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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 ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is seeking a creative and innovative Web and Graphic Design Specialist to design, update and maintain digital media, web pages and websites for the largest, most comprehensive design and arts college in America.

The Web and Graphic Design Specialist serves as a versatile designer for the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts communications and marketing department. This specialist actively engages in and leads conceptualization, development, project/process management and implementation of online/web/digital media projects, creative media and some print, for the Institute, its five schools and the ASU Art Museum.

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is looking for a Senior Director Digital Initiatives to manage its information technology and digital learning needs and assets. The Institute is seeking a dynamic leader to help us design and execute an effective technology plan that includes overseeing more than 400 online courses, 1,650 computers, 10 computer labs, 129 servers, and supports platforms and technology needs for classrooms and for cross-Institute administrative processes. Under the leadership of the Senior Director Digital Initiatives, Institute staff and programs will seek innovative solutions to help the nation’s largest design and arts college build an infrastructure that supports leading edge digital learning, research, and creativity projects, and which helps the Institute integrate students, faculty, staff, and technology assets across multiple cities in the US and globally. This position will design, manage, and catalyze the adoption of digital technologies and solutions across the Institute and its partnership network around the world. A key question for the Senior Director Digital Initiatives is how the Institute can collaborate across time and space to advance creative collaborations.

The Senior Director Digital Initiatives will also oversee our robust online educational unit (which creates online courses for degree seeking students) and help the Institute expand from 550 online immersion students to more than 1,200 online students, with at least 6 new degree programs launched in the next 5 years. In addition to online degrees, this position will help us build and prototype innovative courses that experiment with ed tech tools and platforms to create more powerful and engaging online learning spaces. The Senior Director Digital Initiatives will help us scope work with national and regional partners, working alongside the National Accelerator for Cultural Innovation, in order to create a scaleable universal learning enterprise, including flexible learning modules, micro credentials, personalized learning pathways, continuing and professional education, and other forms of non-traditional learning.

Ultimately, the Herberger Institute aims to lead nationally in terms of how technology is deployed and integrated to create powerful new ways for artists, designers and scholars to make work, share work, collaborate, and learn.

The Senior Director Digital Initiatives will oversee two successful Herberger units— Information Technology Services and Herberger Online Learning.

Art

Faculty Position

The School of Art 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 2020 semester.

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 School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks to hire an Assistant Director at the rank of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor. This is a full-time tenure-track/tenure-eligible faculty position with an administrative appointment, beginning July 2020. 

The School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks to hire a 3D Animator in the position of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor for a full-time tenure track/tenure-eligible appointment beginning August 2020. 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 in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks to hire an Assistant or Associate Professor of Art History and Museum Studies with an emphasis in Global Museums and/or Global Cultural Heritage. This full-time tenure-track/tenure-eligible position begins August 2020.

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 communication, promotion and entrepreneurship. This full-time tenure-track position begins August 2020.

The School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks to hire an Assistant or Associate Professor of Fashion focusing on creative practice in fashion design. This full-time, tenure-track/tenure-eligible position begins August 2020.

The School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks to hire a Clinical Assistant Professor of Fashion focusing on fashion design and construction. This full-time, non-tenured clinical position begins August 2020 for a one-year, renewable appointment.

The School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks to hire an Instructor of Fashion to teach courses in two or more of the following areas: fashion illustration, patternmaking, digital patternmaking, draping, social aspects of fashion, fashion show production.  This part time, Instructor position begins August 2020 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 and Engineering (https://artsmediaengineering.asu.edu), 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 2020 in the area of Media Computing. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience in development of software/hardware systems for expressive applications in computational media arts and sciences. Specific areas of interest may include but are not limited to realtime gesture-tracking, realtime music, sound or video synthesis. We seek a faculty member who can bridge state of the art practice and techniques at a professional level with theoretical and technoscientific teaching and research.

Staff Position

The Center for Philosophical Technologies seeks a qualified and detail-oriented individual to fill the position of Coordinator PRN. This position will support the Director of the Center and requires strong communication skills, good judgment, decision-making abilities, initiative, and ability to follow through.

Faculty Position

Assistant Professor of Urban Infrastructures The application deadline is January 26th, 2018; if not filled, every week thereafter until search is closed.

Digital Culture Faculty Associate Positions
Application Deadline: The first applicant review will be June 23, 2017, and every week thereafter until June 30, 2018.  Hires will be made as needed for academic periods. Faculty Associate announcement of vacancies are posted annually. Applicants who are not hired within the current fiscal year are welcome to re-apply as the new fiscal year announcements of vacancies are posted. Applications do not roll forward for the previous annual pool recruitment.

Design

Faculty Position

The Design School at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, benefits eligible position as a Lecturer in Visual Communication Design. This is a non-tenure-track appointment beginning fall 2020. This position is renewable on an annual basis contingent upon availability of resources, satisfactory performance, and the needs of the unit.

The Design School at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a Lecturer in Architecture position. This will be a nine-month, non-tenure-track appointment beginning fall 2020. This position is renewable on an annual basis contingent upon availability of resources, satisfactory performance, and the needs of the unit.

