The Department of Communication at Worcester State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Media Studies with an emphasis on Multimedia Production to begin in the Fall Semester of 2019. The successful candidate will be able to teach core courses in a diverse interdisciplinary Communication undergraduate program that also emphasizes convergent technology skills used in digital / multimedia production, digital storytelling, and/or social media. In addition to teaching, the appointee will also be expected to engage in continuing scholarship, curriculum development, student advising, and service to the university and its community. We seek candidates whose teaching focuses on the theory and application of digital media practices, particularly in video production, digital storytelling, social media, or related areas. The position requires teaching digital/multimedia classes, core courses in the curriculum, along with courses in the candidate's area of specialization. The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher and possess a well-developed Communication or multimedia-related scholarly and/or creative agenda.
Applicants must have a terminal degree (Ph.D. in Communication, Media Studies, or a closely related field, and/or an MFA in a related field). Candidates must engage in continuing scholarship and service, and advise undergraduate students.
Preferred Qualifications: A specialization in visual communication, social media, and/or multimedia production, is a plus.
Worcester State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer which seeks to reflect the diversity of its community.
Review of applications will begin October 1st and continue until position is filled.
Salary and rank commensurate with education and experience.
All applicants must apply online at: http://worcester.interviewexchange.com
Submission should include: cover letter, CV, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations (if available), and 3 letters of reference.
All information that can be uploaded to one's e-account should be done so by the applicant; information which cannot may be faxed to 508-929-8169 or sent to the following address:
Director of Human Resources
Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01602-2597
Category: Faculty and Librarian
Internal Number: 103016
About Worcester State University
WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a vibrant public university located in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts, the second largest city in New England and home to 38,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Situated on a compact 58-acre campus, the University offers 50 undergraduate and graduate academic programs to more than 6,400 students annually. The Princeton Review ranks us as one of the 75 "Best Value" public colleges in the country, as well as a "Best in the Northeast" college.
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