Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor, Museums & Digital Culture


Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor, Museums & Digital Culture
School of Information and Library Science, Pratt Institute, New York City
 Pratt Manhattan Campus
The School of Information and Library Science at Pratt Institute is seeking an instructor for a 3-credit course titled “Museums & Digital Culture: Theory & Practice.”  This course is a required course in a new MS degree in Museums and Digital Culture, which prepares students as museum professionals for the digital age.  The faculty member will teach the course in the Fall semester 2015 (three-hour class one evening per week for 15 weeks).  The course syllabus is available online and the instructor can tailor it to align with his or her own strengths and expertise.  Pending review, the faculty member will have opportunities to teach the course in future semesters.
Requirements:
– PhD preferred.  Masters degree in relevant areas related to the use of digital media, cultural informatics and digital cultural heritage.
– 3+ years of work experience delivering digital experiences/services in a museum or cultural heritage context.
– Museum professionals currently working in related positions are encouraged to apply.
– Teaching experience at the graduate level is preferred.
Courses are taught in-person at the Pratt Manhattan Campus at 144 W. 14th St. and 7th Avenue.  Please send resume and cover letter via email to Dean Tula Giannini at giannini@pratt.edu.
More information on Pratt SILS and the new MS in Museums and Digital Culture can be found at http://www.pratt.edu/sils/
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About Anthony Cocciolo

My research and teaching are in the archives area, particularly in the digital aspects (such as born-digital archiving, digitization, and computer-mediated access) as well as moving image and sound archiving. Prior to Pratt, I was the Head of Technology for EdLab and the Gottesman Libraries at Teachers College, Columbia University, where I worked on our digital initiatives. I completed my doctorate from the Communication, Computing, Technology in Education program at Teachers College, Columbia University, and undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Riverside. More about me at www.thinkingprojects.org

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