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Michigan State University Ast Inst/Inst/Ast Prof/Asc Prof/Prof Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan

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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Communication Arts Sciences

Department:Media And Information 10010830

Salary:Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location:East Lansing

Categories:1/2 Time (50-64.9%), Fixed Term Faculty, Education/Training, Union

Working/Functional Title

Ast Inst/Inst/Ast Prof/Asc Prof/Prof Fixed Term

Position Summary

The Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University seeks applications for a pool of qualified candidates to teach courses media and information, if the need arises. Outstanding candidates at the Assistant Instructor/Instructor/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor rank will be considered. Ideal candidates will be dynamic and engaging in the classroom and have demonstrated success in human-centered approaches to design, and engages with emerging technologies, such as (but not limited to) social networks, games, interactive media, virtual reality, and augmented reality. We value interests in socially relevant topics and improving people’s lives. Our ideal candidate integrates both “arts” and “sciences” in their work while recognizing the importance of inclusivity.

The review of applications is ongoing and continuous. Please note that a position could be part-time or full-time and vary by semester, depending on the needs of the department. It is possible that no positions are needed in some semesters.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching a range of lower, upper, and master’s level media and information courses

  • Preparing syllabi building on existing courses

  • Preparing course materials and syllabi

  • Delivering courses in-class and potentially online

  • Managing and grading all assignments

  • Following course policies and guidelines

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

  • Ph.D. in relevant field for Ast/Asc/Full Professor, Masters for Instructor and Bachelors for Ast Instructor.

  • Demonstrated skills in areas related to the course content

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Recognized or award-winning achievements in related areas of practice

  • Teaching experience is strongly preferred

Required Application Materials

  • CV

  • Cover letter

  • List of three professional references

Special Instructions

Applicants should submit the following materials: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae and 3) list of three professional references.

Review of Applications Begins On




Department Statement

The Department of Media and Information is home to an interdisciplinary faculty, internationally recognized for its cutting-edge research on the uses and implications of media and information technologies and services. The Department has a strong commitment to inclusivity and diversity in all areas and encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised:Dec 23, 2019Eastern Standard Time