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Assistant Professor, Animation and/or Web/Interaction Design

Employer
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Nov 30, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Assistant Professor, Animation and/or Web/Interaction Design

Job No: 532301
Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Fine/Performing Arts, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Assistant Professor

Department of Art and Design

College of Arts & Humanities



Position Description

The Department of Art and Design at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Academic Year) in Animation and/or Web/Interaction Design with the appointment starting in Fall 2024.

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University's mission, vision, and core values.

For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values.



The Position

Responsibilities include teaching three hybrid/blended activity courses per semester in one or more of the following specializations: animation/motion graphics, web design and app design. Other duties include curriculum development, student advisement for Design majors, participation in developing department procedures and guidelines, involvement in student outcomes assessment, and committee service at the department, college and university level. Faculty will be expected to continue their creative work and or professional activities.



Qualifications

Required Qualifications
  • Applicants must have experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
  • MFA in Animation/Motion Graphics and or Web/Interaction Design or related field, in hand by August 2023.
  • Minimum of one year college level teaching, including teaching assistant experience.
  • Ability to teach courses in the following areas: Introduction to Graphic Applications, Animation/Motion graphics, Web and App Design.
  • Proficiency on a Macintosh platform in the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Evidence of successful creative activity in one or more of the following areas: Animation/Motion Graphics and or Web/Interaction, App Design.

  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Effective college level teaching experience (Non-teaching assistant).
  • Evidence of successful blended and or online instruction.
  • Professional activity in one or more the following areas: Animation/Motion graphics and or Web/Interaction and App.
  • Creative or professional work that demonstrates a commitment to diversity.


  • How to Apply

    A completed on-line application must be received by electronic submission to be considered. To apply, please visit CSUDH career-opportunities.



    Application Deadline Date:

    The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin in November, 2023. For full consideration, please submit your completed application with the required materials no later than January 26, 2024:
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
  • Cover letter
  • Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (2 pages maximum)*
  • List of 3 references with contact information**
  • Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required for the finalist)***
  • A Statement on Teaching (2 pages maximum)
  • A Statement on Research (2 pages maximum)
  • Sample Publications or Evidence of Creative/Scholarly Activity
  • Teaching Evaluations (if available)


  • *Given CSUDH's commitment to diversity and inclusion for all students, faculty, staff, and administrators, describe your individual commitment and experiences in advancing diversity and inclusion and how they relate to your future teaching and research.

    **This position requires three letters of recommendation (LORs). Please do not upload your LORs with your application. Your list of references will be notified at the appropriate time during the search process. They will receive a request via email along with information on uploading the LOR. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUDH by logging back into your applicant portal.

    ***For finalist with International transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.

    A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. The certification must translate the information in English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate's, Doctor's of Philosophy). The certification can be emailed to facultyaffairs@csudh.edu or mailed directly to the office of Faculty Affairs and Development, 1000 East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA 90747.

    If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

    Ellie Zenhari

    Search Committee Chair

    CSU, Dominguez Hills

    1000 E Victoria Street

    Carson, CA 90747

    Art and Design Department

    The Art and Design Department strives to give its students a rich and thorough arts education. Whether a student's focus be Studio Art, Design, or Art History the faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students reach their goals. The department also offers five art minors: Art History, Studio, Design, Motion Graphics, and Crafts. The Art and Design department includes the University Art Gallery, which presents eight to ten exhibitions and related events throughout the academic year, and is a valuable resource to the department as well as to the University as a whole and to the surrounding community. Further amenities include working studios in ceramics, sculpture, painting and drawing as well as two Mac computer labs. The Art and Design Department welcomes a diverse student body and continues to cultivate an academically rigorous cross-disciplinary program that prepares students for professional work post graduation.

    For more information: https://www.csudh.edu/art/

    Additional Information

    The Assistant Professor (Academic Year) classification salary range is $5,405 to $11,994 per month (12 monthly payments per academic year); The anticipated hiring salary is $6,786 to $6,957. This position will be commensurate with experience and current CSUDH faculty salaries in the academic department/discipline. Faculty salaries are subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. Summer research grants, moving expenses, start‐up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available.

    An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes: health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and dependent fee‐waiver; access to campus child‐care; and a defined‐benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit: https://www.csudh.edu/hr/benefits/.



    Background Check

    Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.



    CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

    The California State University (CSU) is committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities we serve, as well as maintaining higher education access and attainment for our students, as such, we embrace a comprehensive strategy designed to reduce the likelihood of transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The CSU strongly recommends that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications and comply with other safety measures established by each campus. The systemwide policy can be found at CSU Vaccination Policy and any questions you have may be submitted to hrm@csudh.edu.

    Mandated Reporter Per CANRA

    The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

    Closing Statement

    CSUDH is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

    For more information: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

    Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources' Office (310) 243-3771.

    Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at Campus Security Report (Clery), or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.

    Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

    The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9.

    For more information see: Smoke & Tobacco-Free


    Applications Close: Open until filled

    To apply, visit: https://careers.csudh.edu/en-us/job/532301/assistant-professor-animation-andor-webinteraction-design



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