[Air-L] Position at Temple U. - Emergent Media - tenure track

Jan Fernback fernback at temple.edu
Wed Nov 30 06:30:12 PST 2011

 Position Announcement

Department of Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media
Temple University

Tenure Track position in Emergent Media

The department of Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass
Media (BTMM) at Temple University invites applications for a
tenure track assistant professor position in Emergent Media to
begin in fall 2012. We seek a scholar whose work addresses the
challenges and opportunities in emergent media, particularly
social media environments including mobile media and gaming;
other possible areas include telepresence and virtual/augmented
reality. The ideal candidate would be qualified to teach
undergraduate and graduate courses in media theory and
analysis including Media Communication Research (social
science emphasis); Technology & Culture; Mobile Media; The
Video Game Industry and Game Culture; Information Technology
Policy; and Information Society. Candidates must hold a PhD,
and demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching and a
promising record of scholarship.

The department has approximately 750 majors who study audio,
video and electronic media production; management of media
institutions; and social and psychological functions, processes
and effects of traditional and emergent media. It offers a master's
degree and contributes to an inter-departmental doctoral program
in Mass Media and Communication. BTMM is one of six
departments in a large, diverse and dynamic School of
Communications and Theater.

Temple University is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the
fourth largest media and telecommunications market in the
nation. The University community at large includes more than
35,000 students in the region and at several international
campuses; the School of Communications and Theater includes
4,200 undergraduate and graduate students.

For more information about the department, school, and Temple
University, please visit http://www.temple.edu/btmm and

To apply, please mail a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and
three letters of reference to the address below. Review of
applications will begin January 23, 2012 and continue until the
position is filled.

Matthew Lombard
Chair, EM Search Committee
Department of Broadcasting,
Telecommunications and Mass Media
Temple University
205 Annenberg Hall
2020 North 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Temple University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer and educator where diversity is an essential source of
vitality and strength. The University is committed to
nondiscrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex,
marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age and disability.

Matthew Lombard, Ph.D.
Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
lombard at temple.edu


This e-mail is from BTMMFAC, the listserv
for faculty in the Department of Broadcasting,
Telecommunications and Mass Media in the
School of Communications and Theater
at Temple University.

Jan Fernback, PhD
Associate Professor and Director, Graduate Program
Dept of Broadcasting, Telecom & Mass Media
Temple University
2020 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
fernback at temple.edu

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