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Member Spotlight: Pamela L. Jennings, Ph.D.

http://www.PamelaJennings.org | http://www.CONSTRUKTS.com As a creative scholar working at the crossroads of the arts, design, engineering, and critical theory, I have engaged in and supported discovery, innovation, learning, and economic development across institutions of higher education, and corporate and non-profit think-tanks. This includes advocating for and teaching integrative learning and research across a range of educational institutions from research universities to art colleges. As an emerging new media artist in the late 80’s to mid-90’s, I participated in a wide variety of arts career building opportunities in New York City and beyond.  This ranged from a 1984 internship with the…

Events and Exhibitions

1-Week London, Curator’s Professional Development Course – University of Sunderland

— “It offered a wide variety of perspectives on professional practice that couldn’t be obtained in such a short time any other way. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to expand their network and broaden their understanding of how curators do what they do.” — Course participant from USA — “It was a real eye-opener and has really developed the way I can move forward with my career from now on. As a result of the course I ran a workshop this week with various staff, across learning, curatorial, and volunteering, and we were able to discuss digital…

Academic Position

School of Visual Arts Director at Virginia Tech

The College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) at Virginia Tech invites applications for the position of Director, School of Visual Arts (SOVA), with a start date of August 10, 2020. One of four schools in CAUS (the others being the School of Architecture + Design, Myers-Lawson School of Construction, and the School of Public and International Affairs), SOVA includes four undergraduate programs (BFAs in Studio Art, Graphic Design, and Creative Technologies; BA in Art History) as well as two graduate programs (MFA in Creative Technologies; MA in Material Culture and Public Humanities in collaboration with the Departments of Religion…

Academic Position

Assistant Professor in Emergent Digital Practices at the University of Denver

The Emergent Digital Practices program 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 foster a robust praxis that infuses digital practices of making with contemporary theoretical approaches to cultural technologies. Our investigations and critique of emergent digital modalities include studies in areas such as science fiction, trans-global politics, video, sound, games, new materialism, art and science interactions, critical theory, and more. Emergent Digital Practices is an…

Graduate Programs (MA/ MFA/ Ph.D)

MFA in Electronic Integrated Arts – New York State College of Ceramics @ Alfred University

Alfred University’s MFA in Electronic Integrated Arts is an interdisciplinary approach to electronic and digital processes. It provides a context in which to explore the relationships between the languages, processes, and forms of emerging electronic/digital technologies with those of painting, printmaking, photography, design, video, and sonic art. This program of interdisciplinary study is committed to permeating the shared boundaries between traditional and expanding technologies and is grounded in digital media. Students who complete this MFA program will be prepared to take their place in the world as practicing artists, educators, and leaders who are discovering new spheres of cultural discourse…

Academic Position

Full Time Faculty, Interdisciplinary Sculpture – MICA

Position: Full-time appointment in Interdisciplinary Sculpture. The Interdisciplinary Sculpture Department of Maryland Institute College of Art invites applications for this full-time faculty position with a multi-year renewable contract in a non-tenure institution beginning August 1, 2020. Job Description: The College seeks applications for a full-time, renewable appointment in Interdisciplinary Sculpture. The Department emphasizes an integrative approach that fosters students’ development of theoretical perspectives, technical mastery, and social relevance through practices ranging from traditional media to emerging technologies. We seek a committed artist and educator who can bring specific technical skill sets to the existing curriculum and contribute to a program…

Graduate Programs (MA/ MFA/ Ph.D)

Come Study with The University at Buffalo in their MFA and MA Programs

Come study at the top-ranked, flagship research university in the state of New York. The MFA and MA programs at The University at Buffalo exceed traditional boundaries and encourage diverse practices, art and activism, and emerging fields. They offer competitive and fully funded teaching assistantships with health insurance. Funding options include Arthur A. Schomburg Fellowship Program, full-tuition scholarships for MFA students and university funding opportunities for MA students. Resources include a tier-one research university, Arts Collaboratory, the Beijing Graduate Exchange, Coalesce: Center for Biological Arts, studio space, access to departmental and interdisciplinary facilities, gallery and curatorial opportunities. The MFA program…

Academic Position

Assistant Professor in Design – The University at Buffalo

The Department of Art at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Design. We seek candidates who engage in interdisciplinary and experimental approaches to design research, practice and pedagogy and are able to move between analog and digital environments. Situated in an innovative and experimental art and design program, the design and emerging practices concentration area encourages cross-discipline inquiry to communicate solutions and experiences for a broad range of contexts and audiences. The ideal candidate will demonstrate professional knowledge of the field and an understanding of design history, methodology,…

Academic Position

Assistant Professor Art (Animation) – Auburn University

The Department of Art & Art History in The College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position in Animation at the rank of Assistant Professor. Primary responsibilities include instruction, an active creative research agenda, student mentorship, curriculum development, and service on departmental, college, and university committees. Additional responsibilities include developing, facilitating, and implementing in collaboration with faculty a rigorous, forward-looking animation curriculum, and oversight of the animation facilities and budget. The animation curriculum will be closely aligned with other areas of studio art practice. The appointee will teach five courses per year and…

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Technician Position – Integrated Digital Media, New York University

Responsible for daily operations of numerous labs and equipment for the Integrated Digital Media program. Maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs laboratory equipment. Support Faculty, students and staff within IDM in the daily operations of the labs/equipment. The Integrated Digital Media (IDM) Program is a place that fosters creative practice, design research and multidisciplinary experimentation with emerging media technologies. As a research-active program within NYU Tandon School of Engineering, IDM faculty collaborate in research that integrates digital media and society. Our projects use motion capture technology, virtual/augmented reality, STEAM learning, digital fabrication tools such as 3d printers, and citizen science techniques, among…