Tenure-track Assistant Professor Digital Art
Boston College seeks a digital artist to teach full-time in the Department of Art, Art History and Film Studies. Applicants should have creative expertise and teaching experience in at least two of the following areas: digital graphic design, data visualization, digital animation, motion graphics, web design, architectural drawing, 3-D modeling, augmented reality, internet art. The ideal candidate will have a background in curriculum development at the college level, and will be expected to develop a concentration in digital art within the Studio Art department.
Applicants should have a broad understanding of contemporary art practices and a strong commitment to fostering the creative growth of undergraduates at a liberal arts university. The department values a vibrant professional practice, excellence in teaching, and a willingness to contribute to the intellectual and communal life of the university. Service responsibilities include taking a leadership role in curriculum development, advising and mentoring, equipment management, and committee work. The successful applicant will have outstanding oral, written, and presentation communication skills.
Applicants must have an MFA in Digital Art or a closely related field, and a minimum of 3 years college teaching beyond graduate school, active studio practice and strong exhibition/professional record. Required fluency in screen based media and advanced knowledge of relevant software applications, such as Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Auto-CAD, Blender, Rhino, AfterEffects, Premiere and other commonly used digital applications.
Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, three letters of reference, artist’s statement, 15-20 images of professional work and annotated list of images, 10 images of students’ work, and list of courses taught. Please indicate in your cover letter whether or not you will be attending the College Art Association Annual Conference.
Applications must be received by Interfolio by January 2, 2018.
Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity.