating the social and cultural impacts? of new technologies on human activity and interaction. The successful candidate will play a strong role in Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts and Technology Research, a catalyst for new ideas and experimentation. Based in AMPD, Sensorium supports cross-disciplinary work in application and content creation, artistic and scientific inquiry, design practice and methodologies, policy development and critical discourse in digital media arts.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent in the areas of Digital Media, Interactive Arts, Interaction Design, Computer Science or a closely related field, an outstanding research record, experience working with undergraduate and graduate students, and must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research. The candidate is expected to provide leadership by fostering collaborative research, securing external funding, making links across art, computer science and engineering, supervising graduate students, and generating national and international academic, community and industry partnerships. The determination of the successful candidate's home department within AMPD will depend upon the candidate's core scholarly/creative strengths.

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.

This position, subject to budgetary approval, will commence July 1, 2015. Applicants should submit a detailed CV, statement of contribution to research and teaching, links to scholarly and/or creative work, and three letters of reference electronically.

Applications should be sent by December 5, 2014 to: Jim Fenton
York University
School of the Arts, Media Performance & Design
GCFA 201
4700 Keele Street Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Tel: +1 416 736---2100 x 20033
Email: jfenton@yorku.ca

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Simulation and Digital Entertainment
University of Baltimore -- The Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies of the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Baltimore invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in game design and human-computer interaction to begin in August 2015. For consideration, applicants must have a doctorate in a related field or an MFA, or substantial industry experience. Potential candidates will need to demonstrate success in creative professional practices and/or research and publications commensurate with the rank of the position. Also necessary are a strong commitment to teaching and a demonstrated ability to teach a range of courses on game and simulation-related technologies, particularly game design theory and game studies, at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Individuals committed both to the digital arts and to computer science and information technologies, with a background in game and simulation development or interactive arts and media, are preferred.  

The University of Baltimore, a component of the University System of Maryland, serves a diverse urban community with an emphasis on ?knowledge that works.? The Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies has fifteen full-time faculty and six affiliated faculty and offers three bachelor?s degrees, three post baccalaureate certificates, an M.S. in Interaction Design and Information Architecture, and a D.S. in Interaction and Information Design.

Primary teaching responsibilities will lie in the Simulation and Digital Entertainment B.S. program at the University of Baltimore. Teaching responsibilities may include online courses and courses at the main campus of the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Maryland. The SDE program currently enrolls approximately 215 students and is growing rapidly. Many of our alumni work in the 100+ interactive development companies in the Baltimore-Washington area.

For more information, about the program, visit http://www.ubalt.edu/game

UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.

TO APPLY:  visit http://www.ubalt.edu/about-ub/offices-and-services/human-resources/jobseekers/jobs-at-ub.cfm?&posting=957

UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX

Assistant or Associate Professor of Animation
The Department of Design seeks an Assistant or Associate Professor of Design with expertise in technical, theoretical and aesthetic concepts related to the practice of animation and its application in the development and use of various forms of time-based and interactive media. We seek an animation designer to join a collegial and diverse faculty for the instruction of undergraduate and graduate courses in visualization strategies for storytelling in time-based media at beginning and advanced levels of animation production. Applicants with knowledge of theory and the process of working with animation to explore areas that include social change and activism, scientific and data-driven information visualization, interactivity, games and gamification, mobile apps, social media, or other contemporary and emerging applications for animation practice and research are strongly encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will advise graduate students in the Design Department?s M.F.A. program (especially those in the Digital Animation and Interactive Media track) and will contribute to the development of new learning opportunities to advance undergraduate design students? ability to integrate contemporary modes of communicating creative ideas into their design practices using a variety of dynamic motion-graphic and time-based approaches and techniques.

The research area associated with this position will be supported by the community of creative researchers (including faculty, students and support staff), facilities and equipment of the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (see accad.osu.edu for more information). This collaborative think space has an established history of hosting experimental and collaborative projects that involve the development of cross-disciplinary methods of visualizing and animating complex subjects and concepts. The successful applicant should excel at participating as a member of collaborative cross-disciplinary teams that benefit from the exploration of the applicability of animation and interactive media as research tools and modes of communication and expression.

An M.F.A. degree or equivalent with demonstrated specialization in animation or the development and use of interactive media. Teaching experience and an established record of research in the field of animation is preferred.
Professional practice in the field of animation is preferred.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research and teaching interests, a digital portfolio of creative works or research projects, and contact information for three references. Inquiries may be directed to Associate Professor Alan Price. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2014 and we encourage submission before that date. However, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: http://academicjobsonline.org.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. Ohio State is an NSF Advance Institution.

