Assistant or Associate Professor – Illustration
Job ID: 10492
Location: CUNY NYC College of Technology
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Department of Advertising Design & Graphic Arts at New York City College of Technology invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor in the Art & Advertising Design and Communication Design AAS and B.Tech degree programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in several areas, including but not limited to illustration, as well as foundation/figure drawing and storyboarding. The communication design program currently offers five tracks: Advertising Design, Animation / Illustration / Game Art, Graphic Design, Web Design and Broadcast Design / Motion Graphics. Graduates seek careers as art directors, graphic designers, TV art directors / producers, web designers, 3D animators, illustrators, and motion graphics designers. Duties include participation in department advisement, curriculum development, student activities, and college-wide committees. The successful candidate is expected to pursue creative, scholarly, and professional activities at a level appropriate to communication design and graphic arts. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and Saturday courses.
To be considered, candidates must hold a Master of Fine Arts Degree or equivalent, plus have a sustained record of relevant professional experience. The preferred candidate will also have significant professional experience in computer graphics, commercial art, and/or interaction design. Must be computer literate on the Macintosh operating system and have excellent written and oral communication skills. An ability to communicate both technical and conceptual topics is required in addition to expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and other industry drawing applications. Candidates should also have experience with drawing tablets. Applicants should have at least five years relevant experience as a professional illustrator in, for example, the areas of editorial, book publishing, games, or interactive commercial artwork creation. University level teaching experience is also required for this position. Grant application experience and industry support for educational initiatives are desirable. For appointment at the associate rank, there is an expectation of significant accomplishment and recognition both professionally and as a teacher.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of resumes will begin 4/23/14.
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