Job: Interdisciplinary Position in Media Technology Development at the University of Georgia

The Telecommunications Department and the New Media Institute (in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication) and the College of Engineering, University of Georgia seek to jointly hire an Assistant Professor with an expertise in interactive media for an interdisciplinary position in media technology development. This is a tenure track appointment with shared teaching responsibilities in both Colleges. The ideal candidate will have competencies in hardware/software as they relate to interactive media and a research/creative interest in the application of these technologies. A record (or potential for) of seeking externally funded grants are of special interest to the committee.

The successful candidate will build and sustain partnerships with the media development community as well as leading development and design for real-world media projects.

Experience with and the ability to teach courses within several of the following areas is desirable:

  • ·      Video games
  • ·      Virtual environments
  • ·      Mobile technologies
  • ·      Internet of things
  • ·      Social media applications
  • ·      New media storytelling, writing

A Ph.D. in related fields is required.  Consideration of applications will begin on November 15th and continue until the position has been filled.  Applications should include a letter of interest, vita, and the contact information for three references should be sent to

Scott A. Shamp
NMI / Journalism
University of Georgia
Athens, GA  30602


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