SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Faculty)
Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:
Department: Communication & Media
Budget Title: Assistant Professor
Local Title: Assistant Professor - Digital Media Management
Posting Date: October 19, 2012
Duties: The Department of Communication and Media at the State University of New York at New Paltz invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of assistant professor, beginning Fall 2013.
We seek a person who can lead, teach and do quality research in our Digital Media Programming and Management program. Desired areas of specialization include current media technologies, and trends and practices within converging media industries throughout the world, with some interest in media entrepreneurship. The candidate should be able to teach effectively both fundamental and advanced digital media management courses at an undergraduate level, and have a commitment to exploring the broader social dimensions of media management in a global context.
The annual teaching load is three courses per semester (twenty credits per year). Courses to be taught include Media and Society, Media Programming and Management, Digital Media and Technology, Media Research Methods, Global Media, and a capstone course entitled Digital Media Convergence, as well as elective courses such as History of American Television or Milestones in Documentary.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. is preferred; exceptional ABD candidates with a firm completion date will be considered. Professional media industry experience is strongly desired. Along with teaching and scholarly research, duties include advising and collegial participation in the life of the Department and the University. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.
Contact Information: Electronic submissions preferred. Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a brief writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to:
email@example.com, using this subject heading: “Search #F12-21”.
Paper submissions should go to:
Chair, Digital Media Management Search Committee
HAB 602A, 1 Hawk Drive
State University of New York at New Paltz
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443
Please note search #F12-21 on all materials submitted. Official transcripts will be required of successful applicant.
Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled; priority given to applications received by 1/21/13.
Other important information about this vacancy: The Department of Communication and Media is one of the largest on campus with over 550 declared undergraduate majors in Communication Studies, Radio-TV Production (as of Fall 2012, Digital Media Production), Media Management (Fall 2012, Digital Media Programming and Management), Journalism, and Journalism/Public Relations. For more information about the program, go to http://www.newpaltz.edu/comm_media/about.html
Recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs, New Paltz is a highly-selective comprehensive public college of about 7,800 students, offering a variety of undergraduate as well as some graduate degree programs. New Paltz is located 80 miles north of New York City, at the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, with easy access to the City and to nearby cultural and recreational amenities.
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