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JOB: Assistant Professor in Interaction/Web Design, Rutgers

Assistant Professor of Design – Specializing in Interaction/Web Design

The Visual Arts Department of the Mason Gross School of the Arts,

Rutgers University, seeks an

accomplished interaction designer specializing in dynamic, screen-

based formats. Responsibilities

include: teaching web and interaction design to undergraduates,

developing the Design curriculum,

serving on departmental and university committees, and continuing

professional activity and/or scholarly



– MFA in Design or equivalent

– Minimum of three years teaching experience of interaction, web,

experience, and motion design and

related programming at the college level

– Demonstrated grounding in formal design principles, design processes

and creative problem solving;

knowledge of web/interactive industry; expertise in creative programming

– Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of critical theory as it

pertains to web design and interactivity.

– Professional recognition, such as publication and awards, for web/

interactive work

Rank: Assistant Professor/Tenure Track

Salary: Appropriate to rank and qualifications

Starting Date: September 1, 2011

Deadline: January 10, 2011

Please provide a PDF containing 10 examples of work, 10 examples of

student works, including brief

captions. This PDF may also serve as a guide to additional online,

interactive and/or video materials.

Include instructions for viewing select interactive projects, if

applicable. The PDF should not exceed

3MB. Email the PDF, letter of application, names and contact

information of three references, resume,

statement of teaching philosophy, and 2 sample syllabi, to:


Professor Gerry Beegan

Search Committee Chair

Visual Arts Department

Mason Gross School of the Arts

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

New Brunswick, New Jersey

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading public research university with an enrollment of 40,000 students on its New Brunswick campus. The Mason Gross School of the Arts is dedicated to professional programs in the arts at graduate and undergraduate levels, and to fulfilling the liberal arts missions of its constituent departments: Music, Theater, Dance, and Visual Arts including Arts Online and Extension Divisions. Mason Gross provides the disciplinary focus and interdisciplinary opportunities of an art school as well as access to the rich intellectual resources of a major research institution. The Department of Visual Arts offers B.A., B.F.A and M.F.A. programs in fine arts with undergraduate concentrations in Design, Painting, Photography, Print, Sculpture and Video. The Department’s well equipped studios, workshops, labs and galleries are less than an hour from New York City.

Rutgers is an affirmative-action equal-opportunity employer.