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Visiting Assistant Professor - Broadcasting/Video Production

The Position
Point Park University’s School of Communication has an immediate opening for a one-year (9-month) Visiting Assistant Professor to teach courses in broadcast journalism, introduction to broadcasting, video production, and to assist in supervision of student multimedia program production.  Additional teaching areas may include introduction to mass communication, on-camera performance, and broadcast writing.

A master’s degree in a communication field is required, as is significant professional media experience.

Application Procedure
Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and transcripts of all university work and a list of the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of four professional references.  Application materials should be mailed to:  Tim Hudson, Dean, School of Communication, Point Park University, 201 Wood Street, 1005 Thayer Hall, Pittsburgh, PA  15222 or communication@pointpark.edu .Timely electronic copies are encouraged, but do not substitute for printed materials.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Classes begin 8/23/10. 

About the University
Point Park University is located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh.  Faculty and students benefit from a broad, storied, and dynamic professional media environment.  The University’s School of Communication provides approximately 500 students with a versatile, sustainable, professional communication education through sound academic coursework and significant experiential learning opportunities.  There are three academic sequences in the School representing three broad sets of media professions:  “Journalism,” “Public Relations & Advertising,” and “Visual and Interactive Communication.”

Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.