Assistant Professor - Communication Design (Motion Graphics/Interactive Design) Tenure Track

Brooklyn, NY
Feb 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York (CUNY), a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degrees, invites applications for a tenure-track position teaching Motion Graphics or Interactive Design in the Communication Design Department at the Assistant Professor level, to begin during the Fall 2017 academic semester. The communication design program currently offers courses in: Advertising Design, Animation/Illustration, Graphic Design, Web Design, and Motion Graphics.

Graduates seek careers as art directors, graphic designers, TV art directors / producers, web designers, 3D animators, illustrators and motion graphics designers.

Position responsibilities include teaching basic, intermediate and advanced motion graphics and/or interactive courses. The preferred candidate is a working professional with experience in applied theory of motion or interactive design principles. Preferred candidate would have a reel or portfolio of professional interactive commercial work that showcases the candidate's proficiency with industry standard technologies.

Departmental duties include participation in department advisement, assisting with curriculum development, student activities and college-wide committees. The successful candidate is expected to pursue creative, scholarly and professional activities at a level appropriate to the communication design profession. Teaching assignments may include day, evening and Saturday courses.


MFA, MPS or equivalent master's degree required plus a sustained record of relevant professional experience for tenure. Grant application experience and industry support for educational initiatives desirable. Five plus years of professional experience along with university level teaching experience preferred.


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 will be accepted until the position is filled, with review of applications to begin February 24, 2017.


CUNY Job Posting: Faculty


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.

Location: NYC College of Technology

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Communication Design (Motion Graphics/Interactive Design) Tenure Track

Job ID: 16048

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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