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Ithaca College
Roy H. Park School of Communications
Faculty Position in Emerging Media

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - EMERGING MEDIA

Description:
Applications are invited for an assistant professor position within the area of New Media. The successful candidate will teach in the Emerging Media degree program, a unique undergraduate course of study. The Emerging Media program bridges the gap between communications and computer science, integrating the creative and inquiry-oriented skills associated with communications and media studies with the applied elements of computing. The candidate should have broad theoretical and practical knowledge of new media and communication, as well as expertise in areas such as computer-mediated communication, information science, and the social and legal implications of emerging media. The individual filling this position will contribute to our unique interdisciplinary approach and will teach courses at all levels of the Emerging Media program and the Television-Radio Program. The candidate will have the opportunity to teach courses that encompass media industries, media law and policy, research methods, and entrepreneurial development, in addition to courses in the candidate’s own area of expertise. Additional opportunities will include work with our students on a wide array of forward thinking media projects, research aligned with the candidates area of expertise, and the chance to teach courses at the graduate level, including our Executive Masters in Communications Innovation program. The successful applicant will collaborate in forging a lively, engaging intellectual and creative environment and will take part in shaping an evolving curriculum in one of the strongest undergraduate communications schools in the country. All faculty are responsible for contributing to an exceptional environment for student learning in and out of classes, including academic advising; engaging in recognized scholarly, creative, and /or professional work that, where possible, crosses and integrates the various disciplines in our curricula; and providing service to the department, school, college, and professional community, such as committee work.

Qualifications:
Required:  Ph.D. in Communication, Information Science, or closely related discipline (ABD will be considered if anticipated date of completion is prior to October 2015); research program in the area of new and emerging media; demonstrated ability to produce publishable quality research; university/college teaching experience in new media and communication.
  
College Introduction:
Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 7000 students, offers a learning experience that combines the best of the liberal arts and professional education. Our new strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a truly distinct integrative learning experience that allows us to graduate students who are ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age. We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the U.S. To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at www.ithaca.edu.

Ithaca College continually strives to build an inclusive and welcoming community of individuals, with diverse talents and skills from a multitude of backgrounds, who are committed to civility, mutual respect, social justice, and the free and open exchange of ideas. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to teach in ways that value the varied learning needs and interests of a culturally diverse student population and that reflect a commitment to encouraging the success of all students.

Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested applicants should apply online at http://www.ithaca.edu/jobs/ and attach letter of application clearly indicating the job position number, current CV, evidence of research and teaching effectiveness, and contact information for at least three academic references. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Devan Rosen, Search Chair, at 607-274-5100 or [log in to unmask].  Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications is scheduled to begin October 24, 2014.

Direct link to job post: https://ithaca.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=000475&lang=en&sns_id=mailto


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Devan Rosen, PhD
Associate Professor of New Media
Program Director, Emerging Media
Roy H. Park School of Communications
Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY 14850
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607-274-5100
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