Assistant Professor of Digital Arts & Sciences

Dec 23, 2016
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Assistant Professor of Digital Arts & Sciences

Job Description:

Position: Full-time, nine month, tenure accruing faculty position

Date of Expected Hire: August 16, 2017

Responsibilities: Teaching of courses related to digital storytelling, game studies, and communications for the Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees in Digital Arts and Sciences (DAS) in addition to creative and technical contributions to the research and digital media production activities of the Digital Worlds Institute. Additionally, you may be expected to participate in various governance and service functions (including but not limited to) faculty and committee meetings and other assigned university activities.

DIGITAL WORLDS INSTITUTE:Digital Worlds Institute (DW) is an interdisciplinary institute that offers academic and research programs at the intersection of the arts, communications, and technology. Founded in 2001 as a partnership between the College of the Arts and the College of Engineering, DW has grown its initiatives across additional units including the Colleges of Education, Journalism & Communications, and the Health Sciences. DW offers both a graduate and an undergraduate program in Digital Arts & Sciences. By bringing together the diverse talents of UF faculty, students, and staff in a multifaceted collaborative environment, the Institute serves as a platform for interdisciplinary research and teaching that would not have occurred within the confines of any one college or department. Through the use of interactive tools and technologies, the Institute promotes transdisciplinary creativity across classrooms, continents, and cultures. For more information, visit .

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Terminal degree in an area related to the Digital Arts & Sciences.

Preferred Qualifications:

College or university teaching experience desirable. Expertise and research interests related to digital storytelling, game studies, and communications.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2017 and continue until an applicant pool is established. To ensure full consideration, all application documents must be submitted by March 1, 2017.  Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.  Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida's online application system at  Online applications must include the following: (1) a detailed letter of application; (2) a curriculum vita; (3) links to work samples; and (4) names and contact information of three references. The application system will prompt the applicant for the names/emails of the references. The search committee will notify the applicant before the system contacts those references, who will be requested to upload their letters of reference directly to the application website. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time. 

Inquiries may be sent to: Justin Marlin, Chair, Assistant Professor Search, Email:

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Health Assessment Required: No


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