Senior Lecturer in Media Entrepreneurship and Advanced Production Technologies

Position ID: 37104
University of Georgia
Creative Media Industries Institute
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Senior Lecturer in Media Entrepreneurship and Advanced Production Technologies

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The Creative Media Industries Institute at Georgia State University in Atlanta invites applications for a Senior Lecturer in media entrepreneurship and advanced production technologies to start October 15, 2017. Candidates should have scholarly training and extensive professional experience in the broader traditions of creative industries work (which can connect to sectors that might include film, games industries or other immersive world creation, etc.). The position requires a completed Ph.D. or terminal degree (M.F.A. or D.M.A.) in media production, media entrepreneurship, or a closely allied discipline and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Senior Lecturers at Georgia State University are nontenure-track positions whose work is organized around teaching and mentoring students, and connected to an administrative assignment. In this case, we seek an individual able to work with staff professionals in coordinating the work of a new content creation center, especially its media maker and entrepreneurship clusters. Senior Lecturers are annually renewed, eligible for state appropriated and university funded annual merit raises and eligible for promotion to Principal Senior Lecturer status. This configuration enables CMII to attract exceptionally strong teachers and administrators who often bring extensive professional experience in the creative media industries.

Georgia State University (est. 1913) is a Research I institution enrolling more than 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students in seven colleges, and is the largest university in Georgia. Students are enrolled from every Georgia county, every state in the nation and more than 145 countries.  The university is proud of the very rich diversity of its students. CMII has been organized as an interdisciplinary unit in the College of Arts and Sciences, for the purpose of developing workforce training that prepares students for work in the media and arts industries, for organizing programs in media entrepreneurship, and developing industry research partnerships. Thanks to a significant gift from the Woodruff Foundation, a new media production center will grand open on the main campus in 2017 that includes high technology production suites (VR/AR, game design, motion capture, postproduction), maker spaces, infrastructurally state of the art project and training suites, media labs, and entrepreneurship collaborative work environments. CMII offers undergraduate BIS (Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies) concentrations in Game Design & Development and in Media Entrepreneurship. CMII employs research and teaching faculty, as well as industry-experienced Professors of Practice. A university-level commitment has been made to bolster research generation relating to new and emerging media.

Application Procedure/How to Apply:

To apply, send application letter, academic vitae, evidence of teaching success, and three letters of recommendation to:  Dr. David Cheshier/Professor of Practice Search, Creative Media Industries Institute, P.O. Box 5060, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Ga., 30302-5060. 

-Files review will begin September 15, 2017.  An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veterans status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.


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Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General
Game and Interactive Media Design
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