October 9, 2008 | By Kate Hennessy |
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
New Media Studies & Media Writing
The Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (IAS) Program at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a full-time, tenure track assistant professor position in New Media Studies and Media Writing. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree in Communication, Journalism, Media Studies or a closely related field by the time of appointment.
We seek applicants with interdisciplinary interests and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship in one or more of the following areas: new media, digital media or web theory; visual literacy; convergence journalism; social aspects of the Internet; policy and regulatory issues in new media.
Qualified candidates should have a demonstrated expertise in teaching introductory courses in media writing and web design and will be required to teach both theory and skills courses.