The Integrated Media Department at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach media-arts production (3/3 load) beginning Fall 2024. Primary responsibilities of this position include teaching audio-production (field-recording and mixing) as well as introductory-level digital video/film production courses (camera operation and editing). Additionally, ability to teach courses focused on radio/podcasting, advanced film/video production, new/emerging media (VR, AR, interactive, etc), and/or non-fiction storytelling are all highly desirable, as is a teacher-scholar who will address questions of diversity, equity, social justice, and the common good across the curriculum in alignment with Gonzaga’s mission.
We wish to welcome teacher-scholars who possess strong pedagogical abilities, with particular sensitivity to inclusive, equity-minded teaching practices and who have demonstrated experience or interest in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students from a variety of backgrounds and identities, including those historically marginalized in the academy.
Consistent with the mission values of the University, the department strives to serve its community and the world through education, scholarship, artistic expression, inclusive media practices and professional and community engagement. The department welcomes candidates eager to contribute to the College’s goal of inclusive excellence in teaching and to pursue scholarly interests in an environment that values and practices care and respect for all community members. Applicants should be comfortable working in a liberal arts setting that fosters faculty collaboration and student engagement both inside and outside the classroom.
For information on our mission, please visit: https://www.gonzaga.edu/about/our-mission-jesuit-values/mission-statement
• PhD, MFA, MA or MS in media production (film, television, radio, new media) or related field.
• Ability to teach courses focused on audio production and basic video production.
• Two years of professional and/or teaching experience with media production.
• Demonstrated ability to implement inclusive, equity-minded teaching practices.
• Ability to teach courses focused on radio/podcast production.
• Ability to teach courses focused on scriptwriting and non-fiction storytelling.
• Ability to teach advanced film/video production courses.
• Ability to teach courses focused on new/emerging media production.
• Demonstrable commitment to issues applicable to diverse populations.
• Teach 18 credit hours per year (typically three courses per semester) with topics covering audio and video production. Teaching audio-production (field-recording and mixing) as well as introductory-level digital video/film production courses (camera operation and editing).
• Support the department and university through advising, service and other forms of academic citizenship.
• Maintain an active record of research and professional development.
To apply, please visit our website at www.gonzaga.edu/jobs. Applicants must complete an online application and submit (1) a cover letter that addresses the required and desired qualifications, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) copies of graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts ok), (4) a statement of teaching philosophy which addresses how the candidate will contribute to an inclusive learning environment, (5) links to an online portfolio or examples of recent work, and (6) names and contact information for three professional references. For information about the institution, visit www.gonzaga.edu. For more information about inclusive excellence in the College of Arts and Sciences, visit us at www.gonzaga.edu/casjobs. Questions about the position can be directed to search committee chair Matt McCormick at email@example.com.
Application review begins September 25, 2023 U.S. Pacific Standard Time and will be open until the position is filled. For assistance with your online application, call 509.313.5996.
Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status. Applicants with disabilities needing reasonable accommodations to complete the application or hiring process should contact Human Resources (509) 313-5996.