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JOB: Assistant Professor, CUNY

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) – Coding/Web-Based Media
(Art) in New York, New York
Job Title: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) – Coding/Web-Based Media (Art)
Job ID: 21264
Location: City College of New York
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

The City College of New York Department of Art invites applications for the position of Assistant
Professor in Coding/Web-based media. Candidates should be prepared to teach courses in web
design, web development, interaction design and programming to BA and BFA students in the
Electronic Design & Multimedia Program of the Art Department as well as teach one course in the Digital and Interdisciplinary Art Practice Program (DIAP) MFA. The candidate for this
position will participate in multidisciplinary initiatives in the department, division and across the
college and will be expected to address the needs of a diverse student population. This position
also requires sharing management of the Electronic Design & Multimedia area, student advising and service on department, college, and university committees as well as a record of continued creative and professional activity, which is required for tenure and promotion.

Minimum qualifications include an M.F.A. or other terminal degree in digital media art, web
development, interaction design, or other closely related area of digital media, two years of
professional working experience in the field and a minimum of one year of full-time teaching at
the university level, or equivalent. Candidate will possess experience in front and back-end web
development, and will be tasked with teaching HTML 5, CSS and Javascript as well as Python,
PHP and/or Processing. A strong visual aesthetic and excellent graphic design skills are
essential. Knowledge of C# is desirable as is secondary expertise in 3D modeling/animation or
game design.

The ideal candidate will have a vibrant creative/research practice with a strong exhibition
record, be conversant with contemporary practice, criticism, and media theory and have the
ability to bring these concerns into the classroom so that students are exposed to an approach
to design/artmaking that balances ideation, tools and theory. A track record obtaining funding
through grant applications or industry partnerships is very desirable as is evidence of excellent
administrative and communication skills.

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, including the following must be uploaded to the CUNY first job application website:
(1) Cover Letter
(2) Curriculum Vitae
(3) Artist Statement
(4) Diversity Statement
(5) Description of Teaching Philosophy (samples of other expository writing encouraged)
(6) Link to 10-15 Images of professional work
(7) An image list crediting any collaborators contributing to the work or stating if the work
samples were entirely created by the applicant
(8) No more than 15 Samples of Student Work
(9) The names and Contact Information for three referees
Visual samples must be PDF format or JPEG at 72 dpi with maximum dimensions of 1024 on
largest side, or in the case of time based works, video with a combined length of no more than
15 minutes (provide URL and make video downloadable). Please provide evidence of excellent
administrative and communication skills. Application submissions are made online through

Incomplete application packages will not be considered.

Open until filled with review of applications to begin on 12/9/19.

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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY,
Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will
not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual
orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.