Tenure Track Position in New Media and Interactive Design
The Department of Media, Journalism & Film (http://mjf.missouristate.edu) at Missouri State University anticipates an August 10, 2015 opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in New Media and Interactive Design. For a full position description and to apply online, go to https://jobs.missouristate.edu/. Date of first consideration: October 17, 2014.
Ph.D. or MFA in interactive new media or related discipline. Degree must be completed no later than August 1, 2015. Professional experience in multimedia or interactive design. Able to teach a variety of classes in new media, including: web design, interactivity, mobile applications, and multimedia journalism. Experience teaching at a college level; 2 years professional experience working in new media or multimedia production; and expertise in one of the following areas: video game design, advanced interactive design, is desired. Letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and addresses for 3-5 references, and portfolio of new media work can be uploaded electronically (or a link provided) on the online application form.
For additional information contact: Dr. Mary Jane Pardue, Media, Journalism & Film Department, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, MO 65897 MJPardue@missouristate.edu. Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/minority/female/veterans/disability employer and institution. We encourage applications from all interested minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Visiting Assistant Professor; Critical Studies - New Media and Photography
The Department of Photography and Imaging, New York University/Tisch invite applications for a visiting faculty position to teach undergraduate-level courses in critical studies effective September 1, 2015. The Department of Photography & Imaging at Tisch is a four-year BFA program centered on the making and understanding of images. Students explore photo-based imagery as personal and cultural expression.
The department invites art historians and related field scholars to apply for a Visiting position in the field of New Media. We seek a theorist or art historian whose research focuses on the study of new media, digital and global studies. Teaching undergraduate critical studies seminars in new media, and other courses within the specialization of the successful applicant. Teaching load is a nine-month contract, two courses per semester. Applicants are invited to apply with a broad range of photographic and art history experiences. Expertise in the theory and study of digital media or new media preferred.

Associate Teacher; Studio - New Media and Photography
The Department of Photography and Imaging, New York University/Tisch invite applications for a full-time faculty position to teach undergraduate-level courses in new media and critical studies effective September 1, 2015, at the rank of Associate Teacher. The Department of Photography & Imaging at Tisch is a four-year BFA program centered on the making and understanding of images. Responsibilities will include: teaching undergraduate level studio classes, critical studies seminars in digital photography, new media, and other courses within the specialization of the successful applicant. Teaching load is a nine-month contract: four courses per year. Applicants are invited to apply with a broad range of photographic practices and experiences. Expertise in digital photography, digital media or new/trans media practices preferred.

Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Information Design, Advocacy and the Environment
Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Information Design, Advocacy and the Environment

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD), formerly known as the Faculty of Fine Arts, at York University is seeking an outstanding researcher to be nominated for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in the area of Information Design, Advocacy and the Environment. The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure track position in AMPD at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. One of North America's leading schools for the arts, AMPD offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Dance, Design, Digital Media, Film, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Art History, Media Studies, Theatre and Performance Studies.

This pan---faculty position will attract a strong, well---established, hybrid research---practitioner with an innovative and stellar programme of research, creative practice and significant scholarship in the areas of information design, advocacy and the environment. The successful candidate will participate across the knowledge domains of the visual arts, media, performance and design and often engage collaborations with environmental studies, health, computer science and engineering. We invite applications from candidates with demonstrable expertise in one or more of the following: graphical strategies for information design, development of tools and methodologies for data exploration, design---driven social advocacy, dynamic visualizations of live systems, interface design, design for virtual environments and massive multi---user systems, HCI, and strong cross---disciplinary approaches to information design.

The appointment is linked to the new University Strategic Research Plan, which identifies Digital Cultures as a compelling opportunity for development in the next five years by pushing ?technological boundaries while critically investigating the social and cultural impacts? of new technologies on human activity and interaction. The successful candidate will play a strong role in Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts and Technology Research, a catalyst for new ideas and experimentation. Based in AMPD the Centre supports cross--- disciplinary work in application and content creation, artistic and scientific inquiry, design practice and methodologies, policy development and critical discourse in digital media arts.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent in the areas of Digital Media, Design, Interactive Arts, Computer Science or a closely related field, an outstanding research record, experience working with undergraduate and graduate students, and must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research. The candidate is expected to provide leadership by fostering collaborative research, securing external funding, making links across art, design, health, computer science and engineering, supervising graduate students, and generating national and international academic, community and industry partnerships. The Chairholder will be placed in a Department or Departments most closely reflecting his or her experience and that best supports institutional priorities.

