The School of Communication at the University of Miami invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in interactive media creation and gaming to begin in August 2012. A Ph.D. or M.F.A. is required along with a minimum of two years of teaching experience. Applicants must have a track record of accomplishments in areas such as interaction design, 2D/3D motion graphics or game prototyping. Ideal applicants should have a technical research background with associated publications and a demonstrated engagement with visual and/or narrative arts, as well as experience with the critical evaluation of interactive media. Familiarity in new mobile and game technologies, prototyping tools, engagement metrics, physical computing, game engines and the ability to write scripts within these engines is desirable. Applicants will be expected to teach courses, advise student projects and develop transdisciplinary collaborations with scholars, artists, journalists and filmmakers within the School. All faculty are involved in teaching, service, and research or creative activities.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. Interested and qualified candidates should e-mail a letter of application, a recent curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, internet portfolio links and the names and contact information of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Only electronic submissions please. Do not mail in materials.