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Assistant Professor in Sound


Deadline:
Wed Dec 31, 2014 00:00

Location:
Santa Cruz, California
United States of America

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ
DEPARTMENT OF FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA

Assistant Professor in Sound

The Film and Digital Media Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites qualified scholars and/or practitioners to apply for a tenure track position in the field of sound, to be appointed at the rank of assistant professor (tenure-track). We seek a critical practitioner, theorist or historian whose research focuses on the production and/or study of sound and sonic media. Of particular interest for our curriculum would be a hybrid practitioner-scholar who will build on the Film and Digital Media Department’s and Arts Division’s strengths in sound practices and sound studies, broadly construed. We seek to add expertise to the department in one or more of the following areas: the practice and/or history and theory of music and/or sound in film, video, games or mobile media; sound installation; the audio essay; phonography and other aspects of audio documentation; archival sound; sound design; audio cultures.

The Film & Digital Media Department offers a Ph.D. designed to challenge traditional borders between creative and critical practice; an M.A. in Social Documentation aimed at training documentarians in creative and scholarly approaches to social change, media representation, and marginalized cultures; and a B.A. which integrates critical studies and production. Our curriculum addresses the history, theory and production of film, television, video and digital media across a range of global and historical contexts. The program currently serves approximately five hundred undergraduate majors, twenty-one doctoral students, and fifteen master’s students. The Film & Digital Media Department is in the Division of the Arts, which also includes Departments of Art, History of Art and Visual Culture, Music, Theater Arts, the M.F.A. Program in Digital Arts and New Media, and Ph.D. programs in Music and Visual Studies. There are opportunities for scholarly, creative and teaching connections in these areas, as well as with colleagues and programs in the Humanities and Social Sciences divisions and the School of Engineering where we have strong connections with the department of Computer Science and its faculty members specializing in computational narrative, cinematography and gaming. We also jointly host a markerless motion capture studio and several Kinect sensors for teaching and research related to animation and gaming.The Arts Division supports faculty research through the Arts Research Institute; the campus supports research and teaching with grants awarded by the Committee on Research, the Committee on Teaching, and other groups.

UCSC operates on a schedule of three 11-week quarters per academic year and the successful candidate will be expected to teach five 5-unit courses per year, or their equivalent, in accordance with the department's workload policy. These courses will mutually benefit students in Film and Digital Media, Art, Digital Art and New Media and the Computer Science departments. All members of the department are expected to advise and mentor students; maintain a program of creative and/or research activity; participate fully in administrative responsibilities for the department, affiliated college and the campus, including but not limited to committee work, outreach, development, and program building. The ability to contribute significantly to graduate education and the mentoring of graduate students is highly desirable. The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

RANK: Assistant Professor Step I through III

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; academic year (9-month) basis.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or M.F.A. (or equivalent foreign degree); or a record of scholarly publications; or a demonstrated record of exhibitions in museums, galleries, film and new media festivals, sound art festivals, or radio.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: University teaching experience. Teaching and research that will support the department’s undergraduate and graduate curricula particularly in the area of production practices.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2015. Position contingent upon final budgetary approval.

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include 1) a letter of application outlining scholarly and/or creative background as well as current and future research plans; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) three samples of scholarly and/or creative work. (For creative work, please upload separate PDFs, each with a link to one sample. Please link to a specific work sample and do not exceed three individual samples. Please limit each sample of creative work to 20 minutes and each sample of written work to 5000 words or less. For works longer than 20 minutes or 5000 words, please direct the committee to a 20 min or 5000 word segment but please include the work in its entirety.); 4) teaching statement; 5) three confidential letters of recommendation*. Applicants may wish to include a statement addressing their past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. All documents uploaded to the UC Recruit online system must be in PDF format.

Apply at http://apptrkr.com/505626
Refer to Position #JPF00158-15 in all correspondence.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.

CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on October 13, 2014.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete, and letters of recommendation received, by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2015.

UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process, our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and outstanding service are mutually supportive.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available here or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (831) 459-4300.
UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at apo@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4300

VISIT THE APO WEB SITE AT: http://apo.ucsc.edu

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JOB

Assistant Professor, 3D Animation


Deadline:
Mon Mar 24, 2014 00:00

Location:
West Long Branch, New Jersey
United States of America

Monmouth University

Assistant Professor, 3D Animation

Monmouth is a private, moderate-sized, coeducational, comprehensive University founded in 1933. It serves residential and commuter students in eight schools: the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences; the School of Education; the Leon Hess Business School; the School of Science; the Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies; the Graduate School; School of Social Work; and the Honors School. Monmouth's campus is a five-minute drive from the Atlantic Ocean in West Long Branch, New Jersey, and is convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, as well as plentiful local attractions. The 156-acre campus features 54 buildings, including historic landmarks and state-of-the-art facilities.

Best of all, Monmouth offers an exceptional value. At Monmouth, students benefit from quality academic programs, small classes, professors who meet the highest standards for teaching and academic excellence, a magnificent campus, and state-of-the-art facilities. Plus, Monmouth is just the right size to provide the variety and choice of a comprehensive university combined with the individual attention typical of a small liberal arts college. Monmouth's convenient location, in the heart of a high-tech business region, provides cooperative and post-graduate employment opportunities for many Monmouth students.

Monmouth University is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness and seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty, and students. Monmouth University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Department: Art And Design
Position Summary:
The Department of Art and Design at Monmouth University is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor in 3D Animation. This anticipated opening is for the 2014-2015 academic year and is a tenure-track appointment.

The candidate would be expected to: maintain a teaching load of two studio courses per semester. Successful candidate will lead animation program, including curriculum development, and promote its growth, while also seeking connections with other aspects of interactive media on campus. Must be dedicated teacher and will advise and mentor students. Will serve on committees of the department and university as ongoing service. Must be actively engaged in and exhibiting creative/scholarly work..

Additional information about the Art and Design can be found at: http://www.monmouth.edu/school-of-humanities-social-sciences/art-and-design.aspx
Required Skills or Software: Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Other Requirements:
MFA or equivalent terminal degree in animation or related field.

Expertise and experience with Maya software platform as a modeling and animation tool. Knowledge of video and sound editing using Final Cut and Soundtrack Pro.

Experience with and ability to teach the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Expertise to teach all aspects of 3D modeling and all levels of animation curriculum.
Preferred Qualifications:
Secondary teaching knowledge in game design, interactive media, video, or 2D animation. Knowledge of additional 3D modeling and rendering programs. University teaching experience beyond TA level.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please indicate in your cover letter if you will attend CAA conference.

Three letters of recommendation can be directed to: Karen Bright, Chair, Search Committee, Art and Design, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ 07764.

Log in to http://apptrkr.com/440661 to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.

Posting Date: 12/18/2013
Closing Date: 3/24/2014

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JOB

Assistant Professor, 3D Animation


Deadline:
Mon Feb 03, 2014 00:00

Location:
West Long Branch, New Jersey
United States of America

Monmouth University

Assistant Professor, 3D Animation

Monmouth is a private, moderate-sized, coeducational, comprehensive University founded in 1933. It serves residential and commuter students in eight schools: the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences; the School of Education; the Leon Hess Business School; the School of Science; the Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies; the Graduate School; School of Social Work; and the Honors School. Monmouth's campus is a five-minute drive from the Atlantic Ocean in West Long Branch, New Jersey, and is convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, as well as plentiful local attractions. The 156-acre campus features 54 buildings, including historic landmarks and state-of-the-art facilities.

Best of all, Monmouth offers an exceptional value. At Monmouth, students benefit from quality academic programs, small classes, professors who meet the highest standards for teaching and academic excellence, a magnificent campus, and state-of-the-art facilities. Plus, Monmouth is just the right size to provide the variety and choice of a comprehensive university combined with the individual attention typical of a small liberal arts college. Monmouth's convenient location, in the heart of a high-tech business region, provides cooperative and post-graduate employment opportunities for many Monmouth students.

