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Assistant Professor of Communication Arts (Media Production)
Faculty Position (11537)

The Communication Arts department at Salisbury University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Media Production. This is a tenure-track position.

Primary Job Duties: Teach undergraduate courses in our popular media production track. This includes audio production, studio and field video production, writing for media, introduction to media, and other assigned courses demonstrating a variety of skills in the area of expertise. Demonstrate appropriate levels of scholarly activity, service (contributions to university, professional, and community committees, organizations, and groups), student academic advisement, and effective teaching and classroom management strategies that enhance the success of diverse learners.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD in Communication or related field, with strong preference for candidates with a Ph.D. If ABD, the candidate would be hired at the rank of Instructor, with the requirement that doctoral degree is completed within one year of hire date. Applicants must show evidence of production and aesthetic aspects of media production and knowledge of relevant hardware and software to incorporate current production practices into classes.

Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of effective teaching and experience in several aspects of media production and in areas of academic specialty.

Applications received by October 1, 2017 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 2018. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) a letter of interest that includes a statement of your teaching philosophy and research interests appropriate for an undergraduate institution; 2) curriculum vitae; and, 3) and the names and contact information of at least three professional references. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Questions about the position should be directed to the search chair, Dr. Andrew Sharma, at Please do not send documents via E-mail.

This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please click to begin.

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.: Equal Opportunity Statement :.

Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment and educational opportunities for its faculty, staff and students. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. The University adheres to the EEO/AA policies set forth by federal and Maryland laws. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President of Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, Room 100 Holloway Hall, 1101 Camden Ave. Salisbury, MD 21801; Tel. 410-543-6426.

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