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The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts invites you to apply for open faculty and staff positions across the Institute, which includes six schools and two museums.

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Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Senior Vice Provost and Dean of The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Arizona State University invites applications and nominations for the next Senior Vice Provost and Dean (SVP/Dean) of The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts (the Institute).

School of Art

Assistant Professor, Art Therapy – School of Art

Description

The School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks a full-time 9-month (academic year) tenure-track Assistant Professor in Art Therapy, beginning August 2024, with an emphasis on research in contemporary art within person-centered art therapy to address mental health. This position includes research, teaching and service responsibilities on the Phoenix and Tempe, Arizona, campuses.

School of Art

Assistant Professor, Fashion – ASU FIDM

Description

The School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks a full-time 9-month (academic year) tenure-track Assistant Professor of Fashion with an emphasis on new frontiers in fashion practice in any of the following areas design, merchandising, product development, or fashion studies beginning August, 2024. This position includes research, undergraduate teaching, and service responsibilities on the Los Angeles campus.  The salary range for this position is $75,000 to $95,000.

School of Art

Assistant Teaching Professor, Fashion, School of Art and ASU FIDM

Description

The School of Art and ASU FIDM in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks to hire a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month (academic year) Assistant Teaching Professor in the Fashion program with an emphasis on Fashion Design and Construction, beginning Spring, 2024. Position responsibilities include teaching/mentoring students and performing service activities. This position will be located on the ASU Phoenix campus.

School of Art

Assistant Teaching Professors, Animation – School of Art

Description

The School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks multiple full-time 9-month (academic year) Assistant Teaching Professors in Animation with an emphasis on storyboarding, 2D animation, and/or 3D animation, beginning August, 2024. These positions include undergraduate teaching and service responsibilities on the Tempe, Arizona campus.

School of Art

Assistant/Associate Professor, Fashion – School of Art and ASU FIDM

Description

The School of Art and ASU FIDM in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seek a full-time 9-month (academic year) tenure/tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Fashion with an emphasis on new frontiers in fashion merchandising and marketing, advances in product development, or innovative design practices beginning August, 2024. This position includes research, undergraduate teaching, and service responsibilities on the Phoenix, Arizona, campus.

School of Art

Faculty Associate in Art – School of Art

The Art program on the Tempe and Online campus at Arizona State University invites applications for Faculty Associates to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses online and/or on-campus in: Studio Art

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 OR Spring 2025 Session A, B, or C

The Design School

Assistant Associate Professor - Architecture of Extreme Environments and Innovative and Resilient Buildings.

Description:

The Design School and the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment at Arizona State University seek applicants for a full-time tenured/tenure-track assistant or associate-level faculty position in the area of Architecture of Extreme Environments with a focus on innovative and resilient buildings, to begin fall 2024. This position is anticipated to be a joint appointment between The Design School in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. This position will be located on the ASU Tempe campus.

We seek applicants who complement our abilities in designing, constructing, and advancing sustainable built environments that provide long-lasting improvement to the human condition and that are coherently integrated with social and natural systems. Particular areas of interest include but are not limited to: health and the built environment, building envelope optimization, novel material and construction methods, building technologies and energy systems, energy conservation and efficiency, building information modeling, industrialized construction, the use of AI in building technology and construction, and construction and design challenges inherent to extreme environments. We are particularly interested in recruiting scholars who are focused on the design of resilient and adaptive built environments, with an emphasis on empowering and advancing a community’s health, especially in environmental justice contexts. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop and sustain a research program consistent with a tenure-track position, and engage in service within the institution and the profession. We are especially interested in applicants who are dedicated to advancing the ASU Charter and realizing ASU’s Design Aspirations.

This search is part of ASU’s engagement with the Arizona’s New Economy Initiative (NEI), a bold effort to ensure that Arizona leads the new economy that will rely on engineering, design, computing, and technology to drive sustainable growth, resilience, and opportunities for all. NEI investments in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering will grow our world class faculty to accelerate research outcomes and broaden student access across our programs; will establish Science and Technology Centers to foster the growth of new economy industries; and will expand experiential learning and workforce training opportunities.

The Design School

Assistant Professor in Graphic Design -The Design School

The Design School at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, benefits eligible tenure track position as an Assistant Professor in Graphic Design. This is a tenure track appointment beginning Fall 2024. This position is located on the Tempe Campus.

