Job- UCLA Department of Design Media Arts (CA): Tenure-Track Assistant or Tenured Associate Professor Position in the area of Games and VR/AR/XR/Animation
Deadline to Apply: October 20th, 2019, 11:59pm PST
The Department of Design Media Arts (DMA) within the UCLA School of Arts and Architecture invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate professor position in the area of Games and VR/AR/XR/Animation. We are especially interested in candidates whose work is socially, critically, or theoretically motivated. Ideal candidates should have an approach that is both conceptually and formally strong, and engaged with experimentation and use of current tools, technologies and processes. We are seeking applicants who would contribute to the diversity of the department, enhancing its offerings not only with superior technical and artistic skills, but also with cross-cultural perspectives. The candidate would contribute to further developing the UCLA Game Lab, a creative research lab situated between the School of Arts and Architecture and the School of Theater, Film and Television; and work to advance the Lab’s mission to merge artistic and design practice, social responsibility, and cultural inquiry with gaming and related fields, such as live performance based games, virtual reality, digital puppetry, mixed reality installation, location based augmented reality, autonomous or networked virtual environments, motion capture and photogrammetry. Candidates must have a Master’s Degree and a strong record of professional achievement; evidence of teaching is recommended. We seek candidates whose experience in teaching, research, professional activity, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Service within the department and university are expected as part of this position.
For more detailed information, qualifications, responsibilities, and link to apply: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04623