Assistant Professor (tenure-track)
The College of New Jersey - United States

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The Interactive Multimedia program at The College of New Jersey invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, with a focus on interaction design, starting in the Fall 2013 semester. Applicants must hold a masters degree or higher in interaction design, new media or a related field. Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the curriculum, applicants should demonstrate experience integrating fundamentally sound computer programming with media-rich interactive design. Prior college-level teaching experience is required, along with a record of relevant scholarship and professional or creative activity. The successful candidate will teach introductory programming and web design courses, as well as more advanced courses focused on emerging areas of interaction design, such as mobile development and physical computing. TCNJ is committed to a teacher-scholar model for its faculty. The successful candidate will be an effective teacher and advisor in a primarily undergraduate, residential institution, while maintaining an active program of scholarship and professional or artistic practice. TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Emphasizing a residential experience for its 6,000 undergraduates, TCNJ is one of Barron's 75 "Most Competitive" American colleges, and U.S. News & World Report's No. 1 public institution of its kind in the northern region of the country. In 2010, TCNJ was named one of the top 50 undergraduate game design programs in the country by GamePro magazine and The Princeton Review. TCNJ is located within an hour of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. Further information can be found at: Interactive Multimedia is an interdisciplinary program within the College's School of the Arts and Communication, alongside the Departments of Music, Art and Art History, and Communication Studies. The IMM curriculum combines digital media, interactive computing and writing, and offers both hands-on instruction using industry-standard production tools as well as an in-depth exploration of the cultural impact of digital and interactive technology.
Contact Information To apply, please submit the following materials electronically to (For any materials larger than five megabytes, please provide a download link.) * Letter of application * Curriculum vitae * Statement of teaching philosophy * Examples of relevant scholarship and a plan for continued research * Examples of professional and/or artistic accomplishments and a plan for continued engagement *Evidence of exemplary undergraduate teaching, including examples of relevant work from previous students Three letters of recommendation are required, including at least one commenting on teaching effectiveness, and one commenting on scholarly research or professional and/or artistic engagement. Letters should be e-mailed to or mailed directly to: IMM Faculty Search AIMM 321 The College of New Jersey 2000 Pennington Road Ewing, NJ 08628 For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by December 10, 2012. Receipt will be acknowledged by e-mail. To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving excellence through the diversity of its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and individuals of color to apply. Employment at TCNJ is contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

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