Faculty position

Staff positions

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Faculty positions

Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is seeking an individual with an emerging international reputation to join the faculty of its Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT). We seek a colleague who is a practicing artist, designer, curator or creative producer, who has significant experience, knowledge, and accomplishments in the areas of Media, New Visual Practice, and/or Media Performance, who is an artist with strong skills and experience in teaching at the college, university, or art school academic level, and who will be inspired by the broad range of cultural, scientific, and technological disciplines at MIT. Applications should be submitted via Interfolio, at (Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor Job Description)

Tenured Associate or Full Professor 

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is seeking an individual of international standing to join the faculty of its Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT). We seek a colleague who is a practicing artist, designer, curator, or creative producer, who has demonstrated capacity for team building and visionary leadership, who is internationally recognized with strong experience teaching at the college, university, or art school level, who has clear administrative experience (ideally within the context of an institute of higher education), and has the capacity to build bridges between institutions and communities. Applications should be submitted via Interfolio, at (Tenured Associate or Full Professor Job Description)


The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has an ongoing search for colleagues who are practicing artists and have experience teaching at the college, university or art school level to join the teaching community as a Lecturer in its Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT). The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced foundational courses in contemporary art. (Lecturer Job Description)

Staff positions

Academic Assistant

The Academic Assistant works as part of a team to provide administrative and secretarial support to the Program in Art, Culture and Technology. The individual assists the Director and five or six faculty members.

The person in this position provides significant support to the Director. This support generally involves the preparation of professional correspondence to peers and dealing with confidential information and/or issues requiring discretion and judgment. Responsibilities include maintenance of the Director’s calendar, travel, and other administrative support as needed; support of Director’s initiatives; preparation of faculty search, promotion and tenure cases; coordinating the Program’s course schedule and advertising the classes as needed; aid in the organization of graduate reviews and thesis exhibition, and in the collection and distribution of information related to the thesis process.


Senior Communications and Public Program Assistant

The Senior Communications and Public Program Assistant is responsible for producing ACT’s Monday Night lecture series, workshops, and public programs. As the event manager, this person is the point of contact for guest lecturers and visiting artists. This individual is responsible for determining the needs of the project/program and identifying the necessary resources. Over the course of the year, ACT has approximately 20 public programs. As an outgrowth of their program coordinator role, they are responsible for overseeing associated social media, marketing, and communications for the programs and for ACT. The ideal candidate will research, develop, and create communications for multiple media—including web, social, email, print, video, and live presentations—to inform, engage, and motivate target audiences, and will monitor appropriate analytics to determine how ACT’s communications need to be modified and improved.

Student jobs

ACT is always looking for reliable student workers!  To apply for student jobs, including Teaching Assistant, and AV Checkout, Office Support, and Events and Communications Assistants, visit the student jobs page.


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