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<nettime-ann> Artist in Computing search UCSD

Artist in Computing

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), San Diego Supercomputer Center,
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.

Assistant Professor, tenure-track to Associate Professor, tenured, beginning
July 1, 2008. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and
based upon UC pay scales.

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: locative media, social media, network art, digital
imaging; 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.

Applicants are welcome to include in their cover letters a personal
statement summarizing teaching experience and leadership efforts and/or
contributions to diversity.

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
websites, DVDs, tapes, publications and/or public lectures and should be
accompanied by return mailer and postage.

Computing Search Committee (Position #C-08)
University of California San Diego
Visual Arts Department
Mandeville Center (0327)
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0327

All applications received by January 25, 2008, or thereafter until position
is filled, will receive thorough consideration. Please reference position
#C-08 on all correspondence. UCSD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of
diversity among its faculty and staff. Proof of U.S. citizenship or
eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment
(Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986).

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