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TT Assistant Professor of Games and Creative Technologies – The University of Texas at Dallas

The School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication at The University of Texas at Dallas seeks applications for a tenure-system faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank, emphasizing game production and creative technologies such as VR/AR/MR. Ideal candidates will have interest in exploring new modes of game design and production through collaborations with other research disciplines and domains. The successful applicant will present a portfolio of projects that showcase creative work and provide examples of current or future research projects that demonstrate expertise in scripting and programming. Applicants’ research and teaching interests may include but are not limited to serious…

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Visiting Artist in Residence, Animation and Concept Art – University of North Carolina Greensboro

School of Art – College of Visual and Performing Arts The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Visiting Artist in Residence, Animation and Concept Art, 3-year non-tenure-track position, 9-month appointment The School of Art looks to create a competitive program focusing on Animation and Concept Art at the undergraduate level that is artistically rigorous and prepares students for professional success. The successful candidate will 1) contribute significantly to curricular development in collaboration with School of Art colleagues, 2) mentor and recruit students to the program, and 3) teach in animation and/or related areas such as story and concept art. An…

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Fulltime New Media Teacher – Thaden School

Thaden School offers an integrative educational program that provides students with a broad foundation in the sciences and humanities, enabling them to move across disciplines and explore their dynamic connections, inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to our core curriculum, we offer three signature programs — Wheels, Reels, and Meals — that allow students to combine multiple fields of study and engage with our community in ways that foster a sense of civic and global responsibility. Thaden School’s Reels program carries students deep into the region’s extraordinary resources for the study and creation of film, photography, and other…

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TT Assistant Professor position in Game Arts/3D Modeling – University of Connecticut

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15790 The Digital Media & Design Department (DMD) in the School of Fine Arts at the University of Connecticut (UConn), Storrs invites applications for a full-time position in Game Art/3D Modeling at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Assistant Professor in-Residence (non-tenure track). The anticipated start date is August 23, 2020. Recognizing a great demand and building on the department’s existing expertise, we seek an experienced game artist. The faculty hired will have a role in expanding curriculum and initiatives including a planned cross-disciplinary Industrial Design minor. This minor will be an initiative of the new endowed Krenicki Arts…

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TT Assistant Professor position in Digital Film/Video – University of Connecticut

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15789 The University of Connecticut (UConn) is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Digital Media & Design (DMD) in the School of Fine Arts specializing in Digital Film/Video Production at the rank of Assistant Professor. Our ideal candidate has significant professional experience in media production, with a preferred focus in documentary form and an interest in emerging, time-based storytelling practice, including mobile and social media, immersive and emergent technologies, installation art, and/or distribution platforms. Additional experience in sound design, color grading, distribution, and/or client-based video production are a plus. The department values non-fiction…

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The James DePreist Visiting Professorship / Assistant Professor of Practice – Portland State University

Portland State University College of the Arts and the School of Art + Design invite applications for the James DePreist Visiting Professorship. One of the first African-American conductors  in the world stage, James DePreist helmed orchestras from Amsterdam to Tokyo and is credited with building the Oregon Symphony into one worthy of international acclaim. A National Medal of Arts winner, poet and educator, Mr. DePreist demonstrated a lifelong commitment to the power of arts education and the importance of equal access. This Professorship seeks to perpetuate his exemplary spirit by supporting inclusive experiences and diverse, non-western perspectives in art and design education. The teaching focus of each new Professorship is determined…

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School of Visual Arts Director at Virginia Tech

The College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) at Virginia Tech invites applications for the position of Director, School of Visual Arts (SOVA), with a start date of August 10, 2020. One of four schools in CAUS (the others being the School of Architecture + Design, Myers-Lawson School of Construction, and the School of Public and International Affairs), SOVA includes four undergraduate programs (BFAs in Studio Art, Graphic Design, and Creative Technologies; BA in Art History) as well as two graduate programs (MFA in Creative Technologies; MA in Material Culture and Public Humanities in collaboration with the Departments of Religion…

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Assistant Professor in Emergent Digital Practices at the University of Denver

The Emergent Digital Practices program brings together art, design, media, culture and technology studies in a hands-on, collaborative environment. Technology links academic disciplines with professional fields and joins shared communities with our personal lives in many new and exciting ways. To understand and explore this landscape, we foster a robust praxis that infuses digital practices of making with contemporary theoretical approaches to cultural technologies. Our investigations and critique of emergent digital modalities include studies in areas such as science fiction, trans-global politics, video, sound, games, new materialism, art and science interactions, critical theory, and more. Emergent Digital Practices is an…

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Full Time Faculty, Interdisciplinary Sculpture – MICA

Position: Full-time appointment in Interdisciplinary Sculpture. The Interdisciplinary Sculpture Department of Maryland Institute College of Art invites applications for this full-time faculty position with a multi-year renewable contract in a non-tenure institution beginning August 1, 2020. Job Description: The College seeks applications for a full-time, renewable appointment in Interdisciplinary Sculpture. The Department emphasizes an integrative approach that fosters students’ development of theoretical perspectives, technical mastery, and social relevance through practices ranging from traditional media to emerging technologies. We seek a committed artist and educator who can bring specific technical skill sets to the existing curriculum and contribute to a program…

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Assistant Professor in Design – The University at Buffalo

The Department of Art at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Design. We seek candidates who engage in interdisciplinary and experimental approaches to design research, practice and pedagogy and are able to move between analog and digital environments. Situated in an innovative and experimental art and design program, the design and emerging practices concentration area encourages cross-discipline inquiry to communicate solutions and experiences for a broad range of contexts and audiences. The ideal candidate will demonstrate professional knowledge of the field and an understanding of design history, methodology,…