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  2. A search is currently open for three full-time, tenure-track faculty (Assistant or Associate level) in the Communication Design program in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) at the University of Cincinnati. Here is a short link to the job posting: https://jobs.uc.edu/s/zrYwIh We're looking for people with strong traditional graphic design skills (typography, image-making, and composition) but also the ability to teach trans-media — interaction design (UI/UX) and/or motion design.
  3. https://rwu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=698437F945E0CABD0EDE8820643C78DA?JOBID=116059 Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Communication About Roger Williams University: Roger Williams University, located on the coast of Bristol, RI, is a forward-thinking private university with 45 undergraduate majors and more than a dozen graduate programs spanning the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. With small classes, direct access to faculty and boundless opportunities for real-world projects, RWU students develop the ability to think critically while simultaneously building the practical skills that today's employers demand. In addition to its 4,000 undergraduates and 300 graduate students, RWU is home to a thriving University College based in Providence as well as Rhode Island's only law school. Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of its growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees. Job Description: The Department of Communication, Graphic Design and Web Development seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Graphic Design Communication starting in Fall 2020. The Department is looking for a dynamic educator to participate in ongoing curricular design and to bring innovative approaches and subjects to the Roger Williams Graphic Design Communication program. Primary responsibilities include: Teaching foundation courses in graphic design, including, but not limited to, introduction to design communication, typography, and history of design. Teaching upper-level courses in respective research and areas of expertise. Participating in curriculum development, recruitment, student work evaluation, and student extra-curricular design activities Extending beyond the classroom to develop experiential, internship and applied educational opportunities and/or travel programs. Advising and mentoring undergraduate Graphic Design students for success at the University and beyond If you have specific questions regarding this position, please contact: Dr. Cynthia Scheinberg, Dean School of Humanities, Arts, and Education cscheinberg@rwu.edu 401-254-3828 * Please do not send application materials to this email address. Requirements: In addition to the primary responsibilities listed above, successful candidates will be equipped to offer innovations in both pedagogy and curriculum that respond to the demands of this evolving field. We are seeking candidates who primarily identify as designers and who have demonstrated pedagogical expertise in design education. Successful candidates should have a terminal graduate degree in Graphic Design, at least two years college-level teaching experience in graphic design, and at least two years of leadership experience or other activities within a professional design agency or company. In addition, candidates should be able to move between both print and screen-based platforms. Candidates with one or more teaching and research interests in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: information design, motion design, design research, respectful design, design anthropology, design authorship and entrepreneurship, among other emerging areas. Additional Information: As an institution committed to strengthening society through engaged teaching and learning as well as building the university that the world needs now, Roger Williams University values inclusion, seeks to reflect the diversity of the region and create access to higher education and career success. The University seeks candidates who, through their work and life experiences, service to the community, and teaching or research, can contribute to our diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals. Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law. For information on our Non-discrimination and Title IX policy, visit: rwu.edu/NDT9 Application Instructions: Please submit a cover letter of interest, a statement of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae that includes a link to online portfolio with 10-20 images of student work and 10-20 images of professional work, and the names, institutional addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of three (3) references. In your cover letter of interest, in addition to listing how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position, please include information about how you would be able to contribute to RWU's diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals. Preference will be given to applications received by December 2, 2019.
