Emory & Henry College

“The Mass Communications Department at Emory & Henry College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of mass communications, focused on broadcast and digital media production and media studies.

The ideal candidate will have an interdisciplinary focus that can encompass multiple topics in digital communication and technology, experience teaching in undergraduate studio, field and classroom environments, and be capable of providing instruction in the program’s undergraduate media production streams, with an emphasis on broadcast studio video production. Special consideration will be made for candidates with specialization in studio, broadcast and/or electronic video; computer-mediated communication; multimedia; digital storytelling; and critical media studies.

The Mass Communications Department at Emory & Henry College teaches a broad, interdisciplinary, journalism-based curriculum which boasts award-winning programming, graduates and faculty. The department produces a weekly television program and works closely with the student newspaper and the College’s 9,000-watt FM radio station. Faculty members in the department teach a broad range of courses in a 3-3 load and advise student media. Participation in the General Education curriculum is required.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in related academic field required. ABD candidates with significant progress will be considered. The ideal candidate will have both teaching and professional experience. Record/promise of successful scholarship is expected.

Apply with cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations (if available), transcripts, and contact information for three academic references to mcomm2017@ehc.edu. Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. Emory & Henry is a four-year, Methodist-affiliated, liberal arts college in southwest Virginia. Please visit our website at www.ehc.edu.

Emory & Henry College is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Emory & Henry is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Emory & Henry strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.”

James Madison University

The School of Media Arts & Design (SMAD) at James Madison University (JMU) invites applications for a renewable-term or tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position beginning in August 2017.

The School of Media Arts & Design seeks a student-oriented colleague who is committed to producing compelling user experiences in a collaborative environment and has a strong professional background in web, interactive or media production. This position will contribute to our Interactive Design curriculum with an emphasis on user experience (UX) and interaction design (IxD), and may include opportunities to teach in other media production areas and in the applicant’s areas of expertise. The ability to teach current technology trends with industry specific software (such as the Adobe Creative Cloud and Axure RP) is required. Experience with HTML, CSS and responsive web standards is preferred.

All SMAD faculty are engaged in teaching, service and research or creative activities. An MFA or Ph.D. is required for a tenure-track appointment; ABD applicants with the degree near completion will be considered. A master’s degree is required for a renewable-term appointment. Colleagues with professional experience and a master’s degree are encouraged to apply.

SMAD has four concentrations: Interactive Design, Creative Advertising, Journalism, and Digital Video and Cinema. In fall 2017, Interactive Design will replace the Converged Media concentration. SMAD faculty represent a blend of professional and academic interests. The school has more than 20 faculty members and approximately 600 undergraduate majors. For more information about the program, go to www.jmu.edu/smad.

JMU is a vibrant university of more than 20,000 students. It is located in Harrisonburg, a Virginia Main Street community of about 50,000, in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The university is approximately one hour from Charlottesville and two hours from Washington, D.C. and Richmond. JMU has been ranked as the South’s top public master’s-level university for 17 of the past 21 years by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, go to http://www.harrisonburgva.gov/.

To apply go to JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number 0407897 and submit the faculty profile, cover letter, curriculum vitae, an online portfolio as other document #1 and a list of 3 professional references. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience.

Screening of applications will begin March 27, 2017, and continue until the job is filled. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation.

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.