Tenure-Track or Visiting Artist Faculty Position: Electronic and Time Based Art, Emphasis on Gaming

  • Deadline:
    April 30, 2012, 11:55 p.m.
  • Location:
    Carnegie Mellon University, School of Art, 5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15213, US

Beginning January 2013
Application Deadline: April 30, 2012

The School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University is seeking to fill one tenure-track or one visiting artist position in our Electronic and Time Based (ETB) area, recently ranked #1 in multimedia by US News and World Report. We are seeking a dynamic individual working in gaming from both a production and a critical perspective. Expertise and experience in other media is also desirable. Conceptual strengths, contextual sensibilities, critical inquiry and a multidisciplinary orientation are sought to teach gaming related courses, from freshman to graduate level, and to work with an enthusiastic faculty team in developing the ETB area.

Qualifications: Advanced Degree or equivalent. University level teaching experience required beyond teaching assistantships. A versatile artist with a significant gaming background and exhibition record. Carnegie Mellon is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunities employer committed to diversity.

Appointment Levels: Assistant Professor. Position begins early January 2013.

Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with experience

Additional Programmatic Information: http://www.cmu.edu/art/

Applications To Include:

· Letter of application with teaching philosophy

· Curriculum Vitae

· Names/addresses/telephone numbers of 3 references (no recommendation letters). Documentation of artwork: Submit up to 10 minutes of gaming related documentation on DVD, or in a streamable format. Please use a permanent felt-tipped marker to label discs, rather than adhesive labels, which may cause problems in slot-loading CD/DVD Drives. Submit URLs to live-gaming projects with references to specific projects. Computer-based work is viewed on Mac OS X systems unless otherwise noted.

If you wish to have materials returned, please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Send to:
ETB Faculty Search
School of Art, College of Fine Arts, CFA 300
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15213-3890

Application review will begin April 30, 2012

The School of Art is one of five schools in the College of Fine Arts, which also includes the Schools of Architecture, Design, Drama and Music.

Our undergraduate and graduate curricula require media, concept, community affiliation, and visual culture exploration as well as university academic study. Areas of concentration include Drawing, Painting, Printmaking and Photography; Sculpture, Installation, and Site-Work; Electronic and Time-Based Work and Contextual Practice.

The School consists of 23 full-time faculty, 10 staff members, about 200 undergraduates and 18 graduate students. In addition to BFA and MFA degrees in Art, interdisciplinary degrees are offered in collaboration with other colleges in the university. The School is actively involved with the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry and Center for the Arts in Society, unique centers for interdisciplinary arts research and education affiliated with the College of Fine Arts.