International Communication Faculty Position in Media Studies
Penn State University
College of Communications
The Department of Film-Video and Media Studies is seeking candidates with the ability to contribute to the broad intellectual and creative life of an interdisciplinary media studies program. To that end, a tenure-track assistant professor position in international communication is available starting August 2014.
Candidates should have demonstrated scholarly interest and teaching expertise in international communication and related topics (e.g., comparative media systems). Key responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester and student advising (including the possibility of graduate-level teaching and mentoring), service on departmental and college committees and the active pursuit of a substantive agenda for scholarly/creative work. An earned Ph.D. in Mass Communication, Media Studies, or a related field is preferred, although ABD status will be considered.
The College of Communications at Penn State is home to four departments: Advertising/Public Relations; Film-Video and Media Studies; Journalism; and Telecommunications. In addition, the College offers a master’s degree program in media studies, and a Ph.D. program in mass communications. The University Park Campus is set in State College, a university town located in the heart of central Pennsylvania. State College offers a vibrant community with outstanding recreational and cultural activities, and excellent public schools. The campus is also within a half-day drive to Washington, DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City and Pittsburgh.
To apply, send a letter describing qualifications, a c.v. detailing teaching and research/creative experience and the names of three to five references to International Communication Faculty Search Committee, College of Communications, Penn State University, 201 Carnegie Building, University Park, PA 16802. Electronic submissions should include “International Communication Position” in the subject heading. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.
This institution offers benefits to same-sex and different sex domestic partners.