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[NIME community] Tenure-Track Faculty Positions at the MIT Media Lab

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions within the MIT Media Laboratory

The MIT Media Lab ( is seeking candidates to fill two tenure-track faculty positions.

The Media Lab is an anti-disciplinary research organization focusing on the invention of new technologies that radically improve the way people live, learn, express, work, and play. Candidates should have a record of original thinking, action and impact in the arts, design and quality of life. Applicants should be willing to take risks commensurate with the Media Lab’s willingness to look beyond known boundaries and disciplines.

Successful candidates will: establish and lead their own research group within the Media Lab; pursue creative work of highest international standard; engage in collaborative projects with industrial sponsors and other Media Lab research groups; supervise masters and doctoral students; and participate in the Media Arts and Sciences academic program.

The Media Lab welcomes applications from candidates interested in establishing research programs in: music, performance, arts, design, food, fashion, architecture, games, things we have not thought of, or any combination thereof.

To apply, please fill out the application at
Application deadline: January 16, 2011

Appointments will be within the Media Arts and Sciences academic program, principally at the Assistant Professor level. A doctorate is not necessary, but evidence of extreme creativity is.

The Media Laboratory is building a diverse community of scholars, and strongly encourages applications from women and members of under-represented groups.

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