CUNY Assistant Professor - New Media Technology (Humanities) in Queens, New York
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Department of Humanities invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor to teach courses in the New Media Technology A.A.S. program. Courses include Introduction to New Media, Multimedia/Web Design, Web Animation and Interactivity, Internet Video, Game Design, and Web Development and Design.
Student advisement, participate in curriculum and program development, committee participation, active involvement in co-curricular media program activities, liaise with internship counselor, and ongoing professional development are required. Shared responsibilities include department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. The Assistant Professor of New Media Technology will work with other departments in English, business and computer science to develop and improve track specializations in the major. The specialized tracks include digital journalism, video game development, app development and e-commerce.
Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise.
The Associate in Applied Science degree in New Media Technology is designed to prepare students to enter directly into the workplace or to further their educations by transferring to a B.S., B.F.A., or B.S. degree program. The New Media Technology degree offers students the opportunity to learn skills such as web design, web animation and interactivity, Internet video, and game design. Other required and elective courses place those skills in the context of artistic traditions and values, introduce students to the wide range of career opportunities in which they may apply their skills, and the social and ethical issues raised by new technologies.
LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit www.LaGuardia.edu to learn more.
M.F.A., Master of Professional Studies, or equivalent terminal degree in digital media or related discipline. Professional experience in fields such as game design, web design and development, animation and interactivity, graphics and scripting, video capture, editing and compression, and/or significant creative accomplishments in digital media also required.
Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
HOW TO APPLY
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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.
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Location: LaGuardia Community College
Job Title: Assistant Professor - New Media Technology (Humanities)
Job ID: 15704
Full/Part Time: Full-Time