Academic Position

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, information visualization, electronic literature, digital sound music, and 3D design and animation. Successful candidates will engage students and faculty from diverse disciplines and actively participate in curriculum development and other programmatic initiatives that encourage curiosity, creativity, and community within the ATLAS Institute.

The Technology, Arts, and Media Program promotes creative work and research in information technologies and digital media within an interdisciplinary creative environment. Our curriculum model is based upon small studio courses that integrate hands-on project-based learning. Teaching responsibilities will include graduate seminars, undergraduate lectures, and studios. TAM students come from a diverse set of disciplines with a wide range of skill-sets and backgrounds.

We seek candidates who: are adept at technology, but are more than technologists; who understand the industrial reality of technology, but whose practice expands beyond it; who view technology as a tool in their creative work and research, but seek out unorthodox and unique approaches. In short, candidates who think creatively, critically and conceptually about technological practices are encouraged to apply.

A terminal degree in a relevant field and teaching experience is required.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

Minimum Qualifications:
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and abilities
Desired Qualifications
Special instructions to applicants

Applications are submitted electronically at https://www.jobsatcu.com, job posting 90039 and must include:
1. Letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and summarizes your research and/or creative work and teaching;
2. Current CV;
3. Names, daytime telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three (3) professional references.

Contact: Joel Swanson joel.swanson@colorado.edu
Apply at: http://www.jobsatcu.com:80/postings/90039

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