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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (Tenure-Track): DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIES

VPAA #2016/17 - 66

The School of Journalism and Media Studies at San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in digital media studies, specifically a critical theorist of digital media with an emphasis on race, ethnicity, or other identity markers, at the level of assistant professor, to start August 2016.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will be able to teach in the long term across the undergraduate curriculum in media studies. The immediate teaching need, in rank order, is for coverage of courses in principles of media studies, media technology and society, and creative uses of emerging media. The faculty member will be expected to create a new undergraduate course on media and culture as defined by race, ethnicity, and other identity markers. The faculty member also is expected to have a scholarly research agenda in digital media studies (broadly defined) and significant digital media production skills. The faculty member will participate in the University’s designated Area of Excellence for Digital Humanities and Global Diversity as a scholar of digital media who takes a critical/cultural approach to the exploration of human experiences as differentiated by race, ethnicity, and other identity markers. This hire will also provide service to the School and to academic and professional media communities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
An earned doctorate in media studies, mass communication, communication, or a related field is required by the position start date. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching, and research, in line with SDSU’s teacher-scholar model. Evidence or promise of a strong research agenda in digital media studies (broadly defined) is required. Relevant professional work experience in digital media is strongly preferred.

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The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.