Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Foundations
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Internal Number: 214342
The Department of Art & Design at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Foundations at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin September 1, 2024.
The Foundations curriculum in Art & Design introduces creative literacy, experimentation, and critical thinking to undergraduate students in Fine Arts, Design, and Digital Filmmaking. We seek to recruit a faculty member who will bring experience and vision to our Foundations program. The successful candidate will possess leadership capability with an expansive, progressive vision for foundations education, including the ability to mentor and support lecturers in the foundations area, develop curricula, construct syllabi, and assess learning. They will bring experience with and a deep commitment to supporting the needs of a demographically diverse student body. Our program integrates physical and digital methods and materials; accordingly, we seek a candidate whose pedagogy is informed by digital literacy as well as fluency as a
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