[Air-L] Interactive media and multimedia positions open
andersj at elon.edu
Sun Nov 1 06:50:59 PST 2009
FYI: Two newly created faculty positions are open at Elon University.
Elon is a private university of 5,000 students and nearly 700 graduate
students in the heart of North Carolina. Newsweek recently named Elon the
nation¹s leading college for engaged learning. U.S. News & World Report
ranks Elon #2 among the 199 master¹s-level universities in the South. The
University is located in the corridor that includes Duke, Wake Forest and
UNC Chapel Hill. Elon¹s campus is designated as a botanical garden.
INTERACTIVE MEDIA POSITION Elon University, NC: We seek a faculty member
with a Ph.D. and professional experience to teach undergraduate and graduate
courses in interactive media. The ideal candidate will have an interactive
media professional background and a theory driven scholarship agenda in
interactive design and/or strategies. Dr. Connie Book, associate dean of the
school, is chairing these searches. Please send an application letter, CV
and list of references to imediasearch at elon.edu
<mailto:imediasearch at elon.edu> .
MULTIMEDIA POSITION Elon University, NC: We seek a faculty member with a
terminal degree (Ph.D. or M.F.A.) and professional experience in digital
media to teach courses in visual design and basic multimedia production.
This faculty member will teach a core course required of undergraduate
majors in communication, Digital Media Convergence. In this course students
learn design theory and a broad range of hardware and software skills.
Skills include, but are not limited to, graphic design, photography,
audio/video and web-design work. The successful applicant¹s area of
expertise can be in any of the following fields: should be rooted in
broadcast, cinema, journalism, new media, photojournalism, strategic
communications or other related field. The ideal candidate will have a
strong digital media background and a solid theoretical foundation.
When applying please specify your hardware and software skills and include
examples of work in the form of a digital portfolio available online or by
DVD. Dr. Connie Book, associate dean of the school, is chairing these
searches. Please send an application letter, CV and list of references to
multimediasearch at elon.edu <mailto:multimediasearch at elon.edu>
Elon¹s nationally accredited School of Communications is home to almost 20
percent of the student body. Students select among majors in Journalism,
Strategic Communications, Media Arts & Entertainment (broadcast and cinema),
and Communication Science. The School also offers an M.A. in Interactive
Media. The School of Communications has six Mac labs, two television
studios, and a large field production inventory for faculty and students.
Final Cut Studio 7, Adobe CS4 Design Premium, and Pro Tools 8 are the
primary software tools currently used in our curriculum. The school is
known for having one of the best technology infrastructures in the nation.
To learn more about the School of Communications, visit
Janna Quitney Anderson
School of Communications
andersj at elon.edu
(336) 278-5733 (o)
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