Assistant Professor of Digital Media

  • Full Time
  • Tenure Track
  • Alfred, NY

Website Alfred State College

About Alfred State College:

Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.

Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and the academic success of our students. Alfred State seeks educators who are student-centered and engage in the life of the College. Our tenure process emphasizes teaching and university service with a more flexible approach to scholarship and professional growth.

Job Description:

The Digital Media & Animation Department is seeking qualified faculty for the Digital Media & Animation BS program and new Graphic & Media Design BS program. The idea candidate will have college-level teaching experience and be skilled in current digital media and digital design practices and technologies. Teaching opportunities include interactive design, foundations, motion graphics, 3D animation, virtual reality, and special topics courses. Other responsibilities include curriculum development, student advising, and university service.


MFA in digital media, animation, graphic design, visual communication or equivalent; college level teaching experience; demonstrated knowledge of interactive media, animation, and graphic design; dedication to the exploration of emerging technologies.

Additional Information:

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.

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Application Instructions:

Applications must upload a letter of intent, current cv, teaching philosophy, a URL link to a portfolio of professional work, a URL link to a portfolio of student work and three references.

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