Monmouth University is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness and seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty, and students. Monmouth University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Department: Art And Design
Position Summary:
The Department of Art and Design at Monmouth University is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor in 3D Animation. This anticipated opening is for the 2014-2015 academic year and is a tenure-track appointment.

The candidate would be expected to: maintain a teaching load of two studio courses per semester. Successful candidate will lead animation program, including curriculum development, and promote its growth, while also seeking connections with other aspects of interactive media on campus. Must be dedicated teacher and will advise and mentor students. Will serve on committees of the department and university as ongoing service. Must be actively engaged in and exhibiting creative/scholarly work..

Additional information about the Art and Design can be found at: http://www.monmouth.edu/school-of-humanities-social-sciences/art-and-design.aspx
Required Skills or Software: Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Other Requirements:
MFA or equivalent terminal degree in animation or related field.

Expertise and experience with Maya software platform as a modeling and animation tool. Knowledge of video and sound editing using Final Cut and Soundtrack Pro.

Experience with and ability to teach the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Expertise to teach all aspects of 3D modeling and all levels of animation curriculum.
Preferred Qualifications:
Secondary teaching knowledge in game design, interactive media, video, or 2D animation. Knowledge of additional 3D modeling and rendering programs. University teaching experience beyond TA level.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please indicate in your cover letter if you will attend CAA conference.

Three letters of recommendation can be directed to: Karen Bright, Chair, Search Committee, Art and Design, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ 07764.

Log in to http://apptrkr.com/424452 to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.

Posting Date: 12/18/2013
Closing Date: 02/03/2014

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JOB

Adjunct, Design


Deadline:
Mon Mar 31, 2014 00:00

Location:
West Long Branch, New Jersey
United States of America

Monmouth University

Adjunct, Design

Monmouth is a private, moderate-sized, coeducational, comprehensive University founded in 1933. It serves residential and commuter students in eight schools: the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences; the School of Education; the Leon Hess Business School; the School of Science; the Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies; the Graduate School; School of Social Work; and the Honors School. Monmouth's campus is a five-minute drive from the Atlantic Ocean in West Long Branch, New Jersey, and is convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, as well as plentiful local attractions. The 156-acre campus features 54 buildings, including historic landmarks and state-of-the-art facilities.

Best of all, Monmouth offers an exceptional value. At Monmouth, students benefit from quality academic programs, small classes, professors who meet the highest standards for teaching and academic excellence, a magnificent campus, and state-of-the-art facilities. Plus, Monmouth is just the right size to provide the variety and choice of a comprehensive university combined with the individual attention typical of a small liberal arts college. Monmouth's convenient location, in the heart of a high-tech business region, provides cooperative and post-graduate employment opportunities for many Monmouth students.

Monmouth University is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness and seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty, and students. Monmouth University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Department: Art And Design
Position Summary:
Please be aware that this is an adjunct pool position. Your completed application will enable hiring officials to contact you at some point in the future if and when a hiring need arises for a future semester.
Required Degree, License or Certifications: Master's degree
Required Skills or Software: Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Other Requirements:
MFA, MS or higher degree in graphic design or a related field. Teaching experience at the college level. Career experience in the design field.

Experience with and ability to teach the Adobe Creative Suite CC, specifically: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Bridge, Acrobat. Proficiency in and the ability to teach conceptual and visual development for design projects that range from print to interactive applications required. Traditional background in fine art (painting, printmaking, drawing) will be considered a plus.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please provide at least one reference for this application.

Log in to http://apptrkr.com/417218 to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.

