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JOB: University of Nebraska, Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, Arts Professors

Seeking Emerging Media Arts Professors

The Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, a newly established $57M facility and academic degree at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, is re-envisioning the university for the 21st century. We are seeking a foundational faculty team willing to overcome the status quo and foster authentic voices that reimagine immersive design, immersive + interactive media, cinematic arts, virtual and mixed reality, gaming, sonic arts, data + art, physical computing, virtual production and spatial and experience design. 

We are seeking:

An Assistant or Associate Professor of Emerging Media Arts: Computational Artist / Designer / Developer

Two Assistant or Associate Professors of Practice of Emerging Media Arts: Interactive Media; Virtual Production; Virtual and Mixed Reality; Physical Computing; Gaming: Sonic Arts; Experience Design; Creative Coding

These positions come with stipends to support research and creative activity and innovative teaching practices.

We envision being the premiere destination for an innovative faculty seeking a fresh social vision that plays to the innermost recesses of our imaginations, solves human-scale problems and tells breathtaking stories that stimulate, provoke and inspire.

Our approach to learning relies more on collaboration than competition in an environment where exploration, experimentation, analysis, risk, and failure can freely occur. Classes are run in a workshop-like environment facilitating active learning and encouraging discussion of concept, content, technique and impact.

To learn more about our open faculty positions and the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, go to Review of applications begins on January 13, 2020.

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