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The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is the fourth largest academic entity at Arizona State University. The institute encompasses dynamic, knowledgeable individuals who work together to make it a comfortable and exciting environment for thriving students. We welcome newcomers and invite you to explore the employment opportunities within our institute.

Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Faculty Position

There are no faculty positions available at this time.

Staff Position

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University is seeking a Technology Support Analyst to provide excellent customer service to faculty, staff, and students in-person and over the phone while assisting with technical issues. This position performs a variety of activities necessary to provide desktop and software application support to end users to ensure proper and effective operations.

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University is seeking a Research Advancement Admin Senior to manage all internal and external pre-award activities for the Institute, as well as serve on the Institute’s Research Council Management Team.

Under general supervision from the Coordinator Senior within the Office of Student Success - Student Engagement department, the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts Coordinator - First-Year Experience plans, organizes, and coordinates activities, functions, and programs to engage arts and design students in a holistic and comprehensive manner during their first year. coordinates activities and functions of student engagement programs, projects, and initiatives designed to address the retention, persistence, and resilience of undergraduate students within arts and design. This position supervises paraprofessional staff on multiple campuses and manages a portfolio of student-centered events while also exercising autonomy and decision-making authority for targeted student engagement programs, projects, and initiatives.

Art

Faculty Position

The School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks to hire an Assistant Professor of Fashion with an emphasis in fashion marketing, merchandising, management and entrepreneurship. This full-time, tenure-track position begins August 2021.

The School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks to hire an Assistant Professor of 3D Animation for a full-time tenure track appointment beginning August 2021. This position will serve undergraduate students in the new BFA concentration in Animation and contribute to the School of Art’s highly ranked MFA program.

The School of Art at Arizona State University seeks to hire an Instructor in Art History to teach large introductory art history survey courses, including online courses, and to play an important role in foregrounding World Art and global issues in art history and visual culture in the unit. This full-time, instructor position begins August 2021 for a one-year, renewable appointment.

Faculty Position

Assistant Professor of Fashion The application deadline is December 1, 2017; if not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until search is closed. Screening of candidates will begin immediately; for best consideration, application materials should arrive by the deadline.

Staff Position

There are no staff positions available at this time.

Arts, Media + Engineering

Faculty Position

The School of Arts, Media, Engineering, part of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University, seeks outstanding candidates for an Assistant Professor beginning in fall 2021 in the area of Games and Interactive Media.  The ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience in Games and Interactive Media.  Specific areas of interest may include but not limited to media arts and sciences, computing sciences, and/or engineering sciences, and new interdisciplinary pedagogical methods. We seek faculty who can bridge state of the art practice and techniques at a professional level with theoretical and technoscientific teaching and research.  We particularly welcome candidates interested in transdisciplinary research and learning exemplified by AME’s affiliated labs and centers.  The successful candidate is expected to enhance the collaborations between AME and partners in performing arts or in engineering, develop new undergraduate and graduate curriculum, and develop connections to professional practices.

The School of Arts, Media and Engineering at Arizona State University seeks an innovative director to lead the school in its transformative mission to prepare students to be socially aware, critically thinking global citizens, who strive to bring about positive change in a society that is increasingly shaped by revolutions in new technologies.

The director of the School of Arts, Media and Engineering will report to the Dean of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. This is a full-time, fiscal year appointment, with a preferred start date of July 1, 2021. The appointment type and academic rank will be based on experience and qualifications.

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks to hire an Assistant Professor in (Pre)visualization/spatialization. This full-time, academic year, tenure-track position will begin August 2021 and will be a joint appointment between the School of Arts, Media and Engineering and the Polytechnic School of the Fulton Schools of Engineering. The person hired into this position will be a leader in the development of new graduate curricula and research/creative programs in extended realities practices and immersive experience design as part of the new ASU @ Mesa City Center facility, the emerging media technologies center opening in May 2022. 

The School of Arts, Media, Engineering (AME), part of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University, seeks outstanding candidates for a Clinical Assistant Professor beginning in fall 2021 in the area of Digital Fabrication and 3D Modeling.  Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience in Digital Fabrication and 3D Modeling.  Specific areas of interest may include but are not limited to media arts and sciences, computing sciences, and/or engineering sciences, and new interdisciplinary pedagogical methods. We seek faculty who can bridge state of the art practice and techniques at a professional level with theoretical and technoscientific teaching and research.  We particularly welcome candidates interested in transdisciplinary research and learning exemplified by AME’s affiliated labs and centers.  The successful candidate is expected to enhance the collaborations between AME and partners in performing arts or in engineering, develop new undergraduate and graduate curriculum, and develop connections to professional practices.

Staff Position

There are no staff positions available at this time.