  4. Assistant Professor, Visual Communications College of Arts and Sciences University of Delaware https://internalcareers.udel.edu/cw/en-us/job/494148/tenure-track-assistant-professor-art-and-design Applications close: Dec 02 2019 Eastern Standard Time The Department of Art & Design at the University of Delaware (UD), seeks qualified candidates for appointment as Assistant Professor, tenure-track, beginning Fall Semester 2020. We are seeking a dynamic and energetic individual who believes in the value of design fundamentals while embracing innovative and diverse technologies in their creative practice and teaching. The ideal candidate will show evidence of success and impact on their profession and students as well as strong potential within a research-driven university. The candidate should have an in-depth knowledge of typography and a unique perspective and understanding of contemporary media and technology. Professional experience in a design-related field is desirable. UD and our department are committed to socially and community-engaged practice and research. Our program engages students in an educational experience where they learn by doing. In our small classes, students have intense studio experiences exploring their creativity, developing skills, and designing in multiple media. Visual Communications alumni have received the highest honors in design and advertising. Even more, they have experienced and impacted culture in lasting ways. Faculty-led study abroad programs have taken students to such places as Antarctica, Australia, England, South America, and South East Asia. Visual Communication’s internship program places students nationally and internationally. Guest speakers visit campus regularly. UD’s Visual Communications program has an exceptionally strong undergraduate portfolio program. Field trips and portfolio reviews, conducted in cities such as New York, Philadelphia, give students inside career experiences. The Department of Art & Design has a diverse and inclusive faculty. We welcome all candidates, desiring to expand our knowledge and experience base, and cultivate creative innovation. QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Candidates must have a graduate degree (MFA, MS, PhD, MA, MDes, MAD, MGraph, or equivalent terminal degree) in graphic design or related field and preferably at least two years teaching experience at the college level. The full-time, tenure-track Visual Communications faculty teaching load is 3/2 (5 courses a year), comprising a variety of design related courses throughout the department. In addition to teaching, full-time faculty members are expected to maintain active creative research, advise students, participate in curriculum development and other departmental activities, and contribute to the vibrant intellectual life of the University. The successful candidate will teach primarily in the department’s undergraduate Visual Communications BFA program, as well as contribute to curriculum development within the program and the department’s core courses. This person will also engage in critical dialog across the department degree programs, which include Visual Communications, Bachelor of Art, Fine Arts and the two graduate programs, Studio Arts and Interaction Design. About the Department of Art & Design: For more information about our degree programs, facilities and faculty, visit https://www.art.udel.edu/. TO APPLY: Applicants should upload to http://www.udel.edu/careers, a (1) letter of application, (2) letter of intent: describe how specific experiences shaped your qualifications for this position and your vision for the role of design in a global society, (3) curriculum vitae, (4) teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and URL link to a digital portfolio of student work, (5) list of names and contact information of three references who can attest to your teaching or creative research capabilities, (6) portfolio of featured creative projects with a URL link to your full digital portfolio or website. Please clearly specify your role(s) if your portfolio includes collaborative projects. You may also include samples of other accomplishments including evidence of exhibitions, conference papers, published writings, commissioned work, etc. Deadline to apply is December 2, 2019. For additional information, please contact Bill Deering (bdeering@udel.edu) Chair, Visual Communications Search Committee, Department of Art & Design, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716 SALARY AND BENEFITS: Compensation packages are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The UD benefits package is one of the best in the nation. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html.
