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Associate or Full Professor, Immersive Media
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 29, 2024
Title Associate or Full Professor, Immersive Media
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Media Study
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
  • Game Design/Animation
    Design - Graphic Design/Illustration
The Department of Media Study (DMS), University at Buffalo, The State University of New York invites applications for an associate or full professor (tenure-track) with a focus on immersive media (XR/VR/AR/MR).

We seek a forward-looking, creative researcher or scholar-artist with an international reputation, a commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration, and an extensive record of exhibition, scholarly publication, or sponsored research, including creative work, digital scholarship, and critical making. Applicants addressing social and environmental justice concerns and/or working among marginalized communities or Indigenous peoples are especially encouraged to apply.

Tenured faculty in DMS have an academic-year commitment with a 2-2 teaching load (both graduate and undergraduate courses). Faculty also mentor graduate and undergraduate students and are expected to have an active research or creative program and contribute to service at the department, university, and discipline levels.

The Department of Media Study is one of the country’s leading programs in experimental and independent media and media scholarship. DMS is led by an award- winning, internationally-active faculty who engage an interdisciplinary range of media and methods including screen culture, immersive media, documentary, narrative and experimental film, video and sound, gaming, interactive fiction, physical computing, software studies, and media archeology.

The department offers three BA degrees in media production, critical media studies, and film studies, as well as a certificate in game studies. In addition, we have four graduate degrees: an interdisciplinary MAH in Film and Media Study, an MS in Media Arts and Sciences, an MFA in Media Production, and a PhD in Media Study.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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