Carnegie Mellon University School of Art – Professor Position in Electronic and Time Based Arts – deadline 29 February 2008

The Carnegie Mellon School of Art is pleased to announce:

Tenure-Track or Visiting Faculty Position
Carnegie Mellon University School of Art
Beginning August 2008

The School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University is seeking to fill a full-time position. The position will be tenure track or visiting in the Electronic and Time Based area, depending on the applicant’s qualifications. We are seeking a dynamic individual working in technology-based art with experience in one or more of the following areas: robotics, programming for internet based interactive and/or virtual environments, interactive audio, performance, motion capture and real time graphics, computer vision, artificial life or biotechnology. Artists with a significant track record in digital/electronic forms who are qualified for joint appointments between electronic art and computer sciences, natural sciences and engineering will also be considered. Visiting faculty with expertise in electronic media and additional experience in other media are also encouraged. A multidisciplinary orientation, conceptual strengths and contextual sensibilities are sought to teach freshman through to graduate students and work with a dynamic faculty team to develop the Electronic and Time Based area in the School of Art.

Qualifications: Advanced Degree or equivalent. University level teaching experience required beyond teaching assistantships. A versatile artist with a significant digital/electronic, time based media art background and exhibition record. Carnegie Mellon is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunities employer committed to diversity.

Appointment Levels: Visiting Assistant Professor or tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor. Position begins late August 2008.
Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with experience

Additional Information:

Applications should include:

• Letter of application with teaching philosophy
• Curriculum Vitae
• Names/addresses/telephone numbers of 3 references (no recommendation letters).
• Documentation of artwork: Submit up to 10 minutes of time based work, video in DVD, VHS (NTSC only) or DV format. Cue videotapes to the viewing point. Submit audio on audio CD, or MP3 files on CD-ROM, web-based work on CD-ROM or DVD-R. (Web work will be viewed on Safari/Mac OS X. Include instructions for viewing. Specify any non-standard plug-ins that will be needed to view web-based work, so they can be downloaded in advance). Submit computer animation on CD-ROM or DVD-R as a QuickTime, Flash, or Shockwave file. Include instructions for viewing. Please do not apply any type of adhesive label to CD or DVD media. These add to the thickness of the disc and can cause problems in certain types of CD/DVD drives. Use a permanent felt-tipped marker to label discs. Computer-based work is viewed on Mac OS X systems. Please enclose self-addressed stamped envelope for return of materials.

Send to:
ETB Faculty Search
School of Art, College of Fine Arts, CFA 300
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15213-3890

Application Deadline: February 29, 2008 – or until position is filled