Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Illustration

The School of Art, Media and Technology (AMT) at Parsons The New School for Design is seeking applicants for a full-time renewable term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Illustration starting Fall 2009. Successful applicants must hold terminal degrees in their respective fields and/or equivalent professional standing, and must demonstrate a strong record of excellence in teaching and scholarship/creative work. This position is dependent on budget approval from the Office of the Provost.

The successful candidate for this position will be an illustrator who has a deep knowledge and interest in the history of the field, as well as its present manifestations, and who has a demonstrable background in teaching visual thinking and technique and has experience in a variety of areas in the illustration field. This individual will teach independently and as a member of teams in core illustration seminars and studios; will be an instructor and/or coordinator of special collaborative projects with the for-profit and non-profit sectors; will work closely with the School’s leadership to define and implement the illustration department¹s mission across its curriculum; will develop and assist in the implementation of new curriculum; will facilitate and enhance connections and relationships between and among other disciplines within the School for Art, Media and Technology at Parsons and the New School University; and will strengthen connections and relationships among sophomore, junior and senior level curricula.

This individual will also take part in a team that will develop graduate programs in Illustration. Through an immersion in technical expertise, processes, aesthetic considerations and proactive social engagement, Parsons¹ Illustration cultivates the technical skills and intellectual habits essential to imaginatively explore and responsibly integrate the swiftly expanding roles of a successful professional Illustrator.

For requirements and application deadlines, go to the official job listing and submit your resume!