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California State University, Los Angeles, CA - Television, Film and Media Studies
Main Duties:
The Department of Television, Film and Media Studies offers the B.A. degree with options in Telecommunications and Film and Broadcast Journalism; the M.A. degree in Critical Media Studies jointly with the Department of Communication; and the M.F.A. in Television, Film and Theatre jointly with the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance. Detailed information regarding the Department of Television, Film and Media Studies may be found at: . THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields. The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area. The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence.
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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D., M.F.A. or relevant terminal degree including Juris Doctor or terminal degree in related discipline from an accredited institution of higher education awarded prior to commencement of the Fall quarter 2014. Minimum of three to five years professional experience in cross-platform, converged journalism. Candidates should provide record of or potential for research, scholarly and/or creative activity involving students whenever possible, as well as the demonstrated potential for effective University teaching using a variety of methodologies. Candidates should also demonstrate an ability or interest in teaching in a multicultural, multiethnic campus. DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Some college teaching experience preferred including experience supervising University-based student driven online, broadcast and print journalism platforms. Strengths in electronic graphics especially in graphic design, infographics and animated news graphics. Familiarity and expertise with Adobe Flash desired. Bilingual English-Spanish language skills desired. DUTIES: Full-time teaching load (normally 12 units per quarter for three quarters each year), including lower and upper division undergraduate courses in contemporary converged journalism studies and practices – online, broadcast and print. These may include courses and practicums in news gathering, writing, and delivery across multiple converged platforms. In addition to teaching, duties include student advisement and committee service for the Department, College of Arts and Letters, and the University, contribution to curriculum development; participation in and initiation of appropriate industry and community relations, engagement in appropriate research, scholarly and/or creative activities; assistance with developing and implementing learning outcomes-based journalism program assessment plans.
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Application Process:
Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Review of applications will begin January 10, 2014.. Address application, required documentation and/or request for information to: John Ramirez, Chair Journalism Position Department of Television, Film and Media Studies California State University, Los Angeles 5151 State University Drive Los Angeles, CA 90032-8105