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 Interior Design and Interior Architecture. The position begins August 2020. This position is renewable on an annual basis contingent upon availability of resources, satisfactory performance, and the needs of the unit.

The Design School at Arizona State University seeks two candidates for a full-time appointment at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor in Industrial Design. Both positions begin August 2020.

The Design School at Arizona State University seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Industrial Design beginning August 2020.

The Architecture Program in the Design School at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall 2020.

Staff Position

There are no staff positions available at this time.

Faculty Position

Faculty Associate
Deadline to apply: The first applicant review will be October 31, 2017 and every week thereafter until June 30, 2018. Hires will be made as needed for academic periods. Faculty Associate announcement of vacancies are posted annually. Read more.

Film, Dance and Theatre

Faculty Position

The School of Film, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, Clinical Assistant Professor of Stage Management for a nine-month, fixed term, renewable faculty position beginning fall 2020.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, and will have a record of advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in their work. Additionally, the ideal candidate will hold fluency with current modes of educating stage managers, design and production students via culturally responsive approaches; have notable experience working on a range of projects; and hold a strong level of professional engagement as a stage manager for theatre and/or dance at a national level. 

The School of Film, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-eligible Assistant Professor of Film/Media Production beginning fall 2020. We seek a filmmaker with established professional credits as a director, writer, or producer for cinema, television, or new media. 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 and have a record of advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in their work. Our new colleague will teach courses in filmmaking practices, directing, and media production for our undergraduate degree programs, as well as connect their teaching and professional creative work with partners across the School of Film, Dance and Theatre, the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, and the Arizona State University community.

The School of Film, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, Clinical Assistant Professor of Film/Media Postproduction beginning fall 2020. We seek a filmmaker with established professional credits as an editor for cinema or television. 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, and will have a record of advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in their work. Our new colleague will teach courses in film/media postproduction for our undergraduate degree programs, as well as connect their teaching and creative work with partners across the School of Film, Dance and Theatre, the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, and the Arizona State University community.

The School of Film, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University invites applications for the position of a full-time, tenure eligible, Assistant Professor of Acting, beginning fall 2020. We seek a teacher of acting who will work with students on: developing agency and authenticity about their body of work and careers; building a strong sense of self and self-care as well as compassion and understanding of others as resources for their craft and a whole person approach to making work; building inclusive practices in their own performance work and contributions to making work in multiple locations; cultivating rigor and excellence in their pursuit of authenticity and versatility; practicing as generous collaborators and visionary leaders in a variety of spaces and contexts. 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 and have a record of advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in their work.  Additionally, the ideal candidate will have fluency with current modes of performance training and culturally responsive acting pedagogies, as well as experience working on projects that resonate with culturally specific communities and voices and a strong level of engagement with contemporary theatre/performance on stage, screen and in digital media.

Staff Position

There are no staff positions available at this time.

Music

Faculty Position

The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks an exceptional scholar of music theory for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level beginning fall 2020.

The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks an exceptional instrumental conductor for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level, depending on experience, beginning fall 2020.

The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks a dynamic leader of outstanding reputation to serve as Director of the Popular Music program. This is a full-time appointment, appointment type and rank based on experience, beginning fall 2020.

The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks a clinical assistant professor of music therapy for a part-time, benefits eligible position, beginning August 16, 2020. The position is an academic year (nine month), non-tenure track position.

The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks an exceptional tenor artist/teacher for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level beginning fall 2020.

The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks an exceptional artist-teacher of percussion for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the assistant or associate professor level, rank based on experience, beginning fall 2020.

The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks an exceptional artist-teacher of music composition for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level beginning fall 2020.

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

The Arizona State University Art Museum invites applications for Windgate Curator of Contemporary Craft and Design Fellowship. This new curatorial fellowship combines mentorship opportunities with work experience with the goal of cultivating and advancing the careers of a new generation of curators focused on contemporary craft and design. This is a temporary, 18-month position where the curator will learn about museum best practices in collection stewardship, exhibition planning and research, public programs, administrative skills, and inclusion and equity practices. The fellowship includes professional development training, travel funds, and seed funding for an ASU Art Museum based exhibition or publication.

ASU Art Museum’s Ceramics Research Center plays a significant role in advancing research and creative activity in contemporary craft through exhibitions, collections and publications. Our history is in working with ceramics, wood and fiber and highlights include:

  • Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft (2013), a traveling exhibition and accompanying publication celebrating our extensive collections.
  • Ceramics Research Center (established in 2002) houses the museum’s extensive modern and contemporary studio ceramics collection, considered to be the finest in the United States.
  • Total Collapse: Clay in the Contemporary Past and Michael Sherrill Retrospective are on view (2020) at the ASU Art Museum’s flagship location.
  • Windgate Contemporary Craft Initiative (2016-2018) supported a series of visiting artists and scholars, residencies, exhibitions, new acquisitions and collections conservation, and student research grants.

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.