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Birkbeck College, London

A post-doc is available in the Faculty of Arts at Birkbeck College, London. The fellowship lasts three years and involves the creation of an authoritative history of the digital and computer-based arts in the UK. Informal enquires may be made to Ann Jones, Administrator of AHRB Centre for British Film and Television Studies, Birkbeck College; tel: 020 7631 6137. Application forms are available online.

Connecticut College

The Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology at Connecticut College is pleased to announce the Ninth Biennial Symposium on Arts and Technology, to be held February 27- March 1, 2003. The symposium will consist of paper sessions, panel discussions, art exhibitions, interactive environments, music concerts, animations, mixed media works, video screenings, dance, experimental theater and scientific visualization. Send submissions to: Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology, Box 5365, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT USA 06320-4196, or submit by email. Deadline: 15 November 2002.

National Indigenous School, Australia

The National Indigenous School in New Media Arts, to be held in Adelaide from 23 September to 11 October 2002, is now accepting applications from indigenous artists across Australia who are trained in multimedia and using the internet. The course will also inform students about exhibiting and promoting new media art and bring them into contact with a network of other artists and support organisations. The cost of NISNMA 2002 is $450 per student. Some travel, accommodation and fee subsidies will be available. To apply, contact Caroline Farmer at ANAT, PO Box 8029, Station Arcade, SA 5000 Australia; tel. (08) 8231 9037. Deadline for applications is 19 July 2002.

Akademie Schloss Solitude, Germany

The international residency program Akademie Schloss Solitude is once again inviting artists to live and work at Solitude for six or twelve months. International artists from the following disciplines can apply: fine arts, video/film/new media, music, literature, performing arts, design and architecture. Application materials are available at the Web site. Applications are available starting July 1.

Brown University

The Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University is looking for applicants for a one year, full-time position as Visiting Assistant Professor teaching Digital Media Production. The position has been confirmed to start on September 1, 2002. Substantial work towards an MFA or Ph.D. is required. Professional experience in digital media, a national exhibition record, and teaching experience are preferred. To apply, send a C.V. to Prof. Michael Silverman, Chair, Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University, 155 George Street Box 1957, Providence, RI 02912-1957.

Bauhaus Dessau Residencies

The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation invites applications for the Second International Bauhaus Award. Projects exploring changes in urban space and the public sphere brought about by information technology, including interfaces between real and virtual worlds, are eligible for the award. Applicants must be under 40 years of age. First prize is 3000 euros. In addition, the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation invites all prize winners for a 4-week residency. Deadline: 2 September 2002.

Dartington College of Arts, Devon, UK

Dartington College of Arts in Devon (UK) seeks a senior lecturer/principal lecturer to teach emerging poetic writing, live text, collaborative writing, and writing in mixed media and interactive environments. The successful applicant will have a research degree, will be a practitioner and/or published theorist in the field, will have strong interest in both fields and their overlapping concerns, will combine research with commitment to student learning and will have a recent terminal degree. A professorship may be available for a suitably qualified applicant. To apply, request an application form from Kathy Taylor. Closing date: Wednesday 5 June 2002.

Studio XX, Montreal

Studio XX is now accepting applications for the position of Programming Co-ordinator. Studio XX is a media arts and multimedia resource centre for women. The Programming Co-ordinator is responsible for co-ordinating public events at Studio XX, and supervising collaborative projects with artists and other artist centres. The ideal candidate should possess a strong knowledge of new technologies and new media art (particularly Web art); have an understanding of the challenges facing artist-run centres; and possess a good ability to work in a team environment. Ideally the candidate will be fluently bilingual (English/French), with strong communication skills and excellent writing skills in english. Please send a cover letter and CV to Studio XX, 338, Terrasse Saint-Denis, MontrŽal, QC, H2X 1E8. Deadline: 28 June 2002.

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford University

Oxford University's Ashmolean Museum seeks a project manager to supervise a two-year project to catalogue and digitise the drawings, paintings and notes in John Ruskin's Teaching Collection, and to present it on the World Wide Web as a research and teaching resource. The successful applicant will have a postgraduate degree or equivalent experience in the history of art, previous management experience and knowledge of cataloguing systems for Fine Art. S/he will have a proven ability to organise and prioritise a heavy and varied workload, the ability to work to deadlines, and excellent communication and presentation skills. Knowledge of the works of John Ruskin and of working with digital images would be an advantage. Please contact the Personnel Officer, the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford OX1 2PH (tel: 01865 278008; fax: 01865 278018) for details and an application form. Deadline: 28 June, 2002.

University of Virginia Press

The University of Virginia Press seeks a managing editor to join its EI (Electronic Imprint) division. The right candidate will have an MA in the liberal arts or social sciences, or equivalent experience (knowledge of at least one major European language preferred); five years of scholarly editing experience in the humanities or social sciences; superior negotiation, editing, writing, organizational and communications skills; and demonstrated ability to schedule and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously. Working knowledge of electronic document preparation and editing, and familiarity with emerging digital standards for encoding and archiving, are also required. To apply, mail, email, fax cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Chair, Search Committee, EI, University of Virginia Press, Box 801079, Charlottesville, VA 22904. Fax: 434-982-2015, email: Deadline: 30 June.

