Assistant Professor - Foundation & Graphic Design (Advertising Design & Graphic Arts)
Job ID: 9882
Location: CUNY NYC College of Technology
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The New York City College of Technology's Department of Advertising Design & Graphic Arts invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Art & Advertising Design and Communication Design AAS and B.Tech degree programs. 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.
Responsible for teaching basic, intermediate, and advanced advertising design concept courses. Departmental duties include participation in department advisement, curriculum development, student activities, and college-wide committees. The successful candidate is expected to pursue and achieve recognition for creative, scholarly and professional activities at a level appropriate to advertising design and graphic arts. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and Saturday courses. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
Master of Fine Arts/M.S. required plus a sustained record of relevant professional experience for tenure. Ph.D. degree is preferred. The successful candidate will have a professional advertising art direction and graphic design portfolio demonstrating concept development expressed in multiple media channels including web, mobile, direct marketing, email, outdoor, app design, interactive interface design and social media. Additional copy writing portfolio and TV Broadcast experience is a plus. Experience with copy writing and an understanding of the collaborative team approach to advertising is required. Candidates should have proficiency with software applications such as Adobe Creative Suite, Premiere, and After Effects. Grant application experience and industry support for educational initiatives is desirable. Five years professional experience (minimal), ten years preferred, as well as university level teaching experience. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
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.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of resumes to begin 1/20/14.
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