MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY - FACULTY POSITIONS
Michigan State University
Visual Journalism – Posting #8345
Tenure-system open rank
School of Journalism (jrn.msu.edu)
Area of expertise in visual journalism will focus on one or more of the following areas: mobile application development, responsive web design, data visualization or photography. We are looking for a colleague who can produce and inspire students to create juried or peer-reviewed works and who will teach in the Media Sandbox program (mediasandbox.cas.msu.edu). Ideal candidates will have journalism media industry experience, juried or peer-reviewed scholarship (research or creative work) and demonstrate evidence of obtaining external funding.
Visual Communication – Posting #8336
Instructor or Assistant Professor
Department of Advertising + Public Relations (adv.msu.edu); School of Journalism (jrn.msu.edu)
An idea person will aim a unique lens at industry’s traditional approaches to problem solving, offer innovative perspectives for teaching these ideas and have technical expertise to teach in the Media Sandbox program (mediasandbox.cas.msu.edu). The candidate should have completed undergraduate work in graphic design, photography, art direction, filmmaking or any of the applied arts. The ideal candidate has both college teaching and industry experience but we will consider creative candidates with significant professional level visual and/or wordsmithing skills. A graduate degree in a related field is a plus.
Position details are found at cas.msu.edu/about-the-college/job-postings. Apply at jobs.msu.edu, using the corresponding posting number. Successful candidates will collaborate in Media Sandbox, a multi-disciplinary community and curriculum among three departments in the College of Communication Arts & Sciences. Sandbox classes include creativity, storytelling, visual communication (photography, video, information graphics), multimedia, web design, mobile apps, game design and animation (mediasandbox.cas.msu.edu).
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.