Tenure track Assistant Professor

Temple University’s School of Media and Communication (SMC) seeks to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Media Studies and Production to begin in Fall 2014.

The successful candidate will specialize in some combination of media economics, media institutions, and media audiences, and will have expertise in quantitative research methods. The ability to approach these areas from both theoretical and practical perspectives is desirable.
A Ph.D. in hand by August 2014 is required.  Applicants should have an established scholarly research trajectory, teaching experience, and an interest in teaching existing undergraduate and graduate courses in the department.

The Department of Media Studies and Production has 800 undergraduate majors and an M.A. program. The department also contributes to a new school-wide M.S. in Globalization and Development Communication and a Ph.D. program in Media and Communication.

Review of applications will begin November 4 and will continue until the position is filled.

Temple University’s School of Media and Communication (SMC) is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fifth-largest media market.  SMC is a comprehensive school of communication whose other departments are Advertising, Journalism, and Strategic Communication.  Nearly 3,000 undergraduates are enrolled in our four departments and a cross-school major, and more than 100 graduate students are pursuing our Ph.D., M.A., M.J., and M.S. degrees.  The University community at large includes nearly 35,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (high research activity).  For more information about the department, school, and Temple University, please visit http://smc.temple.edu

To apply, mail a letter of application, CV, and 3 reference letters to:

Assistant Professor Search Committee
Department of Media Studies and Production
School of Media and Communication
2020 N. 13th Street
205 Annenberg Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Contact information: msp2013@temple.edu

Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.