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The Department of Communication at Bradley University seeks a dynamic and creative television arts professor to join a productive team of interdisciplinary colleagues in August of 2012.  This is a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor. Teaching assignments will be based on the candidate’s expertise and interests as well as the curriculum needs of the Department of Communication, but primary teaching responsibilities include media sales, media management, media programming and promotion.  The successful candidate will have expertise in, and the ability to teach, the full range of social and interactive media in a global environment.  The ideal candidate will embrace a global perspective, cultural diversity, and an understanding of the new digital age of communication.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1.  Appropriate terminal degree (ABD considered, but terminal degree required for tenure-track appointment)
2.  Professional experience in one or more of the primary teaching areas
3.  College-level teaching experience
4.  Potential for research and/or creative production

PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS
1.  Ability to teach television production courses and the department’s core courses.

RANK:           Assistant Professor

SALARY:         Commensurate with experience and qualifications

STARTING DATE:  August 15, 2012

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Teach three courses per semester in Television Arts
2. Advise program majors
3. Engage in research/creative production
4. Other departmental committees/responsibilities as assigned

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIAL: Qualified candidates should submit:
1. A letter of application addressing the qualifications for the position
(Both a paper copy and an electronic copy)
2. Full curriculum vitae or resume
(Both a paper copy and an electronic copy)
3. Three current letters of recommendation (hard copy)
4. Tangible evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student and/or peer evaluations) and scholarly potential (hard copy)
5. Unofficial copies of graduate-level transcripts (hard copy)

Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

APPLY TO:                               Dr. Ali Zohoori
Chair, Television Arts Search Committee
Department of Communication
Bradley University Peoria, IL  61625
E-mail: zohoori@bradley.edu

DEADLINE TO ENSURE FULL CONSIDERATION:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Bradley University is an independent, non-sectarian, selective university enrolling approximately 6,000 students.  The Department of Communication, one of the departments in the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts, is the largest department in the university, with dynamic programs that stress interdisciplinary cooperation and a spirit of interaction with the university and with external constituents.  All department members have offices and instructional facilities in the Caterpillar Global Communications Center.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Members of ethnic minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply.