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Assistant Professor in Digital Media, Tenure-Track Position
Colby College

Date Posted Nov. 3, 2022
Title Assistant Professor in Digital Media, Tenure-Track Position
University Colby College
Waterville, ME, United States
Department Art Department
Application Deadline Applications submitted by January 1, 2023 will receive full consideration.
Position Start Date Position will start in the beginning of September 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Digital Media

The Department of Art at Colby College invites applications for a tenure-track position in digital media at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning September 2023. A completed M.F.A., a minimum of two years  teaching experience at the college level, and an active record of creative scholarship are required. A teaching load of 4.5 courses/year will consist of an introduction to digital 2-D design, two intermediate-level courses, and an advanced, special project course. Our preference will be toward candidates who also work and incorporate in their teaching one or more of the following areas: digital design, time-based media, animation, and sound. The successful candidate will become part of our dynamic department of art history and studio art. In addition to an extraordinary museum of art, the Lunder Institute for American Art, and a dedicated library of art and music, Colby College is currently engaged in ambitious investments in the arts with new buildings both on campus and downtown (such as the Greene Block + Studios, the Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts, the Paul J. Schupf Art Center on Main Street, and the Lyons Arts Lab).

Applicants should submit the following materials via this Interfolio link:

  • cover letter (addressed to Professor Véronique Plesch, department chair);
  • curriculum vitae;
  • three confidential letters of recommendation;
  • statement of teaching philosophy and research interests that demonstrates commitment to the value of diversity and inclusive teaching; 
  • two syllabi (one introductory level, one advanced);
  • 20 examples of personal work and 20 examples of recent student work.

Applications submitted by January 1, 2023 will receive full consideration.

  • Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website:

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Contact Information

  • Deborah Thurston
    Art Department
    Colby College
    5630 Mayflower Hill
    Waterville, ME 04901


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