Michigan State University(MSU) Assistant ProfAssociate Prof-Tenure System in East Lansing, Michigan

h3Working/Functional Title/h3 Ast Prof/Asc Prof h3Position Summary/h3 The Department of Media and Information (MI) at Michigan State University (MSU) seeks an innovative, dynamic individual to fill a full-time, tenure stream position at the assistant or associate professor level who can connect the creative and research approaches in the department, college, and university. We are particularly interested in someone who uses human-centered approaches to design, and is interested in emerging technologies, such as virtual reality, augmented reality, games, gamification, autonomous vehicles, Internet of things, smart homes, health technologies, neuro/biosensors, wearable devices, tangible computing, and other new technologies that are reshaping the world around us. We also value interests in socially relevant topics and making positive change in the world. Our ideal candidate both builds new things in the world and seeks to understand the impacts of the things they build, and integrates both the “arts” and “sciences” in their work. Candidates will be expected to gain visibility through juried creative works and/or peer-reviewed academic research publications. Given our strong interdisciplinary culture we welcome applications from individuals from a diverse range of disciplinary and methodological traditions who thrive in a vibrant academic environment. Faculty members are also expected to pursue external funding to support their research and/or creative activity. In addition, candidates will teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as advise graduate students on projects, theses, and dissertations. Expected start date is August 16, 2019. h3Required Degree/h3 Doctorate h3Minimum Requirements/h3 A terminal degree is required. h3Required Application Materials/h3 Cover Letter, current vita, URL to an existing individual or collaborative website that conveys your current scholarship and/or portfolio and the names and contact information for three individuals willing to serve as your recommenders to the search committee. h3Special Instructions/h3 To apply, please visit the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website (a href="https://jobs.msu.edu/"http://careers.msu.edu/a), refer to Posting #543608, and complete an electronic submission. Applicants should submit the following materials electronically: (1) a cover letter indicating the position you are interested in and summarizing your qualifications for it, (2) a current vita, (3) the URL to an existing individual or collaborative website that conveys your current scholarship and/or portfolio, and (4) the names and contact information for three individuals willing to serve as your recommenders to the search committee. Review of applications will begin on December 10, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Please direct any questions to Associate Professor Rick Wash, Search Committee Chair, Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University, at a href="mailto:wash@msu.edu"wash@msu.edu/a. h3Review of Applications Begins On/h3 12/10/2018 h3Website/h3 https://comartsci.msu.edu/media-and-info h3Department Statement/h3 MI is a top-five ranked, research and grant-active department. The department’s 31 faculty have core interests that focus on the study of technology and society, human-technology interaction, and technological systems. The MI faculty was deliberately recruited from a range of disciplines, including communication, computer science, media, human-computer interaction, management, psychology, sociology, anthropology, political science, economics, science and tec