Interactive Media Studies: Assistant Professor (tenure-track position) to teach courses to include interactive design and development including web and mobile platforms; develop curricula; maintain an active research program; provide service to the university. IMS faculty are actively involved in advising students; facilitating graduate/undergraduate interdisciplinary research projects; leading client-based projects; helping lead co-curricular activities, student organizations.
The College of Creative Arts, one of the University's five academic divisions, includes five departments: Architecture/Interior Design, Art, Music, and Theater. IMS is an innovative degree-granting program driven by emerging interactive technologies and a cohort of collaborative faculty who build “horizontal” curriculum and research across campus. As a member of CCA and IMS, this position offers the opportunity to forge innovative partnerships. Located in Oxford, Ohio, within an hour of both Cincinnati and Dayton, Miami – among the nation’s top public universities – is a selective, mid-sized public university that combines the academic and cultural benefits of a large university with the values of a small liberal arts college.
Required: MFA in design-related field or Ph.D in information/data visualization, or web/mobile design/development or related discipline by date of appointment; teaching, or creative achievement, or industry experience in the area of interactive media design and development.
Consideration may be given to candidates with: an accomplished research and teaching record, including a record of significant peer-evaluated scholarship and successful grant writing; experience working in the area of information/data visualization and web/mobile interface design and development; experience and/or keen interest in online teaching.
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