[Air-L] Faculty Position in Social Media and Community Computing at the MIT Media Lab

Andrés Monroy-Hernández andresmh at media.mit.edu
Tue Nov 23 01:40:38 PST 2010


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MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Tenure-Track Faculty Positions within the MIT Media Laboratory

The MIT Media Lab (www.media.mit.edu) is seeking candidates to fill tenure-
track faculty positions.

The Media Lab is a cross-disciplinary research organization focusing on the
design and study of new media technologies that bring dramatic improvements
in the ways people live, learn, work, and play. Candidates should have a
strong
track record of design and invention, a commitment to interdisciplinary
collaboration, and a willingness to take risks and develop new visions.

Successful candidates will be expected to: establish and lead their own
research group within the Media Lab; participate in collaborative projects
with
industrial sponsors and other Media Lab research groups; supervise masters
and doctoral students; and teach classes in the Media Arts and Sciences
program.

The Media Lab welcomes applications from candidates with backgrounds in
any area related to the Media Lab mission, with special focus on candidates
interested in establishing research programs in the areas of: (1) social
media
and community computing, (2) visual and interaction design, (3) health and
wellness.

To apply, please fill out the application at
http://facultysearch.media.mit.edu/
Application deadline: January 3, 2011

Appointments will be within the Media Arts and Sciences academic program,
principally at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates should have a
doctorate
(or equivalent) and a strong record of research.

The Media Laboratory is building a diverse community of scholars, and
strongly
encourages applications from women and members of under-represented
groups.

Questions? Contact faculty-search at media.mit.edu


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