Savannah College of Art and Design

The Savannah College of Art and Design is seeking a full-time Professor of Electronic Design. Hands-on teaching skills and technical skills are a must. MFA degree in a design-oriented major with an educational background in design, design computing and electronic design tools required. Must have extensive knowledge of Macromedia Director 8.5 and Flash 5.0. Interested candidates should send cover letter, CV, samples of work, official transcripts and three reference letters to: Human Resources, Savannah College of Art and Design, P.O. Box 3146, Savannah, GA 31402-3146, or fax to 912-525-5222.

University of Canberra

The Media Program in the School of Creative Communication at the University of Canberra seeks an associate lecturer in media/new media production. The successful applicant will assist in hands-on production teaching in undergraduate media subjects and should have experience in new media production, a solid grasp of the conceptual foundations of media production, and an enthusiasm for supporting students' creative work. This full-time position is for a fixed term from 1 July 2002 until 29 November 2002. Application details available at the university's Web site. Deadline: 21 June 2002.

Johns Hopkins University

The Johns Hopkins University Digital Media Center seeks an artist working in digital audio/music who is interested in assisting students with audio projects and teaching workshops. Applicants should have an MS, MA, or MFA with emphasis in music or recording engineering and superior knowledge of digital music hardware and sodtware, as well as experience with multimedia, Web authoring, system-level knowledge of both Macs and PCs, and the ability to read and write music. Applicants may apply online, or send a resume to

Bowling Green University

Bowling Green University seeks a digital arts instructor for a two-year, full-time appointment. MFA required. The applicant should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: 3D computer animation and modeling, digital interactive art, multimedia, or related field. To apply, send letter of application, resume, 3 current original letters of recommendation, official terminal degree transcript, 20 slides, CD- ROM, URLs, and/or video tape (VHS) of professional work, any other applicable materials, and SASE to: Dena Eber, Chair, Search Committee, School of Art, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403. Starting date: 15 August 2002. Application deadline: 28 June 2002 (postmarked).

University of Virginia Library

The University of Virginia Library seeks an associate director for its Electronic Text Center, an internationally-known library service for humanities computing. Applicants should have a Master's degree in library/information science or a related field. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by May 14 will receive priority review. Send letter of application, a resume, and names, addresses (including e-mail), and phone numbers of three references to: Mr. Alan R. Napier, Director of Library Human Resources and Planning, Alderman Library, PO Box 400114, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4114.

University of Otago, New Zealand

Applications are invited for two positions at Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level in Communication/Film and Media Studies at the University of Otago, New Zealand. The appointee will be expected to teach courses; supervise postgraduate student research; engage personally in research; and participate in program development of Communication Studies. Applicants must possess PhD in relevant area, strong research profile, record of university teaching and ability to work in an interdisciplinary program. To apply, contact Professor Hilary Radner or Dr. Thierry Jutel. Deadline: 24 May 2002.

Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green

The Department of Art at Western Kentucky University seeks a new media designer/illustrator for the post of assistant professor. This tenure-track position begins in the fall, 2002. MFA required. Send letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, vita, web address, CD and/or slides of creative work and of student work and 3 current letters of recommendation to: New Media Designer/Illustrator Search Committee, Department of Art, Western Kentucky University, 1 Big Red Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101-3576. Thanks, Carolyn Guertin!

EMARE Fellowships (various locations)

The eighth European Media Artists in Residence Exchange (EMARE) will take place in Autumn 2002 to Spring 2003. European media artists working in digital media, including internet and computer-based art, are invited to apply for a two-month residence-based stipend at Hull Time Based Arts, Kingston Upon Hull in England; at Duncan of Jordanstone College School of Television and Imaging, Dundee, Scotland, at V2 Organisation, Rotterdam, Netherlands; or at Werkleitz Gesellschaft's Center for Media Arts Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Entries should include a CV, documentation of projects and a proposal sketch for the project which should be developed within EMARE. Application deadline: 31 May 2002.

Banff Centre, Alberta

The Banff Centre is looking for a Director, Creative Electronic Environment to oversee artistic projects hosted at the Centre each year in the fields of new media, interactive media, Web art, and high-tech prototyping and research into the convergence of the arts and the sciences. Application deadline: 8 April 2002.

Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne

The New Media Arts Board of the Australian Council is offering an internship to an emerging curator currently working or interested in the field of new media and/or interdisciplinary arts. The internship will be at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne, Australia. Deadline: 22 April 2002.

The University of Wales, Aberystwyth

The University of Wales, Aberystwyth, seeks applicants for the position of professor of media/new media studies. From the call:

"We are seeking to appoint a highly experienced media academic with well-established interests in any aspect of media, new media, digitization or the internet and World Wide Web. You will play a leading role in developing a major new initiative for the department, centring in the first instance on a new degree Media & Communication Studies which will focus on new media and their impacts on journalism, entertainment media and other modes of communication and interaction. For appointment to this Professorship, you will need to be a recognised authority in some aspect of this field. You should also have substantial experience in teaching and course design, plus a proven ability to lead development. This is an open-ended appointment."

Applicants should address informal enquiries to Professor Ioan Williams, Tel: 01970 622834. Refer to job code: TV/02/02. Closing date: 13 April 2002.

