Position Announcement

From: Derek Taylor (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Aug 25 2006 - 12:23:54 PDT

FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY, School of Communication and Multimedia
Studies, is seeking an Assistant Professor, tenure track, in New Media
Production, to teach courses in the School’s Multimedia Studies degree
program, which includes sequences in Film/Video/New Media and
Multimedia Journalism. The School seeks a scholar of digital art and
new media practice with expertise in new media as art and
communication. Ideal candidates will cross media platforms and have
experience in creating and analyzing multimedia texts. Candidates must
be able to apply narrative theory to new media, be skilled in
interactivity and hypermedia, and offer instruction in the integration
of text, image and audio. Areas of creative production and/or research
may include photojournalism, digital art and technology, animation and
gaming, vision and imaging technologies, virtual environments, the
impact of new technologies on social experience, and the use of new
media as expressive tool and information pathway. Applicants should
possess practical skills in more than one of the following media
platforms: digital photography, computer-based imaging technologies,
web and graphic design, and multimedia authoring. Effective date of
employment: August 2007. MFA or Ph.D. required; preference will go to
candidates with active exhibition history and/or publications as well
as teaching experience. Application deadline: November 20, 2006. Send
letter of application, cv, three letters of recommendation, and samples
of creative or scholarly work to: Dr. Eric Freedman, Chair, New Media
Search Committee, School of Communication and Multimedia Studies,
Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL
33431-0991. E-mail for inquiries only: (address suppressed) For detailed
information on FAU, visit our web site at: http://www.fau.edu/scms.
Florida Atlantic University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access

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