Assistant Professor - Advertising (Advertising Design & Graphic Arts)

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
May 05, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 9883

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The New York City College of Technology's Department of Advertising Design & Graphic Arts invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Art & Advertising Design and Communication Design AAS and B.Tech degree programs. The communication design program currently offers five tracks:  Advertising Design, Animation/Illustration/Game Art, Graphic Design, Web Design and Broadcast Design/Motion Graphics. Graduates seek careers as art directors, graphic designers, TV art directors/producers, web designers, 3D animators, illustrators, and motion graphics designers.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching basic, intermediate, and advanced communication design courses. Departmental duties include participation in department advisement, curriculum development, student activities, and college-wide committees. The successful candidate is expected to pursue and achieve recognition for creative, scholarly and professional activities at a level appropriate to advertising design and graphic arts. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and Saturday courses. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


Master of Fine Arts degree required plus a sustained record of relevant professional experience for tenure. Ph.D. degree is preferred. The successful candidate is a working professional with strong typography skills, experience in applied theory of graphic design principles and current industry production standards including proficiency with software applications such as Adobe InDesign, PhotoShop, and Illustrator. The preferred candidate will present a graphic design portfolio including ebooks, interactive tablet magazines, and content-rich interface designs for mobile apps, as well as web page design and interactive interface design. Grant application experience and industry support for educational initiatives are desirable. Five plus years of professional experience and university level teaching experience preferred. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


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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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of resumes will begin 1/20/2014.


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