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LECTURER IN DIGITAL MEDIA - South Africa

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POSTED BY: Michael Mandiberg | Tue Nov 24th, 2009 11:38 a.m.

LECTURER IN DIGITAL MEDIA
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES, DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
SCHOOL OF LITERARY STUDIES, MEDIA & CREATIVE ARTS
PIETERMARITZBURG CAMPUS
REFERENCE NUMBER:HDSS54/2009
The School of Literary Studies, Media and Creative Arts on the Pietermaritzburg Campus has
identified digital media as a significant growth area and is in the process of developing an
undergraduate and postgraduate programme that draws on the strengths of both the Centre
for Visual Arts and the discipline of Media & Cultural Studies.
We welcome applications from diverse, energetic and talented individuals who are committed
to assisting us consolidate and extend this programme. The successful applicant will be
expected to help us teach and further develop the undergraduate programme, to supervise
postgraduate work, to contribute to our creative research output, and to participate in
community engagement programmes.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• A masters degree in Fine Arts, Digital Arts or a related discipline.
• Demonstrated production skills in two of the following fields: Animation (preferably 3D or
Flash); video production; multimedia art.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
• A good theoretical understanding of digital media;
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
PREFERENCES/ADVANTAGES:
o Teaching or tutoring experience;
o Industry experience;
o Skills in digital photography;
o Awareness of contemporary art practice and theory.
The remuneration package offered includes benefits and will be dependent on the
qualifications and/or experience of the successful applicant.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 04 December 2009. The University,
however, reserves the right in special circumstances to accept late applications or to
extend the above date in order to facilitate further searches.
Applicants are required to complete the relevant application form which is available
on the Vacancies page of the University website at www.ukzn.ac.za . Completed
forms may be sent to Recruitment Centre, Human Resources Shared Services,
University of KwaZulu-Natal, Westville Campus, Private Bag X54001, Durban, 4000
or fax:+27(0)86 516 8384 or email: recruitment1@ukzn.ac.za. Please state the
advert reference number in your subject line. We prefer to receive applications by email
attachment.
For more information, interested parties should contact Michelle Stewart, in the Fine Arts Dept at UKZN - Stewartm2@ukzn.ac.za.

Link:
http://www.ukzn.ac.za