Department of Media Studies
Instructional Academic Staff (9 month, full-time). This is a one-year position, with possible renewal subject to funding and staffing contingencies. Position is available August 21, 2013.
MA in Media Studies or closely related field required. Ph.D. or ABD in Media Studies or closely related field preferred. Teaching experience desired. Knowledge and demonstrated proficiencies in some or all of the following areas: public relations, journalism, audio and video production. Experience with Mac and PC delivery mechanisms, traditional and on-line reporting and/or broadcasting desired. Demonstrable skills in oral and written communication, observable dedication to undergraduate education, enthusiasm for professional engagement with students in and out of the classroom and demonstrated commitment to or experience with racially diverse populations required. Interest in advising student media a plus.
Teach 4 or 5 courses per semester according to department need and area of expertise. Potential to advise student media (see www.uwplatt.edu/mediastudies
Commensurate with professional experience and qualifications.
Submit letter of application; curriculum vita; undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable); statement of teaching philosophy; separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and other issues of historic marginalization; and names and contact information for three references, electronically via on-line application process. Final candidates will provide a teaching demonstration.
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Review of completed applications will begin December 10, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.
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