Faculty job opportunity, York University


    Mar 13 2015 | 10:18 pm
    Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in – Multisensory and Responsive Design
    We are seeking an outstanding researcher to be nominated for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair. The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure track position in the School of Arts Media Performance and Design at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, with appointment to commence on September 1, 2015.
    This pan-­faculty position will attract a newly established research-practitioner with an innovative and stellar programme of research, and a significant track record in creative practice in the areas of information design and multisensory experience/interaction design. The successful candidate will be a practicing artist/designer, creative coder and technologist (i.e., able to work across a range of methodologies, software tools and programming languages utilized in information and multisensory design), within a strong theoretical framework. She or he will participate across the knowledge domains of the arts, media, performance and design, as well as health, biology, computer science, engineering, industrial design, architecture or urban planning. We invite applications from candidates with demonstrable expertise in one or more of the following: development of artistic tools and methodologies for embodied data exploration, dynamic visualizations of live interactive systems, interface design, user experience design (UX), design for virtual environments and massive multi-­user systems, HCI, and strong cross-­disciplinary approaches to information design.
    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 April 20, 2015.
    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.