Our friends at the The University of Connecticut’s Digital Media Design department are hiring for the coming semester. There are openings in Motion Graphics, Game Design, and Web design. The full job listing is available through the UConn website and listed below:
- Assistant Professor, Web Design and Development https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5397
- Assistant Professor in-Residence – Motion Graphics https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5395
- Assistant / Associate Professor in Residence – Game Design and Development https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5400
The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/) and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1). As part of these initiatives, UConn has hired more than 450 new faculty at all ranks during the past three years. We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for faculty positions in the Department of Digital Media and Design at the rank of Assistant Professor in-Residence. This position is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in-Residence. It will have a creative focus on Digital Graphic Design, Motion Graphics, 2D Animation and Production for the Digital Arts, Film and Video to start 8/22/2015, renewable on an annual basis. The selected candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level classes, as well as, support faculty collaborations through the Digital Media Center centered on animation and motion graphics for purposes of entertainment, marketing, branding, advertising, artistic expression, and scientific research and visualizations.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and scholarship through extramural funding (in disciplines where applicable), high quality publications, impact as measured through citations, performances and exhibits (in disciplines where applicable), national recognition as through honorific awards. In the area of teaching, successful candidate will share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach and professional development. Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.