Design

Faculty Position

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks to hire a faculty member in Experience Design/Interaction Design. This full-time, academic year appointment will begin August 2021 and will be a joint appointment between The Design School and the School of Arts, Media and Engineering. Appointment type and academic rank will be based on experience. The person hired for this position will be a leader in the development of new graduate curricula and research/creative programs in immersive experience design, extended realities practices, and design futures – the core components of the new ASU @ Mesa City Center facility, the emerging media technologies center opening in May 2022. This appointment will place at the top of our research agenda for designing the challenges and possibilities of human experience in the digital and computational futures. This position will enhance design and emerging media programs with a reinforced focus on what new digital technologies contribute to design methodology and vice versa.

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and Arizona State University (ASU) seek a Director of The Design School. The director will provide innovative, aspirational leadership for the school’s vital participation in ASU’s vision for a New American University: a reinvention of higher education in which design practices are a core value for the nation’s largest public university and global research institution. The director will lead a dynamic school that is positioned to prepare a new generation of architects and designers from diverse backgrounds to succeed in the 21st century. The director of The Design School reports to the Dean of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. This is a full-time, fiscal year appointment, with a preferred start date of July 1, 2021. The appointment type and academic rank will be based on experience and qualifications.

The Design School in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor rank beginning fall 2021.

The Design School in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time appointment in Interior Design at the rank of Lecturer beginning fall 2021.

The Design School at Arizona State University seeks a candidate for a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor in Architecture. The position begins August 2021. This position is renewable on an annual basis contingent upon availability of resources, satisfactory performance, and the needs of the unit.

Staff Position

There are no staff positions available at this time.

Music, Dance and Theatre

Faculty Position

The School of Music, Dance and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor of Scenic Design. We seek an exceptional artist-teacher to shape and teach undergraduate curriculum in Scenic Design and other related areas beginning fall 2021. The ideal candidate will seek to be a part of the ASU community that is identified "not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed" as framed in our charter. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience and model current modes of educating design and production via culturally responsive approaches and inclusive practices. The candidate will maintain a strong level of professional engagement as a scenic designer for live entertainment at a national level.

The School of Music, Dance and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks a Clinical Assistant Professor in Costume Technology, with a particular focus on individuals with experience in professional venues as a pattern maker, with knowledge of digital fabrication techniques, and an eye on innovation within the field of costume technology. This is a full-time, academic year, non-tenure-track faculty position renewable every year beginning fall 2021.

The School of Music, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University seeks an exceptional artist-teacher in studio engineering and recording to join the popular music faculty. This is a full-time appointment, appointment type and rank based on experience, beginning Fall 2021.

Staff Position

There are no staff positions available at this time.

Museum

Faculty Position

There are no faculty positions available at this time.

Staff Position

There are no staff positions available at this time.

The New American Film School

Faculty Position

The Sidney Poitier New American Film School in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University invites applications for multiple part-time Faculty Associate positions for the Spring 2021 semester
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The successful candidate(s) will teach in-person or online courses, prepare course materials, evaluate student work, and assist students. Faculty Associate positions are one semester, non- benefits-eligible, fixed-term appointments with no tenure implications, not to exceed .40 FTE. The number of courses is contingent upon needs, funding and sufficient enrollment. Salary is based upon qualifications and assigned teaching load. Individuals employed as Faculty Associates may not hold multiple, non-benefits eligible appointments at Arizona State University.

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks to hire an Associate Professor in Virtual/Extended Reality Storytelling. This full-time, academic year, tenure/tenure-track position at the rank of Associate Professor will begin August 2021 and will be a joint appointment between the New American Film School and the School of Arts, Media and Engineering. The person hired for this position will be a leader in the development of new graduate curricula and research/creative programs in extended realities practices and immersive experience design as part of the new ASU @ Mesa City Center facility, the emerging media technologies center opening in May 2022.

The Sidney Poitier New American Film School at Arizona State University seeks a Clinical Assistant Professor, Production who is committed to a substantial amount of teaching both project/production-based courses and new courses in portfolio development and review that are required in our new BFA degree program. This full-time clinical assistant professor position begins August 2021 and is a one-year, renewable appointment.

The Sidney Poitier New American Film School at Arizona State University seeks a Clinical Assistant Professor of Sound Design, beginning August 2021. This is a year-to-year, renewable appointment.

Staff Position

There are no staff positions available at this time.

ASU offers applicants an opportunity to voluntarily self-disclose information for the University’s affirmative action plan; applicants may complete an EEO survey for the position(s) to which the applicant is applying at Online EEO Survey.

Notice

This notice is being provided as a result of the filing of a labor condition application with the employment and training administration for the position of Assistant Professor in the Herberger Institute for the Design and the Arts, for the Design School.