Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a non-tenure-track position in media production. We are seeking a candidate with expertise in creative non-fiction storytelling and multimedia production, who also can oversee studio production and post production. The position is at the instructor or assistant professor level in the Department of Communication, to begin in Fall 2018.
Duties include a 4/4 teaching load that will include video production and media writing classes (e.g., Video Production and Design, Studio Production, Media Script writing) as well as courses in the department's undergraduate core (e.g., Media Lab). A course release each year is provided for service as the coordinator of the communication studio.
Requirements: -Earned master's or MFA degree by August 1, 2018 -Documented teaching experience and excellence or evidence of excellent teaching potential —Experience supervising and mentoring students working on multimedia projects or evidence of potential to supervise and mentor students and their projects -Demonstrated mastery of various editing software and Adobe Creative Suite -Additional consideration will be given to individuals who also have a record of professional experience in multimedia production, broadcast or another related field
Communication is a thriving department in the College of Arts and Sciences, with 170 undergraduate majors, 20 minors, 20 M.A. students, and 14 full-time faculty members. We have an undergraduate curriculum that stresses both the theoretical understanding and professional application of communication research within three different concentrations: advertising and public relations; communication studies; and journalism and media studies. We stress proficiency in production/technology across our curriculum. We also emphasize cultural competence and ethical reflection. Our master's program includes courses in the areas of media studies, strategic communication, and communication studies. The department has a Communication Media Center, Studio Production Suite, and several computer labs to support student learning related to technology and production.
Saint Louis University serves approximately 13,000 students. The main campus is in an ethnically diverse city neighborhood that features a major performing-arts district and a wide array of cultural institutions. The university's benefits package includes a generous university retirement plan and a comprehensive tuition benefit for employees, spouses, and dependent children.
All applications must be made online at https://jobs.slu.edu. Applicants should include the following materials: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement; and 4) a list with names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references. Please include a link to an online portfolio, website, or reel of your work in the cover letter. Additionally, if you have teaching experience, please include a link to examples of student projects that have been produced under your supervision. For additional information, contact Dr. Dan Kozlowski, the search co-chair, at Dan.Kozlowski@slu.edu. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.
Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.