Assistant Teaching Professor, Communication

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Job location: Winston Salem, NC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-05
Req: R0002722
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Job Description Summary

The Department of Communication at Wake Forest University invites applications for a non-tenure track renewable teaching professional faculty position with an area of expertise in film and media production to begin July 2021. Responsibilities include: teaching six courses per academic year (courses such as beginning and advanced media production, Introduction to Film and Media Aesthetics, and others including classes in applicant’s area of specialization), equipment management, and departmental service. M.F.A. or other terminal degree required.

Job Description:

Wake Forest University is a private liberal arts school with 5,250 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate and professional students. Founded in 1834, the University is annually ranked among the top 30 national universities. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community and a rich cultural life. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “Pro Humanitate.”

The Communication Department is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women, ethnic minorities, and other underrepresented groups and applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations.

An application consists of a letter of interest, a list of three references (with contact information), and a current CV (including appropriate evidence of production experience and training). Interested applicants should apply via the University’s career website at: All documents should be combined and uploaded as one pdf file. Examples of creative work will be requested if desired after an initial review of these materials. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to guarantee full consideration they should be received by October 30, 2020. If access to the internet is a difficulty, a hard copy of the application can be submitted to Mary Dalton and Woodrow Hood/Search Committee Co-Chairs, Wake Forest University, Department of Communication P.O. Box 7347, Winston-Salem, NC 27109. Confidential letters of recommendation will be requested for final candidates and those letters will be sent to

Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate. In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for final candidates upon their acceptance of an offer of employment.

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Full time

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/6/2020
Application Due: 12/18/2020
Work Type: Full Time