This appointment is subject to approval by the CRC program review process. The Canada Research Chairs program was established by the Government of Canada to enable Canadian universities to achieve the highest levels of research excellence in the global, knowledge---based economy. Tier 2 Chairs have five---year terms, once renewable, and are intended for exceptional emerging researchers (less than 10 years post terminal degree) who have the acknowledged potential to lead their field of research. Information about the CRC program can be found at .

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.

This position, subject to budgetary approval, will commence July 1, 2015. Applicants should submit a detailed CV, statement of contribution to research and teaching, links to scholarly and/or creative work, and three letters of reference.

Applications should be sent by December 5, 2014 to:

Jim Fenton
York University
Faculty of Fine Arts, GCFA 201 4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Tel: +1 416 736---2100 x 20033 Email: jfenton@yorku.ca

Assistant Professor of New Media / Computer science, SUNY Purchase
The New Media program in the School of Film & Media Studies and the Mathematics and Computer Science program in the School of Natural and Social Sciences at Purchase College seek candidates for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor joint appointment beginning in the fall of 2016. The successful candidate will teach across new media arts and computer science with an emphasis on computational arts. Specializations could include, but are not limited to, data visualization, social software and mobile media. This position requires an interdisciplinary approach to teaching suitable for students with varied backgrounds. The college is interested in candidates who possess critical and creative approaches to emerging technologies. Teaching will include undergraduate and graduate level courses (a new graduate media arts program in the School of Film & Media Studies is in formation).

Applicants must possess an advanced degree (PhD/MFA) or the professional equivalent with a record that demonstrates expertise and in-depth involvement within the field. Evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level, or of potential as an effective teacher, is also required.

Our ideal candidate will be comfortable working and thinking across disciplines, having interests and experience that extend beyond his or her specialty, and encompass broad approaches to art practice and human knowledge. Successful candidates will demonstrate their commitment to student learning, success, and liberal education.

Teaching responsibilities will include courses that are a combination of foundation classes and upper-level electives. Faculty members are expected to design new courses, at all levels, that serve the two programs and even the wider Purchase student body. Other duties include mentoring upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, academic advising and community service (which encompasses committee work as well as College, School, and Board of Study governance).

Founded on the principle that artists and scholars are indispensable to each other and to an enlightened society, Purchase College combines professional conservatory programs in the visual and performing arts and distinguished programs in the liberal arts and sciences. Located 25 miles north of Manhattan in Westchester County, the campus celebrates individuality, diversity, and creativity as we encourage students to "Think Wide Open". At Purchase College, the arts play a special role liberal education infuses the arts and the arts infuse the campus. Purchase College is part of the State University of New York system.

Full-Time Faculty in Liberal Arts?Cultural Scholar and Director of Academic Affairs for Diversity and Inclusion
The Liberal Arts Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, hybrid faculty/administrative position to begin in the fall of 2015. The department seeks a scholar whose work involves issues of diversity, broadly defined, within or across one or more of a variety of disciplines, including literature, philosophy, religion, psychology, history, anthropology, and cultural studies.

The ideal candidate will have a commitment to excellence in teaching and to innovative research and writing. They must have a record of scholarly work that demonstrates a commitment to the subject of diversity, and a record of engagement with teaching that investigates and addresses similar issues.

About the Department

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.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be an active participant in the education of studio artists, writers, and arts professionals, primarily at the BFA levels; will be a core faculty member in Liberal Arts; and will contribute to the vibrant and creative culture in a prestigious art and design school. They will work with other department heads in building curricula, and should have a demonstrated record of working with colleagues from other disciplines, and in particular with those in art- and design-related fields.

The successful candidate will teach half-time?up to three courses each year in the Department of Liberal Arts?balanced with administrative duties for half of their contracted time, also reporting to the Dean of Faculty. Administrative responsibilities will involve development and assessment of themes of diversity and identity within the school's curriculum and other initiatives emerging from the school's Diversity Action Plan, promoting "diverse making, scholarship, and activity among all students, faculty, and staff." The successful candidate will also work closely with the Director of Student Affairs for Diversity and Inclusion around extracurricular programming.

