The College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in New Media Art. The search committee invites applications from candidates whose interdisciplinary work engages with one or more of the following areas: creative coding, physical computing, virtual/ mixed reality, digital fabrication, or other expanded media arts related fields. Individuals engaging with experimental emerging technologies are encouraged to apply. Candidates with knowledge of historical, theoretical, and conceptual realms of New Media are also preferred.
The successful candidate will teach in the undergraduate and graduate New Media Art curriculum. Other responsibilities include maintaining an active research practice, academic advising, departmental and university service, and a commitment to professional development. We seek candidates with the potential for exceptional research and demonstrated excellence in teaching, who will actively contribute to the diversity of viewpoints, cultural backgrounds, experiences, and practices in studio art. The standard teaching load for new tenure track research-active faculty is four courses per academic year.
Established in 1890, the University of North Texas is a student-centered Carnegie-ranked Tier One public research university with over 42,000 students. UNT has been designated as both a Minority Serving Institution and Hispanic Serving Institution and stands committed to building upon its foundation of equity, diversity, and inclusion in its pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence. Located in Denton, TX at the northern edge of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, the college and university foster meaningful and socially-responsible partnerships with organizations throughout the DFW area.