Job Announcement

POSTED BY: Em Howard | Tue Dec 10th, 2002 1 a.m.


The Department of Art Practice at the University of California, Berkeley. Assistant Professor (tenure track) of electronic media art, effective July 1, 2003. We seek an artist with a sound practical, theoretical, and historical understanding of electronic media art to teach undergraduate and graduate students in video art and any one of the following areas of practice: net art, game development, and electronic installations or performances. The successful candidate must be interested in developing collaborative projects with other departments, such as Film Studies; Theater, Dance and Performance Studies; Architecture; Music; and Computer Science.
Qualifications: MFA degree required (Ph.D. welcome) and university level teaching experience.
Applications Requirements: Curriculum vitae; at least a two-page statement concerning the candidate's creative and research projects and achievements, as well as his/her views about the relationship between technology and art; one-page statement of teaching philosophy, interests, and experience; at least two sample course syllabi; either video documentation (VHS, NTSC, or MiniDV NTSC) of installations or performances (10 to 15 minutes maximum), or else at least three currently available online projects; one or more publication or writing sample of work-in-progress (hard copy, 30 pages maximum); names, full addresses (mail and email), and telephone numbers of three academic or professional references.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2003
Mail to: Electronic Media Art Search Committee, Department of Art Practice, 345 Kroeber Hall #3750, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3750. Include stamped and self-addressed mailer for return of materials.
The University of California at Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer