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<nettime-ann> Position: Digital Design - University of Colorado, Denver
Brian DeLevie on Fri, 13 Oct 2006 23:24:29 +0200 (CEST)


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<nettime-ann> Position: Digital Design - University of Colorado, Denver


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POSITION:  Digital Design
 
Description:
The Visual Arts Department, in the College of Arts and Media at the
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center (UCDHSC), seeks
a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Electronic Design with
expertise in digital media, design fundamentals and a wide range of Digital
Media software applications, Applicants must posses interest and knowledge
of design theory, history and criticism, and demonstrate a record of
creative activity in Art/Design.
 
As one of three institutions within the University of Colorado system,
UCDHSC is an urban campus located in the heart of the city's commercial,
cultural and recreational districts.  The institution educates approximately
27,000 students with more than 100 degree and certificate programs at the
bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels, and has proudly positioned itself
to be one of the top urban research universities in the country with more
than $300 million a year in research grants and contracts.
 
The College of Arts & Media (CAM), located on the UCDHSC Downtown Denver
campus, offers B.F.A./B.A. degrees in Studio Arts, Art History, Theatre,
Film & Television, and a B.S. degree in Music.
 
Students majoring in Fine Arts select programs in art history, drawing,
painting, photography, sculpture, multimedia and 3-D animation. These
emphasis areas provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of, and
direct experience with the various media?as well as an understanding of art
theory, knowledge of the methods and materials of art making, and a critical
analysis of the art object in historical perspectives. Fine Arts students
have access to the Photography lab (with black & white, color, non-silver
and digital capabilities), Sculpture lab (with metal casting and fabrication
and woodworking facilities), and Drawing & Painting studios. Digital
facilities include non-linear editing suites, and an audio
production/post-production classroom, in addition to studio/office spaces
for the Visual Arts faculty.

QUALIFICATIONS:    
Required
1.    MFA (degree completed)
2.    Expertise in Digital Media
3.    Expertise in Design Fundamentals
4.  Demonstrated record of creative activity in Art/Design
5.    Demonstrated interest in, and knowledge of, design theory, history and
criticism
6.    Expertise in a wide range of digital media software applications.
7.    Ability to teach and work with a diverse student body
 
Preferred 
1.    2-3 years teaching experience beyond graduate school.
2.    2-3 years professional experience in the field of Design.
3. Expertise in web based/Interactive software application
 
POSITION: 5 courses A/Y Load, Fall 2007 start date
 
COMPENSATION: Salary commensurate with skills and experience The University
of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University
benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at www.cusys.edu/pbs
<http://www.cusys.edu/pbs> <http://www.cusys.edu/pbs> .
 
APPLICATION MATERIALS:
1.    Letter of application
2.    Complete and Current curriculum vita
3.    Statement of teaching philosophy that also addresses working with a
diverse student body
4.    Statement of creative work and personal design philosophy
5.    Three letters of reference (including phone numbers and email
addresses)
6.    Electronic Portfolio of Design work, including web site addresses if
applicable
        (DVD, interactive CD or web site.  PDF¹s will not be accepted)
7.    Twenty examples of student work in electronic format, if applicable.
8.    Sample syllabi if applicable.
9.    SASE (for return of materials)

 
SEND APPLICATION MATERIALS TO:
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
Visual Arts Department
Attn: Joann Brennan, Electronic Design Search Committee
Campus Box 177
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, Colorado 80217-3364.
 
Deadline for receipt of application is Monday, January 8th, 2007. The
interview process will include a pre-scheduled interview at the  College
Arts Association Conference in New York at the New York Hilton, February
14th-18th. On-campus interviews, for finalists selected from CAA interviews
will be scheduled in early March.
For more information on the College of Arts & Media, or the University of
Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center in the downtown Denver campus,
visit our websites at www.cudenver.edu <http://www.cudenver.edu> ,
www.uchsc.edu <http://www.uchsc.edu> , or www.cudenver.edu/cam
<http://www.cudenver.edu/cam> .
 
The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in
education and employment.

The University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center requires
background      investigations for employment.
 
 


 
 
 

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