Assistant Professor – Art & Art History / Digital Media

The Art & Art History Department within the College of Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts (CHSSA) at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), invites applicants for a full-time Assistant Professor, tenure track position in Digital Media, to begin August 2024.

The position requires primary teaching responsibilities in fundamental graphic design courses that should also incorporate a wide range of emerging technologies, with secondary opportunities to propose original courses that explore new directions in Digital Media.

Successful applicants will demonstrate evidence of teaching ability appropriate for the undergraduate level, professional accomplishments in the field, and evidence of knowledge related to contemporary advances in graphic design, digital arts, and technology. Responsibilities include teaching six courses per year, engaged research, advising, and service at department, college, and university levels.

We welcome candidates who are actively engaged in advancing equity and inclusion in their teaching as related to the strategic goals of the University.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.