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New Art/Research/Tech positions at ASU, Tempe, AZ

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POSTED BY: Gene Cooper | Mon Jan 13th, 2003 1 a.m.

Digital Animation, Graphics, and Visualization Developer/Senior Lecturer (deadline March 5), Art Technologies Developer & Theorist/Senior Lecturer(deadline March 5), and Tenure Track Engineering Faculty Position in Movement Analysis (deadline March 7). The positions are offered from the Institute for Studies in the Arts, an interdisciplinary arts and technology research center at Arizona State Univeristy. Please visit our website at http://isa.asu.edu/jobs.html or read the full descriptions below for more details.

Digital Animation, Graphics, and Visualization Developer/Senior Lecturer. The Institute for Studies in the Arts (ISA) at the Herberger College of Fine Arts at Arizona State University (ASU) is seeking an artist, researcher and qualified teacher specializing in 3D graphics, animation, and visualization. The successful candidate will collaborate with artists, engineers and researchers from other disciplines in state of the art facilities including motion capture, performance stages, and engineering studios. Work will be conducted in the parallel, integrated development of 3D graphics, animation, rendering, visualization, motion capture, and customized graphics programming for media and arts. Responsibilities also include the presentation of papers, research, teaching, grant development, and industry collaboration and participation. The ISA in collaboration with the other units of the HCFA (Dance, Music, Visual Arts, Theatre, & Museum), the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and other disciplines at ASU, supports creation, research, development, presentation and education at the intersection of the arts and technology. This is a three year, renewable appointment.
Minimum qualifications are BA/BFA/BS in related discipline and 7 years of related professional experience, OR a Masters in a related discipline and 3 years of related professional experience, OR a Ph.D. in a related discipline; a strong record in the creation and presentation of works focusing on 3D graphics including animation, modeling, and scientific visualization. Desired qualifications are some teaching experience, moderate programming knowledge/experience, and advanced experience with 3D graphics; experience with Maya, motion capture systems, rendering systems, and C++ programming.

Please send a CV and a letter of application detailing the reasons you are applying for the position and how it fits in your professional plans to:

Gene Cooper, Chair of Search Committe, #7355
Institute for Studies in the Arts/CIRMAE
Arizona State University
PO Box 873302
Tempe, AZ 85287-3302

Application deadline is March 5, 2003; if not filled, 1st of the month thereafter until search is closed. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2003. Arizona State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Art Technologies Developer & Theorist/Senior Lecturer
The Institute for Studies in the Arts (ISA) (http://isa.asu.edu) at the Herberger College of Fine Arts (HCFA) at Arizona State University (ASU).is seeking an artist, researcher and teacher specializing in art technologies development and theory. The successful candidate will collaborate with artists, engineers and researchers from other disciplines in state of the art facilities including motion capture studios, mediated performance stages, and engineering studios. Work will be conducted in the parallel, integrated development of hardware, software, content and theory for media and arts. Responsibilities also include the presentation of papers, research, teaching, grant development, and industry collaboration and participation. The ISA in collaboration with the other units of the HCFA (Dance, Music, Visual Arts, Theatre, & Museum), the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and other disciplines at ASU, supports creation, research, development, presentation and education at the intersection of the arts and technology. This is a 3 year, renewable appointment.
Minimum qualifications are Masters degree in a related discipline and 3 years of related professional experience or a Ph.D. in a related discipline; a strong record of creation and presentation of art works involving technology; demonstrated programming and interface development knowledge; research record in arts and technology including papers, grants and participation in interdisciplinary research projects. A Ph.D. in related field is desired. Please send a CV and a letter of application detailing the reasons you are applying for the position and how if fits in your professional plans to:

Todd Ingalls, Chair of Search Committee, #7356
Institute for Studies in the Arts/CIRMAE
Arizona State University
PO Box 873302
Tempe, AZ 85287-3302

Application deadline is March 5, 2003; if not filled, 1st of the month thereafter until search is closed. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2003. Arizona State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Tenure Track Engineering Faculty Position in Movement Analysis
The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS) (http://www.eas.asu.edu/CEAS) and the Herberger College of Fine Arts (HCFA) (http://herbergercollege.asu.edu) at Arizona State University are announcing an opening for a tenure track assistant professor in motion analysis. The tenure home will be the Electrical Engineering or Computer Science and Engineering Department of CEAS depending on the qualifications and background of the successful candidate. The research home of the candidate will be the newly formed Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Media Arts and Engineering (CIRMAE) (a joint CEAS/HCFA center).
The goal of CIRMAE is to facilitate the parallel, integrated development of media hardware, software, content and theory. CIRMAE is housed at the internationally known Institute for Studies in the Arts (ISA). Facilities include a real time motion capturing studio with a sprung floor and multimodal feedback capabilities (graphics, video, sound, lights), a black box mediated theater, video editing facilities, digital sound studio, digital arts gallery, mediated classrooms, I2 and computing facilities. CIRMAE is involved in interdisciplinary ground breaking research in movement and dance analysis. The movement research group includes engineering, bio- engineering, psychology, and arts faculty from ASU as well as distinguished guest artists and researchers. The research group’s application areas include dance, rehabilitation, identification, motion perception, sports and education. The successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in the movement analysis group and contribute significantly to the development of the education and research mission of CIRMAE.

Minimum qualifications: doctorate degree in related discipline; record of research excellence in 3D motion analysis and/or computer vision and/or pattern recognition. Desired Qualifications: Interdisciplinary experience in research spanning Media, Arts and Engineering, teaching experience at the Univeristy level, evidence of funded research spanning the sciences and the arts, and demonstrated effective communication skills.

Please send a letter of interest, CV, representative publications or other multi-media material and names/contact information for three references to:

Chair, Motion Analysis Search Committee, #7359
Institute for Studies in the Arts/CIRMAE
Arizona State University
PO Box 873302
Tempe, AZ 85287-3302

Applications deadline is March 7th, 2003; if not filled, 1st of the month thereafter until search is closed. The anticipated start date is August 16th 2003. For more information about this position please write to movement_analsysis_search@asu.edu. ASU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Link:
http://isa.asu.edu/jobs.html