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Brian DeLevie on Sun, 18 Dec 2005 19:06:05 +0100 (CET)


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<nettime-ann> [job] University of Colorado at Denver


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The Visual Arts Department, in the College of Arts and Media at the
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center (UCDHSC), is
seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member in Electronic Design.
Review of applications will begin on 1/18/06 and continue until position
is
filled. Applications that are received by January 18th will be reviewed
for
a possible interview at CAA.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required
1.    MFA or Terminal Degree in Design;
2.    Expertise in Typography and layout;
3.    Expertise in Design Fundamentals as applied to one or more of the
following areas of specialization: graphic/multimedia/Web design,
interactive design and motion graphics;
4.    Active engagement in Design theory, history and criticism;
5.    Knowledge of conceptual and design-based principles as applied to
graphic and experimental design;
6.    Working knowledge of applications as applied to
graphic/multimedia/We=
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design, interactive design and motion graphics.
7.    An ability to teach and work with a diverse student body
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Preferred=20
1.    2-3 years teaching experience beyond graduate school;
2.    2-3 years professional experience in the field of Design;
3.    Scholarly or creative research in one of the following areas of
specialization: Information Design, Publication Design, Professional
Practices, Design History, Environmental Design, Social Design;
4.    Knowledge in human-centered information and interactivity design.
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The University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center is part
of =
a
three-university system located on three campuses. The consolidated
institution educates approximately 27,000 students with more than 100
degre=
e
and certificate programs at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels,
an=
d
has more than $300 million a year in research grants and contracts. The
College of Arts & Media (CAM), located on the UCDHSC Downtown Denver
campus=
,
offers B.F.A./B.A. degrees in Studio Arts, Art History, Theatre, Film &
Television,  and a B.S. degree in Music.
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The Downtown Denver Campus is Colorado=B9s only public university located
in
downtown Denver.  The campus is adjacent to the cultural and
entertainment
heart of the city, with over 300 restaurants, the Denver Art Museum,
notabl=
e
galleries, the Performing Arts Center and numerous special events and
festivals all within walking


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distance from the Arts Building.  Denver=B9s citizens contribute more
public
funding for the arts per capita than any other U.S. city, and the metro
Denver area ranks fourth in the country for percentage of arts-related
businesses per capita.

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Students majoring in Fine Arts select programs in art history, drawing,
painting, photography, sculpture, multimedia and 3-D animation. These
emphasis areas provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of, and
direct experience with the various media=8Bas well as an understanding of
art
theory, knowledge of the methods and materials of art making, and a
critica=
l
analysis of the art object in historical perspectives. Fine Arts
students
have access to the Photography lab (with black & white, color,
non-silver
and digital capabilities), Sculpture lab (with bronze casting and
woodworking facilities), and Drawing & Painting studios. Digital
facilities
include non-linear editing suites, and an audio
production/post-production
classroom, in addition to studio/office spaces for the Visual Arts
faculty.
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APPLICATION MATERIALS:
1.    Letter of application
2.    Complete and Current curriculum vita
3.    Statement of teaching philosophy that includes information about
the
role that diversity plays in your teaching and the ways in which it
shapes
your methods of instruction.
4.    Statement of creative work and personal design philosophy
5.    Three letters of reference  (including phone numbers and email
addresses)
6.    Electronic Portfolio of Design work, including web site addresses
if
applicable
7.    Twenty examples of student work, if applicable.
8.    Sample syllabi if applicable.
9.    SASE (for return of materials)
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