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Lynchburg – Liberty University Seeking Assistant Professor of Digital Media – 10 month contract- Paid

Institution: Liberty University

Location: Lynchburg, VA

Category: Faculty – Fine and Applied Arts – Digital Arts

Posted: 05/05/2018

Type: Full Time

Disclaimer

Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

Does this position require driving?: No

Job Summary/Basic Function

Faculty member should be able to bring a vision and commitment to integrating the disciplines of digital media including webcast, video editing, television news. video production and live streaming with the concepts of converged media. Faculty member must have ability to work across digital platforms and curricula including current technical advances. Duties are primarily teaching undergraduate at all levels of communication, including TV/Video production courses in Digital Media Arts. Applicant must have a strong commitment to teaching, and a documented record of the development, creation, and distribution of media. Preference will be given to applicants with industry experience in broadcast production, including working in a “live” newsroom.

Minimum Qualifications

MFA or Ph.D. in Communication ­related field with experience in digital media/video production, ideally in areas such as television programs, live events, news, sports and/or social media. Three years or more university teaching experience desire and professional experience preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with industry experience in broadcast production, including working in a “live” newsroom. Knowledge of contemporary creative and digital editing software is a plus. Strongly encourage applicants who are able to develop both graduate and undergraduate level courses.

Preferred Qualifications

MFA or Ph.D. in Communication ­related field with experience in digital media/video production, ideally in areas such as television programs, live events, news, sports and/or social media. Three years or more university teaching experience desire and professional experience preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with industry experience in broadcast production, including working in a “live” newsroom. Knowledge of contemporary creative and digital editing software is a plus.

Work Hours

10 Month Contract

Posting Date: 05/04/2018

Special Instructions for Applicants

Submit: Cover Letter; transcripts from all degree granting institutions; 3 letters of recommendation: 1) pastor 2) professional 3) character; Curriculum Vita/Resume. Please send all applications materials to Dr. Bruce Kirk, School of Communication & Digital Content, Green Hall 1365, 1971 University Blvd. Lynchburg, Va 24515. Transcripts and letters of recommendations must be original/signed documents.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Contact:

Liberty University

Online App. Form:

https://jobs.liberty.edu/postings/15153