[Air-l] Job Position: tenure track assistant professor of media studies

David M Silver dmsilver at usfca.edu
Mon Jul 2 15:29:28 PDT 2007

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Media and Society
Deadline: October 1, 2007

The Media Studies Department at the University of San Francisco invites
applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant
Professor level, anticipated to begin Fall 2008.

Responsibilities include teaching two undergraduate courses per
semester, plus one additional course over two years (2-2-2-3 over two
years), and an active program of research and service. The successful
candidate will be qualified to teach at least two of our introductory
and core courses (Introduction to Media Studies, Media Institutions,
Media Audiences, Media Stereotyping and Violence, and Communication Law
and Policy) as well as courses related to the candidate's specialty.
Expertise and interest in teaching basic digital communication practice
will be a plus as will an emphasis on race/ethnicity and
international/global issues.

The Department is seeking an individual who is able to work with diverse
students and colleagues. Ph. D., or equivalent advanced degree in a
related field, plus a record of teaching, professional experience and
research, or other relevant creative activity, are required.

Applicants should submit, by October 1, 2007, a letter of application,
curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, brief description of research
plans, evidence of teaching ability (including sample syllabi, student
evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy) and three letters
of recommendation to:

Dr. David Silver
Media Studies Search Committee
Media Studies Department
University Center 538
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

We encourage minority and women candidates to apply. USF is an Equal
Opportunity Employer dedicated to affirmative action and to excellence
through diversity. The University provides reasonable accommodations to
qualified applicants with disabilities upon request.

The University of San Francisco is a Jesuit Catholic university founded
in 1855 to educate leaders who will fashion a more humane and just
world. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to work in a
culturally diverse environment and to contribute to the mission of the

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