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The School of Arts and Humanities

Open Rank Position in Sound Design (pav111027)

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The School of Arts and Humanities invites applications for an open rank position in Sound Design. The successful candidate will join a distinguished faculty and growing program in Arts and Technology. Appointment begins September 1, 2012.

Requirements include the PhD or other terminal degree in a relevant academic field, university teaching experience and/or industry experience, and an active record of sound installations or participation in produced/exhibited linear and interactive audiovisual products i.e. films, animations, video games. The successful candidate will be expected not only to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels but also to participate in collaborative projects that advance the program's ambitious research agenda. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Exceptionally qualified candidates may be eligible to hold one of several newly endowed Professorships in Arts and Technology.

A partnership between the School of Arts and Humanities and the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, Arts and Technology (ATEC) exemplifies the commitment of UT Dallas to leadership in innovative, transdisciplinary research and education. ATEC offers a comprehensive academic program that explores and fosters the convergence of digital technology with the humanities and creative arts. The program allows students to design personalized degrees that draw on areas including animation, interactive narrative and games, virtual environments and sound design. ATEC offers a BA, MA, MFA, and PhD. A complementary program in Emerging Media and Communication offers the BA and MA.

Through the Institute for Interactive Arts and Engineering, ATEC sponsors research focusing on the design and development of digital content for applications to industry and education. Faculty members attracted more than $2,000,000 in funded research in 2010-2011.

In 2007 Arts and Technology (ATEC) received the first Innovation in Education Award from the University of Texas System. Responding to the success and extraordinary potential of this innovative program, the University is constructing a 155,000 sq. ft. building, scheduled to open in 2013, dedicated to ATEC.

For detailed information about the position, contact Dr. Dennis M. Kratz, Dean, School of Arts and Humanities (dkratz@utdallas.edu) or Dr. Thomas Linehan, Director, ATEC (thomas.linehan@utdallas.edu). For further information concerning the School of Arts and Humanities and its programs, visit http://www.utdallas.edu/ah.

Selection process begins December 1, 2011, and continues until position is filled. The search committee will not consider incomplete applications. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran’s status, or sexual orientation.

Applicants should submit application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and three recent letters of recommendation for appointment as Assistant Professor or five letters for tenured appointment as Associate or Full Professor via the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM available below.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2011

This position is closed and no longer accepting applications. This page is still available for reference.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.