Academic Position

Assistant Professor of Electronic Art/Digital Foundations at Colorado State University

POSITION SUMMARY

The Department of Art & Art History at Colorado State University seeks applicants for a full-time tenure track position in Electronic Art/ Digital Foundations to begin August 16, 2017. We seek an exceptional artist and educator who will join our team of dynamic, creative professionals in studio art, art history, and art education.

Creative Research – An active exhibition record and participation in on-going research in the form of scholarly publication, residencies, workshops, awards, or lectures is considered part of a well-rounded research portfolio.

Teaching – Teaching duties consist of five studio courses per year (3/2), including digital foundations courses and beginning though advanced undergraduate electronic art courses. In addition, the successful candidate may work closely with independent students and will have the opportunity to develop new or revised course offerings. Involvement with interdisciplinary graduate programming and other teaching within the department is encouraged.

Service – This position requires close collaboration with the Foundations area faculty and Electronic Art faculty in curricular review, studio oversight and maintenance. Additional duties include service on Department, College, and University committees.

REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS

M.F.A. or Ph.D. in New Media/Electronic Art/Art and Technology/Art and Science/Digital Art/Computer Art (or similar degree relating to Electronic Art) at the time of appointment is required. Candidates must show evidence of an evocative and noteworthy artistic career in progress as well as a growing record of excellent teaching at the university level. The successful candidate will demonstrate the breadth and expertise to teach electronic art from introductory to upper-division courses, addressing trends and topics current in the field as well as the flexibility to teach foundations level digital courses. Candidates must additionally demonstrate expertise in at least one of the following art forms: art+code, sound, physical computing, net.art, generative, virtual reality, dome. In addition to their area of specialty, the successful candidate will also be conversant in the historical and contemporary movements within the field of electronic art.

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Department of Art & Art History at Colorado State University seeks applicants for a full-time tenure track position in Electronic Art/ Digital Foundations to begin August 16, 2017. We seek an exceptional artist and educator who will join our team of dynamic, creative professionals in studio art, art history, and art education.

Creative Research – An active exhibition record and participation in on-going research in the form of scholarly publication, residencies, workshops, awards, or lectures is considered part of a well-rounded research portfolio.

Teaching – Teaching duties consist of five studio courses per year (3/2), including digital foundations courses and beginning though advanced undergraduate electronic art courses. In addition, the successful candidate may work closely with independent students and will have the opportunity to develop new or revised course offerings. Involvement with interdisciplinary graduate programming and other teaching within the department is encouraged.

Service – This position requires close collaboration with the Foundations area faculty and Electronic Art faculty in curricular review, studio oversight and maintenance. Additional duties include service on Department, College, and University committees.

REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS

M.F.A. or Ph.D. in New Media/Electronic Art/Art and Technology/Art and Science/Digital Art/Computer Art (or similar degree relating to Electronic Art) at the time of appointment is required. Candidates must show evidence of an evocative and noteworthy artistic career in progress as well as a growing record of excellent teaching at the university level. The successful candidate will demonstrate the breadth and expertise to teach electronic art from introductory to upper-division courses, addressing trends and topics current in the field as well as the flexibility to teach foundations level digital courses. Candidates must additionally demonstrate expertise in at least one of the following art forms: art+code, sound, physical computing, net.art, generative, virtual reality, dome. In addition to their area of specialty, the successful candidate will also be conversant in the historical and contemporary movements within the field of electronic art.

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

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