Professor of Communications and Media Studies
John Cabot University (JCU) – Communications
Salary: Not specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 2nd October 2015
Closes: 31st December 2015
John Cabot University, an English language-based, American, regionally accredited four-year liberal arts college in Rome, Italy, seeks a full-time Communications and Media Studies professor for a two-year appointment with possibility for tenure. Level of appointment depends on the candidate’s background.
The candidate should have a terminal degree, PhD in Communications and Media Studies and/or MFA in the area of Digital Media Arts, completed by the start date of September 1, 2016. She or he should be able to teach courses using critical and cultural approaches in some of the following areas: digital media, global media, media and cultural theory, film and television, popular culture studies and industry structure and practices. Priority will be given to applicants who demonstrate experience and strength in their ability to teach diverse core courses in the program, in both the studies and the production curriculum, including advanced media theory, multimedia production, visual communication, and writing across the media.
The ideal candidate will have experience teaching within the American liberal arts tradition, experience working in a multicultural environment as well as a strong commitment to teaching students from diverse cultural and national backgrounds.
Teaching load is three courses per semester (six courses per year) and administrative work is expected. JCU is an equal opportunity employer. Send CV, cover letter with teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and 3 references by December 31, 2015 to: CommunicationsSearch@johncabot.edu.