Division/College: College of Arts, Media and Design
FT/PT: Full Time
The Department of Art + Design in the College of Arts, Media and Design, invites applications for an appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Information Design and Visualization. We seek candidates with a record of excellent creative practice, innovative pedagogy, significant exhibited and/or published work and relevant teaching experience. Candidates should demonstrate a strong interest in and capacity for delivering both graduate and undergraduate courses. The course load for this position is six 4-credit courses over two semesters. This one-year position will begin in fall 2019. An appointment within the Department of Art + Design locates you within a major urban private global research university and a leader in experiential learning, global engagement and advanced research. Our College of Arts, Media and Design is engaged with interdisciplinary creative scholarship, critique of established principles and processes and is comprised of a unique combination of disciplines and practices in architecture, art, design, communication, games, journalism, media, music, and theatre. See: www.northeastern.edu/camd
The ideal candidate will contribute to and collaborate with faculty of our signature Masters programs (such as Information Design + Visualization and Experience Design); our interdisciplinary PhD program (in development); as well as our undergraduate programs. We also offer BFA degrees in Design, Media Art, and Game Design, and an MS in Game Science and Design. The Department of Art + Design has three distinct advantages: (I) Our diversified faculty conducts strong courses of study in a rich spectrum of practices: studio art, art history and critical studies in contemporary art and emerging media; graphic, information, interaction and experience design; digital arts, animation, game theory and design, photography, film, video, and interactive media. (II) We are located within a major private global research university and a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement and interdisciplinary research and our College has a unique combination of disciplines, including Architecture, Art + Design, Game Design, Communication Studies, Journalism, Media and Screen Studies, Music, and Theatre. (III) We are in Boston, a thriving urban center of culture, education, research and innovation with extensive global connections. See: www.northeastern.edu/camd.
Candidates must have an MDes, MFA, PhD, or equivalent terminal degree in visual communication design or related field. The candidate should have a professional practice that will inform and advance the field through creative production, experimentation, collaboration, and exhibition. Evidence of a high level of technical skill, cultural knowledge and creative accomplishment is expected. Candidates are expected to have taught at undergraduate and graduate levels of study.
To apply, visit the College of Arts, Media and Design website: https://camd.northeastern.edu/careers/ and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions. If viewing this posting on the Northeastern University website, click on
Internal Number: 58625
About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.