Assistant Professor, Tenure Track – Media Arts and Game Development – University of Wisconsin Whitewater

The Department of Art and Design in the College of Arts and Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor in the area of Digital Foundations and Digital Illustration beginning August 2023. This is a full-time position with responsibilities for teaching undergraduate courses in the Media Arts and Game Development program, as well as the Department of Art and Design, and the general education course World of the Arts (WOTA). Expectations also include continued research and design activity as well as service to the Department, College, University, and community. Research expertise should complement existing faculty expertise and may include Digital Illustration, Visual Communication Design for Print and Web, Motion Graphics, Digital Video, and Visual Effects. The Department of Art and Design welcomes candidates whose interests include but are not limited to: races and representation in animation, gender parity in the gaming industry, racial inclusion in the design industry, and content creation that reflects multi-ethnic consumer markets. We seek perspectives from a diverse array of candidates who take an active interest in redefining the Graphic Design / Media Art fields.

For questions regarding this position, please contact:
Dr. Nick Hwang
Associate Professor, Communications Department/Media Arts and Game Development


Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension. UW-Whitewater’s main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted to student success within a broad range of academic programs offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and interdisciplinary programs. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways.