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<nettime-ann> Call for Applications: Assistant Professor of Interactive
Mason Dixon on Mon, 29 Sep 2008 21:29:02 +0200 (CEST)


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<nettime-ann> Call for Applications: Assistant Professor of Interactive Digital Media and Time Based Art


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>> Department of Visual Arts
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>> Faculty of Fine Arts
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>> YORK UNIVERSITY
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>> Deadline: October 31, 2008.
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>> The Department of Visual Arts invites applications for a full-time  
>> tenure track position in Interactive Digital Media and Time Based  
>> Art at the Assistant Professor level to commence July 1, 2009. All  
>> positions at York University are subject to budgetary approval.
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>> The Visual Arts Department of York University is one of the leaders  
>> in art history and art practice in Canada. Recent renovations of  
>> undergraduate studio spaces, expansion of the MFA studios, and a  
>> visual art study centre are contributing to the growth of the  
>> department. The department is committed to teaching critical issues  
>> in art and art history, and to the ongoing development of programs  
>> in all studies and studio areas.
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>> Applicants for this position must demonstrate expertise in  
>> interactive digital media, using installation, video, audio, mobile  
>> and online technologies. The position involves undergraduate  
>> teaching, graduate teaching and supervision, and research. The  
>> successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the  
>> Faculty of Graduate Studies. The incumbent will assume a key role  
>> in the cross-faculty digital media research hub at York (www.digitalmedia.yorku.ca 
>> ). We encourage applicants who create new forms of digital media  
>> art that address audiences across the internet, through digital  
>> broadcasting, and in live performance. The successful candidate  
>> will be a leader who is able to integrate evolving digital  
>> technologies with both contemporary fine art theory and practice,  
>> and the social and political aspects of technology in the  
>> contemporary media saturated world.
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>> Requirements: MFA in digital media, with three years of post- 
>> secondary teaching; practicing professional artist with an active  
>> exhibition record; strong commitment to graduate supervision,  
>> administrative duties and responsibilities, including departmental,  
>> faculty and university committees. Candidates should show  
>> excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and in scholarly/ 
>> creative research and/or publication.
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>> Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.
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>> York University is a leader in interdisciplinary social science  
>> research and outreach efforts that enable partnerships between  
>> researchers and policy makers. This appointment will build upon and  
>> expand the University’s strengths and prominence in the areas of  
>> Arts, Media and Technology. In addition to this appointment,  
>> appointments will be made in the Faculty of Science and Engineering  
>> in the area of Digital Media and Computer Graphics, and in the  
>> Osgoode Hall Law School in the area of Intellectual Property, Law  
>> and Technology. The successful candidate will be expected to  
>> participate in this growing cluster of researchers with  
>> complementary strengths across the University who are engaged in  
>> collaborative and interdisciplinary work in this area.
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>> York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative  
>> Action Program can be found on York’s web site atwww.yorku.ca/ 
>> acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative  
>> action office at 416.736.5713.
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>> Deadline for receipt of completed applications is October 31, 2008.
>> A letter of application with current, detailed curriculum vitae,  
>> appropriate documentation of current work (DVD, website, digital  
>> photography, etc.), statements of creative research interests and  
>> teaching philosophy, one or two recent publications/catalogues, the  
>> names, emails and addresses of three referees, course outlines and  
>> teaching evaluations should be sent to: Rose Le Coche, Secretary,  
>> Tenure Stream Search Committee, Department of Visual Arts, Faculty  
>> of Fine Arts, Room 267, GCFA, York University, 4700 Keele Street,  
>> Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3. Fax: 416 736 5875. E-mail: rlecoche {AT} yorku.ca
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>> Read more…
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