Humboldt Universitaet, Berlin

The Faculty of Arts III at Humboldt University (Germany) invites applications for a full (C4) professor of Media Theory in its new Media Studies program, located within the Department of Cultural Studies and the Arts. The successful applicant should have an extensive research and teaching program in historical and modern media theory, as well as in at least two media forms. Familiarity with the history of technology, administrative competence, and an international reputation are expected. To apply, please send a letter of application and the usual documents to: Dekan der Philosophischen Fakultaet III, Prof. Dr. Hartmut Boehme, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany. Please cite job code PR/002/02. From the job announcement:

The newly founded Seminar for Media Studies consists of two full professors (C3/C4) as well as technical capabilities (video and computer equipment, video library, studio stage, institute library). The course program will be supplemented with media-specific courses in neighboring disciplines. The program aims to provide comprehensive education in media competence for the highly technological conditions of modern society. Connections between media theory and the process of the historical divergence of analog and digital media are as fundamental as the cultural techniques of representation (pictures, letters, and numbers).

New Jersey Tech, Rutgers, NJ

The New Jersey Institute of Technology (Newark, NJ) seeks a visiting professor for a one-year appointment for the graduate and undergraduate programs in professional and technical communication. Terminal degree required. Successful candidate will teach hypertext composition, information design, and multimedia presentations. Please send vita and supporting materials to or mail to Dr. Karl Schweizer, Chair, Humanities and Social Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 07102. Application deadline is April 1, 2002. Thanks, Burt Kimmelman!

University of Maine, Orono, ME

The University of Maine seeks two assistant professors of new media. From the job announcement:

One position requires extensive knowledge of information systems, dynamic databases and Internet programming. The other requires a broad understanding of the historical, theoretical and ethical implications of new media. Both require a demonstrated commitment to the highest standards of production, teaching, service, student advising, and scholarship. Terminal degree in related discipline or comparable professional experience preferred, Masters Degree required. Significant professional and/or creative experience in New Media development and expertise in a relevant subject area are highly desirable. Primary duties include teaching undergraduate core and elective New Media concepts and skills courses, supervising senior projects, and participating in research conducted by program's student-centered New Media and Internet Technologies Laboratory.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Submit: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three references; statement of teaching philosophy; appropriate documentation of research; and examples of creative work. Supporting material such as teaching evaluations, course syllabi, or other pertinent information may be included. Send materials to: Professor Bill Kuykendall, Search Committee Chair, 5713 Chadbourne Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469.

Washington State University, Vancouver, WA

Washington State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the Electronic Media and Culture program on the Vancouver campus located in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area, beginning August 2002. ABD or terminal degree in appropriate field required. Discipline open, with special consideration given to candidates with a proven national research profile in digital technology as social practice and teaching experience in higher education. Concentrations might include information architecture, media studies, artificial intelligence, hypermedia learning and/or digital research, among other fields. Candidates must provide TWO copies of each of the following: letter of application summarizing qualifications, current curriculum vitae (with the names of three references), graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations (if available). Send application materials to: Beth Montee, Electronic Media and Culture Search Committee, Washington State University at Vancouver, 14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98686-9600. Deadline: 1 March 2002.

Eastgate Systems, Watertown, MA

Looking for a chance to learn about hypertext, publishing, marketing, and software development? Eastgate Systems wants you. Applications for internships are now being accepted; send a resume to

Richard Stockton College, Pomona, NJ

The Richard Stockton College (Pomona, NJ) announces a full-time, tenure-track assistant professorship to begin September 1, 2002. The successful candidate should be able to teach full range of undergraduate courses in multimedia and new media studies, from introductory classes through advanced seminars and contemporary literary textualities; to develop a new multimedia track in the Literature Program; and to supervise independent studies, advise students, teach courses in General Studies curriculum. Teaching load is 24 semester hours, typically six four-hour courses per year. PhD/ABD in Literature or Multimedia Studies or MFA in Multimedia Studies required; college-level teaching experience preferred. Preference will be given to individual with teaching background in literature and multimedia. Screening will begin March 1, 2002, and continue until position is filled. Send letter of application with teaching philosophy, CV and three reference letters to Kenneth Dollarhide, Dean, Arts and Humanities, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, PO Box 195, Pomona, NJ 08240-0195. Thanks, Ken Tompkins!

University of Georgia, Athens, GA

New job: The Department of English at the University of Georgia seeks an assistant professor, tenure-track, in the area of Humanities Computing. Ph.D. required by time of appointment, August 2002. Four course load; salary competitive. Candidates must have knowledge of and ability to teach mark-up languages and scripting. Send letter of application and cv including pertinent URLs to N. Hilton, Head, Department of English, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602; attn.: Humanities Computing Search (email with attachments in .rtf is acceptable: Deadline: 1 February.

University of Amsterdam

The program in Media and Culture at the University of Amsterdam announces two full-time tenure-track positions in New Media Studies. Send CV and letter of application (marked "confidential") to the Universiteit van Amsterdam, Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, afdeling Personeel & Organisatie, Spuistraat 210, 1012 VT Amsterdam. For more information, please contact Prof. Dr. Jose van Dijck, phone (31) 020 525 2980.

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

The Department of Art, School of Architecture and Allied Arts at the University of Oregon announces a tenure-track position in motion graphics/interactivity at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. MFA and teaching experience required. To apply, send resume, 3 references, teaching and research statement, single-page slide portfolio and/or CD-ROM, DVD, video or other media to: Search Committee, Motion Graphics, Department of Art, 5232 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 97403-5232. Deadline: 1 January 2002.

