Location: Lakewood, NJ Category: Faculty Posted On: Fri Jan 4 2019 Job Description:
The Department of Communication, Graphic Design and Multimedia in the School of Business and Digital Media invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment with appropriate tenure-track.
The ideal candidate will be a practicing multimedia designer and educator who is as passionate about teaching and research. We seek someone with demonstrated expertise in contemporary critical discourse in design, interaction design and new media, and pedagogy for innovative design awareness. In addition to a successful teaching record at undergraduate and/or graduate levels, we seek candidates with an original research agenda or design practice that complements and contributes to the departmental mission to offer a wide range of approaches to multimedia design practices
This is a full-time, tenure track position.
Teach 12 credits per semester in foundation, intermediary and senior level courses.
Collaborate in developing curriculum and establishing new course offerings.
Advise and mentor students pursuing the B.F.A. in Graphic Design & Multimedia or B.A. in Digital Design
Participate in departmental functions and university-wide services
Pursue scholarly activities.
Provide service to the Department and the University
Collaborate in program development.
Work with student activities.
From time to time teach in the general education program
Expectation to perform some departmental administrative duties as deemed necessary by the Department Chair.
Integrate the core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
PhD in Design is preferred, or a graduate degree in MFA, MA or MDes with concentrations or professional experiences in Multimedia Design, Animation, Interaction Design, or Time-based Media
A proven ability to teach the broad range of multimedia design related courses such as: Website Design / Video & Sound Editing/ 2D Animation/ 3D Animation/ 2D Interactivity & Multimedia/ 3D Interactivity & Game Design/ Interaction Design/ Experience Design along with formal and demonstrated expertise in Multimedia technologies
At least two years of university-level teaching experience beyond the MFA
A record of academic research or substantial professional work on the field of Time-based Media
Demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary creative research and/or practices
Demonstrated commitment and sensitivity to issues of inclusion and diversity, both within the classroom and in designs and technologies fields overall
Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively.
Ability and willingness to learn to effectively use instructional technology (internet, instructional software, Blackboard).
Ability to teach in non-traditional formats and settings (studio, off-campus, evening, hybrid, online).
Internal Number: 106186
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Georgian Court University offers more than 30 undergraduate degrees, 10 graduate Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey, Georgian Court University is located in residential Lakewood, New Jersey, on a magnificent 156-acre estate formerly belonging to financier George Jay Gould. The campus is conveniently situated 60 miles from New York and Philadelphia and only 10 miles from the beautiful Jersey Shore. Bordering Lake Carasaljo, the site is a National Historic Landmark with magnificent statuary, beautiful architecture and lush gardens, making it a truly breathtaking and inspiring place to learn, study, and live. After a long history as a women's college with coeducational graduate programs and undergraduate evening programs, Georgian Court has become fully coeducational as of Fall 2013. All degree and certificate programs during the day and evening are now open to both women and men.
Open to students of all faiths, Georgian Court University provides comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition with a special concern for women. The university offers a curriculum th...at is broad enough to be truly liberal, yet specialized enough to provide in-depth preparation for careers or further study.
The unique Georgian Court University atmosphere is one of a small college ambiance in a technologically advanced, highly esteemed university setting. Centered around the core values of the Sisters of Mercy, the university offers an extremely safe and nurturing campus environment with individualized attention and guidance.
The Georgian Court faculty is committed to teaching and individual mentoring, with an outstanding 92% holding doctorates or terminal degrees in their field. They are dedicated and caring educators and experts in their respective industries, while demonstrating public service and a personal affinity to our core values—respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.
degrees, and a variety of certificates in a wide range of areas through our three schools: The School of Arts & Sciences, The School of Business, and The School of Education.
Benefits of a Georgian Court University education include: small classes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1; personalized education—faculty members readily available for mentoring ; all classes taught by faculty members, not graduate assistants, and inclusive core values of respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.