Assistant Professor of Digital Design
Position posted on: 11-04-2019
The Department of Art at Lycoming College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Digital Design, beginning August 2020. The well-established Fine Arts Program combines a rigorous fine arts foundation curriculum with traditional studio, digital design and art history courses in a liberal arts environment. Teaching load is three courses per semester. Candidate will be responsible for digital art and 2-D animation courses for both fine art and commercial purposes. The art department is interested in expanding our course offerings to include either 3D animation courses or video game design courses, depending on the experience and interest of the successful candidate who will also advise students, manage a budget and oversee our digital lab.
Required Experience & Qualifications:
MFA and an active exhibition history with a sustained creative research practice in area of specialization. Priority will be given to artists who can teach a range of skills, including digital and innovative approaches; value an experimental and expansive outlook on artmaking; possess a broad understanding of either the animation field and/or video game design.
Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, artist statement, and contact information for three references. Include a link to a personal website or attach a multi-page PDF with 20 files of digital images and/or animations of personal work and 20 files of digital images and/or animations of student work (links to Vimeo or personal website preferred for animation). Please reference “Assistant Professor of Digital Design” in the subject line of the email.
Application materials received by January 8, 2020 will be given priority. Post-offer, pre-employment drug screen conducted.
Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation's oldest and most respected residential liberal arts colleges. Lycoming is ranked by Forbes as a Top ROI College and by The Princeton Review as one of The 385 Best Colleges. Lycoming College's strong endowment-per-student and fiscal acumen provide the foundation to support a first-rate undergraduate education. The College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education including more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations. Our community of scholars collaborate with and mentor our diverse student body of approximately 1,200 active learners, including 35 percent international and domestic students of color, representing over 50 states, territories, and countries. Students compete in 17 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internships, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming is located in Williamsport, PA, a city rich in the arts and ideally situated for outdoor recreation. Williamsport is the site of a world-class healthcare system (UPMC Susquehanna), modern manufacturing, federal offices and county seat, energy and natural gas resources, and home to and the birthplace of the Little League World Series. Learn more at www.lycoming.edu.
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