Hello CRUMB list
thought you'd all be interested to hear about this job at The Banff
Centre. As some of you may know the Banff New Media Institute has
been folded into a new and larger department of Film and Media (which
includes the Mountain Festival and the TV Festival). As such there is
a search for someone to take it all into new direction.
This job was posted last week:
Director of Digital Media Research
Appointed to a two-to-three-year term, the Director of Digital Media
Research will develop and maintain an effective program of applied
research in the field of Digital Media to contribute to the
programming needs of the Film and Media Department.
-Securing external research funding.
-Developing and nurturing external partnerships.
-Overseeing the research infrastructure in the area of digital media
-Engaging a wide variety of partners, including practicing artists,
university researchers, or colleagues from the creative industries in
collaborative projects, such as dedicated research programs, co-
productions, as well as workshops, conferences, and summits.
-Providing oversight to several existing labs (including the CFI-
funded collaboration and visualization labs).
-Articulating the vision for future research infrastructure and
-PhD in computer science, or equivalent work experience in a related
-Demonstrated success as a researcher.
-A collaborative approach to research and scholarship.
-Candidates offered a position with the Centre, in this capacity,
will be required to obtain a criminal record check through the local
R.C.M.P. detachment, verifying a clear record before a final job
offer can be made.
This is a Management/PSP position, with a one year probationary period.
Date Posted: October 6, 2010 Date Closes: When suitable