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[JOB] F/T Assistant Professor of Production Interactive Arts

Northwestern University’s Department of Radio/Television/Film seeks a
tenure-track full-time Assistant Professor of production focused on
interactive arts and entertainment for appointment beginning September 1,
2011. The ideal candidate=B9s work is innovative and nationally recognized,
as demonstrated by commissions, distribution, exhibitions, reviews, grants,
and/or awards. This individual will comfortably traverse the commercial
world and the art world, and have the necessary software skills and direct
knowledge of industry practices (especially the gaming industry) to help
develop a curriculum that prepares students to develop interactive
experiences for a variety of platforms/purposes (entertainment/educational
games, immersive experiences, interactive theatre, mobile computing,
convergence, digital storytelling, and/or other emerging forms). A terminal
degree is required, with evidence of good teaching. Salary is commensurate
with experience.

In general, our department welcomes candidates who work across different
media and/or disciplines, have a critical approach to mediamaking, and who
are committed to integrating theory and practice.

For full consideration, please send CV, teaching evaluations, work samples
(preferably on DVD or web site), and three letters of recommendation to:
Interactive Arts Search Chair
Dept of Radio/TV/Film, Search #16506
Northwestern University
1920 Campus Drive, 2nd Floor
Evanston, IL 60208

For fullest consideration, applicants should submit materials by November 1, 2010. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.