Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Broadcasting and Electronic Media
Position Type: Fulltime Faculty
Search Type: External - minimum 7 days
Department: 21R010 - College of Letters, Arts & Soc Sci
Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs
Position Location: Richmond Campus
Hours Per Week:
Additional Schedule Details:
Posted Salary Grade: Faculty Full Time - 01
Contact Person: Chad Coghill
Job Summary/Basic Functions
The Institute for Creative and Collaborative Arts: Art, Communication, Music, and Design at Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Broadcasting and Electronic Media beginning in August of 2023.
The Institute seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to teach in the Broadcasting and Electronic Media major. The candidate will teach in a comprehensive undergraduate BA degree program and will assist in the development and operation of a new undergraduate BFA program in Documentary Film and Television. The EKU BA program in Broadcasting and Electronic Media offers curriculum tracks in Film Techniques and Technology and Multimedia Journalism. We are seeking candidates who wish to participate in a collaborative community that fosters independent thought and creativity and embraces the diversity of cultural expression.
Teaching responsibilities will include teaching introductory to upper-level courses in broadcasting, video and film production, and/or cinema history. As a tenure-track faculty member, successful candidates must have professional and academic experience in some combination of the following areas: screenwriting; video, television, and film production, lighting, and post production; audio and podcast production; motion graphics; cinema history and cinema studies; and media law.
The successful applicant will perform other duties expected of full-time faculty, including maintaining scheduled office hours; advising students; developing and revising curriculum; developing and implementing course and program assessment of student learning outcomes; participating in major, department, and college meetings; serving on committees; and other duties as assigned.
In addition to teaching, faculty members on the tenure-track are required to engage in continuing scholarly/creative activities, perform service, and provide leadership at the department/college/university and in the community and/or profession.
The successful candidate will teach courses in introductory to upper-level courses in a combination of: screenwriting; video, television, and film production, lighting, and post production; audio and podcast production; motion graphics; cinema history and cinema studies; and media law.
Curriculum development of courses at the departmental level.
Ability to provide leadership in the program.
Continued engagement in professional, creative, and/or scholarly activity.
Service and outreach – departmental, college, and university committees and initiatives, including advising of students and community engagement.
Overseeing student internship/co-op placements.
Collegial participation in departmental, college, and discipline-specific professional activities.
Licensure & Certifications:
Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.
Funding Source: Institutional
Open Until Filled:
Special Instructions: Complete online applications must include:
Letter of application including interest in position
Copies of official academic transcripts (originals will be requested from finalists)
Three confidential letters of reference sent under separate cover to firstname.lastname@example.org
Link to reel or work samples
Any additional relevant documentation
Review of applications will begin January 3, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.
Background Check Statement
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.