[PD] Faculty position in the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong

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Mon Aug 15 12:49:06 CEST 2005

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> From: Bryan Chung <chungbwc at gmail.com>
> Date: 15 August 2005 6:18:15 PM GMT+08:00
> To: eu-gene at generative.net
> Subject: [eu-gene] Faculty position in the School of Creative  
> Media, City University of Hong Kong
> Reply-To: generative art <eu-gene at generative.net>
> Dear all,
> Sorry for the cross posting and long text. We are looking for the  
> following position in the school.
> Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in New Media and  
> Interactivity, School of Creative Media
> City University of Hong Kong is one of eight higher education  
> institutions directly funded by the Government of the Hong Kong  
> Special Administrative Region through the University Grants  
> Committee (Hong Kong).  It aims to become one of the leading  
> universities in the Asia-Pacific region through excellence in  
> teaching and research. In two studies, City University of Hong Kong  
> is ranked among the top 200 universities in the world, and among  
> the top ten universities in the Greater China region.  The mission  
> of the University is to nurture and develop the talents of students  
> and to create applicable knowledge in order to support social and  
> economic advancement. The student population is approximately  
> 23,000 enrolled in over 100 programmes at the associate degree,  
> undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  The medium of instruction  
> is English.
> The University invites applications and nominations for the post of  
> Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in New Media and  
> Interactivity.
> The School was founded in 1998, and since then has developed  
> strengths in media/cultural studies, video production, computer  
> animation and computer graphics.  It offers an exciting multi- 
> disciplinary research and teaching environment in which technical  
> and creative faculty collaborate on a variety of projects.  Its  
> current priority is to expand and consolidate the digital media  
> emphasis, including computer graphics, computer animation,  
> multimedia and interaction.  There are several openings and  
> appointees are expected to undertake teaching and research in the  
> areas of new media and interactivity.
> The qualified candidate is expected to work within a wide spectrum  
> of new media and technological platforms.  He/She should  
> demonstrate competence in adopting a cross-disciplinary approach in  
> teaching and research in order to contribute creatively and  
> professionally in the School, and for the benefit of the community  
> and the industries.
> Areas of focus
> Interactive media design and production
> Interaction design, ergonomics, human cognition,usability
> Game design, production, distribution
> Multimedia performance, entertainment design
> Pervasive computing, mixed reality, locative media, embedded computing
> Courses to be taught
> Basic electronics for art students
> Mathematics and physics for interactive media
> Object-oriented programming for art students
> Theories of interactivity
> Physical and embedded computing
> Pervasive computing
> User research in technology deployment
> Kinetic and interactive typography
> Show control and entertainment design
> Game design and production
> Image processing, theories and applications
> Mixed reality applications
> Mobile and locative applications
> Spatial design and virtual environment
> Network based media
> Information design and visualization
> Duties
> The appointed faculty is required to teach 5 courses in an academic  
> year. He/She is also expected to actively work on research projects  
> which can produce professional, scholarly and creative outputs.  
> Administrative work related to admissions, student matters,  
> facilities, curriculum, industry liaison, etc. will be assigned to  
> the appointee according to his/her expertise and experience.
> Requirements
> The qualified candidate should possess a PhD/MFA or equivalent in  
> the School’s areas of focus. Teaching experience at university  
> level is essential. A strong and well presented portfolio that can  
> demonstrate the candidate’s skills and knowledge in the subject  
> areas is required. Successful candidates are expected to have  
> proven track records of strength in the areas of focus, which can  
> be in the form of publication, exhibition records, product  
> development, clients’ reference, etc.
> Salary and Conditions of Service
> Salary offered will be highly competitive and commensurate with  
> qualifications and experience.
> Appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.   
> Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental schemes,  
> and housing benefits where applicable.
> Information and Application
> Further information about the posts and the University is available  
> at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office,  
> City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong  
> [Fax : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 2788 9334/E-mail:  
> hrojob at cityu.edu.hk].  Please send your application enclosing a  
> current C.V. to the Human Resources Office.  Please quote the  
> reference of the post in the application and on the envelope.
> The University reserves the right to consider nominations, and to  
> fill or not to fill the position.
> Thanks.
> Bryan Chung
> -- 
> 'The world is actually pear shaped'
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