External News

9 January 2020

The Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, a newly established $57M facility and academic degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is re-envisioning the university for the 21st century. We are seeking a foundational faculty team willing to overcome the status quo and foster authentic voices that reimagine immersive design, immersive + interactive media, cinematic arts, virtual and mixed reality, gaming, sonic arts, data + art, physical computing, virtual production and spatial and experience design.


An Assistant or Associate Professor of Emerging Media Arts: Computational Artist / Designer / Developer

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Two Assistant or Associate Professors of Practice of Emerging Media Arts: Interactive Media; Virtual Production; Virtual and Mixed Reality; Physical Computing; Gaming: Sonic Arts; Experience Design; Creative Coding

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These positions come with stipends to support research and creative activity and innovative teaching practices.

We envision being the premiere destination for an innovative faculty seeking a fresh social vision that plays to the innermost recesses of our imaginations, solves human-scale problems and tells breathtaking stories that stimulate, provoke and inspire.

Our approach to learning relies more on collaboration than competition in an environment where exploration, experimentation, analysis, risk, and failure can freely occur. Classes are run in a workshop-like environment facilitating active learning and encouraging discussion of concept, content, technique and impact.

Current areas of interest and research within the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts include: interactive storytelling, experience design, procedural content generation/generative methods, computational cinematography, VR/AR/XR, perceptual technologies, machine learning for artists, sonic arts, data and art, immersive and interactive media, immersive design, virtual production, entrepreneurship, and the application of block chain technologies and Artificial Intelligence.

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