The School of Art & Design with the College of Creative Arts, at West Virginia University invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Interactive Media Design.
Duties include the development and instruction of courses in a new Bachelor of Arts in Interactive Design for Media that is a blended program shared by the WVU College of Creative Arts with the Reed College of Media. All faculty members are expected to participate in University and School committees, service activities and faculty governance. Responsibilities will focus primarily upon teaching and research/creative activities; service to the Colleges, the University, and the profession will also be an important component of the assignment.
Successful candidates will demonstrate expertise in new media art and/or digital media practice with an emphasis on interactive media, visual storytelling, and interface/user experience design in varying contexts, which may include graphic design, mobile media, and multimedia (ie: animation, video, audio, computer games). The successful candidate will work with faculty in building the interactive media design coursework, and will participate in building collaborations across disciplines between the College of Creative Arts and the Reed College of Media.
Rank: The position is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track assistant professor in Interactive Media Design.
Date of Appointment: August 10, 2018
Deadline: Review of applications will begin May 29, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
More information about the College of Creative Arts and the School of Art & Design at West Virginia University can be found at: http://ccarts.wvu.edu
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