Assistant Professor Department
of Architecture - Texas A&M University
Department of Visualization at Texas A&M University seeks two tenure-track
Assistant Professors. Responsibilities
for both positions include pursuing innovative and creative research agendas,
teaching and advising at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service to
the department, university, and the field, including outreach to develop
departmental-industry connections. Demonstrated experience in cross-disciplinary
collaborative work is highly preferred.
focus of one position is in the area of studio art including traditional media
and digital media such as digital animation, digital sculpture, time-based or
interactive media. A record of
significant accomplishment in one or more of these areas is expected. Evidence
of scholarly engagement with contemporary art history and critical theory is preferred.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach studio, lecture and seminar
courses in art incorporating contemporary theory, and other courses as ability
and program needs determine.
focus of another position is the area of interactive visualization with an emphasis on
games for education, entertainment and/or simulation. Game production
experience is highly preferred. The successful candidate will be
expected to teach studio, lecture and seminar courses in game design and
development, interactive visualization, and other courses as ability and
program needs determine.
Department of Visualization seeks to advance the art, science, and technology
of visualization. Academic programs include the B.S, M.S. and MFA in Visualization,
with approximately 300 students. A proposal to add a Ph.D. program in
Visualization is currently under development. The role of our 20 faculty and
staff is the development and implementation of emerging methods for enhancing
understanding and gaining insight through visual means in teaching, research,
and creative works including the historical roots, ethical implications, and
future directions of the field.
reputation of our graduates as skilled creative visual problem solvers has led
to strong ties to the animation, visual effects, and game industries. Faculty
members are recognized for their scholarly contributions ranging from art
installations to fundamental research in computer visualization, computational
modeling and psychophysiology. Our academic
programs, faculty research, and creative works are supported by the resources
of the Visualization Laboratory.
apply, candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
samples of work or portfolio, and names and addresses of three references.Review of applications
will begin November 15, 2012. The
positions will remain open until filled.
Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Texas A&M University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran’s status or any other
legally protected status in employment.