The Design School

Assistant Professor of Industrial Design – The Design School

Description:

The Design School at Arizona State University seeks an Assistant Professor of Industrial Design to serve in-person and online programs in the Industrial Design program. This is a tenure track appointment beginning Fall 2024. This position is located on the Tempe Campus.

The Design School

Assistant Professor– Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Environmental Design (LAUDED)

Description:

The Design School at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time benefits eligible tenure track position as Assistant Professor in the Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, and Environmental Design (LAUDED) program. This appointment begins in August 2024 and will be located on the Tempe, Arizona campus.

The Design School

Assistant/Associate Professor, Urban Design/Indigenous Placekeeping & Design/Architecture/Landscape Architecture

Description

The Design School at Arizona State University invites applications for full-time, benefits eligible tenure/tenure-track position as an Assistant or Associate Professor in The Design School. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in Urban Design, Indigenous Placekeeping & Design, Architecture and/or Landscape Architecture. The rank for this position will be determined at the time of hire, depending on experience and expertise. This position will be located on the Tempe, Arizona Campus and begins Fall 2024.

The Design School

Clinical Assistant Professor, Industrial Design - The Design School

Description:

The Design School at Arizona State University seeks applications for a full-time benefits eligible appointment at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor in Industrial Design beginning Fall 2024. This position will be located on the ASU Tempe Campus.

The Design School

Clinical Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture, Urban and Environmental Design

Description

The Design School at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible position as Clinical Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Environmental Design. This is a non-tenure track appointment beginning Fall 2024. This position is renewable on an annual basis contingent upon availability of resources, satisfactory performance, university funding and the needs of the unit. This position will be located on the Tempe, Arizona campus.

The Design School

Instructor/Teaching Assistant Professors – The Design School

Description:

The Design School at Arizona State University seeks multiple faculty at the Instructor and Assistant Teaching Professor ranks to serve in-person and online programs in Architecture, Environmental Design,  Graphic Design and  Industrial Design. Faculty may teach for both in-person and online degrees and may serve multiple disciplinary programs depending on areas of expertise. Instructor and Assistant Teaching Professors are year-to-year faculty appointments that are renewed annually depending on the needs of the programs. Positions begin August 15, 2024 and will be located on the Tempe Campus.

School of Arts, Media and Engineering

Assistant Professor of XR Technologies – The School of Arts, Media and Engineering and the Media and Immersive eXperience Center

Description:

The School of Arts, Media and Engineering at Arizona State University seeks a dynamic developer and technologist for a tenure-track assistant professor in XR Technologies appointment that will join the team in Fall 2024 as part of the Media and Immersive eXperience (MIX) Center (mix.asu.edu). This expert in technologies for extended reality (XR) will be a critical part of a highly collaborative team devoted to transdisciplinary approaches to public impact through the creative use of technology. This appointment requires in-person instruction on both the Tempe Campus and at the MIX Center in downtown Mesa.

School of Arts, Media and Engineering

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

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

 

School of Arts, Media and Engineering
MIX Center

Founding Director of the Endless Lab for Games and Learning - Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Arizona State University is seeking a Founding Director of the Endless Lab for Games and Learning. This is a twelve-month administrative position with faculty appointment.

School of Arts, Media and Engineering

Open rank, Games and Esports – School of Arts, Media and Engineering Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University

The School of Arts, Media, and Engineering at Arizona State University seeks a faculty member in Games and Esports. This position is open in rank and category (tenure track or career track faculty). The position begins with the Fall 2024 semester. The successful candidate will teach classes in games and esports and maintain a load of teaching, research, and service expectations as appropriate to the hire. Faculty will also advise student projects, engage with departmental events, and support recruitment and retention initiatives. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position. This faculty member will serve the Tempe campus and may also have responsibilities in the ASU MIX Center in Mesa. The successful candidate must reside in the area or be willing to relocate to be able to teach in person.

School of Music, Dance and Theatre

Assistant Professor of Scenic Design – School of Music, Dance and Theatre

Description:

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 beginning fall 2024. We seek an exceptional artist-teacher to shape and teach the undergraduate curriculum in Scenic Design and other related areas. The ideal candidate will maintain a strong level of professional engagement as a scenic designer for live entertainment at a national level. Teaching for this position will be in person and located on the Tempe campus.

School of Music, Dance and Theatre

Assistant Professor, Clarinet – School of Music, Dance and Theatre

The ASU School of Music, Dance and Theatre seeks an innovative artist-teacher of clarinet who will participate in our effort to reimagine what arts education means in the 21st century. This appointment will be full-time, tenure-track at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2024. This position will be located on the Tempe, Arizona campus.

