Lecturer: digital media programming and signal processing at UCSB

I have received the following from my alma mater, University of California, Santa Barbara:

The Media Arts and Technology Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites
applications for a Lecturer, starting July 1, 2011. The department seeks candidates who will teach core and
specialized courses in digital media programming and signal processing, with a focus on digital audio
applicable to immersive, interactive, and distributed environments, working with high-dimensional data
generated in scientific and artistic domains. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with
artists, engineers, and scientists in an interdisciplinary environment of research, creative work, and

Media Arts and Technology (MAT) is a transdisciplinary graduate program at UCSB in both the College of
Letters and Science (Division of Humanities and Fine Arts) and the College of Engineering. MAT offers
Master’s and PhD degrees and has approximately 40 graduate students and 10 faculty, several with joint
appointments in engineering and arts departments. Areas of expertise include human-computer interaction,
electronic music and sound design, computational visual and spatial arts, and multimedia signal processing.
Offices and labs are housed in the new California Nanosystems Institute building at UCSB, which includes
a unique research facility called the Allosphere, a three-story spherical immersive environment.

Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.mat.ucsb.edu. Applicants are
expected to hold a doctoral degree in Media Arts and Sciences, Computer Science, Computer Music, or a
closely related field, have demonstrated excellence in research, and have a strong commitment to teaching
and interdisciplinary scholarship and/or creative activity.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of
the academic community through research, teaching, and service. Primary consideration will be given to
applications received by February 1, 2010; however, the position will remain open until filled. Applications
must include a CV, research and teaching statements, and at least three letters of reference. See
http://www.mat.ucsb.edu/recruit for information on how to apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.


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