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Asst Professor Media Communications and Media Studies

Job Description Summary The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Media Communications and Media Studies, in the Department of Communications & Journalism. We are seeking candidates with a broad, integrated perspective, able to contribute to curriculum and scholarship at multiple points, and excited by the pace of change in the field, whose experience and expertise complements that of our existing faculty, who bring new perspectives to discussions of curriculum revision and strategic planning for the department. There are opportunities to participate in significant revision of our programs. This is one of two such positions. For more information see http://www.webster.edu/communications/ Minimum Qualifications Ph.D., teaching experience, and evidence of potential for academic career success are required; candidates with plans to complete the Ph.D. by Fall 2019 may apply. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as are candidates with international and interdisciplinary experience. Preferred Qualifications International experience and interests are desirable and candidates may have additional interests or specialties in journalism, strategic communication, political communication, organizational, interpersonal, health, or other fields of communication and media. Experience and expertise in social media, digital strategies, digital audience engagement, and related media analytics are of particular interest. Physical Demands Essential Duties The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and advise students in Media Communications and related areas, provide faculty service, and engage in professional development, including scholarship and creative activity. Full Time (>30 hrs/wk) or Part Time (<30 hrs/wk)Full TimeSpecial Instructions to Applicants Applicants should send: (1) a letter of interest that addresses qualifications and fit to the position and School, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references; additional materials may be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Note that this is one of two open positions with the same job description; we will hire two candidates whose areas of expertise complement each other and our existing faculty. F0118
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