Assistant Professor of Art, Media, and Design – California State University San Marcos

Rank: Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track
Department: Art, Media, and Design
Starting Date: Fall 2022   

The Art, Media, and Design Department at California State University San Marcos seeks a full-time tenure track candidate whose work is in film and video. The candidate should have advanced video production skills, with experience teaching foundation courses. Candidates with interdisciplinary, emergent and hybrid media production practices are encouraged. Hybrid practices may include animation, film/video production, podcasting, sound studies/sound design, virtual and augmented reality, and developing media. The candidate should have expertise in critical histories and theories of media representation. Candidates with work that contributes to the college and university mission and commitment to diversity are encouraged to apply. The student-centered, interdisciplinary department seeks applicants with a passion for instigating thoughtful and relevant artwork from a diverse student body. The ideal candidate has experience in working with underserved communities and can adeptly bring relevant topics to the classroom.

The position will serve a highly interdisciplinary program with a major in Art, Media, and Design and minors in Film and Video Production; Digital and Media Arts; and Art and Visual Culture. Art, Media, and Design is in the School of Arts, whose mission is to provide an inclusive, collaborative community where artists, scholars, and students actively engage in developing artistic practices, critical thinking, cultural intelligence, and creativity. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in research and/or creative activities, teaching and service to the department and university.

The School of Arts and the Department of Art, Media, and Design are committed to equity and social change, including to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.

Candidates whose work embodies themes of culture, identity and/or value systems are encouraged to apply. Demonstrated intercultural commitment and experience in teaching, research and/or service is preferred.

Review of applications will begin January 25, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.