The Emergent Digital Practices Program seeks to hire a Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor in Emergent Digital Practices, School of Art and Art History, University of Denver. This is a non tenure-track, 1 year position. MFA or equivalent required. We seek an artist/scholar who is creatively and critically engaged in the practices and discourses of New Media. We are especially interested in candidates who are creative coders and visual artists.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for excellent teaching and will have a creative practice utilizing digital tools. Some of the responsibilities of the position include teaching seven 10-week classes per year in a program that serves undergraduate majors and minors in Emergent Digital Practices, as well as MFA and MA graduate students. The courses would include undergraduate foundation-level studio courses, an upper level elective studio tied to the practice of the candidate, and a lecture course related to New Media for broader audiences. The right candidate will begin fall 2015.
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The Emergent Digital Practices (EDP) program, part of the Division of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences, brings together art, design, media, culture and technology studies in a hands-on, collaborative environment. Technology links academic disciplines with professional fields and joins shared communities with our personal lives in many new and exciting ways. To understand and explore this landscape, we infuse the digital practices of making and writing with contemporary critical approaches to cultural technologies, media philosophy, the critique and investigation of electronic and new media arts, and studies in science fiction, trans-global politics and science.