  5. The University of Arizona School of Art is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor (tenure-eligible) to join the Illustration and Design (I+D) program beginning August 2020. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an active professional practice with an emphasis in animation as a tool for visual storytelling. They will also have an established track record effectively serving diverse populations. https://uacareers.com/postings/42853 The I+D program focuses on the development of unique visual voices in the service of communication. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in animation and illustration that would include both traditional and digital media. Experience with other time-based formats, such as film, video, book arts, comics and the graphic novel will also be considered. The new faculty member will collaboratively develop an Illustration and Design curriculum with faculty that positions storytelling through animation as an integral focus for the future of illustrators, designers and their collaborative partners. The successful candidate can expect to teach a 2/2-course load per calendar year. The University of Arizona is a Hispanic Serving Institution and includes an increasingly diverse student population. It is expected that the successful candidate will effectively demonstrate an ability to contribute to an inclusive learning environment for our students through teaching, mentorship and recruitment. Duties & Responsibilities • Contribute to the professional illustration/design fields at the national level in pursuit of promotion and tenure. • Teach two 3-credit courses per semester • Contribute to an ever-evolving illustration and design program curriculum in order to address professional developments in the field. • Contribute to service at the division, school, college, university and professional levels • Participation in school and faculty governance and activities • Involvement in Student advisement, recruitment and outreach • Serve on review and thesis committees for graduate students • Mentor graduate students • Mentor and supervise graduate teaching assistants and technicians Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities • Proficiency in both digital and analog animation techniques • Ability to teach various illustration courses from beginning to graduate level • Image making, storyboarding, character development Minimum Qualifications • MFA in Animation, Illustration, Film or related area. • Evidence of a professional illustration and/or animation practice • Demonstrated ability to contribute to an inclusive learning environment for our students through teaching, mentorship and recruitment. Preferred Qualifications • 2 years of university-level teaching experience (including graduate teaching assistantships) • Experience effectively communicating with an ethnically and culturally diverse student population • Ability to teach and mentor students in a variety of time-based formats, including but not limited to - Visual Narratives - Graphic Novels and Comics, Visual Novels/Picture Books, Artists’ Books - Video and film - Motion Graphics - Authorial Illustration • Meaningful integration of illustration/animation practice and teaching • Knowledge of the history of Illustration and Design • Teaching experience beyond graduate teaching assistantships For more information about the School of Art go to: https://art.arizona.edu/visit/about-the-school/ About the University: The University of Arizona is a Research-1, land grant institution. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here. https://uacareers.com/postings/42853
  6. The Department of Advertising and Public Relations at Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position in art direction for advertising, starting July 2020. The successful candidate will contribute expertise to the art direction track in the advertising major. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong professional experience as an art director in advertising or related industries and will provide evidence of excellent teaching of college-level courses across the advertising curriculum. An advanced degree is preferred, but not required. https://klein.temple.edu/about/available-positions/assistant-or-associate-professor-instruction-non-tenure-track-advertising
  7. http://www.calstatela.edu/2020/college-arts-letters/al-art-ttf California State University Los Angeles is currently seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position in Graphic Design/Visual Communication. Starting Date: August, 2020 Minimum Qualifications: 1) An earned MFA with an emphasis in Communication Design or a related field; 2) Evidence of practical knowledge, experience, and skill in contemporary Communication Design; 3) Evidence of successful professional design practice; 4) Evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level Preferred Qualifications: 1) Experience in any of the following: interaction design, design history, theory or criticism, human-centered design, typographic design, environmental graphic design, service design, packaging design; 2) Evidence of successful teaching experience at the graduate level; 3) Three years previous teaching experience at the university level; 4) Five years of professional design practice. Duties: The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions. The successful candidate will support our students in developing projects with purpose as part of a socially and culturally engaged college. They will teach undergraduate and graduate students in the BA-Art, Graphic Design/Visual Communication and MA/MFA Design programs, as well as an anticipated certificate in Emerging Media Analysis and Design. The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.
