Academic Position

Assistant Professor: Interactive Design – Albertus Magnus College

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts is seeking a qualified candidate to develop programming in new media design, including game and interactive design. Teaching opportunities include 3D Game Design, 2D Game Design, Animation Studio, Digital Modeling and Visual Effects, VR/AR Design.  The ability to teach drawing and illustration as well as our General Education course, Evolution of Art is desirable.

The successful candidate will have a deep commitment to teaching and advising a diverse student population, and a broad knowledge of contemporary design practice as well as art and design history.  A strong technical, theoretical and critical understanding of the place new media design can have in the context of a liberal arts curriculum is important. 

Duties include teaching 4 classes per semester, serve on college committees, advise students, hold office hours, participate in commencements, planning days and convocations.

Qualifications: A terminal degree (MFA) in a studio discipline or related field e.g., Digital Arts, Computational Arts, Interactive Multimedia, Game Design, or Communication Studies is required. A Ph.D. will also be considered if the candidate has an active creative practice.

To Apply:

Applicants should submit:

  • A cover letter detailing qualifications
  • A curriculum vitae and evidence of work in your field
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Sample syllabi
  • Three references with contact information: address, phone number, and email
  • Documentation of recent work: 20 examples of personal work and 20 examples of student work

Submit materials to hr@albertus.edu by May 20, 2019. Please reference search #FAC 100 in subject line.

Albertus Magnus College has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the College community. Albertus Magnus College is an equal opportunity employer and invites all qualified applicants to consider this opportunity and to apply. 

 

About:

Albertus Magnus College thrives as a diverse and dynamic institution serving 1,500 students in three distinct degree programs: traditional undergraduate, accelerated adult undergraduate and master’s degrees. Through its liberal arts and professional educational offerings and its long- standing excellence in student-centered, values-based education, Albertus Magnus College is a shining example of modern day education. The Albertus campus provides a distinctive environment for students, faculty and staff. The College’s 50-acre, park-like campus, within walking distance to downtown New Haven, is located in one of the city’s most distinguished residential neighborhoods, Prospect Hill, which features both early 20th century mansions and modern architectural gems. Numerous academic, student services, and athletic facilities grace the campus, which serve as an attraction to prospective students. The Mission Statement of Albertus Magnus College is to provide men and women with an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application.

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