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Assistant Professor in Convergent Media
The Department of Mass Communications
The Department of Mass Communications at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville seeks candidates for a tenure track position in Convergent Media. 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.
The successful candidate should possess an earned Ph.D. in mass communications, 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 skills, such as html, css, and other production techniques, digital photography and visual storytelling and media convergence theories, practices and technologies. Ability to teach additional courses such as social media, graphics and animation, interactive design principles is a plus. 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.
Terms of Appointment
Academic, tenure track, beginning August 16, 2014, 100%.
Source of Funds
Commensurate with education, training and experience. Excellent fringe benefits.
Send CV, unofficial copies of transcripts, cover letter and three reference letters to:
Search Committee Chair (Convergent Media)
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.
Review of applications begins November 29, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
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