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Technical Communications Tenure-Track Faculty (Category I)

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IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com. References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information. If you are unable to submit copies of transcripts at the time of application please submit them to Nancy Stalf, E-mail: nstalf@msudenver.edu Fax: (303) 556-8135 Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire. This posting will close at midnight MST on the closing date.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00439
Position Title Technical Communications Tenure-Track Faculty (Category I)
Position Number F 275
Salary for Announcement

The salary range is $50,000 – $53,000. The final salary will be commensurate with experience and education.

Employee Category Faculty
Department JTC - Technical Communications
EClass Code Full Time Faculty-Def Pay
Position Summary

The candidate will be a vital member of the Journalism and Technical Communication faculty and be required to follow all tenure-track faculty responsibilities described in the MSU Denver Handbook for Professional Personnel.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Duties/Responsibilities

This position exists to teach courses in the Technical Communication program. Specific responsibilities include the following activities:
1. Teach 12 credit hours per semester of undergraduate coursework
2. Advise students
3. Provide service to the department, college, university and community
4. Participate in scholarly activities appropriate to the discipline as described in the Department Evaluation Guidelines
5. Other duties as assigned including faculty on reassigned time to serve in roles such as Department Chairs or Directors.
Teaching may include the following courses: Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Video Production; Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Video Editing, Script Writing, Audio Production, Introduction to Media Production and others.
In addition to teaching, the position will require a minimum of five office hours per week to include advising and consultation with students. Candidates will be expected to teach in the classroom as well as online, and must be able to use and apply current technologies in the classroom.
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Required Qualifications

• Master’s Degree in Technical Communication or related field and a minimum of 6 years of related experience; or Doctoral Degree in relevant field

Preferred Qualifications

• Current and relevant experience in the use of digital media, video formats and editing software and other technology that relates to the video production field.
• Ability to teach the following courses: Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Video Production; Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Video Editing, Script Writing, Audio Production, Introduction to Media Production, Social Documentary (for course descriptions refer to http://catalog.msudenver.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=23&poid=5554).
• Two years teaching in higher education in a relevant field.
• Demonstrated writing skills in the discipline.
• Experience in relevant course development
• 7 or more years of successful professional experience writing, producing and editing video programs for industry, broadcast, government media agencies, production houses or other relevant fields.
• Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence in video production, editing and writing in the form of awards from juried or adjudicated film and video festivals or awards from other professional organizations such as the Emmys.
• Experience with non-traditional students, diverse urban groups and the ability to use appropriate educational technology
• In particular, we seek candidates who demonstrate the ability to teach from a perspective that includes U.S. ethnic minorities, other marginalized groups, and/or women.

Posting date 03/09/2017
Closing date 03/28/2017
Closing Instructions Close on Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

If you are unable to submit copies of transcripts at the time of application please submit them to Nancy Stalf,
E-mail: nstalf@msudenver.edu
Fax: (303) 556-8135

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

This posting will close at midnight MST on the closing date.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Writing Sample
  5. References
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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