[Air-l] two digital media position at DU

jeremy hunsinger jhuns at vt.edu
Wed Nov 6 16:37:19 PST 2002


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> Electronic Media Arts Design (eMAD)
> University of Denver, School of Art and Art History
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> Assistant Professor, tenure-track, MFA required.  Position will focus 
> on web
> design. Teaching experience, professional design experience and/or
> exhibition record, strength in theory, and ability to teach history of
> visual communication desirable.  Teach five 10-week classes per year in
> well-equipped Mac studio, with up to 15 students/class. Undergraduate 
> and
> graduate, eMAD and digital media studies majors.  Digital media 
> studies is
> an interdisciplinary program that includes eMAD, computer science and 
> mass
> communications.  School of Art and Art History has about 190 majors in 
> eMAD,
> art history, pre-conservation and studio art; 30 graduate art history
> students; 15 tenure-track faculty (4 of them eMAD/DMS); 4 staff.  
> Technical
> assistant on staff manages classroom equipment, eMAD servers, and our
> 24-hour student lab.  New MFA in eMAD starts fall 2003. www.du.edu/art.
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> Position open until filled.  Application review begins November 5.  
> Send
> letter of application, CV (including software proficiencies), teaching
> philosophy, documentation of work (URL, CD-ROM, ZIP, slides), samples 
> of
> student work, 3 letters of recommendation to eMAD Search Committee, 
> School
> of Art and Art History, 2121 East Asbury Ave., Denver CO 80208-2846, 
> USA.
> Tel 303-871-2846.
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> Digital Media Studies
> University of Denver, School of Art and Art History
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> Assistant Professor, tenure-track, MFA required.  Focus on interactive
> multimedia, not specifically digital video.  Teach five 10-week 
> classes per
> year in well-equipped Mac studio, with up to 15 students/class.
> Undergraduate and graduate, electronic media arts design majors and 
> digital
> media studies majors. Teaching experience, professional design 
> experience
> and/or exhibition record, strength in theory, and ability to teach 
> history
> of visual communication desirable.  School of Art and Art History has 
> about
> 190 majors in eMAD, art history, preconservation and studio art, 15 
> faculty
> (4 of them eMAD/DMS), 30 graduate art history students. We offer both 
> BA and
> BFA degrees. New MFA in eMAD starting fall 2003.  Technical assistant 
> on
> staff manages classroom equipment, eMAD servers, and our 24-hour 
> student
> lab.   www.du.edu/art.
>
> Digital Media Studies is an interdisciplinary program combining eMAD,
> computer science, and mass communications.  It offers BA and MA 
> degrees.
> www.du.edu/dms  Position will be aligned with both DMS and eMAD 
> programs,
> with tenure to be achieved in School of Art and Art History. Duties are
> shared with other DMS and eMAD faculty in the School of Art and Art 
> History.
>
> Position open until filled.  Application review begins November 5.  
> Send
> letter of application, CV (including software proficiencies), teaching
> philosophy, documentation of work (URL, CD-ROM, ZIP, slides), samples 
> of
> student work, 3 letters of recommendation to eMAD Search Committee, 
> School
> of Art and Art History, 2121 East Asbury Ave., Denver CO 80208-2846, 
> USA.
> Tel 303-871-2846.
>
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> ABOUT eMAD
> The program in electronic Media Arts Design (eMAD) will prepare 
> students for
> professional artistic and designerly practice in an environment of
> accelerating technological change. It will impress upon students the
> importance of empathy to the goals of communication, and to the 
> creation of
> useful, critical and aesthetic artifacts and experiences.
>
> eMAD focuses specifically on the implications of- - and participation 
> within
> -- visual culture. Although technical facility with the computer is
> addressed, it is not the primary objective. Emphasis is placed on 
> clear,
> accurate, specific communication. Students are required to explain 
> their
> intent, name their audience and craft their messages. Students explore
> current topics through practice, the documentation of which is also 
> integral
> to their experience.
>
> eMAD offers three degrees: a Master of Fine Art, a Bachelor of Fine 
> Art and
> a Bachelor of Art.
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>
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> ABOUT DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIES (DMS)
> The University of Denver offers both a B.A. and a M.A. in Digital Media
> Studies (DMS). Working as a partnership among the School of 
> Communication,
> the School of Art and Art History, and the Department of Computer 
> Science,
> DMS involves students in cutting-edge exploration of the design and
> production of multimedia and digital media. Students also investigate 
> the
> technical, social, political, legal, cultural, and individual issues
> relating to the uses of these media.
>
> Students graduating with a degree in Digital Media Studies are well 
> suited
> to take advantage of expanding job possibilities in graphic design, 
> digital
> video production, interactive media, multimedia production, and more, 
> both
> within and outside of the digital media industries. Because DMS 
> graduates
> have design, technical, and critical skills, they are well prepared to
> address the many challenges faced by corporations, small businesses,
> government agencies, non-profit organizations, and educational 
> institutions
> as they venture into the digital unknown.
>
> ABOUT The UNIVERSITY OF DENVER (DU)
>
> DU offers the academic challenges of a large research university and 
> the
> quality and intimacy of a small private college.
>
> The University of Denver, an independent university in the Rocky 
> Mountain
> West, ranks among premier institutions of higher learning. Located in a
> dynamic, cosmopolitan city close to pristine mountain wilderness, the
> University is distinguished by its creative combination of liberal 
> arts and
> professional programs, selectively focused graduate studies, and 
> associated
> schools and centers. The University's students are bright, diverse, and
> dedicated to learning. Graduates are leaders, scholars, artists,
> entrepreneurs, and public servants who are uniquely prepared to live 
> in and
> shape a global society.
>
> VISION
> The University of Denver will be a great private university dedicated 
> to the
> public good. Our students will enjoy an extraordinary education. Our 
> search
> for knowledge will be daring. Our community will be diverse and 
> dynamic.
>
> VALUES
> As an educational and research community, we value curiosity, 
> intellectual
> freedom, open communication, creativity, and rigor. We respect 
> individual
> differences and embrace civil discourse. We promote ethical behavior,
> integrity, caring, and close individual attention. Our campus life is
> distinguished by inclusiveness, collaboration, involvement, 
> responsiveness,
> and accountability.
>
> MISSION
> The mission of the University of Denver is to promote learning by 
> engaging
> students, advancing scholarly inquiry, cultivating critical thought, 
> and
> creating knowledge. We empower the lives and futures of students by
> fostering productive synergies between intellectual and personal
> development, research and teaching, disciplinary and interdisciplinary
> perspectives, classroom and experience-based learning, and theoretical
> knowledge and professional practice. Our engagement with diverse local 
> and
> global communities contributes to the common good.
>
> STUDENT PROFILE
> Total undergraduate enrollment is 3,657, including 938 new first-year
> students.
>
> Total graduate enrollment for Fall 2001 is 5,154. Graduate programs 
> include
> Arts & Humanities; Social Sciences; Natural Sciences; Mathematics &
> Engineering; the Daniels College of Business; the College of Law, the
> Graduate Tax Program, the College of Education; the Graduate School of
> Professional Psychology; the Graduate School of International Studies; 
> the
> Graduate School of Social Work; and University College.
>
>
jeremy hunsinger
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