Verizon Professorship and Chair

The School of Media and Communication and the Department of Media Studies and Production at Temple University invite applications for the Verizon Endowed Professorship and Chair. This one-to-two year position is designed for a prominent media practitioner. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, mentoring students, planning and directing an annual symposium, and conducting research in the field.

The ideal candidate for this position should have an outstanding record of work in at least one of the following areas: programming, media management, media convergence, media planning and development, or media entrepreneurship.

The School of Media & Communication enrolls approximately 3000 students who study in five undergraduate majors and five graduate programs including an inter-departmental doctoral program in Media and Communication. The Department of Media Studies and Production has approximately 800 majors who study audio, video and electronic media production; management of media institutions; new media and gaming; and social and psychological functions, processes and effects of media.

Temple University is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the fourth largest media and telecommunications market in the nation. The university community includes more than 37,000 students in the region and at several international campuses.

For more information about the department, school, and Temple University, please visit http://smc.temple.edu.

To apply, please mail a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference by March 10, 2014 to:

Chair, Verizon Chair Search Committee
Dept. of Media Studies and Production
Temple University
205 Annenberg Hall
2020 North 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Temple University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator where diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength. The University is committed to nondiscrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age and disability.