Academic Position

Assistant Professor in Fine Arts & New Media, Indiana University Kokomo

The Department of New Media, Art, & Technology (NMAT) invites applications for a full time, tenure-track, 10-month, Assistant Professor of Fine Art and New Media position beginning August 1, 2019. The NMAT program was built for those who choose not to work within the constraints of a silo but prefer to work and teach across multiple art forms, meshing different techniques and skillsets in their practice and in the classroom. From the unique NMAT core foundations modules through the senior thesis capstone experience, resident faculty work closely with every student, applying their unique creative approach and pedagogy. Information about the department and our facilities can be found at https://www.iuk.edu/humanities-and-social-sciences/new-media-art-technology/index.html.

The candidate for this position will be a two-dimensional artist with expertise in both traditional and digital media. The ideal candidate must be able to teach undergraduate courses in two or more areas such as (digital/analog) painting, drawing, illustration, animation, photography, video, etc. Prior teaching experience is required. Course load will be 72% FTE (3 courses) per semester.

Candidates should have an earned MFA or doctorate in an appropriate field. ABD candidates are also encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to be effective teachers and active researchers. Appropriate university/professional/community service is also required including committee work, assessment of the major, and engaging in campus initiatives to increase retention and enrollment. Evidence of effective teaching disseminated research or creative work, and a record of service will be required for tenure and promotion.

For best consideration, applications should be received by July 5, 2019, and review will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter which addresses the qualifications as listed above, a curriculum vitae (CV), university transcripts of undergraduate and graduate degrees, copies of any professional licenses or certifications held, a teaching statement or philosophy, samples of both personal and student work, and the names and contact information for three references at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/7958. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Erik Deerly, M.F.A., Associate Professor of New Media, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, edeerly@iu.edu.

The Department of Humanities is located within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, one of the fast-growing schools on one of the fastest growing campuses of the Indiana University System. One of eight campuses of Indiana University, Indiana University Kokomo is a comprehensive non-residential campus located 50 miles north of Indianapolis in Kokomo, Indiana, a city with a population of about 60,000. Committed to student success, the campus serves approximately 3,700 students from an 11-county area in north central Indiana. An additional 150 pursue degrees in technology in cooperation with Purdue University. IU Kokomo has approximately 100 full-time faculty, 140 full-time staff, and 125 part-time employees. Associate, baccalaureate, and master's degrees are offered. Additional information about Indiana University Kokomo can be accessed at http://www.iuk.edu. Persons with disabilities who need assistance to participate in this application process should contact the Office of Affirmative Action at 765-455-9316. Indiana University Kokomo seeks faculty skilled at working with members of diverse cultures and committed to preparing students to be engaged members of an increasingly diverse society. Indiana University Kokomo is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.

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