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[Nettime-bold] TWO DIGITAL ARTISTS POSITIONS AT UCSD: DEADLINE 1/18/02
Lev Manovich on Thu, 10 Jan 2002 07:29:01 +0100 (CET)


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[Nettime-bold] TWO DIGITAL ARTISTS POSITIONS AT UCSD: DEADLINE 1/18/02


TWO TENURE-TRACK DIGITAL ARTS POSITIONS at
VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT, University of California, San Diego

http://visarts.ucsd.edu

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COMPUTER ARTIST. Assistant Professor, tenure-track, beginning July 1, 2002.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and based upon UC pay
scales. We seek an artist with a proven exhibition record whose work
exhibits an in-depth understanding of
computing and its relationship to contemporary art and its discourses.  UCSD
is a research university that actively promotes and supports creative work
and advanced research in computing within a broadly interdisciplinary arts
department that includes studio, media, and art history, theory and
criticism. Opportunities for developing research include grants,
state-of-the-art facilities including CRCA (Center for Research in Computing
and the Arts), the Supercomputer Center, and the new California Institute
for Telecommunications and Information Technology, and cross-campus
collaborations. Teaching will include both graduate seminars and
undergraduate courses, including courses in an Interdisciplinary Computing
and the Arts Major with the department of Music. Candidates must demonstrate
in their work and teaching a substantial engagement with the computing arts
and their relationship to broader discourses of contemporary art and
culture.

Candidate will actively participate in the ongoing development of curriculum
and facilities. Teaching will draw upon knowledge of networked
cross-platform (Linux, Macintosh, NT/Windows PC) environments. Areas of
expertise might include any of the following: net.art; digital imaging;
multimedia authoring and publishing; graphics or sound programming; virtual
environments; computer based installation; electronics and robotics; history
and theory of new media. MFA or equivalency and teaching experience
required.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three
references (do not send letters of recommendation and/or placement files)
and evidence of work in the field. This evidence may be in the form of
slides, tapes, discs, publications and/or public lectures and should be
accompanied by return mailer and postage.

Susan Smith, Chair (Position #AC02-W)
University of California San Diego
Visual Arts Department (0327)
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0327

All applications received by January 18, 2002, or thereafter until position
is filled, will receive thorough consideration. Please reference position
number AC02-W on all correspondence.


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MEDIA ARTIST.  Assistant Professor, tenure-track, beginning July 1, 2002.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on UC pay
scales.  We seek an artist with a strong exhibition record who works in
video, film, and/or photography and who is also seriously engaged with new
media, one whose practice will inventively bridge our highly ranked programs
in media and the digital arts.  UCSD is a research university that actively
promotes and supports creative work within a broadly interdisciplinary arts
department that includes studio, media, computing, and art history, theory,
and criticism.  Opportunities for developing research include grants,
state-of-the-art facilities, and cross-campus collaborations.

Teaching will include both graduate seminars and undergraduate courses in
media and new media, and the candidate will actively participate in the
ongoing development of curriculum and facilities.  Areas of computer
expertise might include, for example, film/video post-production practices;
on-line projects; interactive and web cinema; digital imaging; multimedia
authoring and publishing; virtual environments; history and theory of new
media.  MFA or equivalency and teaching experience required.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three
references (do not send letters of recommendation and/or placement files)
and evidence of work in the field.  This evidence may be in the form of
slides, tapes, discs, publications and/or public lectures and should be
accompanied by return mailer and postage.

Susan Smith, Chair (Position #M2002-C)
University of California, San Diego
Visual Arts Department (0327)
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, California 92093-0327

All applications received by February 24, 2002, or thereafter until position
is filled, will receive thorough consideration.  Please reference position
number [M2002-C] on all correspondence.


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