ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES
Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance, University of Regina
The Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance at the University of Regina invites applications for a tenure-track position in Creative Technologies, at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1st 2021. Joining an interdisciplinary team working at the broad intersection of fine arts, media, computer science and engineering, the successful candidate will be an exceptional artist-researcher able to build upon the well-established research and creation strengths in the Faculty.
The successful candidate will have a background in creative technologies practice and theory, and a focus on one or more of these practice-based specializations: wearable technologies and maker culture, creative coding, design, VR/AR, gaming. Applicants should have a doctorate in a related discipline, and/or a terminal degree in a fine arts discipline. Additional professional/industry experience in the fine arts and/or creative industries is desirable.
Previous studio/lab-based teaching experience in creative technologies, or a related area, is required. Training, practice, and dissemination in the visual or performing arts is an asset.
MAP seeks to attract candidates who identify with under-represented groups, and who are able to articulate a research program that aligns with our values, and complements and builds upon the established socially-engaged practices for which MAP is known. We seek a candidate whose program of research will enhance the University of Regina’s growing reputation as an important centre for a variety of research endeavours, including Indigenous art practices, disability/atypical creative practices, community wellness, social justice, socially-engaged creative practices, curation, exhibition and/or performance practices.
Deadline for Receipt of Completed Applications: January 15, 2021
Applications must be made through the University of Regina’s online recruitment system.
For the full position posting and to apply, visit https://urcareers.uregina.ca/
For more information about the Faculty visit: https://www.uregina.ca/mediaartperformance/