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Communications: Job Opportunities



Faculty Opportunities

Animation, Assistant Professor
Department of Electronic & Photographic Media
School of Communications, Webster University

The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Animation in the Department of Electronic & Photographic Media, to begin August 2019.   

The position requires expertise in industry standard 2D animation software, armature-based animation, teaching experience, professional/industry experience, and creative or professional accomplishment; experience in related areas including game engines, compositing, and 3D animation will be beneficial. The position requires a master’s or higher degree in animation, fine arts, technical direction, or related areas; an MFA or Ph.D. in the relevant fields is preferred. The ideal candidate will have solid animation principles, embrace experimental approaches, be current with industry trends, and be versed in historical currents. 

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses as appropriate and will advise students in Animation and related areas,  provide faculty service,and engage in professional development, including scholarship and creative activity.  We are seeking a colleague to work as part of a team, contributing to the continued revision and design of the animation program to ensure the maintenance of industry-relevant courses and content, and be both collaborative and entrepreneurial, with skills, experience, and connections that complement those of colleagues in the School and across the University. 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 and fit to the position and School, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) contact information for three references, and (4) a link to a portfolio containing examples of professional work that may include playable/downloadable demonstrations, images, or videos; additional materials may be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit application materials through the job postings site https://webster.peopleadmin.com

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 five diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva,Vienna, Leiden,Thailand,Ghana,and Athens, 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.

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.

Audio Production, Assistant Professor 
Department of Audio Aesthetics & Technology
School of Communications, Webster University

The School of Communications at Webster University, St. Louis, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Audio Production in the Department of Audio Aesthetics & Technology to begin August 2019.

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 in the areas of music recording and recording studio management, and familiarity with a broad range of audio software and hardware platforms. The successful candidate will complement the strengths of current faculty members, both full- and part-time, facilitating growth and diversification in our commitment to audio in all forms of media.

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.

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

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. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit the electronic application and required documents on-line at https://webster.peopleadmin.com. Search Faculty Jobs, Assistant Professor in Audio Production, School of Communications.

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 five 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.

 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.

Media Communications and Media Studies, Assistant Professor (Two positions)
Department of Communications & Journalism
School of Communications, Webster University

The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Media Communications and Media Studies, in the Department of Communications & Journalism. We are seeking candidates with a broad, integrated perspective, able to contribute to curriculum and scholarship at multiple points, and excited by the pace of change in the field, whose experience and expertise complements that of our existing faculty, who bring new perspectives to discussions of curriculum revision and strategic planning for the department.  There are opportunities to participate in significant revision of our programs.  This is one of two such positions.  For more information see http://www.webster.edu/communications/ 

International experience and interests are desirable and candidates may have additional interests or specialties in journalism, strategic communication, political communication, organizational, interpersonal, health, or other fields of communication and media. Experience and expertise in social media, digital strategies, digital audience engagement, and related media analytics are of particular interest.

Ph.D., teaching experience, and evidence of potential for academic career success are required; candidates with plans to complete the Ph.D. by Fall 2019 may apply. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as are candidates with international and interdisciplinary experience. 

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and advise students in Media Communications and related areas, provide faculty service, and engage in professional development, including scholarship and creative activity.

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. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Interested candidates may submit electronic application and required documents on-line at https://webster.peopleadmin.com/. Note that this is one of two open positions with the same job description; we will hire two candidates whose areas of expertise complement each other and our existing faculty.

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 five diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, Leiden, Thailand, Ghana, and Athens, 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.

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

None at this time.

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

Updated 10/4/2018