Miami University Lecturer Position in Interactive Media Studies

Our Miami University’s Armstrong Institute is seeking candidates for a lecturer position in interactive media studies to be screened February...

Our Miami University’s Armstrong Institute is seeking candidates for a lecturer position in interactive media studies to be screened February 1, 2011. Ranked between Dartmouth and Princeton for best undergraduate teaching by US News and World Report is also a stellar place to work. All the support and resources you’d expect from a top university with all the comfort of a cozy college.  If you love interactive media, and you want to help students find that love too, please consider applying.

The ideal candidate will offer a healthy mix of interface design and data visualization.

Armstrong Institute for Interactive Media Studies (AIMS, http://aims.muohio.edu):  Lecturer (non-tenure-track) to teach courses in interactive media studies; work with new media technologies and their intellectual, conceptual, and theoretical foundations; establish short-term goals and long-range vision for the infusion of interactive/information design into courses and curriculum within AIMS, and impacting departments/programs throughout the university.

Require: Bachelor’s degree; strong educational background in the discipline; demonstrated expertise in digital technology, theory and practice; and a record of professional/creative work in the field of interactive/information design. The ideal candidate would have the ability and desire to originate and participate in interdisciplinary curricular initiatives, and would have the skills and desire to both design and build digital artifacts.

Desire: A graduate degree; accomplished teaching experience at the college level.  Individuals working in areas of information/data visualization and web-based/interface design would be encouraged to apply.

Send letter of interest including contact information with email, vita, contact information for three references; examples of recent work and examples of student work (in a digital format); and statement of teaching philosophy to: Peg Faimon, Committee Chair, peg.faimon@muohio.edu.  Screening of applications begins February 1, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Miami University is an EOE/AA employer with smoke-free campuses. Right to Know – Consumer Information http://www.miami.muohio.edu/about-miami/publications-and-policies/student-consumer-info/.  Hard copy upon request.

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Lindsay Grace is a teacher, software developer and designer. He has served industry as an independent consultant, web designer, software developer, entrepreneur, business analyst and writer. Lindsay has a joint position between Miami University’s Armstrong Institute for Interactive Media Studies and the School of Fine Arts. His research areas include human-computer interaction, creative and critical gameplay, and web design. He writes regularly about interactive media design and education.