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[JOB] 2 tenure track positions in ATLAS Institute, Univ of CO, Boulder

Creative Technologies and Design

The ATLAS Institute at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks two curious, unconventional, polymath tenure-track faculty members in creative technologies and design.  They will establish and lead research groups that explore transdisciplinary fields and paradigms, produce internationally recognized work, and develop collaborative relationships in academia as well as industry and the community. Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent experience, be able to publish in peer-reviewed venues, and obtain funding to support their work. They should value innovative and effective teaching for students from different cultural and intellectual backgrounds.

ATLAS academic programs in the College of Engineering and Applied Science include a Technology, Arts, and Media undergraduate program, and graduate programs (MS and PhD) in Technology, Media, and Society.

We are building a faculty with theoretical and methodological versatility with the goal of designing experiences and technologies to improve life. ATLAS is a growing Institute, looking for people who will help us foster a culture and community of wild innovation. The most innovative research and teaching will come from a faculty varied in life experiences and academic disciplines, so we seek applicants who will promote diversity in all ATLAS programs. ATLAS Institute faculty members creatively design, engineer, and apply technologies.

Promising applicants will combine engineering virtuosity with a commitment to creative and thoughtful design. We will consider applicants who do so through a variety of approaches, including, but not limited to:

Designing new technologies for creative play and learning for families and communities
Using participatory design to empower communities to create resources for local change
Inventing technologies (e.g. games, music, apps, wearables, etc.) that transcend physical and virtual spaces
Developing technologies to effect societal change

The opening is targeted at the level of Assistant Professor, but experienced candidates with outstanding credentials may be considered for Associate or Full Professor. Review of applications will begin onNovember 1, 2015. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. See and apply online at