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  • Deadline:
    May 10, 2007, 2:22 p.m.


May 2007

University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS)


University of Washington, Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media, is seeking to fill one year (with possibility of renewal) Research Fellow/Lecturer Positions in Experimental Digital Video. Established in 2001, DXARTS is a pioneering arts unit with exciting undergraduate and doctoral degree programs. DXARTS brings together current and new faculty from Art, Music, Dance, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Bio-Engineering, and Design in a pioneering research environment dedicated to the invention and exploration of new forms of digital and experimental art. The successful candidate should be prepared to pursue innovative research in their main field of study (film/video) and to teach introductory and advanced level courses in history, theory and studio practice of traditional, digital and experimental film/video. Applicants for this position should be broadly interdisciplinary with strong creative and technical skill, and substantial practical experience from multiple areas of experimental arts, with their focus emerging out film, cinema, and video genres. Applicants should be fluently versed in a wide array of production and post-production techniques and skills, such as field and studio lighting, cinematography, non-linear editing, visual fx & compositing,
motion capture, motion graphics, art direction, narrative structures (both linear & non-linear), custom electronics, machine vision, programming & image processing, auto-poetic cinema, etc.

Masters degree, equivalent or higher required.
Application must include: CV, artist statement, statement on pedagogy, and a portfolio of current professional creative work and research. Support materials must include three references with phone numbers, mail and e-mail address. Samples of previous course design and recent student work are highly encouraged. Portfolio of film/video work must be in NTSC, but may be on CD or DVD, and formatted for viewing on any platform. Other acceptable formats include DVCAM, and MiniDV tape. Please include a SASE for return of materials.

Application materials should be addressed to: Professor Shawn Brixey, Research Fellows Search, DXARTS, 207 Raitt Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195-3680. Priority will be given to applications received before August 15, 2007. The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty, and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates. The University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.

For detailed information about DXARTS visit the our website.


shawn brixey professor | director
center for digital arts and experimental media
207 raitt hall | university of washington
box 353414 | seattle, washington 98195
vm. 206.616.1746 fx. 206.616.3346