Qualifications

PhD and teaching experience are required. Some administrative or leadership experience is preferred. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to research, publication, and outstanding teaching. 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 Procedure

By or before Monday, December 15, 2014, please submit an application and required materials at SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will create an account before completing the application that is a combination of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. Applicants can save and continue to work on the application until the final submission. Once an application is begun, there is a grace period for additions or revisions. No late applications may be submitted for any reason. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged for the application process.

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 include: a cover letter stating interests and qualifications; curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; and a sample of scholarly work (maximum of 30 pages).

Full-Time Faculty in Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Department of Film, Video, New Media and Animation seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position beginning Fall 2015. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience, teaching, and current professional status.

The department seeks candidates who are practicing artists with strong conceptual and historical grasps of contemporary issues in the field of experimental Media Art. Deeply addressing approaches as diverse as long-form Narrative Cinema to New Media Art, the department is looking for practicing artists who work directly in these fields. Film, Video, New Media, and Animation is committed to alternative forms and theory-practices.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to teach studio courses in a theory-practice context; to participate in curriculum development and review as well as forms of academic assessment; and to advise undergraduate and graduate students in an interdisciplinary fine arts context.

Qualifications

Applicants must have an active professional creative practice as a practicing artist with a significant exhibition record. The ideal candidate is committed to teaching media production and capable of creating a critical and inventive environment in the classroom. Applicants should be familiar with various methods of production?DIY to industry standards. A minimum of three years teaching experience at the college level is required. Terminal degree required-MFA or Master-level degree. In some cases, an undergraduate degree with commensurate experience will be considered.

Application Procedure

By or before Monday, December 15, 2014, please submit an application and required materials at SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will create an account before completing the application that is a combination of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. Applicants can save and continue to work on the application until the final submission. Once an application is begun, there is a grace period for additions or revisions. No late applications may be submitted for any reason. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged for the application process.

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 include: cover letter stating interests and qualifications; résumé; artist statement; a statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of successful administrative and/or leadership abilities; sample syllabi for an undergraduate studio course; and portfolio/support materials as appropriate, i.e. video files uploaded to Slideroom or Vimeo links.

Full-Time Faculty in Fashion Design
The Fashion Design department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago seeks innovative, accomplished fashion designers and artists/practitioners with proficiency in the area of fashion design to advance its innovative curriculum that teaches students to make substantive contributions in the world of fashion and art.

The ideal candidate will teach fashion design and construction courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor students in conceptual and technical development, support professional practice opportunities, participate in year-end student shows and exhibitions, and support the evolution of the department through service. The full-time tenured or tenure-track position begins August 2015.

About the Department

The Fashion Design department, one of 23 departments at the school, is chaired by one of three full-time faculty, 2 full-time visiting artists, and 20 part-time faculty that offer 60 undergraduate courses in spacious, state of the art classrooms. The department also supports a one-year Post-Baccalaureate Certificate and a two-year Master of Design in Fashion, Body, and Garment degree with 30 dedicated students.

Sequential comprehensive design courses, seminars, studies in design history and theory, and electives from across the school support the development of student work.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will lead students in conceptual development, advance knowledge in new technologies in fashion construction and design imagery through seminars, studios, and tutorials.

All full-time faculty support the department through curricular development, administrative roles, student recruitment, and participation in the year-end runway shows. At some point in their careers, full-time faculty will likely serve a rotation as the department chair, and as such will provide leadership and direction to the curriculum and the department. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to an active professional studio practice and outstanding teaching.

Qualifications

A minimum of a bachelor's degree and three or more years teaching at the college-level is required; master-level degree and fashion industry experience preferred.

The ideal candidate has advanced studies in fashion and a global understanding of fashion design and its context in contemporary culture. An interdisciplinary approach to art and design is preferred.

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

Application Procedure

By Monday, January 12, 2015, please submit an application and required materials at SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will create an account before completing the application that is a combination of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. Applicants can save and continue to work on the application until the final submission. Once an application is begun, there is a grace period for additions or revisions. No late applications may be submitted for any reason. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged for the application process.

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; résumé; artist/creative production statement; a statement of teaching philosophy; sample syllabi for an undergraduate course; and portfolio/evidence of current work/support materials as appropriate.


Full-Time Faculty in Contemporary Practices
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor to join its innovative Department of Contemporary Practices (CP) in August 2015. A required first year curriculum for 575 freshmen and a recommended curriculum for 275 first year transfer students annually, this program provides an intensive introduction to contemporary art and design practices. As the foundations program in an art and design school with an interdisciplinary focus and open studio curriculum (no majors), the CP program aims to develop studio production skills across diverse media. The curriculum provides hands-on learning that expands critical thinking skills and resourcefulness to prepare students for the wide range of media, courses, programs and interdisciplinary opportunities in SAIC's undergraduate degree program.

