Positions in 1) Information Design, Advocacy and the Environment; 2) Games, Gaming and Gamification

Colleagues - two positions at York University in Toronto, Canada.
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Nell Tenhaaf
Associate Dean, Research
School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design
York University

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD) at York University is one of North America's leading schools for the arts, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Dance, Design, Digital Media, Film, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Art History, Media Studies, Theatre and Performance Studies.
1- Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in – Information Design, Advocacy and the Environment

We are seeking an outstanding researcher to be nominated for a Tier II Canada Research Chair. The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure track position in AMPD at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, with appointment to commence on July 1, 2015.

This pan-faculty position will attract a strong, well-established, hybrid research-practitioner with an original, innovative and stellar program of research, creative practice and significant scholarship in the areas of information design, advocacy and the environment. The successful candidate will participate across the knowledge domains of the visual arts, media, performance and design and often engage collaborations with environmental studies, health, computer science and engineering. We invite applications from candidates with demonstrable expertise in one or more of the following: graphical strategies for information design, development of tools and methodologies for data exploration, design-driven social advocacy, dynamic visualizations of live systems, interface design, design for virtual environments and massive multi-user systems, HCI, and strong cross-disciplinary approaches to information design. The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent in the areas of Digital Media, Design, Interactive Arts, Computer Science, or a closely related field, and experience working with undergraduate and graduate students.

For complete job description and application details, visit www.yorku.ca/acadjobs. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. Applications must be submitted in hard copy, by December 5, 2014.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) Employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.


2- We are seeking an outstanding junior researcher in the area of Games, Gaming and Gamification. The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. This position will attract a strong junior researcher whose creative practice and theoretical interests span games, gaming, and organized play as cultural phenomena, as a platform for art-making, and who explores gaming as it manifests in a wide range of contemporary practices. The candidate will be a practising artist and creative coder, with a strong theoretical framework, who has expertise with a variety of tools found in professional game development and whose technology-based art practice incorporates interdisciplinary approaches to art and science. The candidate will have the capacity to teach practicum courses in Digital Media and Design. The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent in the areas of Digital Media, Interactive Arts, Interaction Design, Computer Science or a closely related field, an outstanding research record, and experience working with undergraduate and graduate students, and must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

 For complete job description and application details, visit www.yorku.ca/acadjobs. This position, subject to budgetary approval, will commence July 1, 2015. The deadline for applications is December 5, 2014.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) Employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

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