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Fwd: tenure track position Interactive Digital Media ; York University

>> Faculty of Fine Arts
>> Deadline: October 31, 2008.
>> The Department of Visual Arts invites applications for a full-time
>> tenure track position in Interactive Digital Media and Time Based
>> Art at the Assistant Professor level to commence July 1, 2009. All
>> positions at York University are subject to budgetary approval.
>> The Visual Arts Department of York University is one of the
>> leaders in art history and art practice in Canada. Recent
>> renovations of undergraduate studio spaces, expansion of the MFA
>> studios, and a visual art study centre are contributing to the
>> growth of the department. The department is committed to teaching
>> critical issues in art and art history, and to the ongoing
>> development of programs in all studies and studio areas.
>> Applicants for this position must demonstrate expertise in
>> interactive digital media, using installation, video, audio,
>> mobile and online technologies. The position involves
>> undergraduate teaching, graduate teaching and supervision, and
>> research. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt
>> appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The incumbent will
>> assume a key role in the cross-faculty digital media research hub
>> at York ( We encourage applicants who
>> create new forms of digital media art that address audiences
>> across the internet, through digital broadcasting, and in live
>> performance. The successful candidate will be a leader who is able
>> to integrate evolving digital technologies with both contemporary
>> fine art theory and practice, and the social and political aspects
>> of technology in the contemporary media saturated world.
>> Requirements: MFA in digital media, with three years of post-
>> secondary teaching; practicing professional artist with an active
>> exhibition record; strong commitment to graduate supervision,
>> administrative duties and responsibilities, including
>> departmental, faculty and university committees. Candidates should
>> show excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and in
>> scholarly/creative research and/or publication.
>> Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.
>> York University is a leader in interdisciplinary social science
>> research and outreach efforts that enable partnerships between
>> researchers and policy makers. This appointment will build upon
>> and expand the University