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Assistant Professor, Center for Emerging Media Design and Development

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor, Center for Emerging Media Design and Development
Additional Information

The ACEJMC accredited Department of Journalism at Ball State University offers undergraduate majors in advertising, public relations, journalism graphics, photojournalism, magazine media, news, and journalism education, as well as graduate programs in journalism, public relations, and emerging media design and development. The department’s innovative curricular approach to advertising and public relations education combined with exceptional co-curricular opportunities and facilities promises to graduate real-world ready professionals for the communication careers of the future.

Appointment Type Tenure-track
Length of Appointment FT Academic Year
Description

The Center for Emerging Media Design and Development in the ACEJMC-accredited Department of Journalism at Ball State University seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position, with an emphasis in interactive media, augmented reality, game storytelling, design thinking, and/or emerging media design and development available August 2018.

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. or M.F.A. in digital journalism/storytelling, media informatics, interactive media or other related field by time of appointment; a defined scholarly research and/or creative endeavor plan; evidence of teaching in the area of cross-platform storytelling, emerging media or related fields.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in digital storytelling, media informatics, interactive media or other related field by time of appointment; professional experience developing interactive media and/or augmented reality experiences or a related field; graduate-level teaching experience; record of creative endeavors with successful peer review or a scholarly research record with corresponding publications.

Certifications/Licensures
Pre-Employment Screening Requires successful completion of a background check.
Positions Supervised

None

EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of 10 academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Department Journalism:400030
Department Information

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 201500200F
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 08/17/2018
Position End Date
Posting Date 01/10/2018
Applications Accepted Through Date 02/08/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary

We recommend you upload a copy of an OFFICIAL transcript. This is a required document before a candidate may be interviewed. If the word UNOFFICIAL is on the transcript then it is NOT ACCEPTABLE for application process.

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

For inquiries, please contact Jennifer Palilonis at jageorge2@bsu.edu.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Doctorate Transcripts
  2. Master's Transcripts