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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DIGITAL ANIMATOR/SCULPTOR/NEW MEDIA ARTIST at University of Massachusetts Amherst

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DIGITAL ANIMATOR/SCULPTOR/NEW MEDIA ARTIST, DEPARTMENT OF ART Job Description The Department of Art at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in 3D Animation, Sculpture, and New Media with an emphasis in digital modeling and fabrication. The ideal candidate will be an exceptional artist with a strong exhibition record and a portfolio that challenges the expectations and conventions of the field. Applicants should possess a skill set that covers working in 3D modeling and animation, motion graphics, and digital-to-physical output.  We anticipate applications from artists who self-define as animators, sculptors, new media artists, etc.  Salary…

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Assistant Professor in Digital Design at The University of San Francisco

Job Summary The Design Program at the University of San Francisco (USF) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Digital Design at the level of Assistant Professor, to begin August 2015.  Situated within the Department of Art + Architecture, the Design Program at USF merges innovative graphic design with digital and interactive media into a dynamic interdisciplinary curriculum.  By learning through an expanded definition of design, our students gain comprehensive experience with a wide range of process-oriented skills, including conceptual development, visual rhetoric, formal experimentation, and critical thinking.  Located in the heart of San Francisco, USF is a diverse, liberal arts university that emphasizes social justice and global perspectives. …

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Assistant Professor of Game Art & Design at UW-Stout

The School of Art & Design at the University of Wisconsin-Stout is seeking a game artist and/or designer to teach classes in the Game Design & Development-Art BFA. The BFA is part of an award-winning game development program comprised of more than two hundred students that was listed as one of the Princeton Review’s Top 30 Game Design Programs in the country and was the co-winner of the 2013 E3 College Game Competition. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS * Masters or M.F.A. in an area of expertise complimentary to Game Art and/or Design, or equivalent advanced degree with an emphasis in related field…

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Assistant Professor of Graphic Design and Motion Graphics at West Virginia Wesleyan College

ABOUT THE POSITION: West Virginia Wesleyan Art Department seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Graphic Design and Motion Graphics. A terminal degree (MFA) is required. A minimum of two years teaching experience (beyond TA) in addition to professional experience is desirable for this 3/3 load. Ability to teach foundational courses – such as digital photography – in addition to beginning through advanced graphic design courses, is essential. Candidates should have expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud, especially Premiere and After Effects. Knowledge of digital photography, motion graphics, and video production are required. This faculty member will be conversant in graphic design…

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Assistant Professor in Music and Media at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The Department of the Arts in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in music and media. We seek a musician whose work demonstrates creative, critical, and technological engagement with music composition and sound design in one or more of the following areas: games; film and video; and augmented, mixed and virtual reality environments.  We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in game design and development, and who are capable of contributing to emerging research directions in computational media and social music networks. The Department…

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Assistant Professor in Computer Animation at Sam Houston State University

The Department of Art at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a full time, tenure track position of Assistant Professor in the Computer Animation Program. The position will begin in August 2015. Applicants must have earned an MFA in Computer Animation or a related discipline to be eligible for this position. Ideal candidates will have the ability to teach introductory and intermediate level courses in 2D and or 3D animation. The candidate should have experience using Adobe Flash and Autodesk Maya, and should be familiar with both PC and MAC operating systems. Other desired qualifications include expertise in 3D…

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF DIGITAL ARTS & SCIENCES at UNIVERSITY of FLORIDA DIGITAL WORLDS INSTITUTE

Position Description: Full-time, twelve month, tenure accruing faculty position. The successful candidate will become a member of a team of transdisciplinary Digital Arts & Sciences (DAS) faculty. The DAS faculty form the core of a dynamic academic and research consortium between UF’s College of the Arts, College of Engineering, College of Journalism & Communications, and others, centered at the Digital Worlds Institute. The tenure track for this position will reside in the interdisciplinary Digital Worlds Institute.  The DAS faculty member will bring expertise and research interests in areas aligned with both the mission of the Institute and the University. An…

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ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF DIGITAL MEDIA at American University Dubai

The School of Architecture, Art and Design at the American University in Dubai invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Digital Media to begin teaching in Spring 2015. The successful candidate will have: A minimum of an MFA from a Western accredited university in Digital/Electronic Media Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree with an emphasis on new media design or other relevant advanced digital art; and current or recent college-level teaching experience. Candidates should have expertise in emerging media with a focus on web-design/authoring. Have expertise in a combination of the following areas: Audio/Sound Installation & performance Electronics,…

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Assistant Professor of Media, Journalism & Film Missouri State University

Description of Primary Duties: Teach three classes per semester in new media, interactivity and multimedia design. Advise media and electronic arts students and provide service to the department through committee assignments. Pursue creative and/or scholarly research appropriate for tenure and promotion. Minimum Acceptable Qualifications: The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Additional Qualifications: PhD or MFA in interactive new media or related discipline. Degree must be completed no later than August 1, 2015.…

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Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Information Design, Advocacy and the Environment at York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design

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.<finearts.yorku.ca> This pan—faculty position will attract a…