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

About the Department (Freshmen/First Year)

The Department of Contemporary Practices, one of 23 departments at the school, is chaired by a full-time faculty member, and offers 225 courses each year taught by 80 faculty.

Responsibilities

All full-time CP faculty teach in the department's team-taught Core Studios devoted to traditional and digital technologies and concepts in Surface/Space/Time, as well as the Research Studios that investigate thematic topics through an emphasis on research methodologies, iteration, critical inquiry, and project development. They also may teach up to two of their six courses per academic year in other areas of the school, as appropriate, on the undergraduate and/or graduate level. On the departmental level, full-time CP faculty participate in curricular development and assessment, organization of end-of-year exhibitions and publications, fulfill departmental/institutional service. At some point in their SAIC careers, full-time CP faculty will likely serve a rotation as the CP Director.

Qualifications

An MFA is required; however in rare circumstances the committee may consider candidates with a relevant undergraduate degree and exceptional professional experience. The ideal candidate is an exceptional teacher with an outstanding studio practice in art and/or design, an active and substantial professional record, and a vigorous interest in contemporary art and design, theory and criticism who will contribute to the vibrant and creative culture in a prestigious art school. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate in shaping a highly innovative and robust introductory level program in art and design that is in concert with SAIC's philosophy and in support of its interdisciplinary undergraduate degree programs; be well versed in historical and contemporary art and/or design practices and their effective use in first year pedagogy; be able to teach a wide range of Surface/Space/Time skills and concepts at the introductory level using both traditional and digital media; and have a demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty and staff as a colleague and/or manager.

Degree and three years of full-time experience or equivalent teaching in an introductory studio curriculum and one or more disciplinary studio area are required. Candidates whose teaching interests include the intersections of power, race, class, gender and/or sexuality are of particular interest to the search committee, as are those with experience in computer programming and/or physical computing.

Application Procedure

By or before Monday, December 1, 2014, please submit an application and required materials at SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will create an account before completing the application that is a combination of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. Applicants can save and continue to work on the application until the final submission. Once an application is begun, there is a grace period for additions or revisions. No late applications may be submitted for any reason. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged for the application process.

Complete the fields for: educational background; current position; and contact information for three professional references, including one who can speak to leadership and administrative skills.

Please convert all word documents into PDFs before uploading. Required files include: a cover letter stating interests and qualifications; résumé; artist's statement; a statement of teaching philosophy; sample syllabus for an introductory-level studio course; one-page list of analog and digital 2D, 3D, and 4D media, skills, and concepts the candidate is qualified to teach; evidence of successful leadership and/or administrative abilities; and portfolio/support materials as appropriate.

Full-Time Faculty in Art History?Modern and Contemporary Art in East Asia or Middle East (Open Rank)
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) seeks a scholar of art produced in the context of East Asia or the Middle East during the late 19th, 20th, or 21st centuries. Starting in August 2015, this tenure-track or tenured, full-time faculty position will contribute to the global perspective of the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism. Preference will be given to candidates whose research is in dialogue with international or trans-geographic networks, is engaged with current debates in the discipline of art history, and is conversant with issues in contemporary art.

The ideal applicant will contribute a distinct and creative approach that does not duplicate the existing strengths of a department of fourteen full-time art historians specializing in modern and contemporary art, architecture, and design. 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 modern and contemporary art history that the department offers at both the MA and BA level.

About the Department

The Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism, one of 23 departments at the school, is chaired by a full-time faculty member. Fourteen full-time faculty and 50 part-time faculty offer more than 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.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be an active participant in the education of studio artists, curators, writers, architects, and arts professionals at the MFA, MA, and BFA levels; will lead graduate seminars and direct master's theses in Art History, teach undergraduate students in the BFA program in lecture classes, be a core faculty member for the Bachelor of Arts in Art History; and 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, and outstanding teaching.

Qualifications

PhD is required, with some teaching experience preferred. 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 Procedure

By or before Monday, December 15, 2014, please submit an application and required materials at SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will create an account before completing the application that is a combination of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. Applicants can save and continue to work on the application until the final submission. Once an application is begun, there is a grace period for additions or revisions. No late applications may be submitted for any reason. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged for the application process.

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).

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