Open Position: Teaching Digital Artist-in-Residence

Fordham University, The Jesuit University of New York, invites applications for the Teaching Digital Artist-in Residence in its Department of Communication and Media Studies to commence September 1, 2015.

The position is for one year (with the possibility of renewal), teaching three courses each semester. For Fall 2015, the Digital Artist-in-Residence would teach three classes at our Rose Hill Bronx campus: Social Media, Digital Audio Production, and Digital Design for New Media. In the Spring, the Artist-in-Residence would also teach in the New Media and Digital Design program at our Lincoln Center campus.

For this appointment, we seek a talented educator and digital media practitioner with a record of achievement in creating interactive, immersive, and engaging digital media. Candidates with specializations in data analysis and visualization, interactive graphics, creative social media, multimedia art, digital video production, digital audio production, and/or multimedia storytelling are welcome to apply.

For your application, please include: (1) a cover letter with qualifications, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) evidence of teaching ability such as prior syllabi and teaching evaluations; (4) Up to three samples of your digital work; and (5) the names and contact information of three references. Deadline: May 15, 2015. Please submit all materials to: jreich8@fordham.edu.

The Department of Communication and Media Studies faculty represent a wide range of academic backgrounds, areas of scholarship, and professional interests. Serving over 900 undergraduate majors, the department offers programs in Fordham College at Rose Hill (Bronx), Fordham College at Lincoln Center (Manhattan), and the Professional and Continuing School (Manhattan, Bronx and Westchester). Located in New York, Fordham is ideally situated for the study of media, benefiting from the city’s vast resources. Students access a wide range of professional internships. More information about our department can be found at www.fordham.edu/cms.

Fordham University. With over 14,500 students, Fordham’s Carnegie classification is Research University (High Research Activity). In 2013, U.S. News & World Report ranked Fordham’s undergraduate program 57th in the nation, placing it among the Tier 1 national universities, and the editors of Kaplan/Newsweek’s 2008 edition of How to Get Into College Guide included Fordham University as one of the “25 Hottest Schools in America.” Fordham offers its students a highly dedicated faculty, a heady intellectual atmosphere, emphasis on ethics and social justice, and respect for all individuals, religions, cultures, and creeds.

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from men and women of all backgrounds. Fordham is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.