CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR
Art, Technology and Culture Concordia University,
18 April 2002, Canada
The Faculty of Fine Arts seeks applications for a Canada Research Chair Tier II, tenure track position in Art, Technology and Culture. This position provides an opportunity to work in a cross disciplinary context that includes a diversity of approaches to cultural theory, emerging cinema/video, electronic arts, interactivity in the performing and visual arts, design, virtual communities and other areas of digitally driven content. Candidates will identify a program of scholarly research located at the intersection of culture, theory and technology as related to the Fine Arts. Applicants must demonstrate the potential to achieve international recognition as a leader in the field in the next five years. The Faculty of Fine Arts offers vibrant programs in Art Education, Art History, the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Contemporary Dance, Creative Art Therapies, Design Art, Digital Image/Sound, Music, Studio Arts, and Theatre. Concordia has recently launched an innovative multi-university research environment, Hexagram The Institute of Research and Creation in Media Arts and Technologies -- http://www.hexagram.org/ The Chair is expected to contribute to the dynamic activities in Hexagram and the academic programs, including teaching and supervision of graduate students. Candidates must hold a PhD or terminal degree in an appropriate field. Applications from scholars and /or practitioners engaged in digital arts theory are welcome. Bilingualism (French/English) is considered an asset.