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WKU

WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY

Potter College of Arts & Letters

School of Journalism & Broadcasting

 

 

 

Assistant Professor, Broadcasting

Job Description:

The nationally recognized School of Journalism & Broadcasting at Western Kentucky University is seeking a full-time, tenure-eligible assistant professor with experience in broadcast television production. The ideal candidate will have a passion for live television and skills in multi-camera field and studio production as well as sports broadcasting.

The School's reputation for excellence and tradition of success continues to attract outstanding faculty and top students from across the nation. We seek a professional television broadcaster who understands the importance of cross-platform storytelling and who is excited to work with our faculty, students and staff to fulfill the School of Journalism & Broadcasting's mission of preparing students for careers in a changing media environment. Employment begins in August 2016.

Responsibilities: In addition to teaching courses in basic studio and field production, producing and directing, and introductory digital media courses, the ideal candidate will also work with WKU's student news/weather teams and capstone video productions. Other responsibilities include research/creative work, student advising and service to the School and University.

 

Requirements:

Qualifications: a Master's degree appropriate to the appointment and a minimum of 4 years of professional media experience OR a terminal degree (MFA/Ph.D.) appropriate to the appointment plus 3 years of professional media experience. Candidates should have a record of teaching and service in a professional and/or university setting.

APPLY NOW FOR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, BROADCASTING

 

Assistant Professor, UX/IXD Design/Advertising

 

Job Description:

The nationally recognized School of Journalism & Broadcasting at Western Kentucky University seeks a talented and cutting-edge designer who can teach advanced interactive design concepts and skills across platforms. The position is as a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor.

Ideal candidates must demonstrate excellent user-interaction design abilities by applying strategic thinking to their designs and by understanding the importance of user feedback. Applicants should also be able to teach a course in basic Public Relations and/or Advertising. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include research/creative work, student advising, and service to the School and University. Employment begins in August 2016.

The School's reputation for excellence and tradition of success continue to attract outstanding faculty and top students from across the nation, but we're also relentlessly working to stay at the forefront through innovative approaches to education and community engagement. We seek a passionate individual who will be excited to work with our faculty and students in helping the School to fulfill its mission of preparing students for careers in a changing media environment.

Requirements:

A Master's degree appropriate to the appointment and a minimum of 4 years professional media experience or a terminal degree (could be nearing completion) appropriate to the appointment plus 3 years of professional media experience. The ideal candidate should have a record of exceptional teaching and service in a professional and/or university setting and be able to demonstrate excellent user interaction design skills. More specifically, candidates should possess proficiency in writing HTML/CSS, a working knowledge of JavaScript, PHP, Swift, and C++ as well as proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite, knowledge of web, mobile application and tablet development.

APPLY NOW FOR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, UX/IXD DESIGN/ADVERTISING



 

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