Media Lab Asia, Mumbai

The Media Lab Asia is headquartered in Mumbai, consisting of the renowned Media Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), regional laboratories in Mumbai, Kanpur, New Delhi, and Chennai, and participating grassroots communities. The organisation is currently seeking creative, socially conscious scientists who can invent the next generation of computing and communications technologies. To apply, email an introductory statement of 500 words along with your CV. Emails should be composed in clear ASCII text or html as attachments will not be opened. URL links to relevant websites are welcome.

Annenberg School for Communication, USC, Los Angeles

The Annenberg School for Communication at USC is seeking a social scientist focused on the study of information and communication technologies. The candidate should have a strong theoretical and methodological grounding in communication and/or one or more of the social sciences (e.g. economics, sociology, and political science). Application details are available here, or contact Communication and Technology Search Committee Chair, School of Communication, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California, 3502 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0281, USA. Applications will be reviewed from 1 December 2001 until the position is filled.

University of California, San Diego

Visual Arts department of the University of California, San Diego, seeks a "computer artist" for a tenure-track position beginning 1 July 2002. From the call:

We seek an artist with a proven exhibition record whose work exhibits an in-depth understanding of computing and its relationship to contemporary art and its discourses. UCSD is a research university that actively promotes and supports creative work and advanced research in computing within a broadly interdisciplinary arts department that includes studio, media, and art history, theory and criticism. Opportunities for developing research include grants, state- of-the-art facilities including CRCA (Center for Research in Computing and the Arts), the Supercomputer Center, and the new California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, and cross- campus collaborations. Teaching will include both graduate seminars and undergraduate courses, including courses in an Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts Major with the department of Music. Candidates must demonstrate in their work and teaching a substantial engagement with the computing arts and their relationship to broader discourses of contemporary art and culture.

McMaster University, Ontario, Canada

The School of the Arts at McMaster University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Multimedia and Digital Video. Letters of application, including CV and portfolio of multimedia and digital video work should be sent to: Dr. J. Deaville, Director, School of the Arts, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M2 Canada. Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to the above address. Deadline: 31 December 2001. From the call:

Applicants should have either an M.F.A. or a Ph.D. in Film Studies, Communications, Fine Art, Drama, English or any discipline in which the required skills and expertise have been obtained. Applicants should have demonstrated experience teaching multimedia courses with hands-on creative components. Teaching duties will include undergraduate courses in digital video, animation, time-based media, and multimedia. The successful applicant should have significant computer experience, including the development of multimedia works with digital video components. Preference will be given to candidates with a record or compelling promise of research (practical and theoretical) in one or more of the following areas: Digital Video, Video Art, New Media, or Hypermedia. Digital video practitioners who engage with current theoretical paradigms are encouraged to apply. Experience with Internet streaming media technologies and XML would be an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to interdisciplinary programmes and scholarship within the School, and to teaching, research and administration in the School, the Faculty of Humanities and the University at large.

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

The University of Washington announces a faculty position in Digital Arts and Experimental Media. The University of Washington, Seattle, seeks a uniquely qualified Digital Media Artist for appointment as Associate Director of the Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media. This position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor with tenure depending on the candidate's level of experience. Begins September 16, 2002. Address letters of application to: Chair, Digital Arts Search Committee, Box 353680 University of Washington, Seattle, WA. 98195. Deadline: 15 December.

University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

The University of California, Santa Barbara announces a tenure-track assistant professorship for a practitioner in the field of Digital Media Arts. The successful candidate will be an accomplished digital media artist with an established record of achievement in digital and media arts who possesses a broad understanding of both contemporary visual arts and computer technologies, and has a clear understanding of the state of the discipline. The candidate's work should reflect a deep knowledge of digital media production in one or more of the following areas: 3D visualization (virtual reality visualization, immersive environments; virtual architecture; synthespians (cybernetically constructed actors); telecommunications (GPS tracking, netspaces, etc.); mixed realities (interactive media installations, motion sensing, etc.); data mining/datastructures as environments for narrative; algorithmic art; and robotics, or computer controlled devices. In addition, the candidate should demonstrate a working knowledge of one or more programming languages and familiarity with digital media theory.

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

The University of Connecticut invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the School of Fine Arts to begin August 2002. The Department of Art and Art History seeks innovative designer/educators who will contribute to the development of BFA and MFA degree programs. The department welcomes applications from individuals versed in the practice, theory, and history of communication design. Additional experience in related fields such as architecture, digital information environments, film/video, or industrial design is also a plus. MFA or equivalent terminal degree, professional activity, and teaching experience required. To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information of 3 references, statement of teaching philosophy and research/creative activity, and 20 examples of professional work (slides, digital media, and VHS up to 10 minutes accepted) to Chair, Design Search, University of Connecticut, Department of Art and Art History, 875 Coventry Road, Unit 1099, Storrs, CT 06269-1099. Deadline: 28 January 2002.

