Digital Arts | New Media Instructor

Florida International University

Miami, FL

ID: 7055260
Posted: January 14, 2019

Job Description

Job Information
Position Description

The Art + Art History Department at Florida International University seeks an Instructor to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Digital Arts/New Media. We seek a teacher-scholar with a critical and practical understanding of emerging technologies in a fine arts context. This is a full-time, non-tenure earning Instructor position to commence in August 2019.

We are looking for candidates with art and design production expertise in new media fields including but not limited to expanded cinema, experimental moving image, film, video, installation, sound art, performance, mobile and locative media, Internet art, AR/VR, creative coding, interactive electronic objects, physical computing, digital fabrication, 3D modeling, and/or gaming. The ideal candidate should have the ability to bring their own innovative practice to the classroom to inspire, challenge, and motivate students.

Required Qualifications

MFA degree from an accredited institution in Studio Art, Digital Arts, Film/Video, or equivalent degree.
A strong commitment to teaching an active studio practice.
A willingness to engage in service to the department, college, university, community, and the profession.
Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates showing evidence of exceptional teaching, ability to engage in the theoretical and critical discourses of contemporary art in practice and pedagogy, as well as experience with Digital Arts/New Media curriculum development.
Teaching experience at the university level, ideally in Digital Arts/New Media and theory, will also be required.
Application Process

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 516911 at Please submit the following documents as a single PDF file:

Cover letter stating how the applicant’s interests, experience and qualifications fulfill the position
Curriculum Vitae
Statement addressing current creative work
Statement of teaching philosophy
Portfolio and support materials including twenty digital files representing creative work and scholarly activities
Digital files of student work created under the applicant’s supervision in the field of Digital Arts / New Media.
Sample syllabi for Digital Arts / New Media courses.
Contact information (e-mail address, phone numbers) for three current references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee.
Finalists will be asked to submit official transcripts and three letters of recommendation.
To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by March 1, 2019. Review will continue until the position is filled. All questions regarding the search should be directed to the Search Committee Co-Chairs: Mirta Del Valle (, and William Maguire (


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