- Tenure Track Faculty Position in Multimedia
University of Oregon
The University of Oregon Arts & Administration Program (AAD) seeks to fill one full time faculty position at the associate or assistant professor level. Multimedia focused research is desirable. Doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) or other terminal degree required preferably in a discipline or field closely related to arts administration, such as arts management, multimedia, cultural studies, cultural economics, arts marketing and development, planning, arts education, and performing arts. Applicants should demonstrate evidence of college or university teaching excellence; experience related to multimedia, arts or cultural management; administrative responsibilities; active professional service; and strong commitment to scholarly activity and publications. The ability to secure external funds and teach in non-traditional formats is also desirable. Details of Arts & Administration faculty, students, program offerings and activities can be found at http://aad.uoregon.edu/
Responsibilities: Teach graduate courses in the area of arts management. Advise students seeking the Master's degree in Arts Management. Oversee a new multimedia management area of concentration. Direct Master's theses and projects. Teach undergraduate, university arts and letters courses such as: Art & Gender, Arts and Visual Literacy, and Art and Human Values. Maintain a line of research; participate in professional organizations; and serve on school and university committees.
Beginning salary is negotiable, depending on qualifications and will range on a 1.0 base from $40,000-50,000. The UO offers an outstanding benefit package. Applicants should send letter of application, vita, official transcripts of all coursework, three current references with phone and email, a written statement about commitment and approach to arts administration (about 500 words), evidence of scholarly work and teaching.
Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2006. The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. We invite applications from
qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity.
Direct inquiries to:
Arts & Administration Program
Search Committee Chair, Doug Blandy
School of Architecture & Allied Arts
5230 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5230
- Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Media Studies
Wheaton College invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Media Studies and New Media to begin August of 2007. The candidate should have a scholarly agenda focused in media and culture, be able to teach introductory to advanced level courses such as media studies, sight and sound, religion and culture, and digital society. The position could also include teaching basic speech and related courses in journalism.
The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. in Communication (or A.B.D.), demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching, and scholarly or creative productivity potential. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2006 and continue until the position is filled. Please send letter of application, curriculum vita, teaching evaluations, and relevant publication to: Dr. Lynn Cooper, Chair; Communication Department; Wheaton College; 501 College Avenue; Wheaton, Illinois 60187.
Wheaton College is an evangelical protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty members affirm a Statement of Faith and the moral and lifestyle expectations of our Community Covenant. Wheaton College complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
- Tenure Track Faculty Position in Communication
University of California, San Diego
The Department of Communication at the University of California, San Diego seeks to fill a position at either the assistant, tenure-track or associate professor, with tenure to begin July 1, 2007 in the area of Communication and the Person which focuses on symbolic communication and mediated human activity. We invite applications from scholars whose work concerns either of two areas: 1) play and communication, broadly conceived to include traditional forms of children's play activity as well as emergent new forms such as videogames, MMOGs and various forms of fantasy. 2) work and communication in important social institutions involving collaboration within teams and groups in one location or across geographically and temporally disparate locations. Possible workplaces may include but are not limited to: newsrooms, assembly lines, hospitals, courthouses, museums and software design teams. We are particularly interested in scholars whose work is attentive the many forms of difference -- of ethnicity, gender, etc. -- at work in these areas.
Review of applications will begin Oct. 1 and continue until position is filled. Send vita, statement of research and teaching interests, one work sample (such as a recent publication), and contact information for three references to:
Prof. Michael Cole
Dept. of Communication (0503)
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0503
Applicants are also invited to provide comments about his/her leadership activities and/or contributions to diversity. UCSD is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.
- Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Media Studies/Mass Communication
College of Charleston
The Department of Communication at the College of Charleston announces a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, to begin August 2007. Ph.D. required by time of appointment.
This position requires a specialty in media studies and/or mass communication. Research and teaching interests in public relations, advertising, and/or new media are especially welcome. Candidates employing a variety of methodological perspectives are encouraged to apply. Teaching assignments depend on the expertise of the successful applicant but could include courses in public relations, advertising, new media, mass communication theory, media history, and media writing.
Evidence of effective teaching (e.g., syllabi, examples of student work, student evaluations), a description of your commitment to the most recent pedagogical and technological advances, and evidence of scholarly potential (e.g., copies of previous work) are crucial.
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio, and official graduate transcripts. Three letters of reference also should be sent to the search committee:
Dr. Chris Lamb, Search Committee Chair
Department of Communication
College of Charleston
66 George Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29424
Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Materials should arrive by October 10, 2006 to assure full consideration. The College of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. This friendly, collegial department has 23 full-time faculty, over 800 undergraduate majors, and a new master's program.
To learn more about the College of Charleston, located in the historic downtown area, visit our Web site at http://www.cofc.edu/communication. The College of Charleston strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. The College of Charleston is committed to creating a diverse community.
Thursday, August 10, 2006
academic jobs in media and new media studies
please direct all inquiries to the contact person listed in each of the entries below.