Dept of Communication Arts at UW-Madison seeks apps for TT Asst Professor

Dept of Communication Arts at UW-Madison seeks apps for TT Asst Professor

The Department of Communication Arts at the University
of Wisconsin-Madison seeks outstanding applicants at the rank of Assistant
Professor, tenure-track, to begin in fall 2012. Candidates will be expected to
conduct creative work and/or research in digital media, as well as to develop
and teach courses in the theory and practice of digital media production. The
new faculty member will teach a large introductory first-year course that
emphasizes the convergence of interactive media, moving image, and audio production
under a special initiative from the Chancellor. Candidates should possess
broad-based skills in interactive web design and programming with HTML/CSS,
high-definition video shooting and editing, sound design, and media compression
for broadband delivery. Successful candidate will supervise teaching assistants
in the first-year course, as well as teach additional courses in her/his
specialized areas of expertise. MFA, Ph.D, or equivalent in Communication or
related field required, with a record of significant accomplishment. Previous
teaching experience preferred. See also http://commarts.wisc.edu.

Submit CV, letter detailing interests and capabilities, examples of creative
work and/or relevant scholarly writing, and three letters of reference to
Michele Hilmes, Chair, Department of Communication Arts, University of
Wisconsin-Madison, 821 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706. Electronic
applications will not be accepted. The deadline to assure full consideration is
November 1, 2011. EOE/AA. Employment may require a criminal background check.
Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the
applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed
confidentiality. The Department of Communication Arts is committed to building
a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages
applications from women, ethnic minorities, and other underrepresented groups.
Questions about the search may be directed to Professor J. J. Murphy at
jjmurphy@wisc.edu.                          

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