L/SL – Interactive Media

We are seeking a Lecturer to champion the ongoing development of an existing suite of innovative Undergraduate Programmes, to play a pivotal role in the world-class research (under RAE Unit 63, Art & Design) and innovation of the Arts Science Technology Group, participate in the activities of the i-DAT (www.i-dat.org) Centre of Expertise and contribute to the formation of the interdisciplinary Centre for Creative Design and Technology. This post offers a rich opportunity to research and develop the potential of digital technologies to model, visualise, simulate and make manifest the invisible and immaterial and to actively and critically engage with transdisciplinary activities that operate across social, environmental and technological art and design practices.
The position requires academic leadership combined with practical interactive media software and design skills that will contribute to the delivery of the suite of Programmes and associate modules at an undergraduate and postgraduate level. The successful applicant will have substantial HE teaching experience, a track record of cross-disciplinary research and enterprise, and preferably experience of doctoral research supervision. They will have the necessary technical skills to teach and research in the overlapping fields of interaction design, physical computing, visualisation and innovative manufacturing.
Recruitment and selection will be based on individual merit, however, we should particularly like to encourage applications from women, black and minority ethnic people who are under-represented in the Faculty of Technology. For an informal discussion, please contact Mike Phillips by email mike.phillips@plymouth.ac.uk or telephone 01752 232549, although applications must be made in accordance with the details shown below.
Ref: A0609
Interviews will be held during week commencing 19 May 2008.
£28,289 to £48,161 pa
Closing date: 12 Noon, Tuesday 22 April 2008.
A Final Salary Pension Scheme is available.
Please request an application pack, quoting
Ref & Job Title, via:
Email: jobs@plymouth.ac.uk
Tel: 01752 588199 (24 hour answerphone)
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