The Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Arts with experience in one or more of the following domains: game design, game development, storytelling, or virtual production.
The Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, a newly established $57M interdisciplinary center, research facility, and academic degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is re-envisioning the university for the 21st century and how students co-create and learn. Current areas of research interests within the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts include interactive + immersive storytelling; experience + generative design; XR + VR + AR; games, play + performance; embodied cognition; machine learning + blockchain technologies; sonic + data arts; virtual production + real-time filmmaking; cinematic arts; and entrepreneurship + innovation.
The Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts envisions being the premiere destination for a faculty and student body seeking a fresh social vision beyond today’s media environments that values inclusivity and diversity, plays to the innermost recesses of our imaginations, solves human-scale problems and tells breathtaking stories that stimulate, provoke and inspire. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the founding team and to set the culture and vision of the Carson Center.
Duties include teaching a variety of courses at an undergraduate, and eventually, graduate level. As a tenure-track professor you will continue your outstanding creative work and research, help us develop new curriculum, advise and mentor students, and participate in university service and outreach. As part of our community, you will contribute to and promote a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging.
Minimum Required Qualifications
How to Apply
The search committee will begin formal review of applications on January 10, 2022 and will continue until appointments are made. Interested applicants must first go to https://employment.unl.edu/postings/75282 and complete the information form. You will be required to attach the following:
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The University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) seeks to achieve a working and learning environment that is open to all people. Diversity is the hallmark of great institutions of learning and has long been one of the strengths of our society. Dignity and respect for all in the UNL community is the responsibility of each individual member of the community. The realization of that responsibility across the campus is critical to UNL’s success.
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