Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Communication and Media

Kennesaw, GA
Jun 15, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer of Communication and Media

School of Communication and Media

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Communication and Media faculty position in the School of Communication and Media.

Position Responsibilities:

Kennesaw State University invites applications for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Communication and Media with a focus on Journalism and Emerging Media, and Manager of Video-Media Technology. Qualifications include an earned master's or doctorate in Communication, Journalism, or related discipline, or its foreign equivalent, with demonstrated effectiveness in teaching. Professional experience in television news is strongly desired.

Knowledge and use of HD video cameras, Adobe Creative Suite (including Premiere and Audition) and other software are required. Ability to manage technology spaces and digital media equipment and participate in planning for strategic improvements in the areas of digital production and digital literacy & innovation are essential. Collegiality and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary School of Communication and Media are also expected. Responsibilities include teaching required and elective journalism courses. A particular need is in teaching digital media production, photojournalism, advanced video production. Candidates are expected to provide service to the university and the wider community.

Required Education, qualifications, and experience:

Candidates must have earned a M.A. or Ph.D. in Communication, Journalism, or related discipline, or its foreign equivalent, at the time of employment. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered. A commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by engagement, is expected of all faculty members in KSU's College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The Journalism and Emerging Media major is one of four programs within the School of Communication and Media, with approximately 200 students. The School serves more than 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students through its diverse and expanding curriculum.

The School of Communication and Media offers a B.S. in Journalism, a B.S. in Communication, a B.S. in Public Relations, a Master of Arts in Integrated Global Communication, and a Graduate Certificate in Digital & Social Media.

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest college at KSU enrolling more than 7,000 students in 30 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

For a detailed description of the university, college and department, please visit our home page at www.kennesaw.edu.
You may also visit the School's home page at http://socm.hss.kennesaw.edu/.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country's most dynamic cities. As Georgia's third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu.

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.

Georgia is an Open Records state.