Faculty Position, Interactive Media Arts/Business at NYU Shanghai

Company: NYU Shanghai

Location: Shanghai, China
Type: Full-Time
Category: Interaction Designer


NYU Shanghai is seeking full-time contract faculty to join its programs in Interactive Media Arts and Interactive Media Business (IMA and IMB), undergraduate liberal arts programs in the practice and theory of interactive media. IMA is one of the inaugural majors at NYU’s Shanghai campus, with over 300+ enrollments a term and 100+ declared majors

IMA/IMB combines practice-based work with critical scholarship in the exploration of the social, cultural and aesthetic fundamentals of emerging media. With computation at its core, our curriculum includes, but is not limited to, creative programming, digital media creation (animation, VR/AR, and time-based media), physical computing, and digital fabrication. Our seminars cover the theory, history, and semiotics of emerging media to create a measured balance to the applied component of the program.

Candidates must have a terminal degree (MFA, MPS, or PhD) as well as a minimum of two years full-time teaching or equivalent professional experience.

Candidates should also have published work in a discipline related to the theory and practice of emerging media and / or an established record of creative practice with publicly exhibited work in related fields.

How To Apply:

Candidates will submit a cover letter, illustrative publications or documentation of creative work, a curriculum vitae, and the names of two referees who have agreed to submit reference letters upon request. Applications are received via Interfolio at:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, materials should be submitted by no later than January 14, 2021.

Additional information about the position can be obtained through writing to