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

The University of Connecticut invites applications for a tenure-track position in Digital Media Art to begin August 2002. The Department of Art and Art History seeks an outstanding artist and teacher to strengthen a developing direction in digital media art within a multi-disciplinary BFA/ MFA program. Professional experience should include innovative and exploratory work in digital media art as well as a broad practical and theoretical understanding of the impact of technology on contemporary culture and the arts. Teaching responsibilities include participating in undergraduate and graduate programs and developing new courses. Active exhibition record, MFA in relevant discipline, and teaching experience required. Application materials should consist of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, artist's statement and examples of work (15-20 slides, digital and/or VHS up to 10 minutes), statement of teaching philosophy, and examples of student work. Send materials to Chair, Digital Media Artist Search, University of Connecticut, Department of Art and Art History, 875 Coventry Road, U-1099, Storrs, CT 06269-1099. Deadline: 28 January 2002.

University of Western Sydney, Australia

The University of Western Sydney seeks a lecturer in digital media. More details are available at the website. Deadline: 1 December 2001.

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

The University of California, Los Angeles, seeks a director for their Center for Digital Humanities. The appointment will begin on 1 July 2002. The successful candidate must currently be in a tenured or tenure-track position and have a record of research and teaching demonstrating national and international prominence in the application of digital technologies in a Humanities discipline. Applications should include a cover letter, vita, statement of research and teaching interests, and selected publications. Applicants should also arrange for at least 3 letters of recommendation. Send applications to: Professor Timothy R. Tangherlini, Chair, Center for Digital Humanities Search Committee, Center for Digital Humanities, Kinsey Hall B71, UCLA, 405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90095-1499. Deadline: 3 December 2001.

University of Wollongong, Australia

The University of Wollongong's Communication and Cultural Studies Program> in the Arts Faculty seeks a scholar-teacher in television and media studies. The ability to teach one or more of: new media, media policy, Asia-Pacific media, communication theory and critical cultural studies, would be an advantage. Annual salary: Senior Lecturer AUS$62,421 to $71,977; Lecturer AUS$50,957to $60,511. To apply, visit the website. Reference 20-292. Deadline: 3 December 2001.

Australian Children's Television Foundation

The Australian Children's Television Foundation seeks a 3D designer/animator to help develop a library of 3D environments and objects for KAHooTZ (, a children' software project. This is a 3-4 month full-time contract. Applicants should send a resume, a covering letter and samples of their work to Lisa Horler, Production Manager, New Media, Australian Children's Television Foundation, 145 Smith St Fitzroy 3065 Australia. Deadline: 28 November.

University of Surrey, Roehampton, UK

The Cultural Studies program at the University of Surrey, Roehampton, seeks two lecturers (1 part time, 1 full time) in media studies. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates with academic and/or practical expertise in: media and cultural theory, media law and ethics, news media and journalism, media and cultural politics, or media technology. A higher degree (preferably a PhD), proven ability in undergraduate teaching and evidence of research activity are required. For more information, direct inquiries quoting reference HR24 to: Human Resources Office, Roehampton University of Surrey, Erasmus House, Roehampton Lane, London SW15 5PU, UK, or send an email to their human resources staff. Deadline: 23 November 2001.

Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec

Job announcement:The Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University invites applications for a tenure-track position in multimedia theory and practice. Applicants should have a terminal degree (PhD or MFA) in Communication Studies or a cognate discipline as well as teaching experience and a working knowledge of French (required for participation in Concordia's Inter-university doctoral program). Candidates will be expected to teach in creative laboratory courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Send application, with CV, statement of teaching and research interests, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Martin Allor, Chair, Department of Communication Studies, Concordia University, HB-427 Loyola Campus, 7141 rue Sherbrooke ouest, MontrŽal (QuŽbec) H4B 1R6 Canada. Deadline: 15 November.

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Job opening: The University of Virginia's newly established Media Studies Program seeks applicants for a senior, chaired Professor of Culture and Technology. From the job announcement:

The right candidate will be a scholar and teacher with a commitment to understanding the relations between culture and technology, preferably with an interest in digital media and information technology. Successful candidates should have a distinguished record of publication and teaching. This person will serve as Director of a Master's degree in Digital Humanities (beginning Fall 2002) and develop undergraduate courses in the area of culture, technology, and media from a disciplinary perspective (history, sociology, psychology, history of science, cultural studies, anthropology, literature, information science, philosophy, or other field). Teaching load is three courses per year (one course relief for tenure of Directorship, normal load is 2/2), with other responsibilities normally associated with a faculty appointment. All appointments in Media Studies have a tenure home in a discipline-based department, usually within the College of Arts and Sciences. Immediate review of applications will begin December 15, 2001 and continue until filled. Anticipated start date for the appointment is August 25, 2002. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, indication of teaching interests, list of references, and one representative publication to: Johanna Drucker, Chair, Search Committee on Culture and Technology, Media Studies, 319 Clemons Library, P.O. Box 400710, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904. The University of Virginia is an EO/AA employer.

Brunel University, UK

A PhD studentship is currently available in the Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University, UK. The project aims to apply a cognitive approach to develop adaptive user interfaces for search engines. Applications are invited from UK/EU citizens who have a First or Upper Second Class Degree or Masters Degree in the areas of computer science and/or information systems. Practical knowledge of Internet programming and data mining would clearly be an asset. To apply for the studentship, please send a detailed CV, together with the names and addresses of two academic referees, and a covering letter to: Dr. Sherry Y. Chen, Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH, UK. Deadline: 23 November 2001.

