The Arkansas State University Department of Art + Design seeks applicants for a full-time, instructor position in Digital Innovation (DI) beginning January 2019. The DI program will be served online through A-State’s AOS program.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Knowledge, skills, and abilities required or applicable to the position responsibilities and area of specialization including special abilities.
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance
A-State is one of the two largest residential universities in the state, with over 10,000 students. It is located in Jonesboro, a city of 74,000, 65 miles northwest of Memphis, Tennessee. A-State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. A-State is an accredited member of NASAD.
A-State has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. A-State is also committed to creating a productive workplace in which both persons and property are secure. To achieve that goal, background investigations are conducted on all final applicants recommended for employment.
This position does not require advising, research, or service-related activities.
The successful candidate will be prepared to inspire, mentor, and advise liberal arts students from many backgrounds and nations, including underrepresented and marginalized groups.
MFA in Graphic Design, New Media or related Studio Field or a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and demonstrable design skills awarded by the start date. We will consider applicants who are enrolled in an MFA program at the start date.
Preferred attributes are:
Successful university-level teaching experience beyond graduate assistantships
Experience with physical computing processes, electronics, game design and development, etc.
Areas of expertise may include Web Design, Game Design, User Experience design, App development and other practices that incorporate digital design and technologies. The successful candidate will be conversant in various contemporary topics surrounding design and technology. The chosen candidate will have the opportunity to help craft and build this new online program.