Lecturer in Interaction Design: A2791

Lecturer in Interaction Design: A2791
Lecturer in Interaction Design.
Job reference: A2791
Application closing date: 31/08/2012
Location: Plymouth
Salary: £31,020 to £44,166 pa- Grade 7/8
Full-time, Fixed-term Academic/Research
The School of Art & Media in the Faculty of Arts is seeking a Lecturer to further develop and integrate the Interaction Design activities of the Digital Art & Technology Subject Group. This includes physical computing, pervasive media, wearable technologies, interactive installations through the use of open source hardware, hardware hacks, circuit bending, fabrication and related software such as MAX MSP and Processing, etc.
The post will support practical teaching across the undergraduate (BA/BSc) and postgraduate (MRes) Digital Art & Technology Programmes. The post will contribute to the development and exploitation of digital media resources for research (PhD’s and post-doctoral research) and innovation (commercialisation and public engagement). These include contributions to i-DAT (Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation), the IBM sponsored Smarter Planet Lab and a unique 40 seat, 9m Full Dome digital projection environment.
The post will proactively and critically engage with transdisciplinary activities which operate across cultural and technological aspects of digital practices. The position requires someone with academic leadership qualities combined with practical digital art & technology software, hardware and design skills.
You will have substantial HE teaching experience, a track record of cross-disciplinary research and enterprise. You will have the necessary technical skills to teach and research in field of Interaction Design and pervasive media technologies and their application to art and design practice and for the benefit of other disciplines.
This is a full-time position and is fixed-term for 12 months. Job Description and Further Particulars are here. Please apply through the Plymouth University online application process: http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pages/view.asp?page=38322