[Air-L] Two Hires, One Tenure-Track, One Lecturer in Media Arts, at Marist College, near NYC
Karen Schrier Shaenfield
kschrier at gmail.com
Fri Nov 1 08:03:40 PDT 2013
Sorry for cross-listings!
Hello LEGers! It's hiring time!
I am looking for a few partners-in-crime to join the Media Arts
department and teach in the brand new Media Studies and Production
major at Marist College. This year there are two open positions: one
is tenure-track and one is a professional lecturer (an ongoing
position, which can be renewed, potentially, indefinitely).
See below for the fine print!
Marist College is located in Poughkeepsie, New York, in the beautiful
Hudson Valley--a great place to live, but also just within commuting
range of New York City. It's been wonderful being here and raising my
The students are absolutely amazing and a joy to teach and work with.
If you love teaching, the flexibility to pursue your own scholarly or
artistic interests, like having a balanced lifestyle, and want to be
in the New York metro area, then this is the place for you. I really
love working at Marist.
Please email me any questions! See more at
(Note that it says hours are 8:30-5 pm M-F, but that is just a
formality. Actual hours will vary quite a bit! There's also no
official deadline on the ad, but I would unofficially recommend
submitting an application within the month.)
The official ad:
The Media Arts Department in the School of Communication and the Arts
at Marist College invites applications for two full-time positions to
teach in the B.A. in Media Studies and Production major, which
includes concentrations in Interactive Media & Game Design and
Television & Film, starting Fall of 2014. One position is
tenure-track; the other is a professional lecturer. Review of
completed applications begins immediately and will continue until the
positions are filled. The Media Arts Department in the School of
Communication and the Arts offers a B.A. in Media Studies and
Production with concentrations in Film & Television and Interactive
Media & Game Design. For more information please visit:
Duties and Responsibilities:
Qualified candidates for the tenure-track position will hold a Ph.D ,
M.F.A. or other terminal degree in Media Studies, Communication,
Human-computer Interaction, or a relevant field, and have teaching
and/or professional experience. Candidates with significant work
toward the terminal degree completion may be considered. The
tenure-track position carries a teaching load of 21 credits a year,
with expectations of continuing research and/or creative work in the
candidate’s area of expertise leading to tenure and promotion, and
service to the College, including but not limited to student advising
and serving on committees. The qualified candidate will be willing to
teach courses online when appropriate.
Qualified candidates for the professional lecturer position will hold
a Masters degree and/or have significant professional experience in
media or video production. Expectations for the professional lecturer
position include a teaching load of 24 credits a year and service to
the College, including but not limited to student advising and serving
on committees. The qualified candidate will be willing to teach
courses online when appropriate.
Both candidates should be able to teach the introductory media
creation course, which introduces students to tools for designing
digital media. Other teaching assignments might include such courses
as Media Aesthetics, Video Production, Interactive Media, Game Design,
and Media Theory.
Required Applicant Documents:
Resume, Cover Letter, References, Teaching Philosophy
Additional Application Instructions:
Please indicate whether you are applying for the tenure-track position
or the professional lecturer position. Candidates could include a link
to an online portfolio in their letter of interest.
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