Assistant Professor of Media Studies

Assistant Professor of Media Studies
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Job no: 494137
Position type: Faculty (Full-Time)
Location: Brockport
Division/Equivalent: Academic Affairs
School/Unit: School of Arts and Sciences
Department/Office: Journalism, Broadcasting and Public Relations
Categories: Faculty
Assistant Professor of Media Studies
The College at Brockport
The Journalism, Broadcasting and Public Relations Department, a newly formed department, at The College at Brockport, State University of New York invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August, 2019. We seek a dynamic colleague to join our fast-growing department and we particularly welcome applications from scholars from populations historically underrepresented in the academy and/or who have experience working with diverse populations.
Major Responsibilities
Teach three courses each semester at the undergraduate level; maintain an active program of scholarship in the area of Media Studies; advise and mentor students; and engage in service at the department, College, and/or professional levels. Teaching areas may include Fundamentals of Media; Media and Society; Film as Social Commentary; Communication Technology and Social Change; Theories of Mass Communication; Race, Gender and Media; and potential to develop courses in the candidate?s area of expertise.
Required Qualifications
+ Doctorate in Communications or a related field required with expertise in media studies. ABD candidates will be considered but must earn their doctorate within 6 months of hire. Degree must be from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.
+ Demonstrated evidence of successful teaching, ability to teach media studies, ongoing scholarship, and the ability to teach a culturally diverse student population.
Preferred qualifications
+ Experience teaching Media Studies courses.
+ Ability to work with professional colleagues who utilize a variety of approaches to teaching and communication research.
The College
We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College?s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.
The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters' programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. Located in Western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances, retirement and healthcare and dependent care savings accounts.
Application Instructions
Preference will be given to application materials received by November 5, 2019, and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should apply online at jobs.brockport.edu. For consideration, please submit 1.) Letter of Application; 2.) CV; 3.) List of three professional references; 4.) Statement detailing academic and research interests; and, 5.) Statement of Teaching Philosophy.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor?s Office of Employee Relations via email at info@goer.ny.gov.
The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.
Advertised: 08 Oct 2018 Eastern Daylight Time
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