The University of Akron School of Communication
Assistant Professor (Electronic Media)
The University of Akron School of Communication seeks qualified applicants specializing in radio/tv writing for tenure-track position to start August 2010. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
Duties: Teach assigned courses. Advise students; serve on college and/or university committees; engage in scholarly activities and/or creative endeavors. Where appropriate, participate in
curriculum development and assessment activities; serve on graduate committees; supervise independent study activities; render service to professional and/or lay communities. Graduate teaching possible, depending on qualifications and interests. Excellence in teaching, scholarly publications and/or creative productions, and service to the school and university.
Required qualifications: PhD, EdD, or MFA in media or related field in hand by August 2010. At least two years teaching experience. Demonstrated ability to teach continuity writing, advertising copywriting, narrative and non-narrative script writing.
Preferred qualifications: Ability to teach in one or more of these areas: video production, introduction to mass media, broadcast sales/management, and voice training for media. Professional experience in radio/television writing.
To apply: Submit curriculum vita, cover letter and three letters of reference to Dr. Sylvia White, Search Chair, School of Communication, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio 44325-1003.
Electronic submission preferred: firstname.lastname@example.org.
School of Communication: www.uakron.edu/schlcomm. The School of Communication is home to strong undergraduate and graduate programs in media studies and communication studies. Students are taught the central theoretical concepts and practical skills of the profession. Graduates are ready to take their places as knowledgeable, well-trained communication specialists and critical media consumers.
The University of Akron: www.uakron.edu. The University of Akron is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.