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New Media and Performance Studies positions

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POSTED BY: Don Sinclair | Wed Mar 1st, 2006 12:39 p.m.

Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor - New Media
Fine Arts Cultural Studies, Faculty of Fine Arts, York University
Toronto, Canada.

Deadline: March 29, 2006
Start Date: July 1, 2006

The Fine Arts Cultural Studies program, Faculty of Fine Arts, York
University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the
Assistant Professor level in New Media, to commence July 1, 2006. We
seek applicants who are engaged with new media arts and who are eager
to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate will be a creative producer-researcher in
new media arts with a strong background in new media theory and/or
cultural studies. He/she will have a terminal degree, a PhD and/or an
MFA. Applicants must be suitable for prompt appointment to the
graduate Faculty. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching
as well as a recognized record of accomplishments in their field. The
candidate will contribute to the expansion of the new media stream in
the program and be required to teach new media studio and studies
courses.

Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor - Performance Studies
Fine Arts Cultural Studies, Faculty of Fine Arts, York University
Toronto, Canada.

Deadline: March 29, 2006
Start Date: July 1, 2006

The Fine Arts Cultural Studies program, Faculty of Fine Arts, York
University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the
Assistant Professor level in Performance Studies, to commence July 1,
2006. The program seeks applicants who are engaged with performance
in the broadest sense and who are eager to teach at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants will have the ability to contextualize performance as an
activity that transcends disciplines and to consider it in view of
the concerns of cultural studies. In addition, a strong background in
the arts and knowledge of the methodologies of interdisciplinarity
are required for appointment to this program.

Applicants must have a PhD, a recognized record of research in
performance studies, and be able to demonstrate excellence in
teaching. Experience teaching large lecture classes as well as
seminar courses will be an asset. Applicants must be suitable for
prompt appointment to the graduate Faculty.

The Fine Arts Cultural Studies Program (FACS) considers the fine,
performing and new media arts and offers a unique opportunity to
explore them from various interdisciplinary perspectives. Courses
consider relationships between the arts, the artistic forms which may
emerge when boundaries are blurred, and the place of the arts in both
local and global contexts. Within the Faculty of Fine Arts, FACS
provides an integrated approach to the study of the arts in culture
through a balanced curriculum of Western and non-Western content.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative
Action Program can be found on York's website at http://www.yorku.ca/
acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action
office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to
apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be
given priority.

The deadline for receipt of application is March 29, 2006. All York
University positions are subject to budgetary approval. Qualified
applicants are invited to submit a letter identifying their research
and teaching interests and indicating how these might be compatible
with the Fine Arts Cultural Studies program, together with a
curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and
the names of three referees, including addresses, phone numbers and
email addresses, to:

Fine Arts Cultural Studies, Attention Christine Gooljar, 283 Winters
College, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario,
Canada, M3J 1P3. E-mail cgooljar@yorku.ca.

Link:
http://www.yorku.ca/