[Air-L] Assistant Professor of Media Studies - Niagara University
dtewksbury at niagara.edu
Wed Nov 19 07:03:52 PST 2014
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Media Studies
Starting Fall 2015
The Department of Communication Studies at Niagara University is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Media Studies to begin in fall 2015.
Responsibilities: Candidates should be able to teach a variety of courses in both digital journalism and multimedia production, with a focus on how these media can be used to promote social justice. The teaching load is a 3/3, with a maximum class size of 35. An active program of research, potential for scholarly publication, and service to the university, the profession and the community are expected. The successful candidate is expected to participate in departmental and university duties, including student advising and committee work. A Ph.D. in a Communication or Media Studies discipline is required by the time of appointment.
About the Department: The Department of Communication Studies at Niagara University has a curriculum built on principles of social justice and seeks to instill in its students the important contribution that mass media can play in bettering the human condition. The program is designed to give students a strong background in both the liberal arts and professional approaches with respect to mass media. Niagara University, founded in 1856, is a private Catholic institution sponsored by the Vincentian community. The University overlooks the Niagara River on the U.S.-Canada border, just north of Niagara Falls, NY, and is in close proximity to Buffalo, Rochester, and Toronto.
You may apply online at jobs.niagara.edu, which will require you to upload (1) a letter of interest, (2) C.V., (3) teaching philosophy (4) research sample (5) the names and contact information of three references. Letters of reference will be requested from shortlisted candidates. Review of applications will begin on January 1st, 2015.
Please direct any questions regarding this position to Dr. Doug Tewksbury at dtewksbury at niagara.edu<mailto:dtewksbury at niagara.edu>
Niagara University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Individuals identifying with historically marginalized populations are particularly encouraged to apply.
Doug Tewksbury, Ph.D.
Communication Studies Department
PO Box 1922
Niagara University, NY 14109
e: dtewksbury at niagara.edu<mailto:dtewksbury at niagara.edu>
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