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Faculty Associate in Media, Arts and Sciences - School of Arts, Media & Engineering

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

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Tempe, AZ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Arizona State University: Office of the University Provost Tempe: Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts: School of Arts Media and Engineering


Tempe, AZ

Open Date

Feb 22, 2024


The School of Arts, Media, and Engineering in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University invites applications for multiple part-time Faculty Associate positions to teach Media, Arts and Sciences courses in Fall 2024.

Additional topics for which we seek to create new classes include

● Mathematics for Artists and Designers

● Programming in Unity

● Programming in Unreal

● Python Programming for Media Arts

● Introduction to DevOps

● Javascript for Interactive Media

● Game Design Fundamentals

These positions are one semester appointments, part time, non-benefits eligible with no tenure implications. A typical Faculty Associate course load is one to two classes per semester. Teaching duties include: preparing course materials, responding to and evaluating student work, and availability for one-on-one assistance (via weekly office hours for on-campus classes and electronically for online classes).

The number of courses is contingent upon needs, funding, and sufficient enrollment. Individuals hired as Faculty Associates may not hold multiple, non-benefits-eligible appointments at Arizona State University. Salary is based upon qualifications and assigned teaching load.

Anticipated start date is: Fall 2024, session A, B and/or C

For more information about the School of Arts, Media, and Engineering, please visit https://artsmediaengineering.asu.edu/.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field 4 years of industry experience or a Master’s degree in relevant field, by time of appointment 2 years of industry experience
  • Evidence of effective teaching

Desired qualifications:

  • MFA or Ph.D. in relevant field by time of appointment
  • Record of scholarly publication and/or evidence of professional development in relevant field
  • Minimum of two years of post-secondary teaching experience

Application Instructions

Application Instructions:

This is a paperless search; only electronic materials will be accepted. To apply, please submit electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/135748 the following:

  • Cover Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita (CV)
  • Contact information for 3 additional references (must include name, email, phone number)

The applicant’s legal first and last name should appear in each uploaded file name. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair: Kim Swisher – kimberlee.swisher@asu.edu.

The application deadline is May 15th, 2024. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.

Faculty Associate vacancy announcements will be posted on an semester basis. Applicants who are not hired within the current academic year are welcome to re-apply - applications do not roll forward from the previous pool recruitment.

About the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is the largest comprehensive design and arts school in the country and is located within a dynamic research university focused on transformative change. Built on a unique combination of disciplines, the Herberger Institute comprises the Schools of Art; Arts, Media and Engineering; ASU FIDM; Music, Dance and Theatre; The Design School; The Sidney Poitier New American Film School, and the ASU Art Museum. The Herberger Institute is committed to developing and scaling ideas that strengthen the role of designers and artists across all areas of society and culture, and increasing the capacity of artists and designers to make a difference in their communities. For more information on the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, visit herbergerinstitute.asu.edu.