  8. Hello Design Educators! See below a call for participation for the 2020 CAA Annual Conference in Chicago: Black, Brown + Latinx Graphic Design Educators: Experiences and Reflections In Black, Brown + Latinx Graphic Design Educators: Experiences and Reflections, designer and educator, Kelly Walters, invites black, brown and latinx graphic design educators to share reflections on how their identity or race influences their teaching and design practice. This session is focused on fostering a dialogue around the specific concerns, methods, observations of black, brown and latinx design educators from: – Private art and design schools, colleges or liberal arts institutions (majority international students) – Public art and design programs at universities or community colleges (majority domestic students) – Minority serving institutions – Historically black colleges and universities – Predominantly white institutions We invite you to submit proposals that address this topic in response to the following areas: – What are your experiences in design education? – How has your identity influenced the way you teach graphic design? – What are the challenges/successes of teaching graphic design at a minority serving institution or HBCU? – What guides the visual and material choices for your students? – In what ways does your design curriculum explore imagery, typography, color or pattern informed by black, brown and latinx cultures? – Based on your student population, what are the professional, social, environmental, etc. factors that guide where students aspire to work or learn graphic design? We aim to have a selection of short Pecha Kucha presentations followed by a panel discussion. A design publication will be created that highlights the discussion generated by this panel and will serve as a distributable resource. Extended Submission Deadline: August 20, 2019 Email submissions to Session Chair: Kelly Walters (kelly.walters@newschool.edu) Use the submission template available at https://caa.confex.com/caa/f/tnxbicijhcpp. For further details: https://caa.confex.com/caa/2020/webprogrampreliminary/meeting.html
  9. https://apply.interfolio.com/65221 Description The School of Design within the College of Computing and Digital Media at DePaul University invites applications to apply for a full-time non-tenure track, one-year position (renewable) position in our Graphic Design program, located in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant Loop. The Graphic Design program is an anchor program in the School of Design, which includes cross-disciplinary programs in User Experience Design, and Game Design. The primary responsibilities for this position are the teaching of undergraduates and the development of new and existing coursework. We are in the process of building graduate degrees in Graphic Design and presently have graduate degrees in Experience Design, Human-centered Design and joint programs with the College of Communication in Digital Communication Media Arts and with the School of Computing in Human Computer Interaction. Other responsibilities will include contributing to the program's extracurricular student groups; supporting the school's design speaker series; and strengthening our external networks and connections in the field. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. You can learn more about the Graphic Design program at http://www.cdm.depaul.edu/academics/Pages/BFAinGraphicDesign.aspx Qualifications Ideal candidates for the position will have teaching and creative experience as well as professional experience in the field. MFA, MDes or equivalent, are strongly encouraged to apply. We are looking for faculty engaged in all aspects of visual design with a commitment to both traditional and contemporary design practices. Skills and experience in typography, digital/interactive design, and design research are desired. DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service and research in diverse learning communities. Application Instructions Preferred applications are due by 28 July. Application review will begin 29 July and the search will continue until the position is filled. Submission Requirements: Cover letter Curriculum vitae Teaching statement/philosophy Samples of creative work Teaching evaluations by students Three letters of recommendation Samples of student work (optional)
  10. Hello all! Following on the heels of Jessica Barness's call for papers at CAA 2020 (Design Incubation is good training ground for getting our work out there for sure!), Lisa Mercer and I have a call for papers as well: Call For Papers (Deadline: July 23, 2019) DECOLONIZING DESIGN TOWARDS SYSTEMIC EQUITY 108th CAA [fka College Art Association] Annual Conference Hilton Chicago, February 12–15, 2020 Chairs: Jessica Jacobs, Columbia College Chicago and Lisa Mercer, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign The role of the designer is shifting from that of a service provider to an individual with an epistemological understanding of design and their role in the design process. There has been an increased acknowledgement of design’s role, both in practice and in academia, in perpetuating systems of inequity through the “colonization of knowledge, the colonial conditions that inform knowledge production and validation” (Abdulla, 2016). With its focus on empathic design solutions and user research, the widespread adoption of design thinking methods has shifted some power