Assistant Teaching Professor of Digital Arts, Media, and Technology
Penn State University
- Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
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- Date Closing:
- open until filled
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- Penn State Behrend
- Humanities & Social Sciences
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is seeking applications for a one-year, full-time, non-tenure track, assistant teaching professor position in digital arts, media, and technology, beginning August 2019. MFA or PhD required. Proficiency in digital photography and Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, Illustrator and Animate is necessary. Proficiency in Indesign, Unreal, and HTML is required. Familiarity with 3D animation is desirable. Experience in college teaching, particularly in general education courses, is required. Experience organizing art shows is desired. Penn State Behrend is a four-year undergraduate and graduate college of Penn State University with 4,500 students and 34 baccalaureate majors in four schools: Business, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Science. The college prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research, on close student/faculty interaction, on its use of the open lab concept, and on its beautiful, wooded hilltop campus. The School of Humanities & Social Sciences has about 80 full-time faculty members, offers ten Bachelor's degrees (Arts Administration; Communication; Creative Writing; Digital Media, Arts, and Technology; Elementary and Early Childhood Education; English; General Arts and Sciences; History; Political Science; and Psychology) and one Master's degree (Applied Clinical Psychology.) The school is also home to the languages and the arts. Technology and inter-library loan resources are excellent; internal funds are available for scholarly activity. There is an on-campus childcare center. Erie, Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area of 280,000 residents, is a major service, tourism, medical, and industrial center on Lake Erie's Presque Isle Bay and is located two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, as well as modest living costs and affordable housing. There are five colleges in the Erie area. Required application materials include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae that contains a link to a digital portfolio that showcases your work and that of students you have supervised, and contact information for three references. In addition to uploading application materials, send the digital portfolio, or a link to it, to Kristen Rushlau, firstname.lastname@example.org, using subject line “your last name, name of position, digital portfolio." Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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