Official Job Title ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Working Title: Professor of Creative Technologies Position Number New Division Peck School of the Arts Department B2110 ART AND DESIGN Position Type Faculty Appointment Type Tenure Track Faculty FLSA Status Exempt Percent 100 Posting Type Faculty & Instructional
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)The Peck School of the Arts offers twenty undergraduate and graduate degree programs serving over 1,600 student majors, making it one of the largest and most comprehensive arts schools in the region. The Peck School is a vital home for the arts, presenting more than 350 events each year. Spanning both the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's main campus and Milwaukee's East Side, Peck School of the Arts maintains a multitude of creative maker spaces, performance halls, innovative research centers, digital labs and other facilities critical to the needs of 21st century artistic teachings and practice. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is one of two public doctoral research universities in Wisconsin, offering over 24,000 students a comprehensive liberal arts and professional education through 195 degree programs.
Job Summary The Creative Technologies (cTech) program in the Department of Art and Design is seeking a tenure-track professor to teach courses and lead the curriculum while coordinating schedules, labs, and budgets, and advising students.
Courses might include: Introduction to Creative Technologies, Moving Images and Sound, Creative Coding, Creative Electronics, Creative Interfaces, 3D Modeling and VR Art, Advanced Creative Technologies, new courses the candidate might design, or related courses in other departmental areas, such as Design and Visual Communications, First Year Program, or Digital Fabrication.
Professors of Art and Design normally teach 3 classes per semester, 6 total per year. Additional administrative responsibilities may include:
Leadership and collaboration with other areas on coursework, curricula, and exhibitions
Course scheduling, including coordinating with cTech instructors and rooms
Regularly review, update, and adjust schedules, calendars, website, and promotional materials in support of C-Tech recruitment and retention
Budgeting for labs, including area budget, lab fees, and other grants
Advising "Decode," the cTech Student Organization
Assisting in organizing and managing ongoing program reviews, GER audits, NASAD accreditation, partnerships, and other similar program assessments
Graduate-level supervising, advising and / or teaching
Linking students to campus resources (tutoring, financial aid, SAC, Norris Health Center, etc.)
And, other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications Applicants for this position must have or provide evidence of the following:
MFA, PhD, or equivalent terminal degree or experience
Previous college teaching experience
Knowledge of visual and conceptual-material literacy as related to Creative uses of Technology in Art and Design
Expertise producing with Creative Technologies that shows potential towards research and tenure
Preferred Qualifications Highly qualified applicants for this position will also provide evidence of the following:
Administrative and budgeting experience
Strong writing and organizational skills
Record of exhibitions and/or publications
Excellent ideation and critical thinking skills
Strong teaching skills, with the ability to teach all levels of undergraduate curriculum and graduate courses
Versed in theories of affect, interactivity, generativity, performativity, and relationality
Application Instructions A completed application will include the following: 1Cover letter of application, addressing qualifications 2Resume/Curriculum vita 3List of three professional references 4Teaching philosophy 5Artist/Research statement (Please attach under "Other 1") 6Documentation of creative research (Please attach under "Other 2") 7Examples of student work (Please attach under "Other 3") 8Sample course syllabi (Please attach to Writing sample) 9 In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidates' application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they may be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.
This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review date of 4/3/2023. To ensure consideration, applications must be submitted by 4/2/2023. Applications submitted after 4/2/2023 may not be reviewed.
Application Deadline Continuous (Open Until Filled?)Yes If Continuous, Initial Review Date04/03/2023 Position Contact NameNathaniel Stern Contact PhoneN/A Contact Emailsternn@uwm.edu
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