from the designer to the user. Furthering this, some practitioners are developing methodologies that seek to intervene in and disrupt the design thinking process with new methods to foster equity-based design solutions. Designers are shifting their focus from outputs (what gets designed or built) to outcomes (future, people-centered aspirations) for longer-term, resilient, sustainable impact towards desired futures. We continue to design products, services, and systems that increase inequity, including biased algorithms, automation that leads to planned obsolescence and deskilling, and limitations on access to technology and communication. How might a change in design methods or engagement models alter solutions to be more equitable? We are interested in hearing from individuals whose scholarship and research is focused on challenging the traditional Westerns ways of knowing (Wilson, 1999) and who are developing and advocating for decolonized systems, traditions, and ways of being and knowing (Biermann, 2011). How might designers add to the discourse of a “global village” where a homogeneous world culture is dominant (Fiss, 2009)? ---- To submit a paper for consideration, please review the CAA guidelines for participants, and then email session chairs Jessica Jacobs (jjacobs@colum.edu) and Lisa Mercer (lemercer@illinois.edu) the following by July 23, 2019: 1) a completed paper proposal that adheres to the CAA template (download the template hereor directly from the guidelines page), and 2) a shortened CV (maximum two pages). Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you, Jessica Jacobs
  11. Dear colleagues, Below please find the call for participation for our CAA Annual Conference 2020 session, Designing Scholarship: Communication Design and Academic Journal Publishing Practices • Submission deadline: July 23, 2019. • Email submissions to co-chairs Amy Papaelias (papaelia@newpaltz.edu) and Jessica Barness (jbarness@kent.edu) • Use the submission template available at https://caa.confex.com/caa/f/tnxbicijhcpp. • Submission acceptance/rejection notification: August 22, 2019. Designing Scholarship: Communication Design and Academic Journal Publishing Practices The visual design traditions of academic journals have endured since the late seventeenth century, when Philosophical Transactions and the Journal des Sçavans began publication. Late nineteenth century publishing innovations, including stereotype printing, steam powered printing presses, and cheaper forms of paper and binding, allowed for a rapid growth of scholarly journals. In the late twentieth century, desktop publishing revolutionized and democratized the processes for reproducing images, creating page layouts, and the production of periodicals. More recently, digital publishing expanded ways of accessing, writing, and reading journals. The design of scholarship influences its credibility, comprehension, and accessibility. Printing and digital technologies, combined with visual communication design, play critical roles in establishing the conventions and future possibilities of scholarly publishing, yet limited research exists on this subject. This session solicits presentations on the design of academic journals and welcomes contributions from designers, publishers, scholars, and editors. Selected papers will investigate the past, present, and future of communication design and journal publishing. Questions that may be addressed include: What are some examples (historical or present-day) of successful partnerships between designers, editors, and journal publishers? What role does design play in the tension between scholarly goals to openly share knowledge with the financial pressures of for-profit academic publishing? What is gained or lost in the digital production and templatization of journals? Where are design innovations happening in born-digital journals, open access models, and experimental publishing platforms? How can communication design amplify scholarly publication in emerging disciplines? For further details: https://caa.confex.com/caa/2020/webprogrampreliminary/meeting.html
  12. @Steven McCarthy – I am just seeing this post and curious about this since we are looking to write new guidelines for design faculty that are different from art faculty. Your chart looks like a good way to visualize the range of research. I'm wondering if there are guidelines you may be able to share?
  13. Dear Colleagues, We invite participants to take the survey, “Investigating Perceptions of Academic Journals: Design Qualities and Reading Experiences,” an anonymous survey on the visual design and reading experiences of academic journals in any field or discipline. This survey should take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. Please find the link to the survey below: https://kent.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9t1EYBzWli2UjFH This survey will close on May 31, 2019. Please feel free to circulate this link to your colleagues, especially those in disciplines outside of communication design. Thank you for your participation, Amy Papaelias, SUNY New Paltz, papaelia@newpaltz.edu Jessica Barness, Kent State University, jbarness@kent.edu
  14. Is this publication still running? if so do you know the next cut off date for submissions? I couldn't find it on the site.
