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Assistant Professor of Graphic Design and Motion Graphics at West Virginia Wesleyan College

ABOUT THE POSITION: West Virginia Wesleyan Art Department seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Graphic Design and Motion Graphics. A terminal degree (MFA) is required. A minimum of two years teaching experience (beyond TA) in addition to professional experience is desirable for this 3/3 load. Ability to teach foundational courses – such as digital photography – in addition to beginning through advanced graphic design courses, is essential. Candidates should have expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud, especially Premiere and After Effects. Knowledge of digital photography, motion graphics, and video production are required. This faculty member will be conversant in graphic design…

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Assistant Professor in Music and Media at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The Department of the Arts in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in music and media. We seek a musician whose work demonstrates creative, critical, and technological engagement with music composition and sound design in one or more of the following areas: games; film and video; and augmented, mixed and virtual reality environments.  We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in game design and development, and who are capable of contributing to emerging research directions in computational media and social music networks. The Department…

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Assistant Professor in Computer Animation at Sam Houston State University

The Department of Art at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a full time, tenure track position of Assistant Professor in the Computer Animation Program. The position will begin in August 2015. Applicants must have earned an MFA in Computer Animation or a related discipline to be eligible for this position. Ideal candidates will have the ability to teach introductory and intermediate level courses in 2D and or 3D animation. The candidate should have experience using Adobe Flash and Autodesk Maya, and should be familiar with both PC and MAC operating systems. Other desired qualifications include expertise in 3D…

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF DIGITAL ARTS & SCIENCES at UNIVERSITY of FLORIDA DIGITAL WORLDS INSTITUTE

Position Description: Full-time, twelve month, tenure accruing faculty position. The successful candidate will become a member of a team of transdisciplinary Digital Arts & Sciences (DAS) faculty. The DAS faculty form the core of a dynamic academic and research consortium between UF’s College of the Arts, College of Engineering, College of Journalism & Communications, and others, centered at the Digital Worlds Institute. The tenure track for this position will reside in the interdisciplinary Digital Worlds Institute.  The DAS faculty member will bring expertise and research interests in areas aligned with both the mission of the Institute and the University. An…

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ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF DIGITAL MEDIA at American University Dubai

The School of Architecture, Art and Design at the American University in Dubai invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Digital Media to begin teaching in Spring 2015. The successful candidate will have: A minimum of an MFA from a Western accredited university in Digital/Electronic Media Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree with an emphasis on new media design or other relevant advanced digital art; and current or recent college-level teaching experience. Candidates should have expertise in emerging media with a focus on web-design/authoring. Have expertise in a combination of the following areas: Audio/Sound Installation & performance Electronics,…

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Assistant Professor of Media, Journalism & Film Missouri State University

Description of Primary Duties: Teach three classes per semester in new media, interactivity and multimedia design. Advise media and electronic arts students and provide service to the department through committee assignments. Pursue creative and/or scholarly research appropriate for tenure and promotion. Minimum Acceptable Qualifications: The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Additional Qualifications: PhD or MFA in interactive new media or related discipline. Degree must be completed no later than August 1, 2015.…

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Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Information Design, Advocacy and the Environment at York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD), formerly known as the Faculty of Fine Arts, at York University is seeking an outstanding researcher to be nominated for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in the area of Information Design, Advocacy and the Environment. The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure track position in AMPD at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. One of North America’s leading schools for the arts, AMPD offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Dance, Design, Digital Media, Film, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Art History, Media Studies, Theatre and Performance Studies.<finearts.yorku.ca> This pan—faculty position will attract a…

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Full-time Technology, Arts and Media Instructor at University of Colorado Boulder

Full-time Instructor (non-tenure-track) beginning January 2015. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on the University of Colorado pay scale. The growing Technology, Arts, and Media Program (TAM: http://tam.colorado.edu) situated within the ATLAS Institute at the University of Colorado at Boulder seeks an instructor whose teaching, creative work and research demonstrates an in-depth understanding of digital media, design and visual communication. We seek candidates who have a broad understanding of technology, arts and media in addition to a specific area of expertise. Areas of interest include—but are not limited to—game design and development, physical computing,…

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Junior Researcher in Games, Gaming, and Gamification at York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design

York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD), formerly known as the Faculty of Fine Arts, is seeking an outstanding junior researcher in the area of Games, Gaming and Gamification. The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure track position in AMPD at the Assistant Professor level. One of North America’s leading schools for the arts, AMPD offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Dance, Design, Digital Media, Film, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Art History, Media Studies, and Performance Studies <ampd.yorku.ca>. This position seeks a strong junior researcher whose creative practice and theoretical interests span games, gaming, and organized play as cultural…

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Media Arts and Game Development at University of Wisconsin Whitewater

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Department of Communication is now accepting applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the Media Arts and Game Development (MAGD) program. The starting date for the position is August 24, 2015. Qualifications:  Candidates for this position will have the academic preparation and demonstrable experience to teach undergraduate courses in some of the following areas: game design, creating coding, game development, web design/development, physical computing, and other emergent/computational media (theory and practice). The candidate should also have an active research and/or creative agenda within one or more of these areas. A terminal degree (Ph.D. or M.F.A) in a…