Eric Souther
Since 2009
Works in Mishawaka , Indiana United States of America

ERIC SOUTHER is a video and new media artist who creates custom software for manipulating audio and video in real-time. His interest include the materialization of digital aesthetics and the ritualistic spaces of media: the masks of media, the myths of media, and how they change the way we perceive our world. He received his M.F.A in Electronic Integrated Arts from Alfred University in Alfred, New York, and his B.F.A in New Media from the Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, Missouri. He is currently an Assistant Professor of New Media at IU South Bend.
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Assistant Professor of New Media (Tenure Track )

Fri Dec 09, 2011 12:00

South Bend, Indiana
United States of America

Indiana University South Bend

Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts

Integrated New Media Studies

Assistant Professor of New Media:
The Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts Area of Integrated New Media Studies at Indiana University South Bend invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in New Media beginning August 1, 2012.  We seek an artist/communicator with significant creative and technical abilities to teach in a newly founded, rapidly growing interdisciplinary BFA program.  A terminal degree in new media, intermedia, digital art, or other field combining art, communication, and computer technology, is required.  Topics of particular interest to our program include graphic design and typography, video/animation/motion media, web and interface design, installation, and programming/scripting.  Applicants must demonstrate the ability to teach in conceptual and historical frameworks of contemporary new media art and communication. The successful candidate will demonstrate the capacity for teaching, service, and research/publication or creative activity/exhibition appropriate to the successful pursuit of tenure. Teaching load per semester is normally 3 three credit hour courses. Salary is competitive; total compensation includes an excellent fringe benefits package.    
Applicants should submit by December 9, 2011, a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statements on teaching and research philosophy, samples of creative and professional work (DVD and/or URL) and three current letters of reference to:
Michael Lasater
Chair, Search Committee
Integrated New Media Studies
Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts
Northside 101
1700 Mishawaka Avenue
Indiana University South Bend
South Bend, IN 46634-7111
Letters of reference should address the candidate’s record or potential in teaching and research/creative activity.  Materials other than transcripts or media files may also be emailed to Applications completed by January 9, 2012 will receive full consideration. As an AA/EEO/ADA employer, Indiana University encourages women, minorities and the disabled to apply.