  15. THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,400. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion. SCHOOL OF DESIGN Assistant Professor in Design (several posts) (Ref. 19031210) The School of Design, as a leading and transdisciplinary design school, is at the forefront of nurturing responsible, open-minded, creative talents and active learners; contributing to innovation in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland while maintaining a global perspective. As one of the top design schools in the world, its highly diverse design expertise and academic programmes include: Advertising Design, Communication Design, Design Strategies, Digital Media and Interaction Design, Environment and Interior Design, International Design and Business Management, Product Design, Urban Environments Design, and its recently launched programme in Social Design. The School’s research and consultancy work are of an applied nature relevant to industrial, commercial and community needs. It is ranked 16th by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019 for Art and Design, and is based in a Zaha Hadid building well-equipped for innovative research and creative learning on the university campus. Please visit the website at http://www.sd.polyu.edu.hk for more information about the School. The Design discipline at the School takes a sustainable and humanistic approach which also aims to expand the scope of traditional design into the sociotechnical realms. The three conceptual pillars constitute: (a) Design Social - collaborative design with communities and the public sectors to improve living conditions through critical, systemic and participatory approaches; (b) Design Economies - entrepreneurial design that enhances service innovation and value creation in the private sector; and (c) Design Making - human-centered and hands-on design investigations in labs and with communities, in the practices of making and prototyping via socio-technical means. They are identified as the three flagship themes to consolidate the research focus and emerging pedagogies in the School. The School is looking for candidates who will work in a transdisciplinary design environment that builds on the School’s global position within the regional and Chinese context (e.g. the Greater Bay Area). More specifically, candidates are sought, preferably with industrial experiences plus teaching and research track record in any one of the following areas: Content Design (e.g. digital content creation, digital communication design, brand development, publication design) Design for Entrepreneurship (e.g. design strategy, user-centered design, design management, circular design, product service systems) Digital Entertainment and Game Development (e.g. applied anthropology, psychology, neuroscience, socio-technical systems) Interactive System Design (e.g. UX design, smart product, design for AI, internet of things, digital fabrication, data driven design) Service Design and Social Innovation (e.g. strategic innovation, user experience design, organizational/community design) Candidates are expected to demonstrate a strong research potential and/or good publication track record in transdisciplinary design projects (e.g. healthcare systems, smart tourism, e-enterprises, city-regeneration, age-friendly city, etc.). The appointees will be required to (a) synthesize knowledge and design applications with theories, design research methods and form-giving techniques; (b) provide leadership in all aspects of academic activities, including research, teaching and service among the design disciplines; (c) teach at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels in a mix of design disciplines; (d) act as student advisor and supervisor to groups as well as individual students including research students; (e) secure competitive research grants and conduct research that leads to publications in refereed journals, or a body of design work which leads to outputs contributing to the knowledge and teaching of the design disciplines; (f) engage actively in research and scholarly activities serving the regional and international industry with significance and relevance to the discipline and profession; (g) work with industry, nonprofits and the public sector to initiate funded research projects; and (h) activate inter-departmental and inter-institutional collaboration and networking. Applicants should have (a) a relevant PhD degree with professional and/or teaching experiences in a specialised area of Design and/or a related discipline; (b) extensive knowledge of and expertise in an area of Design with hands-on techniques; (c) extensive knowledge of and track record in design research and research methodologies; (d) a high level of contextual and cultural awareness, and a vision for the future development of the profession; and (e) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research and professional service. Candidates with stronger relevant academic and/or professional credentials may be considered for position at a higher level. The job duty requirements and expectation will be in line with the appointed grade. Applicants should submit (a) a letter of application together with completed application form declaring a focus area of expertise; (b) curriculum vitae; (c) a brief statement of research and teaching philosophy; (d) three key publications; and (e) a design and/or teaching portfolio including samples of personal and professional work. Remuneration and Conditions of Service A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointments will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. Application Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.
  16. http://www.digitallyengagedlearning.net/2019/submission-guidelines/ As this year is the Bauhaus' centennial, our theme is “Teaching Futures”. What do you think the next 100 years of art & design education should look like, and what have you taught/speculated on that you would like to share? Read on for more details and be in touch if you have any questions. This year’s awesome keynote speakers are Leah Gilliam and Zach Lieberman! Please be in touch if you have any questions. Warm regards, Cynthia Lawson
  17. https://www.denverartstech.org/artist-in-residence-2/call-for-artists-morphos-digital-dome-artist-in-residence/ MORPHOS Digital Dome Artist-in-Residence 2019 Application Process Now Open Deadline April 30, 2019 Dates: September 30 – November 5, 2019 Location: Colorado New for 2019, ALL ACCEPTED ARTISTS and covered by SPONSORSHIP APPLY NOW! Details MORPHOS is a one of a kind digital dome artist-in-residence program that provides workshops and individual support for artists who want to take their work to the immersive level. Our goal is to expose and train artists in full immersion production for a growing need of digital dome (fulldome) art. 2018 welcomes our fifth year of hosting this unique experience. Come join us for MORPHOS Dome artist-in-residence for an experience of a lifetime held September 27 – November 4, 2019 in Colorado. Application Deadline: April 30, 2019 All those accepted agree to a Zoom interview. Don’t have time to be an artist-in-residence, but still want the training? You can participate in the MORPHOS 360 Workshop. MORPHOS digital dome artist-in-residence program is for artists interested in experimenting and exploring 360° immersive digital art through digital dome. Artists will receive hands-on training in techniques for fulldome and Virtual Reality, weekly dome time, individual consultation, production support, group outings, a group closing dinner, and public presentations of their experience at the end of the residency. MORPHOS artists have gone on to present at international dome conferences, festivals, and art shows.
