The University of South Carolina has two openings for tenure-track assistant professors. The Department of Art invites applications for an assistant professorship in New Media Design. The department seeks a cutting-edge new media artist with creative research in digital/new media, including computer animation, motion graphics, web design, and/or other aspects of digital media production. Teaching duties will include courses in digital media production and design. Qualifications include an MFA or Ph.D. in digital media (or equivalent) with demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. For additional information and application procedures, contact Search Chair Laura Kissel.
The second position, an assistant professorship in New Media Studies, is a joint appointment in the Film Studies Program and the Media Arts area of the Department of Art. Applications are sought from cutting-edge scholars of new/digital media and culture. Teaching duties will include relevant courses in media theory, criticism, and/or history, at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in media studies (or equivalent) with demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. For addtional information and application procedures, contact Search Chair Ina Hark.
Applications for both positions will begin being reviewed on November 15, 2005, and continue until the positions are filled.