The Department of Technology, Culture, and Society at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a full time, 1-year, non-renewable faculty position in Integrated Design & Media, with a start date of September 1, 2022.
We seek candidates with an active, hands-on art or design practice whose work engages with the ethical and political dimensions of art and design or has a significant investment in activism through art and design, or community involvement. This position will complement and strengthen our commitment to delivering a robust curriculum that is inclusive of diverse and critical perspectives, applications, and sites in digital art and design practice.
The program welcomes candidates with a diverse or hybrid background (e.g. degrees in engineering and arts, humanities, or design) and whose practice includes one or more of the following themes:
Ecological and environmental activism
Issues of gender, race, labor and emerging technologies
Data democracy, sovereignty, governance, and justice
A.I. through the lens of the above themes
We strongly encourage candidates whose work engages with or has had a demonstrable impact on diverse communities to apply.
Expectations of position
The successful candidate should be an excellent teacher with a strong commitment to student mentorship, prepared to teach undergraduates and Master’s students. Teaching requirements include core courses for the program as well as special topics courses within the candidate’s area of expertise. Candidates can expect a 2/2 teaching load with some additional service. The Integrated Design & Media program offers BS and MS degrees in Integrated Design & Media.
Candidates must have a Master’s degree (terminal degree preferred) in digital media, design, or related fields (art, design, STS, engineering...) and an outstanding record of social impact through their work in industry, creative practice, or community-centered practice.
The Integrated Design & Media (IDM) program in the Tandon School of Engineering is a place that fosters creative practice, design research and multidisciplinary experimentation with emerging media technologies. Situated on NYU’s Brooklyn campus and with access to a world-class facility at 370 Jay Street, IDM nurtures a convergence of expertise through experimental creative practice, technical acumen, and rigorous process. We are committed to fostering diversity in our faculty and students with respect to background, ability, disciplines and impact of work. We utilize technologies to support human values and interdependence, building a field of practice that combines the ethics of an arts practice with the technical rigor of engineering that strives for equity in all domains.
Please submit the following materials electronically:
A link to a digital portfolio featuring documentation of no more than 10 samples of your work (e.g. photo documentation, video reel, writing, workshop documentation, code samples, documentation of installation, etc.)
Is there anything else you’d like us to see? One optional supporting document as applicable: examples may include student work, example syllabi, non-academic interests, etc.
Names and contact information for three references. References will only be contacted if candidates are selected for interviews.
New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States. NYU Tandon has an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching and entrepreneurship. We aim to inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century. We are committed to quality, integrity, and respect for each other. We take pride in our high numbers of women students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. We seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. Tandon belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches.
With NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education. We are deeply committed to teaching and learning, and we lead in online education and in K-12 STEM outreach. Our students conduct Vertically Integrated Research projects and participate in an extensive undergraduate summer research program.
NYU Tandon is committed to substantially increase the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups in STEM and we encourage candidates from such groups to apply. We aspire to create a climate where diversity and inclusion are not only appreciated but considered an asset for creativity and innovation, and we seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. We take pride in our high numbers of female students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. Tandon belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches, and our faculty are supported by a range of services and programs provided by the NYU Office of Work Life.
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