Cabrini University

Digital Media and Video Instructor

Posting Number: 2014F0065P

Position Number: F00012

Anticipated Start Date: 08/14/2017

Full-Time

Exempt

The Department of Communication, Cabrini University, invites applications for a full-time faculty position to teach courses in digital media with an emphasis on video. Using a project-oriented approach, this visual communication candidate will help students navigate the evolving platforms of journalism and video storytelling, including immersive technologies.

The successful candidate should be someone eager to engage in continuous curriculum innovation to enhance instruction in media convergence. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to advise students, work cross-functionally with existing faculty to grow students’ multimedia skills, maintain a vigorous professional development agenda, and nurture contacts with professional media in America’s 4th largest media market. The position requires teaching 12 semester credits (normally 4 courses) per semester or the equivalent. Expectations for all Cabrini University faculty include teaching excellence, scholarship and professional activities, curriculum development, student advising, and departmental and university-wide service.

Please see the full description of this position and application requirements on the Cabrini University website: http://apptrkr.com/936037

Wilkes University

Assistant Professor, Communication Studies

Wilkes University invites applicants for a full time, tenure-track position in the Department of Communication Studies beginning August 28, 2017. The high-profile Department of Communication Studies program offers concentrations in strategic communication, media production, multimedia journalism and rhetorical studies to approximately 60 majors.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching three classes each semester in the area of strategic communication and/or the communication core, and managing our student-run public relations agency, Zebra Communication. An earned Ph.D. in Communication Studies is required.  The ideal candidate will have prior professional and teaching experience in the strategic communication/public relations field.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Wilkes University is an independent, comprehensive university dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professional programs. The University has approximately 2,000 students at the undergraduate level and over 2,000 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels.

Its institutional focus is on developing strong mentoring relationships with each of its students and contributing vitally to economic development of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a revitalized city that is located on the lovely Susquehanna River and is within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia.

To apply, visit www.Wilkes.edu and click “Jobs at Wilkes”. Please be sure to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings.  The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.

 

Susquehanna University

Assistant/Associate Professor of Communications

The Department of Communications at Susquehanna University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Digital Communications and Media Arts to join seven colleagues in a broad-based, flourishing undergraduate Communications program. Ph.D. in a Communications discipline is preferred; ABD or MFA in a related field will be considered. Rank will be determined by credentials and experience. Demonstrated success or evidence of potential to excel in teaching and advising undergraduates is required. Professional experience and specialization in advertising, broadcasting, data visualization, journalism, public relations, or sports media is preferred. Duties include teaching essentials of digital media, advanced digital media, and courses according to area of specialization; supervising students in a digital media lab; serving as an academic advisor; ongoing scholarly and/or creative productivity; and departmental and institutional service. Ability to teach WordPress or similar content management systems, HTML and CSS, web content management, video fundamentals such as iMovie, Google and Facebook analytics, MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and social media outlets is required. Standard teaching load is three courses per semester.

Please submit application letter; CV; statement on how you will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, including your knowledge of and experience with inclusive pedagogical practices in classroom teaching, advising, and mentoring; and current reference letters online at https://jobs.susqu.edu/. Any inquiries should be sent to the department head, Catherine Hastings, at hastings@susqu.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment begins in August, 2017.

As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.