The Communication Department at the University of Tampa invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in New Media, beginning fall 2007.
The ideal candidate will have an MFA or Ph.D. (or be near completion) with a background in critical theory in the humanities and be able to teach both theory and studio practice in new media, including courses in visual culture, Web and video production. The candidate should show promise in scholarship that includes exhibition and/or publication and be able to contribute to curriculum development in both the Department of Communication and the interdisciplinary Electronic Media Art & Technology (EMAT) program. A spirit of collaboration and openness to interdisciplinary work are vital for faculty working in these areas.
The University of Tampa is a top-tier school among private southern universities. Currently the largest and fastest-growing department at the university, the Communication Department is well equipped with media labs and features internationally known faculty in filmmaking, television, radio, and new media, as well as journalism, advertising, and public relations. The department collaborates in interdisciplinary programs with many other departments, including English, Art, and Information Technologies Management.
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, CV, a one-page teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, a one-page statement about scholarship interests, contact information for three references, and documentation of past work samples (publications and/or exhibitions).
Applicants received after December 12, 2006, may not receive full consideration.
Mail to: The University of Tampa, Human Resources, c/o Com New Media Search, 401 W. Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606-1490 or apply on-line at hr.ut.edu.
Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Tampa is an EOE/AA employer.