14.0422 job at McMaster

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 422.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
             Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 09:02:55 +0100
             From: Geoffrey Rockwell <grockwel@McMaster.ca>
             Subject: Job Ad
    Dear Humanists,
    Please circulate the following job ad to any you think would be interested.
    Geoffrey Rockwell
    Tenure-Track Appointment
    The School of Art, Drama and Music invites applications for a tenure-track
    appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Multimedia and Digital
    Video.  The School of Art, Drama and Music is one of the fastest growing
    academic units in the Faculty of Humanities and provides an environment that
    encourages interdisciplinary activities.
    Applicants should have either an M.F.A. or a Ph.D. in Film Studies,
    Communications or a related discipline.  Applicants should have demonstrated
    experience teaching multimedia courses with hands-on creative components.
    Teaching duties will include undergraduate courses in digital video,
    animation, time-based media and core multimedia as part of a new Multimedia
    programme at McMaster University.  The successful applicant should have
    significant computer experience, including the development of multimedia
    works with digital video components.  Preference will be given to candidates
    with a record of compelling promise of research in one or more of the
    following areas: New Media, Hypermedia, Film, Digital Media or Video Art.
    Experience with Internet streaming media technologies and XML would be an
    asset.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to
    interdisciplinary programmes and scholarship within the School, and to
    teaching, research and administration in the School, the Faculty of
    Humanities and the University at large, including a proposed new programme
    in Communication Studies.
    Letters of application, including curriculum vitae, and a portfolio of
    multimedia and digital video work should be addressed to: Dr. J. Deaville,
    Director, School of Art, Drama and Music, McMaster University, 1280 Main
    Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M2.  Candidates should also arrange to
    have three letters of reference sent directly to the above address.
    McMaster University is a full-service university with a comprehensive set of
    academic programmes, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, in Business,
    Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences.  The
    Faculty of Humanities comprises seven core academic units, with
    approximately 120 full-time Faculty, in a School of Art, Drama & Music, and
    Departments of Classics, English, French, History, Modern Languages, and
    Philosophy.  Approximately 1600 full-time and 450 part-time undergraduate
    students and 170 graduate students are currently enrolled in Humanities
    programmes.  Additional information about the Faculty of Humanities may be
    obtained at www.humanities.mcmaster.ca.
    The current minimum annual salary at the Assistant Professor level is
    $43,123 as of July 1, 2000.  Commencement date for the appointments will be
    July 1, 2001.  Applications received by November 15, 2000 will be assured of
    McMaster University is committed to employment equity and encourages
    applications from all qualified candidates, including aboriginal peoples,
    persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.  In
    accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is
    directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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