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Academic Professional Track (non-tenure): Instructional Assistant Professor Position in Interactive Design


College Station Texas
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The Department of Visualization in the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University invites applications for a non-tenure track Instructional Assistant Professor whose teaching, creative work, and research demonstrate a deep understanding of interaction design, multimedia design, and emerging technologies. This is a nine-month, full-time academic appointment that begins in August 2022.

The successful candidate will teach courses in the Bachelor of Science in Visualization. A terminal degree (MFA or PhD) in interaction design, multimedia design, digital media design, or a related area is preferred, along with relevant academic and professional experience. Candidates should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: interaction design, UX/UI, augmented and virtual reality, multimedia design, web design, mobile app design, and other digital media. They should also have the ability to teach design studio courses.

In rare circumstances, candidates with an extraordinary record of accomplishment without a terminal degree will be considered. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the department’s website to review our academic and research programs (https://viz.arch.tamu.edu).

Responsibilities for these positions include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels and service to the department, university, and the field, including outreach to industry. 


Candidates must have either a terminal degree (Ph.D or MFA) in a related field or have equivalent professional experience. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the department’s website to review our academic and research programs (https://viz.arch.tamu.edu).

Application Instructions

Interested applicants must apply through the Texas A&M University faculty job board hosted by Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/104904 and upload the following: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) creative works portfolio (10 selected works), 4) teaching statement/ student work portfolio(10 selected works), and 5) a list of three references (including postal address, phone number, and email address). 

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.