Assistant Professor - Communication Design (Advertising/Conceptual Art Direction) Tenure Track


FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

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 Advertising or Conceptual Art Direction 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 advertising and/or art direction concept courses. The preferred candidate will have a professional advertising and art direction portfolio demonstrating concept development expressed in multiple media channels including web, mobile, direct marketing, email, outdoor, app design, interactive interface design and social media. Experience with copy writing and an understanding of the collaborative team approach to advertising is required. Additional copy writing portfolio and TV Broadcast experience is a plus.

Departmental duties include participation in department advisement, 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

COMPENSATION

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.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. Candidates should provide a cover letter summarizing teaching philosophy and research area, CV/resume and letters of recommendation.

CLOSING DATE

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with review of applications to begin February 27, 2017.

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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 (Advertising/Conceptual Art Direction) Tenure Track

Job ID: 16047

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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