Media Studies: Full-time Visiting Faculty Position - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Quinnipiac University’s Department of Media Studies invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position beginning August 2013.
The School of Communications emphasizes a commitment to academic excellence, diversity, inclusiveness and shared governance and embraces the teacher/scholar model of higher education. The School has approximately 1,000 undergraduate students in journalism, public relations, media studies, and film, video and interactive media. The School offers graduate programs in journalism, public relations, and interactive communications. The Ed McMahon Mass Communications Center at Quinnipiac University is a state-of-the-art instructional facility that includes a high definition television studio and post-production facility.


Teaching responsibilities will emphasize thei nstruction of Media Industries & Trends, a freshman-level course required of all School of Communications majors. Teaching assignment also may include Media Management and/or Media Research Methods.

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate media studies courses is required.  A Ph.D. in communications or a related field is preferred; advanced ABDs with a verifiable, expected completion date by August 2013 also will be considered.  The successful candidate will perform limited service duties and teach a 4-4 load of undergraduate media studies courses that typically enroll 25-30 students per section.


Application materials must be submitted electronically and include:

1.  A cover letter
2.  A curriculum vitae

3.  Recent teaching evaluations

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.


Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the university community and we welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Job code 2013-1264

Keyword Phrases

  • Media Studies - School of Communications
  • beautiful campus
  • diversity
  • sensitivity to students and spirit of community
  • Media & Communication Studies
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter