The Department of Technology, Culture, and Society at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a full time, 1-year, non-renewable faculty position in Integrated Digital Media, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, with a start date of September 1, 2020.
New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States. NYU Tandon has an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching and entrepreneurship. We aim to inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century. We are committed to quality, integrity, and respect for each other. We take pride in our high numbers of women students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. We seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. Tandon belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches.
With NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education. We are deeply committed to teaching and learning, and we lead in online education and in K-12 STEM outreach. Our students conduct Vertically Integrated Research projects and participate in an extensive undergraduate summer research program.
A Visiting Professor's primary roles are teaching and mentoring. The program offers BS and MS degrees in Integrated Digital Media, and the department offers a PhD degree in Technology, Culture, and Society.
We seek candidates for this position in all areas of digital media practice - including art, design, and games - with a preference for research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas of focus: video / digital photography / experimental filmmaking, web design, game design, or real-time live performance. The successful candidate should be an excellent teacher with a strong commitment to student mentorship and experience in all levels of teaching, from introductory undergraduates to graduate students. Candidates must have a terminal degree in digital media or a related field and an outstanding record of artistic practice, technical innovation, and/or scholarship in their areas of focus. Candidates with a hybrid academic background (e.g., degrees in engineering and arts, humanities, or design), and whose work is concerned with themes of advocacy / activism, social / civic engagement, cultural / environmental sustainability, design justice, and/or media equity are especially encouraged to apply.
The Integrated Digital Media (IDM) program in the Tandon School of Engineering is a place that fosters creative practice, design research and multidisciplinary experimentation with emerging media technologies. Situated on NYU’s Brooklyn campus and with access to a world-class facility at 370 Jay Street, IDM nurtures a convergence of expertise through experimental creative practice, technical acumen, and rigorous process. We utilize technologies to support human values and interdependence, building a field of practice that combines the ethics of an arts practice with the technical rigor of engineering.
Applicants should submit:
Current CV that points to an online portfolio of work
Names and contact information for three references.
Recent teaching evaluations
A teaching statement describing experience and teaching philosophy
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