Professor of Digital or Media Arts Position, UC Davis

October 7, 2005 in Job Listings

The Program in Technocultural Studies at University of California, Davis has an open-rank position open for a Professor of Digital or Media Arts in Technocultural Studies.

The program seeks an artist, media artist, or cultural practitioner in any aspect of the digital or media arts to assume the position of core faculty member in the newly established, transdisciplinary Program in Technocultural Studies. This is a position in creative production for a person of substantial merit, who is also capable of teaching courses in history, theory and/or contemporary practice in her or his field, at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The applicant should be critically and creatively conversant with the practices and discourses relating to media/digital arts, documentary, community media or the fine and performing arts, and demonstrate an understanding of the social and political dimensions of cultural practice as well as the aesthetic and poetic. Familiarity with discourses of science and technology is preferred.

Qualifications: An MA or MFA and teaching at the university or tertiary level are required, while a PhD. and teaching both studies and production courses are preferred. Applicants must demonstrate the ability and willingness to work at the
crossroads of the scientific and technological disciplines with the humanities, arts and cultural studies, in a critical and creative manner. Involvement is expected and experience is preferred in program development.

For information about the position, phone 530/752-0573 or FAX 530/752-0795 or check website at

http://technoculture.ucdavis.edu

Deadline for applications: November 23, 2005 for full consideration; however, the position will remain open
until filled. Starting Date: Fall 2006