[Air-L] (Assistant) Associate or Full Professor of Information Arts and Technologies - University of Baltimore

Bridget Blodgett bblodgett at ubalt.edu
Tue Oct 25 14:20:33 PDT 2011

Sorry for any x-posts

N.B: We are also considering untenured faculty for this position!

The Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies at the
University of Baltimore invites applications for an associate or full
professor to begin in January or August 2012. The successful candidate
will have a strong commitment to teaching, demonstrated success in
research, creative professional practices, and publications and the
ability to teach a range of courses in our two undergraduate and two
graduate degree programs. We are especially interested in innovative
leaders whose vision and energy can help take already successful
programs to new levels of excellence.

Minimum qualifications include a doctorate or other terminal degree in
computer science, interactive arts and media, instructional technology,
or human-computer interaction. (Advanced degrees in other areas may be
considered if combined with other exceptional qualifications.) The
candidate must have experience in curriculum development and program
management in higher education together with the experience to direct a
dynamic program in video game development and to contribute to the
growth of graduate programs in information architecture, interaction
design, and human-centered computing.

Preferred qualifications include a background in interaction design,
human-computer interaction, interactive arts and media, game and
simulation development, user-centered design and/or media studies. We
seek individuals equally committed both to the digital arts and to the
computer sciences and information technologies required by interaction
design and application development for a range of purposes--from
entertainment to e-commerce. 

Primary teaching responsibilities will be shared between the bachelor's
program in Simulation and Digital Entertainment and the division's
master's and doctoral degrees. The SDE program currently enrolls
approximately 180 students and is growing rapidly. The graduate programs
enroll approximately 70 students including 15-20 students in our Doctor
of Science in Interaction and Information Design. The division of
Science, Information Arts and Technologies offers three bachelor's
degrees, three post baccalaureate certificates, a master degree in
Interaction Design and Information Architecture and a D.S. in
Interaction and Information Design. For more information about the
Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies and its programs,
visit iat.ubalt.edu.

The University of Baltimore, a component of the University System of
Maryland, serves a diverse urban community with an emphasis on
"knowledge that works." The Division of Science, Information Arts and
Technologies, a unit of the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences,
has thirteen full-time faculty and six affiliated faculty.

The University offers competitive salaries and a strong benefits

TO APPLY: Candidates must submit a letter of interest, a curriculum
vita, reprints of a sampling of their publications, and three letters of
recommendation to Chair, Search Committee, Division of Science,
Information Arts and Technologies, University of Baltimore, 1420 N.
Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. Materials may be submitted
electronically to dkohl at ubalt.edu. To ensure consideration, all
materials must be clearly marked with the UB employment vacancy number
2012-011 and must be received by November 15, 2011.

An employment offer is contingent on university funding.

UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer &
Title IX Institution.



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