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"Carstarphen, Meta G." <[log in to unmask]>
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Sat, 3 Dec 2011 13:51:08 +0000
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Another job

From: MARY T. RANTIN [[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 10:43 AM
To: Carstarphen, Meta G.
Subject: One Tenure Track Position

Position Announcement

Department of Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media
Temple University

Tenure Track position in Emergent Media

The department of Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media (BTMM) at Temple University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in Emergent Media to begin in fall 2012. We seek a scholar whose work addresses the challenges and opportunities in emergent media, particularly social media environments including mobile media and gaming; other possible areas include telepresence and virtual/augmented reality. The ideal candidate would be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in media theory and analysis including Media Communication Research (social science emphasis); Technology & Culture; Mobile Media; The Video Game Industry and Game Culture; Information Technology Policy; and Information Society. Candidates must hold a PhD, and demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching and a promising record of scholarship.

The department has approximately 750 majors who study audio, video and electronic media production; management of media institutions; and social and psychological functions, processes and effects of traditional and emergent media. It offers a master's degree and contributes to an inter-departmental doctoral program in Mass Media and Communication. BTMM is one of six departments in a large, diverse and dynamic School of Communications and Theater.

Temple University is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the fourth largest media and telecommunications market in the nation. The University community at large includes more than 35,000 students in the region and at several international campuses; the School of Communications and Theater includes 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students.

For more information about the department, school, and Temple University, please visit and

To apply, please mail a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to the address below. Review of applications will begin January 23, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

Matthew Lombard
Chair, EM Search Committee
Department of Broadcasting,
Telecommunications and Mass Media
Temple University
205 Annenberg Hall
2020 North 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Temple University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator where diversity is an essential source of vitality and strength. The University is committed to nondiscrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age and disability.