Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Interactive Media and Performance

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Interactive Media and Performance

Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Regina

The Faculty of Fine Arts, with Dr. Charity Marsh, (Canada Research 
Chair in Interactive Media and Performance) at the University of 
Regina, is now advertising for a Post-Doctoral Fellow. The fellowship 
is related to Dr. Marsh?s research in one or more of the following 
areas: 1) (Indigenous) Hip Hop Cultures; 2) DJ Cultures including 
EDM, Club-Culture, Rave Culture, Techno, Psy-Trance, on-line, 
community, and pirate radio; and 3) Isolation, Identity, and Space: 
Production and Performance of Popular Music in Western and Northern 

In addition to working on the Canada Research Chair research 
projects, the Post-Doctoral Fellow will have the opportunity to 
develop their own research interests, participate in the broader 
activities of the Interactive Media and Performance Lab (IMP), the 
Interdisciplinary Studies graduate program, Department of Media 
Production and Studies, the Faculty of Fine Arts, and the University 
of Regina. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will have access to the IMP labs 
(which house a multi-media DJ interactive studio and performance/ 
workshop space, beat-making/production studio, and an ethnomusicology 
and field work lab), and the New Media Studio Lab (which houses HDTV 
Imaging and Editing Suite, a surround sound research studio, and a 3-
D visualization lab).

The Post-Doctoral Fellowship is a one-year term, starting May 1, 2008 
(or July 1, 2008), and renewable for a second year after a successful 
year-one review. Funding for this fellowship is provided by the 
University of Regina and the Saskatchewan Innovation and Science 
Fund. The Fellowship award is $32,500 per annum (non-negotiable).

The Post-Doctoral Fellow will be expected to engage in an active 
program of scholarly research in collaboration with Dr. Marsh and 
will be supported by a $2,500 research/travel grant for the tenure of 
the fellowship. The candidate will also have the opportunity to apply 
for sessional teaching and corresponding stipends (up to two half 
courses per year) subject to the availability of funds and the needs 
of the Faculty of Fine Arts and the University of Regina.

The successful applicant will have a recent Ph.D. and research 
experience in the areas of Media Studies, Popular Music Studies, 
Ethnomusicology, Indigenous Studies, Cultural Studies, Socio-Cultural 
Anthropology, or equivalent. The Fellow will have the capacity to 
undertake independent research as well as to manage large and ongoing 
research projects related to the Canada Research Chair in Interactive 
Media and Performance.

Applicants should submit a c.v., a one-page description of a research 
plan that would be carried out during the period of the appointment; 
a description of courses that one could offer in Media/ Film Studies, 
Music, and Interdisciplinary Studies; and a proposal for a special 
topics course. Applicants should describe the areas and strengths in 
research and teaching that they would bring to the Faculty of Fine Arts.

For more information please consult Dr. Charity Marsh at or 306-337-2623.

Deadline for applications is April 1, 2008.

Send applications to the following address:

Dr. Charity Marsh
Canada Research Chair
Ed. 243 ? Media Production and Studies
University of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada S4S 0A2

Charity Marsh, Ph.D.
Canada Research Chair
Interactive Media and Performance
Faculty of Fine Arts
Ed. 239.12  Media Production and Studies
University of Regina
Regina, SK, Canada S4S 0A2

306-585-4439 (fax)


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