Job: Faculty Position in Mass Media Arts, University of Georgia, USA

Faculty Position in Mass Media Arts
Department of Telecommunications
Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication

The Department of Telecommunications of the Grady College at the
University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position
in Mass Media Arts to begin August 2013.

Academic Rank/Salary – Assistant Professor. Appointment will be
commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary competitive.

More info after the jump

Responsibilities – The Telecommunications Department seeks someone
with outstanding theoretical and applied expertise in fictional and
nonfictional storytelling across multiple digital platforms. The
successful candidate will have demonstrable potential to produce
scholarly research and/or creative work of the highest standard. The
position requires the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate
courses in writing for digital multiplatform media, including
screenwriting; digital media production and mediated narrative theory;
and a thorough grounding in media theory and practice. Also
desirable, but not required, is some industry experience in digital
media. Research programs or creative programs that have the potential
to attract external funding are particularly desirable. The
Department is home to scholars working in a variety of epistemological
and methodological traditions.

Qualifications – A Ph.D. or MFA in communication or related field is
required. Candidates should have a demonstrated record of programmatic
scholarly research or creative work and the potential for excellence
in teaching. Ability to mentor and direct doctoral and masters
students also is required. All successful candidates must be able to
serve on graduate student committees and have the ability to direct
theses and dissertations.

Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2012 and continue until filled.

To Apply – To apply for the position, submit a cover letter,
curriculum vitae, contact information for three references,
transcripts from your terminal degree program, and teaching
evaluations to: Prof. Andy Kavoori, Mass Media Arts Search Committee
Chair, Department of Telecommunications, Grady College of Journalism
and Mass Communication, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-3018;
Email: (706)-542-4971.

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