The Department of Media Studies and Production in the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track assistant professorship in media business and entrepreneurship to begin January 2017.
The successful candidate must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in media business plan development, management of media organizations, and communication in media organizations. Significant media industry experience is essential. Preference will be given to industry veterans with expertise in media economics, organization, management, and strategies. In addition to teaching, duties will also include student academic advising, committee work, and other service. A master’s degree is required; an MBA or terminal degree is preferred, as is prior college or university teaching experience.
The Department of Media Studies and Production (http://klein.temple.edu/msp) has more than 800 undergraduate majors in four tracks: Media Production, Media Business & Entrepreneurship, Media Analysis, and Emergent Media. The MSP department also offers a minor in Digital Media Technologies. On the graduate level, the department offers an M.A. in Media Studies and Production, and the MSP faculty contributes to Klein College’s interdisciplinary M.S. in Globalization and Development Communication and the Ph.D. program in Media and Communication.
Temple University’s Klein College of Media and Communication is in Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth-largest media market. Klein College is a comprehensive school of communication with a schoolwide focus on communication in urban life. Klein College’s other departments are Advertising, Journalism, and Strategic Communication. Nearly 3,000 undergraduates are enrolled in our four departments and a shared bachelor’s degree program in Communication Studies. More than 100 graduate students are pursuing our Ph.D., M.A., M.J., and M.S. degrees. The university community at large has nearly 38,000 students in the region and at several international campuses. Temple is a Carnegie Research University (highest research activity). For more information about the department, school and university, please visit http://klein.temple.edu. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer, committed to achieving a diverse community.
For best consideration, application materials should be received no later than September 30, 2016. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit electronic copies of (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, including experience working with diverse populations or covering urban issues; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; (4) names and contact information for at least three references. All materials should be submitted via email to the NTT Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.