School of Music, Dance and Theatre

Assistant/Associate Professor of String Music Learning and Teaching

Description:

The School of Music, Dance and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks an exceptional colleague to help us broaden the ways people conceptualize string music learning and teaching and expand where and how music learning and teaching occurs throughout contemporary society. This is a full-time, tenure-track appointment as an assistant or associate professor, depending on experience, beginning fall 2024. This position is in-person on the ASU Tempe campus.

School of Music, Dance and Theatre

Clinical Assistant Professor, Dance and Media Design - School of Music, Dance and Theatre

The School of Music, Dance and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks a dedicated dance and media artist committed to developing innovative and forward-thinking practices in dance and dance education. This is a full-time, clinical assistant professor appointment, beginning Fall 2024. The teaching for this position is on the ASU Tempe Campus.

School of Music, Dance and Theatre

Clinical Assistant Professor, Music Therapy - School of Music, Dance and Theatre

Description:

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 of music therapy for a full-time, benefits eligible position, beginning in fall 2024. The position is an academic year (nine month), non-tenure track position. This position will be located on the Tempe campus.

School of Arts, Media and Engineering
MIX Center

Founding Director of the Endless Lab for Games and Learning - Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Arizona State University is seeking a Founding Director of the Endless Lab for Games and Learning. This is a twelve-month administrative position with faculty appointment.

The Sidney Poitier New American Film School

Assistant Professor, Post-Production – The Sidney Poitier New American Film School Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University

Description:

The Sidney Poitier New American Film School in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University (located in Mesa, Tempe and Los Angeles) seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor, Post-Production starting August 2024. This faculty member will design and teach undergraduate courses in film and media editing and post-production, and actively engage in professional research and creative work. This position will be located at two of ASU’s Poitier Film School locations—the ASU Tempe Campus and the Media and Immersive eXperience (MIX) Center, in Mesa AZ.

The Sidney Poitier New American Film School

Assistant/Associate Professor, Creative Producing – The Sidney Poitier New American Film School Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University

Description:

The Sidney Poitier New American Film School in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University (located in Mesa, Tempe and Los Angeles) seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor, Creative Producing starting August 2024. This faculty member will design and teach undergraduate and graduate courses for film and media production and postproduction. This position will be located at two of ASU’s Poitier Film School locations, the ASU Tempe Campus and the Media and Immersive eXperience (MIX) Center, in Mesa AZ.

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The Design School

Business Operations Specialist - 100062BR

The Design School in the Herberger Institute for Design and Arts seeks a highly motivated, outgoing, dynamic Business Operations Specialist to join our business services team. Under direction of the Business Operations Manager, the successful candidate will play a key role in planning, organizing and coordinating the business and human resource operations functions in accordance with established goals, priorities, time limitations, funding limitations or other specifications. 

This position will perform work of considerable responsibility in administering business operations, and personnel transaction request actions in a complex academic unit. The successful candidate will be a problem solver, skilled in developing and maintaining effective working relationships in a diverse population, experienced in handling confidential and sensitive information and excellent communication skills.

The Design School

Program Coordinator

The Design School at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts seeks a high-performing, positive, and service-oriented individual with excellent attention to detail to join the Student Affairs team as Program Coordinator.  Under general supervision, this individual will oversee student affairs and administrative needs of graduate and doctoral programs.  This position requires meticulous attention to detail, excellent problem-solving skills, a high degree of interpersonal communication skills, and a knack for interpreting policy and adhering to procedures.  This position will serve as liaison between TDS administrative offices and students, faculty groups, other university departments, community groups and serve as the primary contact between assigned academic units, graduate advising staff, and Graduate Education to facilitate successful completion of course of study for graduate and PhD students.

MIX Center

Video Systems Technical Director

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is seeking a Video Systems Technical Director. Under general supervision of the Director of Operations of the Media and Immersive eXperience (MIX) Center, this position coordinates and manages all technical elements of video production, playback and display, which includes advanced systems for virtual production and immersion and may include live event production, digital media post-production, projection systems, and support of video-related research. This classification requires a flexible work schedule in order to meet the needs of the department.
 

ASU FIDM

Administrative Specialist - Downtown Los Angeles

ASU FIDM, a school of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, is a community with passion for preparing students for creative careers as fashion industry professionals who practice their craft with a commitment to social responsibility and global sustainability. Under general supervision, the Administrative Specialist performs complex administrative duties of a responsible, sensitive, and confidential nature requiring considerable independence of action in support of the ASU FIDM school director.  

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