Assistant Professor - Visual Communications (Time-Based Media)

Employer
Farmingdale State College
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Media Studies, Other Communications
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Farmingdale State College - Assistant Professor - Visual Communications (Time-Based Media)

Farmingdale State College (FSC) is the State University of New York's largest college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. A leader in applied and experiential learning, the college delivers rigorous programs that equip graduates with the academic foundation and skills sought by both emerging industries and graduate institutions. FSC offers 37 undergraduate degrees and a Master's in Technology Management through its Schools of Business, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, and Arts & Sciences. Known as a pioneer in the alternative energy field, the college also boasts a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program. FSC's strong culture of civic responsibility and engaged learning has led to reciprocal partnerships throughout the Long Island region.

Farmingdale State College is among the nation's fastest growing colleges. Its programs regularly earn regional and national recognition as well as honors for both quality and value. Consistently ranked as a leader in return on investment and affordability, FSC is known as one of the safest colleges in the nation according to multiple rankings. The campus is located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes by rail or automobile from New York City.

Farmingdale State College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor faculty position for the NASAD accredited Visual Communications: Art & Graphic Design program. The program is seeking a faculty member with a strong graphic design background and an emphasis on time-based media including motion graphics, animation and video. The successful candidate will join the Visual Communications Department, which encourages a culture for students to learn the value of creativity, imagination, passion, collaboration and social responsibility.

All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching; research & scholarly activity (which includes creative and artistic works); and service. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high-level of competence in teaching (teaching modalities include day and evening classes, including online and hybrid formats). Candidates should also have a creative/research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty - this may include published or commissioned artwork created for professional clients within a competitive environment; or work in peer-reviewed publications, exhibitions, and presentations. Service includes advising students as well as serving on departmental and college-wide committees. All three components are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College.

To apply, submit a letter of application (including a statement on teaching philosophy and methodology) a C.V., references, ten professional work samples, and ten student work samples if available. Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Candidates invited for interviews (which will be held virtually) will be asked to share a presentation on their research/creative activities and a separate teaching demonstration.

The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include:

  • Commitment to diversity and university initiatives supportive of diversity and inclusion.
  • Interest in participating in student-centered service activities.
  • Desire to apply expertise in promoting civic engagement with the College's many community partners.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A terminal degree (MFA, MDes, DDes, or Ph.D.) in Graphic Design, or equivalent terminal degree in a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution or university with an award date by August 31, 2022.
  • The candidate should have the ability to teach: advanced graphic design, typography, and motion graphics design. 
  • A commitment to teaching undergraduates of diverse backgrounds.

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One or more years of professional practice and at least one year of college/university level teaching experience. 
  • An ongoing record of professional consulting and/or peer reviewed scholarship (publications and/or creative activities).
  • Faculty with the ability to teach animation, game design and have experience with video and sound editing is a plus.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, 10 month, tenure track faculty position.

  • For the first 10 working days, beginning Thursday, September 16, 2021 and ending Wednesday, September 29, 2021, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.
  • CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Friday, October 15, 2021
  • SALARY: $70,000/year, may increase commensurate with experience
  • ANTICIPATED START DATE: September 1, 2022

The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans.

VISA SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION

The Consumer Information web page can be viewed at the following link - http://www.farmingdale.edu/consumer-information

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Farmingdale State College seeks a broad and diverse pool of candidates for this position. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

To apply, submit a letter of application (that includes a statement on teaching philosophy and methodology), c.v., copies of teaching evaluations, unofficial copy of graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/or currently in process), names and contact information of three references. Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research/creative activities as well as a separate teaching demonstration.

URL:  www.farmingdale.edu/employment

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