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Faculty Position FY14-33
October 17, 2013

Position Title
Assistant Professor in Multimedia Production

Hiring Unit
The Department of Mass Communications

Job Description
The Department of Mass Communications at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville seeks candidates for a tenure track position in Multimedia Production.  Standard teaching load is three courses per semester.  Additional opportunities exist to teach courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise in both the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs. 

Qualifications Required
The successful candidate should possess an earned Ph.D. in mass communications, journalism, media arts, or a related field (ABD considered); relevant professional experience, evidence of potential to create a program of scholarly research and/or creative activities and to assist in curriculum development, as well as the ability to teach courses in multimedia production, visual storytelling, television studio and field production, advanced broadcast writing, media management and other related areas of broadcasting, such as motion graphics .  Ability to teach additional courses such as social media, graphics and animation, and interactive design principles is a plus.

Terms of Appointment
Academic, tenure track, beginning August 16, 2014, 100%.

Source of Funds

Commensurate with education, training and experience. Excellent fringe benefits.

Application Process
Send CV, unofficial copies of transcripts, cover letter and three reference letters to:

     Search Committee Chair (Multimedia Production)
     Department of Mass Communications
     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
     Campus Box 1775
     Edwardsville, IL  62026

* Candidates are encouraged to submit samples of their work on a CD-ROM or provide url links to their online portfolios.

Application Deadline
Review of applications begins November 29, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status in violation of Title VII.

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