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Shanna Linn on Sun, 25 Sep 2005 17:40:38 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime-ann> [job] posting for VisCom position

New Media Artist/Designer
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Visual Communication Department

Chicago, Illinois
Full Time - Academic-Open

New Media Artist/Designer: The Department of Visual Communication 
seeks a full-time faculty member working in web- or video-based 
communication design and/or interactive media, to play a lead role in 
the development and coordination of the new media track in Visual 
Communication, and to teach screen-based graphic design to graduate 
and undergraduate students within an interdisciplinary context. 
Candidates should have a strong conceptual, historical and 
methodological grasp of issues in the intersecting worlds of graphic 
design and new media, such as digital content configuration, 
navigation, interpretation and production. Specific competencies 
might include typographic structure and expression; hybrid 
environments; planning and production of motion graphics for 
television and film; research and development of cultural and 
environmental issues; and/or contemporary visual cultural criticism. 
The successful candidate will interface with other media departments 
in the school to articulate and integrate visual communication 
objectives and potentialities in the school's media initiatives. 
Teaching experience and a terminal degree in visual communication, 
design or other relevant area is essential. Applicants should have an 
active design and/or art practice. The position is full-time, 
tenure-track, rank and salary commensurate with experience and begins 
the fall of 2006.

Application: curriculum vitae, artist statement and teaching 
philosophy, course syllabi, and portfolio samples which may include 
CD-ROM, DVD, VHS, mini-DV, slides and/or website URLs.

Deadline for priority consideration: January 1, 2006
Application materials will be accepted until the position is filled.

Send to:
Viscom New Media Search
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Office of Deans and Division Chairs
37 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603

For further information of the School and its programs, available 
faculty positions, or application details, go to 
www.artic.edu/saic/public/jobs/html. Questions may be addressed to 
Shanna Linn at slinn {AT} artic.edu, or 312.899-7472.
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