WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
Potter College of Arts & Letters
School of Journalism & Broadcasting
Assistant Professor, UX/IXD Design/Advertising
The nationally recognized School of Journalism & Broadcasting at Western Kentucky University seeks a talented and cutting-edge designer who can teach advanced interactive design concepts and skills across platforms. The position is as a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor.
Ideal candidates must demonstrate excellent user-interaction design abilities by applying strategic thinking to their designs and by understanding the importance of user feedback. Applicants should also be able to teach a course in basic Public Relations and/or Advertising. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include research/creative work, student advising, and service to the School and University. Employment begins in August 2016.
The School's reputation for excellence and tradition of success continue to attract outstanding faculty and top students from across the nation, but we're also relentlessly working to stay at the forefront through innovative approaches to education and community engagement. We seek a passionate individual who will be excited to work with our faculty and students in helping the School to fulfill its mission of preparing students for careers in a changing media environment.
The School of Journalism & Broadcasting invites applications for a temporary full-time Visiting Professional-in-Residence for the 2016-2017 academic year. The position begins August 15, 2016. The successful candidate will have extensive professional industry experience including writing and producing in multiple media applications.
Position requires teaching various introductory and intermediate courses in digital storytelling with strong knowledge of Photoshop and Premiere as well as some knowledge of InDesign and WordPress. The position requires student mentoring and service to the university, college, and school. Teaching load will be a 4/3 or 3/4.
Join a team committed to the only state-designated program of distinction in journalism, with a tradition of Hearst, AP and SPJ award-winning student news programs.
- Terminal degree in relevant field plus 3 years of appropriate professional experience or a Master's degree with 5 years of appropriate professional experience required.
- Teaching excellence and a high level of student engagement are critically important.
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