Department: Mass Communications
Nature Of Work:
The Department of Mass Communications at the University of West Georgia invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Film & Video Production to begin August 1, 2018 in an expanding department. The department is a top-5 major with nearly 600 undergraduates housed in the College of Social Sciences; offers concentrations in Convergence Journalism, Digital Media & Telecommunication, Film & Video Production, and Public Relations; and is home to cutting-edge experiential learning labs, including bluestone Public Relations Firm, The West Georgian, The WOLF Internet Radio, and WUTV. Located less than an hour west of Atlanta, a top-10 U.S. media market, the department partners with a mix of professionals to offer networking, professional development, and internship opportunities
Candidate should be able to teach fundamentals and advanced film and video production, and at least two intermediate production courses (digital cinematography, sound design, post-production, producing, documentary production, fiction, animation, etc.); and ability to teach Film & Culture and Short-Form Screenwriting & Analysis is a plus. Additionally, candidate will be expected to teach core courses as well as courses that support other concentrations, e.g., digital social media, diversity and mass media, introduction to mass communications, media ethics, photojournalism, and special topics. Requires a terminal degree (M.F.A. or Ph.D.) in the discipline, e.g., film, radio/television/digital communication, mass communication, or a closely related field; a 12 credit-hour teaching load per semester, though 3 credit-hours of reassign-time is granted each semester for professional growth and development activity; at least three years of part-time and/or full-time professional experience; and scholarship and service commensurate with rank.
Salary: Salary is competitive.
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
How to apply
Email applications in PDF format, preferably in a single file, to Deon Kay, Search Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications should include letter of application, curriculum vitae, list of three references, and link to online portfolio. Only complete applications will be considered.
Conditions Of Employment:
Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.