The Department of Journalism + Media in the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) at Florida International University seeks a dynamic faculty member for either:
a tenure track/tenured Assistant/Associate Professor of Digital Media or
a non-tenure-earning/non-tenured Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor of Professional Practice in Digital Media.
The successful candidate will teach digital storytelling: writing, coding, multimedia design, data visualization, social media strategies, audio and video integration. We are looking for someone who has a talent for identifying media trends and emerging platforms and can help prepare our students for next-generation storytelling.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for integrating storytelling and technology; a portfolio of work in one or more of the following areas: multimedia storytelling, data-driven narrative, augmented and/or virtual reality; and experience teaching. Candidates who bring a research focus that complements one or more of the Department's research areas in climate change, science and health communication, multi-cultural communication and emerging technologies will be especially considered.
This is a full-time 9-month tenured/tenure track position or a multi-year, non-tenure earning professional practice appointment (initial appointment of 3 years) and is renewable upon mutual consent. A Ph.D. or related terminal degree is required for the tenured/tenure track position. Alternatively, a master’s degree and substantial experience are required for the clinical professional practice position. Candidates are expected to have a dynamic professional practice and/or an active research agenda in keeping with the department’s tenure and promotion standards. Ideally creative or research activity will find opportunities to include qualified students. The initial appointment will start in August 2020.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 520222 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach the following:
A letter of interest (maximum two pages) that summarizes the candidate’s background and teaching, research and service objectives.
Portfolio of relevant teaching, professional, and research/scholarly work in PDF format not to exceed 10MB. The portfolio may include links to online work.
Names and contact information of three references. They will be contacted if the applicant is shortlisted.
Direct any questions to Dr. Susan Jacobson, Chair of the Search Committee, via email at email@example.com
Applications will be reviewed beginning February 18th 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 50222
About Florida International University
Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a “R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity” and recognized as a Carnegie Community Engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as business, engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy and is ranked second in Florida in Forbes Magazine’s “America’s Best Employers” list. FIU graduates are consistently among the highest paid college graduates in Florida and are among the leaders of public and private organizations throughout South Florida. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission with multiple state-of-the-art research facilities including the Wall of Wind Research and Testing Facility, FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program and the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 stud...ents in two campuses and centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, the Miami Beach Urban Studios, and Tianjin, China. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/