  18. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdWTAHKajrYjwH3iyMOer_SxxCwJabIsfyQT0DW-QICo3dqBA/viewform We are writing to announce a new opportunity to help shape the Annual Conference session content. Beginning this year, the Annual Conference Committee will appoint a Council of Readers to serve a crucial role in the review process, reading proposals submitted by CAA members for CAA2020 Chicago. The Council will be tasked with reading proposals within their specialty and will provide their time, knowledge, and expertise of their fields to help shape the conference content. A few key points: The Council of Readers is group of 50 to 75 CAA members from Professional Committees, Affiliated Societies, and general membership overseen by the Annual Conference chair. The reading and reviewing of proposals will occur in May and must be completed by the end of May. Each member of the Council of Readers reviews no more than 60 proposals. Take a look at the form for more details and apply. https://goo.gl/forms/pJr9ZkrQJ2E06X8q2 Please share opportunity with other CAA members! Thanks and best, Cali Buckley on behalf of the Annual Conference Committee Cali Buckley Grants and Special Programs Manager CAA - Advancing Art & Design 212-392-4435
  19. We invite you to submit to the second biennial MODE Fest for students and emerging designers. We celebrate the rising generation of motion designers who are creating some of the most interesting, imaginative, and well-crafted work today. MODE Fest has been created to recognize that work. If you are a current student or new to motion design, you are invited to submit your work in one of 10 categories listed below. This is your time to shine, what better motivation to enter your best work or make something new for a chance to win one of ten awards! If you are a design educator, we encourage you to structure class projects around the MODE Fest categories. Our special institutional rate allows all of your students to enter the contest for one low rate. 15 April 2019 Deadline to Submit 15 May 2019 Award winners notified 1 June 2019 Publicly announce winners at MODE Fest For more information, please visit our website, http://www.modesummit.com/2019/mode-festival/
  20. We invite you to submit to the second biennial MODE Fest for students and emerging designers. We celebrate the rising generation of motion designers who are creating some of the most interesting, imaginative, and well-crafted work today. MODE Fest has been created to recognize that work. If you are a current student or new to motion design, you are invited to submit your work in one of 10 categories listed below. This is your time to shine, what better motivation to enter your best work or make something new for a chance to win one of ten awards! CATEGORIES: Branding / Identity: Short form project created to promote or advertise Promotional / Advertisement: Short form project created to promote or advertise an event, product, or service Title Sequence: Title sequence for film, TV or game Persuasive / Informational: Short form project created to explain or inform with the goal of influencing an opinion Experimental / Abstract: Short form project exploring aesthetics, production techniques and/or technologies 3D / World Building: Short form project with an emphasis on creating an imaginary environment Narrative Short Film / Personal Project: Short form project on any subject with a narrative emphasis (i.e. “something happens”) AR/VR & Installation / Experiential: Motion design used to create a virtual reality or augmented reality experience OR for installation or location-based experience UX/UI: Motion design used to create a user interface for a game, application or website MODE Logo challenge: Be a part of the MODE Logo Challenge! Are you an emerging designer or a student looking to get involved? Help us spread the word about MODE by animating the MODE logo. The best submissions will be shown at MODE Fest. For more information, visit our website. The submission system will close on 15 April 2019. Make sure to enter early!
