Position Announcement - Media Production Faculty at Florida State

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Position Announcement - Media Production Faculty at Florida State
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School of Communication, Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
October 1, 2013


The School of Communication at Florida State University is accepting applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Media Production. The ideal candidate will have technical skills in media production, an active research/creative program and classroom experience teaching media production. Areas of expertise may include camerawork, editing and post-production, lighting, sound recording and mixing, or 3D video production. Applicants with additional expertise in documentary and/or sports media are particularly encouraged to apply.
Candidates should have a research/creative agenda that fits within Communication and the Public Interest, one of the emphasis areas for the School of Communication.  Candidates should also have the ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary environment.  Current faculty research interests within the School currently include environmental communication, political economy, health communication, civil rights and social movements and media effects.  More information about the School can be found here: http://comm.cci.fsu.edu.

A Ph.D. in communication or a related discipline, or MFA in film or video is required. The position will require a demonstrated record of scholarly publication and/or juried exhibition of creative work, potential for externally funded research or creative projects, and effective teaching. Successful applicants will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate (Master’s and Ph.D.) programs within the School, serve on School, College, and University committees, and advise students.

How to Apply:

If qualified and interested in a specific vacancy as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include work history and all education details (if applicable) even if attaching a resume.

Requests for additional information should be addressed to Andy Opel, PhD, Chair, Director Search Committee:  aopel@fsu.edu.  Application letters should be addressed to Andy Opel and should detail perspectives, and approaches; vision of the profession; cover letter; curriculum vitae; and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Preferred starting date is August 2014.

Application materials should be sent electronically to:

Andy Opel, Ph.D.
Media Production Search Committee Chair
School of Communication
Florida State University
3100 University Center, Building C

 296 Champions Way

Tallahassee, FL 32306-2664

FSU is an equal employment opportunity employer.