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WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
School of Journalism & Broadcasting
Assistant Professor, Interactive Design
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. Ideal candidates must demonstrate excellent user interaction design abilities by applying strategic thinking to their designs and by understanding the importance of user feedback and the relationship between visual design and interaction.
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 2015.
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 would be excited to work with our faculty, students and staff in helping SJ&B to fulfill its mission of preparing students for careers in a changing media environment.
Qualifications: an MFA or PhD Degree appropriate to the appointment and a minimum of 3 years of professional experience. Candidates should have a record of teaching and service in a professional and/or university setting.
Western Kentucky University is located in Bowling Green, Ky., 110 miles south of Louisville, Ky. and 60 miles north of Nashville, Tenn.
For more information, visit our website at www.wku.edu/journalism
An online portfolio is required. Applicants should also provide a letter describing interest in and qualifications for the position along with a teaching philosophy statement, curriculum vita, copies of all graduate transcripts, and three recent letters of recommendation to:
Review of applications will begin Oct. 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________
WKU is a dynamic comprehensive university committed to the promotion of regional stewardship and student engagement. Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990.
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