Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design Teaching Position

From: zryd (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Oct 10 2006 - 10:07:29 PDT

Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design


Job Title: Faculty position in Media Arts / Animation

Description: Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design, a leading
institution dedicated to research and the education of artists,
designers, and media practitioners, invites applications for a
full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate
Professor in Media Arts commencing August 2007 to teach computer
graphics and animation in the context of filmmaking and digital media
with expertise in the areas of 3-D animation, visual effects,
interactivity and programming. (Competition F006 -2006)

ECI has a culturally diverse student body of approximately 1400
students from across Canada and 42 countries in the world and offers undergraduate 
and graduate programs leading to Bachelor degrees in Fine Arts, Media Arts and Design
and a Masters of Applied Arts.

Preference will be given to candidates with a broad range of experience
in digital media arts, including interactive, motion, and time based
technologies as well as an understanding of interdisciplinary
practices. The successful candidate may teach students at all levels,
from Foundation to Graduate Studies, and will be expected to make a
major contribution in developing curriculum in an institution that is
committed to the interrelation of theory and practice. Faculty members
are expected to contribute in shaping the future of the Institute
through participation in planning, administration and committees and in
being actively engaged in the ECI community.

Candidates should have a Masters degree in a related area, and a
minimum of two years relevant post-secondary teaching experience.
Letters of application should address the candidate’s expertise in the
area of professional practice as it relates to the position, including
a philosophy or approach to teaching within culturally diverse
communities (maximum 500 words), and a statement that demonstrates the
applicant’s organizational and leadership skills (maximum 500 words).
This statement may reflect the candidate’s experience in any sector and
need not be necessarily restricted to visual arts, design or media arts
or to teaching.

The applicant should include a current curriculum vitae and supporting
material, including samples of a variety of recent work preferably on
DVD or CDROM (limit total viewing time to 20 min. maximum). Submissions
should include the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email
addresses of three persons who can be contacted for a reference. Please
provide a check list of submitted material.

Please send applications, quoting Competition no. F006-2006 by November
24, 2006, to:

  Human Resources Department
  Emily Carr Institute
  1399 Johnston St Vancouver BC V6H 3R9
  Phone (604) 844-3824
  Fax (604) 844-3885
  Email email suppressed

The Institute invites applications from all qualified individuals.
Emily Carr is committed to employment equity and diversity in the
workplace, and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities,
aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual
orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged
to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada
will be given priority.

__________________________________________________________________ For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <(address suppressed)>.

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For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.