The School of Media Arts & Design
James Madison University
Interactive Media One-Year Instructor Position
Beginning Fall 2012
The School of Media Arts & Design (SMAD) at James Madison University invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable teaching position to begin in August 2012.
SMAD has outstanding media production facilities, including four Mac-based computer labs with the Adobe Creative Suite applications. Special purpose labs serve our interactive media and journalism classes. SMAD’s video production facility is high-definition from acquisition to post-production and includes a 1,080 line HD studio/control room and 16-station edit lab.
SMAD has four concentrations: Converged Media, Corporate Communication, Digital Video and Cinema, and Journalism. Our faculty represents a blend of professional and academic interests. The School has more than 20 faculty members and approximately 600 undergraduate majors. For more information about our program visit http://smad.jmu.edu.
Candidates with some teaching and professional experience in web/interactive production preferred. A minimum of a master's degree in mass communication or a related field is required. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
To apply, complete the online application and upload the required cover letter, CV and contact information for three references at JobLink.jmu.edu (Search for posting number: 0404645). Screening of applications will begin May 15, 2012 and continue until the job is filled.
James Madison University is a vibrant university of more than 19,000 students. JMU is located in Harrisonburg, a Virginia Main Street community of about 45,000, in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. It is approximately one hour from historic Charlottesville and two hours from Washington, D.C. and Richmond. JMU has been ranked as the South's top public master's-level university for the 17th consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, go to http://smad.jmu.edu, http://www.jmu.edu and http://www.harrisonburgva.gov.