National University, Singapore

New jobs The Web Initiative at the University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore, headed by George Landow, is looking for post-doctoral researchers in the humanities to work in Singapore on sites that receive as many as 8.3 million hits per month and which are recommended by the ministries of education in France, Sweden, Ireland, and Scotland, and by organizations such as the NEH and the BBC. Applicants may base their work in any humanities field, including history of science and technology. Applicants should examine the websites before applying; they can be found at and Applicants should contact George Landow. Literature candidates will be interviewed at this year's MLA meeting in New Orleans, and other arrangements can be made.

University of Maryland, College Park

The Department of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Maryland, College Park seeks a Director for their Visual Technologies Center. To apply, send a curriculum vitae or resume, a letter of interest, and three letters of reference to: Prof. Marjorie Venit, Department of Art History and Archaeology, 1211B Art/Sociology Building, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-1335. Deadline: 1 November 2001.

The Director will oversee the entire operation of the newly created Art History and Archaeology Visual Technologies Center (VTC), which will incorporate the current 275,000-slide collection as well as new electronic media. The VTC will afford developmental support for teachers and scholars by integrating technology with research and teaching and serve as a resource center for implementing new ideas for visual communication. Specific responsibilities will include supervision of all VTC personnel, serving as project manager for the Department=s Web-based activities, working collaboratively with faculty and students to develop electronic teaching materials, participation in grant-writing and fund-raising activities, and oversight of legal and financial matters and the VTC's strategic plan... Preference will be given to candidates with a graduate degree in art history or a related field, as well as leadership, management, and supervisory skills proven in an academic or association environment. Preferred candidates will possess expertise in electronic technology, specifically in developing Web-based applications for visual research and teaching. They will also have an understanding of the complexities of cataloging visual images and appreciation for the importance of the support provided by the VTC in faculty research and teaching. Experience in grant writing and fund-raising is also desirable.

University College, London

The School of Library, Archive and Information Studies at University College, London seeks a Lecturer in Electronic Communication. The person appointed will ideally specialize in the social and legal aspects of electronic communication and information management, especially in relation to the Internet. This person will show strong evidence of research potential and will be able to teach at all levels from first year undergraduate to taught masters, and be able to supervise undergraduate and masters dissertations. To apply, submit a CV, cover letter and the names and addresses of three referees to Professor Susan Hockey, Director, School of Library, Archive and Information Studies, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT by 18 October 2001.

Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA

Georgia Tech's LCC (Literature, Communication and Culture) Department seeks a practitioner-theorist of New Media specializing in interactive narrative, performance, and computer-based interactive games. (Rank open; appropriate terminal degree preferred.) LCC encourages applications from women and minority candidates, and will begin considering applications on November 1 and continue until the position is filled. Send applications to: Search Chair: Cultural Studies of Science and Technology, School of Literature, Communication, and Culture; Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA 30332-0165. Website at

University of Georgia, Athens, GA

The Department of English at the University of Georgia seeks to hire an assistant professor, tenure-track, in the area of Humanities Computing. Ph.D. required by time of appointment, August 2002. Four course load; salary competitive. Demonstrated accomplishment in and commitments to research and teaching in humanities computing / digital studies and to the application of digital technology to humanities research are required. In particular, candidates must have knowledge of and ability to teach mark-up languages and scripting. Send letter of application and cv including pertinent URLs by November 9 to N. Hilton, Head, Department of English, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602; Attn.: Humanities Computing Search. The University of Georgia is an AA/EEO institution.

University of California, San Diego

The University of California, San Diego, Department of Communication is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall 2002, in the practice and theory of production. The department seeks Ph.D. or M.F.A. degree holders who can provide an imaginative blend of creative work and research in new or traditional media. The department's needs are weighted toward documentary video, non-linear editing, and non-fiction multimedia design, but innovative work in radio, web design, or other media will be considered. Send sample(s) of creative work (on VHS tape) and evidence of research and/or critical writing skills, along with a vita, statement of research and teaching interests, and names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three references supporting the applicant's teaching qualifications by November 16, 2001. Please send materials to: Recruitment Committee, Department of Communication (0503), Univ. Calif. San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0503.

University of Texas, Austin

The Convergent Media section of the Department of Radio, Television and Film at the University of Texas at Austin seeks a lecturer to teach a foundations course in convergent media for the spring, 2002 semester. Please send a cv, letter of interest and course proposal to: Dr. Samantha Krukowski, ACTLab/Convergent Media, Department of Radio-Television-Film, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712.

Institute EURECOM, France

The Multimedia Communications Department of the Institut EURECOM (Sophia-Antipolis, France) is offering a PhD studentship within a research project for multimedia Indexing, with a focus on video indexing and information filtering. A strong background in mathematics (probabilities and statistics), computer science, and networks (Internet) is required. The studentship will be available from September 2001, for a duration of 3 years. Candidates should send CV, cover letter and the names of two references to: Prof. Bernard Merialdo, Institut EURECOM, 2229 Route des Cretes, BP 193, 06904 Sophia-Antipolis cedex, FRANCE.

