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Technical Staff Position – Digital Media Studio University of Nevada Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a full-time IT Technician 5. The position is a shared appointment between the Departments of Art and Music. The incumbent will be responsible for the maintenance and monitoring of all equipment related to teaching and research in the Digital Media Studio in the Department of Art (80%) and the Electronic Music Studio of the Department of Music (20%). This includes the LAN, all software, desktop systems, networking, laser and inkjet printers, laser cutter, 3D printers, C&C router, flatbed and 3D scanners, basic shop tools, electronics workshop, digital video, cameras, audio recorders and facilitating electronic key code access system for Media Laboratories; purchasing; and updating the Digital Media area and Department of Art websites, and recruiting, training, and supervising student workers.

Apply here: application link

This is a great position for a media artist/tech person who is interested in being connected to dynamic laboratories/programs for teaching and research involving new media, game art, digital fabrication, electronic music, socially engaged practices, etc…

Anyone interested in applying please feel free to contact Professor Joseph DeLappe at the Digital Media Studio with any questions! delappe@unr.edu


The Digital Media Studio of the University of Nevada, Reno is an interdisciplinary facility for the education and research of emergent media technologies in the visual arts. We serve students in the BA Studio Arts program, the BFA Interdisciplinary program and the MFA Interdisciplinary program all offered through the Department of Art. We offer a range of courses emphasizing a creative, experimental approach to teaching students how to engage new technologies in their artistic production. The focus of the program is upon developing strategies to engage new processes, ideas and venues for the contemporary artist made possible new media technologies and socially engaged practice.

 

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