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Visual Media Instructor AY

Employer
Virginia Tech
Location
Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 16, 2024


The Virginia Tech School of Communication invites applications for a one-year nontenure track instructor appointment (with potential for renewal) to begin in August 2024. The instructor will teach four courses per semester. Potential courses include Visual Communication Strategies, Visual Media, and Visual News Reporting.

Applicants must have a master’s degree in advertising, communication, public relations, journalism, or closely related field. Preference will be given to applicants with college teaching experience, applied experience with Adobe Creative Suite, digital photography, and DSLR cameras. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate knowledge and experience in providing an equitable and inclusive educational environment that supports the learning of a diverse student body.

The School of Communication serves more than 1,000 undergraduate students across five majors (sports media and analytics, public relations, multimedia journalism, communication, and advertising) and 30 graduate students in its MA in communication degrees. Virginia Tech ranked 5th in the 2022 Sportscasters Talent Association of America ranking of sports broadcasting schools and is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America.

Screening of applications will begin 05/15/2024. Complete applications include the online application form and the following supplemental materials: 1) a cover letter briefly detailing the applicant’s prior teaching experience (if applicable) and fit with the job description, school, and Virginia Tech’s Principles of Community , 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) a list of three references (names, address, phone numbers, and email contacts). The candidate will be notified before references are contacted. Applications must be submitted electronically at http://jobs.vt.edu/applicants/.

Please direct questions about the position to Hannah Shinault Deuyour, School of Communication, Shanks Hall (0311), Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-9831, hannah84@vt.edu .

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT – serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world. The School of Communication fully embraces Virginia Tech’s commitment to increase faculty, staff and student diversity, to ensure a welcoming, affirming, safe, and accessible campus climate, and to advance our research, teaching, and service mission through inclusive excellence.

Advertised: April 16, 2024
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