The Department of Digital Technology & Culture at Washington State University invites applications for an upper-level Assistant or Associate Professor of Digital Technology and Culture on the Vancouver campus located in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area, beginning August2006. The successful candidate will be expected to direct theinterdisciplinary program in Digital Technology and Culture, teach undergraduate and graduate classes with a 2-2 teaching load, pursue an active research agenda, and engage in service activities/administrative activities for the department, university, and community. We seek someone to teach in the interdisciplinary B.A. degree program in Digital Technology and Culture, (currently administered by the Department of English) a liberal arts-based curriculum exploring relationships between technology and meaning-making both in historical and contemporary contexts. Terminal degree in appropriate field required. Discipline open, with special consideration given to candidates with proven national research profile in digital technology as social practice and teaching experience in higher education. A focus on and concern for diversity is highly desired. Concentrations might include informatics, media studies, digital diversity, artificial intelligence, among other fields. A demonstrated potential for excellence in both teaching and research isrequired. The appointment is at the upper-level Assistant or Associate Professor rank. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Deadline for submission of applications will be December 15, 2005.
Candidates must provide TWO copies of each of the following: letter of application summarizing qualifications, current curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, graduate transcripts, and teaching evaluations (if available). Send application materials to:
Linda Weidmann, Clerical Manager
Digital Technology and Culture Search Committee
Washington State University Vancouver
14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98686-9600