Assistant Professor (Visual Communications)

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Logo Posting Number FAC00074PO17 Classification Title Assistant Professor Internal Title Assistant Professor (Visual Communications) Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Information and Communications Department School of Journalism and Mass Communications Advertised Salary Range Commensurate with experience Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Hours per year 1462.50 Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 9 months Work County Richland 40 Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured Job Search Category Other

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

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The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Visual Communications
The School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in our innovative visual communications major to join the faculty in August 2018.

Required Education and Experience

Candidates must have either a Ph.D. in communication or related areas or a master's degree with substantial professional experience in a field related to visual communications. Candidates with a Ph.D. are expected to demonstrate a strong record of or potential for scholarly research. ABDs are encouraged to apply.

All candidates would need to be able and enthusiastically willing to teach courses at the undergraduate level that include video production, design of online content and principles of visual communications.

A portfolio of video, multimedia or web design work is required of all candidates.

Application materials should include a letter of application, CV, the names of at least three references and a portfolio of video, multimedia or web design work. Applicants may choose to provide a URL where these materials can be accessed.

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate would have demonstrable skills in video production as well as the design of online content using HTML and CSS.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date Job Open Date 09/20/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

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Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Media File
    4. List of References and Contact Information
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      Posted: 2/28/2018
      Application Due: 4/29/2018
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