Assistant Professor, Media and Communication

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor, Media and Communication
Department Media and Communication - 21900
Pay Grade 1
Job Category Faculty
Job Summary

EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION, invites applications for a tenure track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position, available August 2018, focused to teach a variety of media production courses including video production, broadcast studio production, video editing, radio production and management, as well as production aspects of convergence journalism. The Department of Media and Communication offers an integrated, cross platform curriculum including undergraduate and graduate courses with the goal of producing graduates with a broad knowledge of the media and its wide variety of professions. Community engagement, particularly through service learning in the classroom, is emphasized in the department. We are a fast growing, professionally-focused department with undergraduate concentrations in advertising/public relations, journalism, and radio/television/film and a graduate program in Brand & Media Strategy. Curriculum is bridged through interdisciplinary collaborations with multiple campus units. Our department is the first in North America to embed the Adobe Experience Cloud media content solutions in curriculum and our relationship with Adobe is unique. Our Adobe alliance creates strong partnerships with industry for students and faculty. We are looking for a colleague who is interested in joining a team focused on innovation for students by teaching students to produce content that connects with digital audiences. Our Adobe initiative as well as the other growth initiatives in our graduate program makes this an exciting time to join our team. The Department of Media and Communication expects all successful candidates to establish and maintain an active research program and participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Successful candidates must be knowledgeable in aspects of media production as well as studio production. Candidates must have experience using and teaching with Adobe Creative Cloud. Continued knowledge of media trends is important.

Required Qualifications

Terminal degree in related field

Two years of professional experience in a media-related field

ABD considered provided the degree is complete by the end of the first year.

Preferred Qualifications

Three or more years of professional experience in a media-related field

Sports media production experience

Prior teaching experience at the college level

Salary $50,000
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00064P
Is this position subject to a criminal background check? No
Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No
Open Date 08/17/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents