December 18, 2018

Seeking full time, tenure-track faculty

Pratt Institute

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Founded in 1887, Pratt Institute is a global leader in higher education dedicated to preparing its 4,800 undergraduate and graduate students for successful careers in art, design, architecture, information science, and liberal arts and sciences. The Institute provides one of the most comprehensive professional art educations available, supported by a distinguished faculty and exceptional technical and studio resources. Gifted students from across the United States and the world collaborate and learn at Pratt, integrating creative energy and opportunity into an unmatched educational experience.

The faculty consists of professional artists, designers, critics, historians, and practitioners, including numerous recipients of prestigious awards such as the Tiffany, Fulbright, and Guggenheim Fellowships. The faculty’s works, projects, and publications are recognized and respected around the world. In addition to outstanding curricula and faculty, the Institute offers a diverse range of degree offerings within the cultural campus of New York City.

Located on a historic 25-acre landscaped campus in the culturally diverse Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn, as well as a landmarked building on the border of Chelsea and Greenwich Village, Pratt is an internationally recognized school of architecture, art, design, information science, and liberal arts and sciences, which draws students from diverse cultural and geographic backgrounds. We are committed to advancing diversity and inclusion in our curriculum as well as in the ranks of our faculty, students and staff and seek applicants who can contribute to the furtherance of these goals.

We invite applications for the following full-time tenure track faculty positions to begin Fall 2019.

Fine Arts Department

Assistant/Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Practice
We seek candidates whose work engages two or more of the following: community-engaged and/or hybrid practices, installation, performance, moving image, and digital media to teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful applicant will be expected to have leadership abilities and to work alongside colleagues in strengthening the Department.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Painting
The selected candidate will teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels and be expected to act as Area Coordinator, play an active role in the life of the Institute and provide service to the Department. We seek applicants whose work actively explores an expanded practice of painting and/or contemporary issues.

Undergraduate Communications Design

Assistant/Associate Professor, Undergraduate Communications Design, 2 positions
Candidates’ professional or scholarly focus may include a broad set of interests and applications within graphic design and illustration including but not limited to: motion, interaction, creative coding, experiential, transdisciplinary design, speculative design, digital storytelling, networked communication and augmented/virtual reality. We seek applicants with a broad vision of the future of Communications Design and the ability to articulate that vision.

Art and Design Education

Assistant Professor, Art and Design Education
We are searching for applicants who can further strengthen and expand the department’s innovative approach to teaching art and design in partnership with New York City’s public schools and community-based institutions. The successful candidate will transition into leading the newly designed, clinically-rich fieldwork and student teaching experience, both graduate and undergraduate, and will be expected to develop collaborative partnerships with New York City teachers, principals and administrators, as well as professional colleagues across the country.

For complete position descriptions, requirements, and to apply, please visit our applicant site.

Pratt Institute is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.

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