Instructor of New Media

Missouri State University

Full job description

The Instructor NT is a non-tenure track position with responsibilities to teach full-time and to provide appropriate service. The Instructor NT may participate in research or creative activities.

Description of Primary Duties

Teach new media art skills to all levels of undergraduate majors using industry software, four courses per semester (4/4), within an inclusive classroom environment that engages diverse learners. Course assignments will depend on the strengths of the appointee but would include some combination of the following: creative coding, digital foundations, animation, motion graphics, 3D modeling, time-based media, or physical computing.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

An earned terminal degree or the degree required for teaching in certain disciplines is required. Potential or demonstrated teaching ability is required. A willingness to serve the academic unit, college, and the University is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Additional Qualifications

Master’s degree (MFA preferred) in new media, digital arts, electronic arts or related area and teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: digital foundations; creative coding; installation; interactive or immersive environments; time-based media, motion graphics and animation. Technical expertise with industry software is expected. Must demonstrate teaching ability either formally or informally.

Link to Job Description Open Date 05/20/2024 Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled) Special Instructions to Applicants

First date of consideration is Monday, June 3, 2024, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Upload: a cover letter describing the candidate’s qualifications, interest in this position, and perspective on furthering the understanding of challenges faced by all populations; a current cv, including names and contact information of three academic or professional references; unofficial transcript of degree; PDF portfolio with 12–20 pieces or a website URL showing candidate’s work; PDF portfolio or a website URL showing students’ work or mentored work generated through internships and workshops (12–20 pieces), if available.

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