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Instructor, Digital Media/Two-Dimensional Design, AA#30-3-172/Ext

Digital Media/Two-Dimensional Design – one-year, full-time, temporary (sabbatical replacement) – Starting fall, 2014

The Department of Art and Art History at Bloomsburg University of PA, a student-focused institution, seeks a high-energy, dedicated individual to teach all levels of digital art and digital print design and a foundation course in two-dimensional design (AA#30-3-172/Ext). The position is a one-year, full-time, temporary appointment as Instructor, for the academic year of 2014-2015. Salary competitive.

The studio art program at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is committed to a strong interdisciplinary fine arts curriculum stressing both technical and conceptual skills combined with theoretical and practical experience in digital media. The position requires teaching introductory to advanced levels of digital art and digital print design and a foundation course in two-dimensional design as well as sharing in the maintenance and oversight of a Macintosh-based digital lab. Candidates should be active artists/designers with a portfolio representing innovative conceptual and strategic thinking, strengths in typography and print design, design fluency across media, and technology skills.

Requirements: M.F.A. in digital media or related field from an accredited institution required by August 22, 2014, successful teaching experience beyond T.A., and a strong record of current exhibitions or professional activity required. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations preferred. Finalist(s) must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process as judged by the department faculty. Recommendation for hiring is needed by the majority of the regular, full-time faculty in the department.

Application: Submit a cover letter addressing your qualifications and experiences for the position, artist’s statement, teaching philosophy, resume, unofficial copy of graduate transcripts, contact information for three references (letters on request), 20 images of personal work and 20 images of student work on CD/DVD (readable for both Mac & PC), and SASE (optional for CD/DVD return) to: Chair, Digital Media/Two-Dimensional Design Search, AA#30-3-172/Ext, Department of Art and Art History, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.

Applications must be postmarked no later than April 22, 2014. No hand delivered applications accepted. Bloomsburg University of PA encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO Employer. Prior to a final offer of employment the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check. Completing this search is contingent upon available funding.