Assistant Professor in Integrated Media

Responsibilities:

The Department of Communication at the University of Mount Union seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Integrated Media to begin Fall of 2018.  The successful candidate will need to teach a broad range of media courses including Media, Culture and Technology; International Media Systems; Media Criticism & Popular Culture and Advertising; Political Communication; Media Management, Law and Policy, among others. Candidates for this position should be familiar with emerging forms of digital media and how growth in that area impacts the field. Additionally, candidates should be interested in contributing to general education courses and mentoring undergraduate research projects. Advising departmental student organizations and individual majors within the department also is expected.

Qualifications:

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field.  Demonstrated excellence in and a strong commitment to teaching at a small, liberal arts university is required. Experience with grant-funded research and/or industry-related experience desired.

Available Compensation:

August 1, 2018
Competitive, based on qualifications. Fringe benefits include a 10% contribution by the University to TIAA/CREF after one year of service; contribution by the University toward hospitalization, major medical, disability, and group life insurance; tuition exchange for qualified dependents.

Equal Opportunity:

The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Mount Union prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, marital or parental status, pregnancy, disability, or genetic information in student admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or employment as now or may hereafter be required by university policy and federal or state law.

Academic Rank:

Tenure-track position. Assistant Professor Level

 

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Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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