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Position Number: 00100593
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Department of Art + Design is positioned within the College of Design at North Carolina State University. The College offers a Ph.D. degree in Design with masters degrees in allied academic departments of Graphic and Industrial Design, Landscape Architecture and the School of Architecture. The Department of Art + Design offers a Ph.D. degree in Design, a Masters of Art and Design degree with concentrations in Animation/Experimental Interaction Design, Fashion and Fibers Design, along with two undergraduate degree programs.
Essential Job Duties: NC State University, College of Design, Department of Art + Design seeks a full-time tenure track faculty position in Animation and Experimental Interaction Design. The incumbent will teach a full range of design and development techniques, and encourage innovative design of both informational and entertainment media within a broad-ranging program. We seek an enthusiastic team player to complement the skills of, and collaborate with the faculty and staff members teaching in the Department of Art + Design's Animation and Experimental Interaction Design concentration. The incumbent will facilitate student learning at the undergraduate and graduate level, and help increase collaboration in course offerings and grant writing with other departments and colleges at NC State. Teaching assignments will be made on a semester-by-semester basis according to the needs of the program and department.
Minimum Education/Experience: M.F.A. in media arts or equivalent terminal degree with professional experience in the field of web design, user experience and/or game design.
Department Required Skills : Strong skills in animation, programming, and interactive design Strong technical grounding in design fundamentals,design process, and creative problem solving Demonstrated knowledge of the web/mobile/game industry Demonstrated knowledge of the history and critical theory of new media Strong critique skills Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: 2 - 3 years of teaching experience Demonstrated ability to create, direct, and collaborate on projects that include 3-D animation, 2-D animation, and interactive media design. Proficiency in drawing and illustration skills Ideal candidates are those who will create challenging works that address issues in art and design.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
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