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SUNY Oneonta Assistant Professor of Art with Expertise in UI/UX and Emerging Technologies in Oneonta, New York

Assistant Professor of Art with Expertise in UI/UX and Emerging Technologies




Locations:Oneonta, NY

Posted:Jan 13, 2023


Position ID:157839


Job Description:

The Department of Art at the State University of New York at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure track position as anAssistant Professor of Artwithexpertise in UI/UX and Emerging Technologiesbeginning Fall 2023. We are seeking candidates with strong backgrounds in creative design and industry experience who can work in an environment that combines contemporary digital design with traditional fine arts practices. Experience in interdisciplinary programs will be helpful. Expectations include, but are not limited to, teaching, research, student advisement, college service, and continuing professional development.

The Art Department provides undergraduates with a solid foundation in the methods and theories in the creation and study of the visual arts, while preparing them for careers as creative professionals. To learn more about the College and the Department, please visit

Duties include but are not limited to: teaching Interactive Media Design (UI/UX) for web and mobile platforms; developing courses in emerging technologies which enhance the Art Department's offerings of digital design; teaching introductory courses in digital art and a new video game design concentration, mentoring students through their studies and providing guidance for post-graduation success in the professional field; teaching a full-time 21 credit load; engaging in continuous creative activity and professional growth; acting as an academic advisor to students; performing departmental and school-wide service; taking a leadership role in developing and promoting growth in this area of our Digital Art and interdisciplinary game design program, and teaching other courses to meet department needs.

Base Salary: $54,000. Information on SUNY's comprehensive benefits offerings can be found at


Required Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in Art, Design, Digital Media, or a related area.

  • Exceptional skills in user interface/user experience design.

  • Expertise in digital production and tools (Adobe Creative Cloud, Figma or InVision, etc.).

  • Ability and knowledge of appropriate coding.

  • Evidence of exceptional creative work as demonstrated in the submitted portfolios.

Also Considered:

  • Teaching experience beyond Graduate Assistant level.

  • Professional experience in digital product design, evidence of ability to develop an interdisciplinary curriculum, both introductory and advanced, that encompasses conceptual and applied issues in media design.

  • Skills in related fields such as motion graphics, data visualization, gaming, entertainment, animation or instructional design.

  • Experience working with diverse populations and/or teaching pedagogies and/or multicultural teaching experience, and experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or service with diverse and/or multicultural populations.

Additional Information:

SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 60-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.

The College is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the top 20 picturesque small towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The College's rating is 4.5 with one recent review noting that it's the people that make SUNY Oneonta so special.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: Please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, link to portfolio of sample projects (both professional and student work if available), transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests. Contact information for three references must be provided; instructions for submitting letters of reference will be sent directly to the referees.

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