Communications: Job Opportunities



 

Faculty Opportunities

Job Title
Assistant Professor in Games and Game Design, Electronic & Photographic Media Department, School of Communications

Location
St. Louis/Webster Groves, MO

Starting Date
Academic Year 2017-2018, (begins August 2017)

Job Description Summary
The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for a tenure/status track Assistant Professor position in Games and Game Design to begin August 2017.

We are seeking an experienced game designer with knowledge of design theory, game engines, scripting for game development in industry standard languages, and development documentation to join our growing Games and Game Design program as well as contribute to programs such as Animation, Film, Television and Video Production, and Interactive Digital Media (see http://www.webster.edu/communications).

The successful candidate will work as part of a team, contributing their knowledge and experience to the continued success of the Games and Game Design program to ensure industry relevant courses and content.

The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications. We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Sixteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level and master’s degrees in six diverse fields of communications. We offer B.A. and M.A. programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, Leiden, Thailand, Athens, and Accra, Ghana, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

Webster University, founded in 1915 with its home campus in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA, is the only Tier 1, private, nonprofit university with campus locations around the world including metropolitan, military, online and corporate, as well as American-style traditional campuses in North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; for priority consideration, applications should be received by March 1, 2017.

Minimum Qualifications
The position requires teaching experience, professional/industry experience, and creative or professional accomplishment, as well as a master’s or higher degree in a related field.

Essential Duties
Duties include teaching all levels of game and game design courses, advising students, engaging in faculty service, and developing a track record of successful creative activity or scholarship.

Status
Full Time

Special Instructions to Applicants
Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as are candidates with international and interdisciplinary experience.

Applicants should send: (1) a letter of interest that addresses qualifications including specific technical skills (e.g., programs, software, languages) as well as overall fit to the position and School, (2) a link to a portfolio containing examples of professional work that may include playable/downloadable demonstrations, images, or videos; (3) a curriculum vitae, and (4) contact information for three references; additional materials may be requested at a later date.
Interested candidates should submit the electronic application and required documents on-line at https://webster.peopleadmin.com Search Faculty Jobs, Assistant Professor in Games and Game Design, School of Communications.

If you are unable to submit your documents online, send them to:
Assistant Professor in Games and Game Design, St. Louis/Webster Grove, MO
Human Resources Jobs
470 E. Lockwood Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119

Webster University, founded in 1915 with its home campus in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA, is the only Tier 1, private, nonprofit university with campus locations around the world including metropolitan, military, online and corporate, as well as American-style traditional campuses in North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


Job Title
Visiting Assistant Professor, Audio Aesthetics & Technology, School of Communications

Location
St. Louis/Webster Groves, MO

Starting Date
Academic Year 2017-2018, (begins August 2017)

Job Description Summary
The School of Communications at Webster University, St. Louis, invites applications for a visiting Assistant Professor position in Audio Production in the Department of Audio Aesthetics & Technology, for the 2017-18 academic year.

The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications. We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Sixteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level and master’s degrees in six diverse fields of communications. We offer B.A. and M.A. programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, Leiden, Thailand, Athens, and Accra, Ghana, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

Webster University, founded in 1915 with its home campus in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA, is the only Tier 1, private, nonprofit university with campus locations around the world including metropolitan, military, online and corporate, as well as American-style traditional campuses in North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

Minimum Qualifications
The position requires teaching experience and a record of creative, professional, or research accomplishment, as well as a master’s degree in an audio-related field; an MFA or Ph.D. in an audio-related field is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with multitrack sound recording, audio engineering and a broad range of audio software and hardware platforms.

Essential Duties
Duties include teaching all levels of undergraduate audio production courses as well as coordinating maintenance and daily operations of production facilities. Duties also include advising students, engaging in faculty service, and developing a track record of successful creative activity or scholarship. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as are candidates with international and interdisciplinary experience.

Status
Full Time

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should send: (1) a letter of interest that addresses qualifications and fit to the position and School, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references; additional materials may be requested at a later date.
Interested candidates should submit the electronic application and required documents on-line at https://webster.peopleadmin.com Search Faculty Jobs, Visiting Assistant Professor in Audio Production, School of Communications.

If you are unable to submit your documents online, send them to:
Visiting Assistant Professor in Audio Production, School of Communications, St. Louis/Webster Groves, MO
Human Resources Jobs
470 E. Lockwood Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119

Webster University, founded in 1915 with its home campus in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA, is the only Tier 1, private, nonprofit university with campus locations around the world including metropolitan, military, online and corporate, as well as American-style traditional campuses in North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Staff Opportunities

Job Title
Associate Dean

The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications to join our leadership team as Associate Dean. We are seeking candidates with energy, ambition, an entrepreneurial spirit, a broad view of the field, and the desire to innovate, to partner with the Dean and the Department Chairs on an ambitious drive to raise the profile of the School through innovation, external partnerships, and international activities.

The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications. We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Sixteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level and master’s degrees in six diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, Leiden, Thailand, Athens, and Accra, Ghana, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

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

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must have a record of teaching success, achievement in scholarship or creative activity, significant experience in academic administration, experience with or capacity for successful supervision of personnel, a Ph.D. or MFA, and qualifications and record appropriate for appointment as associate or full professor.

Essential Duties
Primary responsibilities will include strategic initiatives, oversight of academic programs and activities, student services, including recruitment, retention, and success, and student media, and working with department chairs, faculty, and staff on curriculum assessment, revision, and innovation. The associate dean will represent the School and the Dean on selected university committees, work on special projects and reports, and serve as a senior advisor to the Dean, hold a faculty appointment and teach in the School’s curriculum.

Status
Full Time

How to Apply
Applicants should provide: (1) a letter of interest that addresses qualifications for the position, fit to the School, and perspectives on the future of the field of communication, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references. Interested candidates should submit the electronic application and required documents on-line at https://webster.peopleadmin.com Search Administrator/Staff Jobs, Associate Dean, School of Communications.

If you are unable to submit your documents online, send them to:
Associate Dean, School of Communications, St. Louis/Webster Groves, MO
Human Resources Jobs
470 E. Lockwood Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119

Special Instructions to the Applicant
Additional information - Human Resources Job Opportunities web page

Webster University, founded in 1915 with its home campus in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA, is the only Tier 1, private, nonprofit university with campus locations around the world including metropolitan, military, online and corporate, as well as American-style traditional campuses in North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Student Job Opportunities

None at this time.


For the latest information about other employment opportunities at Webster University, including graduate assistantships in other areas of the University, please check with Human Resources.