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Job Announcement: Tenure Track in Media Production

2013 August 20
by smonani

The School of Communication at Florida State University is accepting
applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Media
Production. The ideal candidate will have technical skills in media
production, an active research/creative program and classroom experience
teaching media production. Areas of expertise may include camerawork, editing
and post-production, lighting, sound recording and mixing, or 3D video
production. Applicants with additional expertise in documentary and/or sports
media are particularly encouraged to apply.
Candidates should have a research/creative agenda that fits within
Communication and the Public Interest, one of the emphasis areas for the
School of Communication.  Candidates should also have the ability to work
effectively within an interdisciplinary environment.  Current faculty
research interests within the School currently include environmental
communication, political economy, health communication, civil rights and
social movements and media effects.  More information about the School can
be found here: [1].

A Ph.D. in communication or a related discipline, or MFA in film or video is
required. The position will require a demonstrated record of scholarly
publication and/or juried exhibition of creative work, potential for
externally funded research or creative projects, and effective teaching.
Successful applicants will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and
graduate (Master’s and Ph.D.) programs within the School, serve on School,
College, and University committees, and advise students.

How to Apply:

If qualified and interested in a specific vacancy as advertised, apply to
Florida State University at [2].

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all
applicable information. Applications must include work history and all
education details (if applicable) even if attaching a resume.

Requests for additional information should be addressed to Andy Opel, PhD,
Chair, Director Search Committee: [3].  Application letters
should be addressed to Andy Opel and should detail perspectives, and
approaches; vision of the profession; cover letter; curriculum vitae; and
contact information for at least three references. Review of applications
will begin on October 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
Preferred starting date is August 2014.

Application materials should be sent electronically to:

Andy Opel, Ph.D.
Media Production Search Committee Chair
School of Communication
Florida State University
3100 University Center, Building C

296 Champions Way

Tallahassee, FL 32306-2664 [4]
FSU is an equal employment opportunity employer.

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