Digital Video and Multimedia Production Assistant Professor
Department of Communication & Journalism
College of Arts & Sciences
The University of Wyoming’s Communication and Journalism Department is searching to fill an assistant professor position in video and multimedia production. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in digital video production, multimedia production, podcasting and related topics at the University of Wyoming. Other job duties include research/creative work, service, helping coordinate the equipment lab, and chairing master’s student theses and projects. Preference will be given toward candidates who also have a background in quantitative research skills. The position will begin August 2023.
- Ph.D. in Journalism or Communication (or a related discipline) by the time of hire. An MFA would be considered with an extensive journalism-oriented background.
- Demonstrated expertise in digital video and multimedia skills, especially from a journalism perspective.
- Ability to teach courses in digital and multimedia production and other courses in the field as needed, and be able to teach those courses in Laramie.
- Previous college-level teaching experience in courses such as video production, multimedia production, podcasting and related courses.
- Professional experience in fields such video production, multimedia production or other production-related areas, especially from a journalism perspective.
- Experience with using and teaching the Adobe Creative Suite, such as Audition, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and/or InDesign.
- Demonstrated interest in science or technology communication. This can involve participating in EPSCoR, National Science Foundation, or other similar grants.
- Ability to teach quantitative methods at a graduate or undergraduate level.
If the successful candidate is interested in data science, they may pursue being an adjunct faculty member of the School of Computing. For more information about that school, go to https://www.uwyo.edu/soc/index.html.
The Communication and Journalism Department is comprised of nine full-time faculty members, 200 undergraduate students majoring in either journalism or communication, and 30 master’s degree students. Learn more about us at http://www.uwyo.edu/cojo/. The University of Wyoming enrolls more than 11,000 students and consists of the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Agriculture, Life Sciences & Natural Resources, Business, Education, Engineering & Physical Sciences, Health Sciences, and Law. Visit http://www.uwyo.edu/ for more information.
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a small college town of 30,000 and a cultural center for the state. Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. The beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/.
The University of Wyoming is committed to diversity and endorses principles of affirmative action. We acknowledge that diversity enriches and sustains our scholarship and promotes equal access to our educational mission. We seek and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. AA/EEO. The University of Wyoming encourages applications from individuals who represent a broad spectrum of backgrounds and, in particular, welcomes applications from women and minority groups.