Posting Date: 11/21/2013

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JOB

Assistant Professor in Social Documentary Production


Deadline:
Mon Oct 14, 2013 13:55

Location:
Santa Cruz, California
United States of America

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ
DEPARTMENT OF FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA

Assistant Professor in Social Documentary Production

The Film and Digital Media Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a position in production with a solid foundation in the theory and history of social documentation at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) level. We seek an accomplished and influential filmmaker and media artist of socially engaging non-fiction work with an exhibition track record in film festivals, museums, new media and/or public television whose modes of production and research intersect with and expand upon the department’s current strengths: social documentary and nonfiction forms; multiplatform media engaging issues of social justice and political activism; and/or critical analysis media representation, documentary forms and transmedia platforms. Applicants should be able to contribute to one or more of the following areas of social documentary production including video, photography, editing, sound design, lighting and multiplatform storytelling. We have a preference for candidates with expertise in documentary video production, social science analysis and professional development. We have a particular interest in candidates with international expertise, given the international and diversity-focused concerns of the Social Documentation Program. Possible related areas of research and teaching might include graduate and undergraduate social documentary critical studies, production across cinematic genres, video and sound editing production and/or multiplatform and transmedia documentary.

We seek candidates with experience or demonstrated potential for university teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including masters or doctoral supervision. The Film & Digital Media Department offers an M.A. in Social Documentation aimed at training documentarians in creative and scholarly approaches to social change, media representation, and marginalized cultures; a Ph.D. designed to challenge traditional borders between creative and critical practice; and a B.A. which emphasizes both critical studies and production. Our curriculum addresses the history, theory and production of film, television, video and digital media across a range of global and historical contexts. The program currently serves approximately five hundred undergraduate majors, eighteen doctoral students, and fifteen master’s students. The Film & Digital Media Department is in the Division of the Arts, which also includes Departments of Art, History of Art and Visual Culture, Music, Theater Arts, the M.F.A. Program in Digital Arts and New Media, and Ph.D. programs in Music and Visual Studies. There are opportunities for scholarly, creative and teaching connections in these areas, as well as with colleagues and programs in the Humanities and Social Sciences divisions and the School of Engineering. The Arts Division supports faculty research through the Arts Research Institute; the campus supports research and teaching with grants awarded by the Committee on Research, the Committee on Teaching, and other groups.

We seek an artist-scholar with teaching experience and with evidence of a developed research trajectory. The successful candidate will be expected to teach five five-unit courses, or their equivalent, on a schedule of three 11-week quarters per academic year, in accordance with the department's workload policy. All members of the department are expected to: advise and mentor students; actively engage in independent creative and/or research activity; and actively participate in administrative responsibilities for the department, affiliated college and the campus, including but not limited to committee work, outreach, development, and program building. The ability to contribute significantly to graduate education and the mentoring of graduate students is highly desirable, as is the ability to contribute to their professionalization to ready them for the fields they enter post-matriculation. The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

RANK: Assistant Professor
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: M.F.A. in relevant field of study or a demonstrated record of social documentary or creative work as evidenced by a national and/or international record of exhibition in museums, galleries, film and new media festivals, public television and/or publication in journals.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: University teaching experience; graduate-level teaching; graduate student supervision and mentoring. Demonstrated contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2014, with academic year beginning September 2014. Position contingent upon final budgetary approval.

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include 1) a letter of application outlining scholarly and creative background as well as current and future research plans; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) three samples of social documentary and/or artistic work. (Please upload PDFs with links to specific samples of moving image or other creative work.); 4) one writing sample (optional); 5) diversity statement addressing contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service (optional); 6) teaching statement (optional); 7) three confidential letters of recommendation*. All documents uploaded to the UC Recruit online system must be in PDF format.

Apply at http://apptrkr.com/380884
Refer to Position #JPF00040-14 in all correspondence.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm

CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on October 14, 2013.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete and letters of recommendation received by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2015.

UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process, our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and outstanding service are mutually supportive.

The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. We strive to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686. Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available here or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (831) 459-4300.

As of January 1, 2014, UCSC will be a smoke & tobacco-free campus.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at apo@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4300.

VISIT THE APO WEB SITE AT: http://apo.ucsc.edu

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