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Faculty positions


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.


Media Assistant

This position is in the Program in Art, Culture and Technology in the Department of Architecture. The Media Assistant 1 (Audiovisual / Photography Assistant) reports to and works in close collaboration with the Media Associate to provide media instruction and support to ACT students as well as provide a wide range of audiovisual and technical support for ACT classes, programs, meetings, lectures and special events. He or she assists the Media Associate in running the program’s Interform Editing Macintosh Lab, Sound Studio, Photo Darkroom, and Graduate Computer Lab. The person also aids in managing equipment checkout and inventory, including digital video, photo, and audio equipment, helping users with department-owned facilities and software (Job #16092).

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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