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Fwd: Lecturer position in digital media at Simon Fraser University

Von: Robert Woodbury <robw@sfu.ca>
Betreff: [acadia] Lecturer position in digital media at Simon Fraser University
Datum: 03. Dezember 2011 18:11:26 MEZ

FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION, ART AND TECHNOLOGY

SCHOOL OF INTERACTIVE ARTS & TECHNOLOGY

Design and Media (LECTURER — Permanent Position)

We seek a lecturer in digital media who combines design and production skills in digital media with analytic strength. We especially seek expertise in electronic games and/or 3D animation. Applicants will normally have a graduate degree in fields such as design, new media and/or electronic games. The successful candidate will have strong teaching skills in conjunction with a robust background in practice. Candidates should have strengths in teaching written English for academic work and an ability to inspire good writing in lower division students.

The successful candidate will also have a strong potential for undergraduate curriculum development. He or she should have undergraduate teaching experience, have high potential for instructional innovation and should be familiar with several instructional formats, including team-based, computer-mediated and interdisciplinary approaches. All SIAT faculty must have a high degree of technological literacy regardless of their particular disciplinary background. Faculty are expected to contribute to school leadership and program development.

SIAT is a vibrant, multidisciplinary programme that integrates the arts, design, science and technology.SIAT’s teaching and research draw upon fields ranging from media arts, electronic games, design and information technology. SIAT offers degrees at a bachelor, master and doctoral level. The School currently enrols about 650 undergraduates and approximately 100 graduate students, some 40 of whom are at the doctoral level. SIAT is located in purpose-built, state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories at SFU’s Surrey campus.

Simon Fraser University at Surrey, the University’s newest campus, is located in the greater Vancouver region of British Columbia. The area is home to Canada’s cultural and entertainment industry and much of
its digital media production. The region’s rich cultural, natural and intellectual resources make it one of the world’s most desirable places to live and work.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified men and women, including visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. The successful candidate will being work on 1 September 2012. Applications will be received until the appointment is made. All appointments are subject to funding.

Applicants should seek additional information, about the School at http://www.siat.sfu.ca/ to understand better the character of SIAT and their possible contributions within it.

To apply, candidates should send a recent curriculum vitae, a description of their teaching innovations, a statement on teaching philosophy and the complete names, addresses (including email), institutional affiliation and telephone numbers of three academic teaching referees to:

Director
School of Interactive Arts & Technology
Simon Fraser University
250-13450 102nd Avenue
Surrey, BC CANADA V3AT 0A3

Under authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the university for academic
appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see:
http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html

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