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

The English Department at Dartmouth College seeks an Assistant Professor to teach the history, theory and rhetoric of information technologies and new media. The successful candidate will have a PhD in hand or pending, and will develop and teach courses among the following areas: past and present technologies of writing and dissemination; the cultures and aesthetics of digital media; hypertext literature; and virtual cultural production. This tenure-track position will begin Fall, 2002. Send letter of application, CV, dossier, and writing sample (25 pages maximum) plus any relevant URL or digital files (by diskette, Zip disk, or CD-Rom) to Professor Brenda Silver, Search Committee Chair, English Department, Dartmouth College, 6032 Sanborn House, Hanover, NH 03755. Deadline: 2 November.

Brunel University, UK

A PhD studentship will be available from October 2001 in the Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University, UK. The PhD research will investigate human factors in the design of adaptive hypermedia systems, involving the use of Internet programming tools to design adaptive hypermedia systems on the web. Applicants should have or expect to obtain a First or Upper Second Class Degree or Masters Degree in the areas of computer science and/or information systems. Practical knowledge of programming in the Internet and software development would be an asset. For application details, contact Dr. Sherry Y. Chen.

University of Pennsylvania

The Penn Humanities Forum of the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for five (5) Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities which are available for the 2002 - 2003 academic year. The fellowships are open to junior (untenured) scholars who received or will receive their Ph.D. between December 1993 and December 2001. The programs of the Penn Humanities Forum are conceived through yearly topics that invite broad interdisciplinary collaboration. The PHF has set THE BOOK as the theme for the 2002 - 2003 academic year. Research proposals are invited on this topic in all areas of humanistic study, except educational curriculum-building and the performing arts. Deadline: 15 October 2001.

University of Edinburgh

The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at The University of Edinburgh is calling for applications for postdoctoral bursaries focused on the following theme: The New Information Order. Bursaries are worth 5,000 UK pounds each, and are tenable for a period of three to twelve months in the academic years 2001/2 and 2002/3; successful applicants may apply for a renewal of the bursary after each twelve-month period for a maximum stay of three years. The bursary may be used to supplement an existing postdoctoral fellowship. Office accommodation and research facilities are provided. The closing date for applications is 30th September 2001.

Darmstadt University of Technology

Several research assistant positions are open at the Darmstadt University of Technology, in the fields of mobile/ubiquitious computing, multimedia, and eLearning. If you have a degree in computer science (or a comparable discipline) and would like to work toward a doctorate while also gaining project management experience in topics like Web and WAP engineeering, internet appliances, digital universities, and so on, please contact Prof. Dr. M Mhluser as soon as possible for an application.

Tate Museum, London, UK

Job announcement: The Tate Museum in London seeks a Head of Digital Programmes to organize the Tate's digital assets and the creation of digital content. Reporting to the Director of National and International Programmes, the new Head will lead a small team to research, test and implement new content options and business-driven opportunities. The post requires an understanding of current developments in the management and distribution of digital content, up-to-date knowledge of all relevant software systems, budget management skills, and at least five years experience in management. A keen interest in art and the particular ways in which museums and artist are using digital media will be a distinct advantage, as will a clear perspective on the likely opportunities for digital content and digital learning over the next five years. Closing date: Tuesday 15th June 2001. To apply, contact Dianne Bramble (Human Resources), Job Reference: NPDIG001.

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

Position available: Assistant to the Chair, MFA Computer Art Department, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY. Responsibilities and projects include: assisting the Chair with all aspects of managing a graduate computer art department; orientation, curriculum, catalog and registration book, budget, recruitment, admissions, Web site, exhibitions, year-end events, and special projects, including the New York Digital Salon. Candidate should possess a proactive professional approach, be a team player, have strong organizational skills and the ability to maintain focus on several projects in a busy academic environment. Mac/PC skills, academic experience, familiarity with digital art and experience with the Web a plus. Fax resume to 212-592-2509, or email

Chapter Visual and Digital Arts, Wales

Job opportunity: The Chapter Visual & Digital Arts Center in Wales seeks a Head of Department & Programming. Further details available from Judi Newton, Chapter, Market Road, Cardiff, CF5 1QE. Closing date: 4 June 2001.

Tufts University, Massachusetts

The Perseus Project at Tufts University in Medford, MA, seeks a research assistant to serves as a "computational humanist", to assume responsibility for the acquisition and integration of data into the Perseus digital library; confirm viability and functionality of data; manage data in the Perseus version control system, including elementary system maintenance functions; to check and edit primary source materials such as texts or maps; write publications on work and/or collaborate with other project members on such publications. The qualified applicant will have a Bachelor's degree, one to three years' experience, a high level of computational skills, and extensive expertise in at least one area of the humanities, including, but not limited to: classics; early modern studies; the history of science; and 19th century American history. Advanced degree and three to five years' experience preferred. Must demonstrate either substantial programming skills or experience suggesting an aptitude to develop such skills while on the job. Knowledge of Windows or Mac systems required, UNIX/LINUX preferred; HTML skills required, CGI or JAVA preferred; familiarity with SGML a plus. Must possess self-direction, a high level of motivation, and the ability to take initiative and focus on multiple concurrent projects. Send resume to:

IT University, Copenhagen

The IT University of Copenhagen invites applications for 13 new Associate and Assistant Professorships. The university seeks applicants trained to teach and research in systems development, usability, media and communication, software tools and architectures, virtual reality, and much more. For details, visit the website.

trAce Online Writing School, UK

The trAce Online Writing School (Nottingham, UK) seeks a half-time administrative assistant. Further details and application forms are available from Personnel, The Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4BU, UK, or by telephoning (0115) 8486522 (24 hour answering service). You can also visit the website.

The Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta

Job opening: The Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta, seeks a digital media producer/writer to coordinate the development of all digital content and media used by Glenbow's exhibits, audio-tours, programs, web-site, publications, collections, Library and Archives. Qualifications include a university degree in one of journalism, public relations, communications, and/or digital media, and four to five years experience in electronic media (Internet delivery in particular). Experience is also required in research, writing and editing, computer-based communication and human-computer interface design, and in project management (especially digital content). The candidate should also have hands-on experience in web design, streaming multi-media, and video and sound production. Museum experience a plus. This is a regular full-time union position with full benefits. Salary ranges from $33,993 - $43,042 annually. Resumes can be e-mailed to, or mailed to 130 9th Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta, T2G OP3, or faxed to (403) 265-9769 to the attention of Human Resources. Deadline 30 March 2001.


The Departments of English and Comparative Literature at the UCLA seek applications for a new position (rank open) with specialization in electronic textuality and new media, especially candidates with a theoretical background in assessing the impact of technology, media and digital literacy on the humanities. Candidates must have the Ph.D in hand, a strong commitment to teaching and research, and substantial publications. Please send application letter, two copies of CV, dossier and writing sample/URL to Thomas Wortham, Chair of English Department, Box 951530, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 90095-1530. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Deadline: 1 April 2001.


University of Pittsburg

The School of Information Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for two tenure track assistant professors in the areas of database and information systems, and one non-tenure track position as the Director of the Undergraduate Program in Information Science. All positions are within the Department of Information Science and Telecommunications. Email inquiries may be directed to

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor
School of Communications Design
University of Baltimore Baltimore, Maryland U.S.A.

Position beginning August 2001 in the School of Communications Design, an interdisciplinary division with unique applied/professional programs. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2000. Direct inquiries to Professor Nancy Kaplan, Chair,

Three editorial positions

Kairos: A Journal for Teachers of Writing in Webbed Environments is now accepting applications for three editorial positions. Applicants are asked to email a letter of interest to Co-Editors Douglas Eyman and James A. Inman along with an electronic C.V. or resume and two recommendations. The deadline is January 15, 2000.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Media Theory
Department of Media and Communications

The appointee will be responsible for the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate Media Theory in the Department of Media and Communications.

All enquiries concerning your application and further information about the position should be directed to Dr Naren Chitty on (02) 9850 8786 or e-mail

The position is available on a full-time (continuing) basis from February 2000 and will be subject to the satisfactory completion of a probationary period. Applications including full curriculum vitae and quoting the reference number, visa status, and the names and addresses of three referees (including e-mail address) should be forwarded to the Recruitment Manager, Personnel Office, Macquarie University, NSW 2109 by 17 January 2000. Applications will not be acknowledged unless specifically requested.

Assistant or Associate Professor New Media
Graphic Design School of Communications Design
University of Baltimore

Position beginning August 2000 in an interdisciplinary School of Communications Design with unique applied/professional programs. Applicant must have substantial experience in interactive media and graphic design, MFA or equivalent degree, strong commitment to teaching, and ability to teach a variety of digital arts courses at undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels. We are interested in candidates who can teach some or all of the following: computer graphics and animation, Web and other electronic publishing, digital audio and video, 3-D modeling/VR, and information design. Both technical expertise and design excellence are crucial. Portfolio must include both interactive media and print. Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin 12/15/99. Submit letter, vita, portfolio and URLs, plus phone numbers for 3 references to Jaye Crooks, School of Communications Design, 1400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201-5779. The School of Communications Design offers undergraduate degrees in English and Corporate Communications, an MA in Publications Design, and a new first-professional degree, the Doctor of Communications Design (DCD). The School also offers a range of post-Master's certificate programs in advanced design, communications and design theory, literary publishing, and new media publishing. The associated Institute for Language, Technology, and Publications Design supports fellowships, lectures and seminars, and advanced research projects.Main site | Design Doctor of Communications Design | Certificate programs | Institute

University of Washington
Department of Technical Communication
Assistant Professor

We are looking for a tenure-track assistant professor, to begin in Autumn 2000, specializing in rhetorical theory and practice. We seek expertise in both traditional rhetoric and rhetoric in the context of digital media. Although the Department is seeking indidviduals at the assistant professor rank, an appointment may be made at the rank of associate professor or professor if the circumstances and qualifications of the individual warrant it. The successful candidate will teach a graduate course in rhetoric and will supervise master's theses and, ultimately, doctoral dissertations. This individual will also teach a new lower-division course, Science and Engineering Writing for Lay and Technical Audiences. The yearly teaching load (four courses on the quarter system) also includes two upper-division courses. These may be courses in our current undergraduate curriculum, but we also welcome ideas for new courses as well as other educational innovations.

Send (1) a detailed resume, (2) a personal statement on research and teaching goals, and (3) a list of names of references (minimum three) with their contact information to: Prof. David K. Farkas, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Technical Communication, College of Engineering, University of Washington, 14 Loew Hall, Box 352195, Seattle, WA 98195-2195. For best consideration, application materials should be received by November 30. Inquiries: David Farkas: or (206) 685-8659.

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