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Adjunct Pool: Electronic & Time-Based Media

Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 28, 2023

Job Details

The School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University continually seeks qualified adjunct instructors to teach a variety of studio courses. This is an open call for part-time adjunct instructors in the area of Electronic and Time-Based Media (ETB). This area focuses on subjects including animation, interactivity, experimental game design, computational art, video, and performance.

Examples of courses for which we seek instructors include foundation-, intermediate-, and advanced-level courses in animation, interactivity, experimental game design, computational art, video, and performance. Studio classes typically meet for three hours a day, two days a week, over a 14-week semester. Studio courses have an average enrollment of 15 students per class.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis all year long. Candidates who meet criteria for needed courses will be contacted during planning for the fall or spring semesters.

We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized or underrepresented in art and higher education and who will contribute to the breadth of our program.

About The School of Art

The School of Art is one of five schools within the College of Fine Arts, which also includes the Schools of Architecture, Design, Drama, and Music. Benchmarks of the School include collaborative relationships with innovative learning environments such as the Center for Arts in Society, the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, and IDeATe; and a unique curriculum that includes contextual practice, critical theory, and technology alongside programs in electronic and time-based media, painting, drawing, and sculpture. The School of Art is ranked as number six in the US and is currently number one in Time-Based and New Media by US News and World Reports.

Carnegie Mellon University and the School of Art value equality of opportunity and mutual respect and believe that a diverse campus community is essential to enriching intellectual exchanges and enhancing cultural understanding. As such, CMU does not discriminate against any faculty, staff, or applicant for employment on the basis of disability, protected veteran status, race, ethnicity, or gender. Qualifications

Qualified candidates will have an MFA.

Application Instructions

Please include both a CV and a link to view your artwork with your application. In addition, please complete the form (within this application) to provide general information about your areas of expertise and skill sets in the area of Electronic & Time-Based Media.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Carnegie Mellon University shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.


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