  21. i don't think this year, maybe another DEC event in 2020... but not a design research one yet that I know of. But it was great Omari, what a learning experience.
  22. About the conference DEL (Digitally Engaged Learning) is an international conference exploring and evolving digitally engaged teaching and learning in art and design Higher Education. By ‘digitally engaged’, we are referring to practices that are actively with, about or located in digital tools and spaces. DEL is a place for creative and critical making, where you will find objects, artefacts, experimental technologies and performances alongside presentations and workshops. We welcome teachers, technicians, instructional designers, artists, makers, researchers, art historians, digital humanities scholars, and others across all creative disciplines. There are opportunities to test, share and discuss emerging forms of pedagogy, art and design practice, and research. Participants are invited to submit to the open access, peer reviewed Spark Journal, which promotes new thinking around teaching and learning in the creative disciplines. DEL is a partnership with The New School, Teaching and Learning Exchange at University of the Arts London (UAL), Penn State University and Texas State University. DEL 2019 will be hosted by the School of Art + Design at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Teaching Futures 2019 marks the centennial of the Bauhaus movement. Foundational to many of our institutions of art and design, what will these next 100 years hold for the teaching and learning we make? Education is a speculation on the future, based on the past and producing the present. What is known meeting what is unknown. Innovations in technology are built on speculations of the future enacted in the present. In the creative disciplines we design, question and imagine digital futures and the future of digital through making and teaching. Finding synthesis in these futures can impact our conceptions of curriculum, impact our teaching, and transform our creative practices. We seek proposals from teachers, technicians, instructional designers, artists, makers, researchers, art historians, digital humanities scholars, and others across all creative disciplines addressing these “Teaching Futures” that may align with one of the following tracks: The early years (Weimar): experimentation. Proposals may include a variety of experiments and innovations in curriculum, pedagogy, teaching, and learning. What do we learn through experiments? How are our classrooms in fact labs of experimentation? What methods (scientific?) do we use to establish our hypothesis and yield findings? The second phase (Dessau): art/design and industry/technology. Where are the intersections between these terms? How does the academy host industry? Wherein lie the opportunities and challenges for the industry inside learning spaces? What role does technology have in these teaching futures? The third phase (Berlin): expansion to the world. The individual, their community, their systems, the world – how does teaching and learning happen at each and between these scales? Does reimagining the next 100 years in art/design education necessitate a global framework of imagination? Any other teaching futures you would like to explore.
  23. The School of Art and Design features many areas of study and offers five undergraduate programs — communication design, studio, photography, art education, and art history. It also offers an MFA program in communication design. Our programs are nationally and regionally recognized, including our BFA and MFA in communication design. We believe in fostering conceptual and technical abilities necessary for artistic expression, and our more than 80 diverse faculty members support this effort. We are seeking a communication design educator, researcher, and BFA program coordinator to help lead our large and already successful area into an even more promising future by keeping pace with an ever-changing industry. Responsibilities include: • Coordinate BFA Communication Design Program (course scheduling, program communication, curriculum, purchasing, personnel and general management). • Teach at the BFA and/or MFA level as assigned by the Director. • Pursue research/creative activity in relevant discipline and maintain a substantive record of professional/peer recognition. • Engage in service to the school, college, university, community and profession. Texas State University, an emerging research university, offers more than 200 undergraduate and post-graduate degrees through our nine academic colleges. Located in San Marcos, it is well situated between the vibrant design and technology communities in Austin and San Antonio. Texas State University is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. The University strives to cultivate a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a sense of community as essential conditions for campus life (www.txstate.edu/about/mission). Women, members of minority and underrepresented groups, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please Click Here to apply.
  24. Lecturer position in the Michael Graves College at Kean University https://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=176922993&Title=Anticipated%20Twelve-Month%20Lecturer%20Positions%202019-2020%20%28Advertising%29
  25. Just a quick question, as I am developing an course in the History of Graphic Design. What books are you currently using? I remember taking the course way back in the day and using Phillip Megg's History of Graphic Design. -Mitch
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