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Assistant Professor in Electronic Media and Broadcasting

Employer
Northern Kentucky University
Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Other Arts, Communications, Digital Media, Film & Video, Media Studies, Other Communications
Employment Type
Full Time
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Working Title Assistant Professor in Electronic Media and Broadcasting Department Communication Full Time or Part Time? Full Time Position Number tbd Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Purpose of Position
Northern Kentucky University’s Electronic Media & Broadcasting program seeks candidates for a tenure-track faculty position beginning in August 2022. We seek a colleague who can successfully teach foundational and advanced courses in media production, aesthetics, and storytelling, with an emphasis on audio recording and engineering, sound design, professional television studio and control room technology, and/or professional experience in TV studio production.

Primary Responsibilities
In addition to teaching, successful candidates are expected to maintain an active research and/or creative program, particularly as it relates to their area of expertise in the media field, and participate in service to the University, Community, and Industry. As such, each candidate should be able to demonstrate teaching effectiveness, scholarship, and service. Electronic Media & Broadcasting is an award-winning undergraduate program within the College of Informatics that offers a Bachelor of Arts degree and works with close to 300 students across their major and minor programs.

The university is located only 10 minutes south of Cincinnati, providing a close proximity to numerous Fortune 500 companies, professional sports teams, top caliber arts organizations, and a growing feature film industry. Students and faculty are connected to a region that provides a variety of internships, experiential media projects, and collaborative opportunities.

In addition to this deep involvement locally, the Electronic Media & Broadcasting program is home to a robust study abroad program, allowing students and faculty to explore the world through media. Projects and partnerships reach from downtown Cincinnati to Cape Town, South Africa. Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience. Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.

We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of historically underrepresented groups is encouraged.. Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

1. Applicants must possess a Master’s degree in media production, digital media, informatics, communication/mass communication or other field directly related to media creation.
2. A strong portfolio in peer-reviewed academic and/or creative work that demonstrates expertise in applying theory to practice in media is required.
3. Ability to teach current courses in our undergraduate catalog .
4. A commitment to and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. MFA or Ph.D. in related media fields.
2. Teaching and/or professional experience audio recording and engineering, sound design, professional television studio and control room technology, and/or professional experience in TV studio production.
3. Experience in building and facilitating study abroad courses.

A complete application will require:
  • Letter of application
  • Select examples of creative or scholarly work,
  • CV,
  • Copies of recent teaching evaluations (qualitative and quantitative)
  • Three letters of reference
  • Diversity statement.




The diversity statement should provide the candidate’s unique perspective on their past and present contributions to and future aspirations for promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice in their professional career. (In line with the University’s Affirmative Action Policy, candidates are not expected to disclose their identity or membership either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee.

Demographic information is solicited through the application process; however, those data are confidential and are not provided to members of the search committee.)

Any candidate who is offered a position at NKU will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Questions regarding the use of the website should be directed to the Human Resources Department at jobs@nku.edu . Questions regarding the nature of the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Professor Sara Drabik at drabiks1@nku.edu .

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Minimum Education Master's Degree Preferred Education Doctorate
Requisition Number 2021F555 Job Open Date 10/15/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Quick Link https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/10830 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Summaries of the quantitative and qualitative teaching evaluations
Optional Documents
  1. Other


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