College/Division: College of Information and Communications
Department: School of Journalism and Mass Communications
Advertised Job Summary:
Visual Communications The School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in our innovative visual communications major to join the faculty in August 2018.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Candidates must have either a Ph.D. in communication or related areas or a master's degree with substantial professional experience in a field related to visual communications. Candidates with a Ph.D. are expected to demonstrate a strong record of or potential for scholarly research. ABDs are encouraged to apply.
All candidates would need to be able and enthusiastically willing to teach courses at the undergraduate level that include video production, design of online content and principles of visual communications.
A portfolio of video, multimedia or web design work is required of all candidates.
Application materials should include a letter of application, CV, the names of at least three references and a portfolio of video, multimedia or web design work. Applicants may choose to provide a URL where these materials can be accessed.
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC ...Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.