Position Open: Assistant Professor, New Media, Tenure Track

01 Sep, 2011

Position Open: Assistant Professor, New Media, Tenure Track

University of California, Berkeley
Assistant Professor, New Media, Tenure Track

The Berkeley Center for New Media seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor with an ability to teach and initiate new research at the intersection of media technology and media arts, to begin July 1, 2012.

Candidates should have a PhD and a track record of accomplishments in areas such as social media, 3D video, mobile technologies, search, or gaming. Ideal applicants should have a technical research background with associated publications and a demonstrated engagement with visual, narrative, or architectural arts and design, as well as a familiarity with the critical evaluation of New Media. Applicants should have experience with interdisciplinary collaboration with artists, humanist scholars, architects, or designers. Applicants will be hired in conjunction with a home department on campus, such as Art Practice, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Architecture, Film and Media, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Art History, or Music.

Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample or scholarly papers (maximum 30 pp.), and three letters of recommendation to: New Media Search, Berkeley Center for New Media, 426 Sutardja Dai Hall, MC 1758, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720. Please refer potential reviewers to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality found at

Applications must be postmarked by Oct. 14, 2011.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. UC Berkeley is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. The Berkeley Center for New Media is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service