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 ––a great TT placement for those on the market this year


Ryerson University - Toronto (Canada)
Application deadline: Jan 15, 2015

Assistant Professor in Integrated Digital Media, Ryerson University,
Toronto, Canada

The School of Image Arts, Ryerson University (Toronto, Canada), invites
applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor
level. The appointment, effective July 1, 2015, is subject to final
budgetary approval.

Ryerson’s School of Image Arts in the Faculty of Communication & Design
is recognized internationally as a top undergraduate and graduate
school offering specializations in film and photography. The curriculum
in the School of Image Arts program is designed to lead to careers in
the film, photography, new media, communications, and the cultural
industries. The School’s full-time faculty is made up of dedicated
individuals who have established a solid educational, professional,
research, and teaching background in their respective areas of
expertise.

The successful candidate will teach a variety of production-oriented
courses in the undergraduate Integrated Digital Option, play a key role
in the development of this innovative curriculum as well as teach and
supervise in either or both of the graduate programs in Documentary
Media and Film and Photography Preservation and Collections Management.

The successful applicant will be an image-based interdisciplinary
artist/scholar with a record of artistic and/or documentary
productions, exhibitions, and publications engaging with any of the
following areas of expertise: creative coding, web-based media, social
media platforms as storytelling tools, sound art and emerging sonic
environments, or mobile imaging technologies and locational art. The
successful candidate’s scholarly or creative activities will be
situated within a hybrid, interactive space addressing 21st-century
image-based productions and research-creation.

As the School continues to expand its scholarly and creative
activities, the successful candidate should demonstrate the ability of
establishing a solid independent, externally funded research-creation
agenda that is dynamic, productive, critical and applied
scholarly/creative research. The successful candidate has a capacity to
engage in collaborative projects and collegial service. The successful
candidate will ideally hold a PhD in research-creation or be close to
obtaining one. In exceptional cases, a candidate holding an MFA with a
significant professional and creative profile will be considered. The
successful candidate has demonstrated teaching excellence at the
undergraduate and graduate level and curriculum development experience
will be considered an asset.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a CV and contact
information for three referees to Cathy Gullo, Program Manager, School
of Image Arts, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON M5B
2K3. Applications can be submitted electronically to [log in to unmask]
Please also include a statement of research interests, a teaching
dossier including a teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching
effectiveness (course evaluations), and access to a sample portfolio of
work. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen
or a permanent resident of Canada.  Priority will be given to
candidates who apply on or before January 15, 2015; however,
applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty
Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at:
http://www.ryerson.ca/teaching/employment_resources/rfa.html

The RFA’s website can be found at: http://www.rfa.ryerson.ca/

A summary of RFA benefits can be found at:
http://www.ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefits_by_group/rfa/index.html

Ryerson University is known for innovative programs built on the
integration of theoretical and applied learning. More than 100
undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a
professionally focused curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in
teaching, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in
adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education
school in Canada. Ryerson University is located in the multi-cultural
heart of Downtown Toronto.

The University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our
community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further
diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship
including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal
people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual
orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.

-- 
Carolyn L. Kane,
Brown University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Pembroke Center (2014-2015)
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Author of *Chromatic Algorithms: Synthetic Color, Computer Art, and
Aesthetics after Code
<http://www.amazon.com/Chromatic-Algorithms-Carolyn-L-Kane/dp/022600273X/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1387478152&sr=1-3>*

(University of Chicago Press, 2014)
• Radio interview with WICN part I
<http://www.wicn.org/podcasts/audio/carolyn-l-kane-chromatic-algorithms>  part
II
<http://www.wicn.org/podcasts/audio/carolyn-l-kane-chromatic-algorithms-part-2>
• Interview with New Books in Science, Technology, and Society
<http://newbooksinscitechsoc.com/2014/12/03/carolyn-l-kane-chromatic-algorithms-synthetic-color-computer-art-and-aesthetics-after-code-u-of-chicago-press-2014/>

Assistant Professor
School of Professional Communication
Faculty of Communication and Design <http://www.ryerson.ca/fcad/>
Ryerson University
Toronto, Canada (as of July 2015)

-- 
Carolyn L. Kane,
Brown University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Pembroke Center (2014-2015)
[log in to unmask]

Author of *Chromatic Algorithms: Synthetic Color, Computer Art, and
Aesthetics after Code
<http://www.amazon.com/Chromatic-Algorithms-Carolyn-L-Kane/dp/022600273X/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1387478152&sr=1-3>*

(University of Chicago Press, 2014)
• Radio interview with WICN part I
<http://www.wicn.org/podcasts/audio/carolyn-l-kane-chromatic-algorithms>  part
II
<http://www.wicn.org/podcasts/audio/carolyn-l-kane-chromatic-algorithms-part-2>
• Interview with New Books in Science, Technology, and Society
<http://newbooksinscitechsoc.com/2014/12/03/carolyn-l-kane-chromatic-algorithms-synthetic-color-computer-art-and-aesthetics-after-code-u-of-chicago-press-2014/>

Assistant Professor
School of Professional Communication
Faculty of Communication and Design <http://www.ryerson.ca/fcad/>
Ryerson University
Toronto, Canada (as of July 2015)

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