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Assistant Professor or Instructor, Media Production

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Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor or Instructor, Media Production
UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The School of Media and Design seeks a dynamic media maker with the technical skills and all around production knowledge to provide professional expertise, teaching excellence, and inspiring mentor-ship to our students. An experienced, collaborative, and enthusiastic colleague will join our impressive Communication Arts program in Fall 2018. We currently offer a Bachelor of Arts degree with concentrations in Communication Studies, Journalism, Media Production, Media Studies, Bilingual Communications, and Convergent Media. The program also offers to Accelerated Bachelors-to-Masters (ABM) and a Master of Arts (MA) in Communication.

Essential Functions

Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service and professional activities. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission. Specific duties for this position would include teaching undergraduate and possibly graduate courses related to communication and media production, advising student organizations such as the Internet Radio Station and the Internet Television Station, as well as working collegially with other faculty and staff to advance the program. Additional responsibilities will include advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated teaching, scholarship, and administrative ability. Strong interpersonal skills and production abilities. Ability to take initiative and thrive in a demanding and diverse environment. Must be collegial, open to new ideas for improving processes, and willing to learn and adapt to change. Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Education

Minimum of a MA in Communication or related field for Instructor.
Minimum of a MFA and/or PhD. in Communication or related field for Assistant Professor.

Required Work Experience

Must have experience in digital media/video production, ideally in areas such as television programs, live events, news, sports and/or social media. Must also be able to teach courses in media production and communication at both the graduate and undergraduate level.

Preferred Qualifications

Priority will be given to applicants with industry experience in broadcast production, including working in a “live” environment, and to individuals with knowledge of the role, demonstrated production abilities, teaching effectiveness, team leadership, project management, and record of scholarship.

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations
Work Hours
Physical Demands

Must be able to carry transport production equipment around campus and community.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number UN250PO
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Type Full Time
Job Category Faculty
Desired Start Date 08/01/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Reports to Dean of School of Media and Design
Salary Competitive for a private university
Open Date 12/01/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sex, gender, age, or religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  2. Unofficial Transcripts 3

Supplemental Questions

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