CUNY Assistant Professor - Advertising (Tenure Track) in Brooklyn, New York

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degree in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. We are the largest public college of technology in New York State and exceptional in that we go beyond traditional class offerings to create a high-tech, hands-on educational experience for our students, to prepare them for a rapidly changing world. For the last five years City Tech has been among the leaders in the diversity of the students it serves among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor’s (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college.

City Tech invites applications for a tenure-track position teaching Advertising: Copywriting and Conceptual Art Direction in the Communication Design Department at the Assistant Professor level, to begin during the Fall 2018 academic semester. The communication design program currently offers courses in: Advertising Design; Animation/Illustration; Graphic Design; Web Design; and Motion Graphics.

The Assistant Professor will teach basic, intermediate and advanced advertising copywriting and/or art direction concept courses. Teaching assignments may include day, evening and Saturday courses. Service will include participation in department advisement, curriculum development, student activities and college-wide committees. The Assistant Professor will be expected to pursue creative, scholarly and professional activities at a level appropriate to the communication design profession.

QUALIFICATIONS

MFA, MPS or equivalent master’s degree required plus a sustained record of relevant professional experience for tenure.

Preferred qualifications:

  • The preferred candidate will have a professional advertising art or copy portfolio demonstrating concept development expressed in multiple media channels including web, mobile, direct marketing, email, outdoor, app design, interactive interface design and social media.

  • Grant application experience and industry support for educational initiatives. Experience writing for broadcast or digital. Five plus years of professional experience along with university level teaching experience.

COMPENSATION

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

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.

CLOSING DATE

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with review of applications to begin March 8, 2018.

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Advertising (Tenure Track)

Job ID: 18259

Location: NYC College of Technology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular