Lecturer in Video Storytelling

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Date PostedMarch 12, 2019
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Official Job TitleLECTURER
Working Title:Lecturer in Video Storytelling
Position Number02218023
DivisionCollege of Letters and Science
Position TypeTeaching Academic Staff
Appointment TypeOngoing/Probationary
FLSA StatusExempt
Posting TypeFaculty & Instructional
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The Department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers an undergraduate major with concentrations in journalism, advertising/public relations, and media studies, and an M.A. program in media studies. UW-Milwaukee is an R1 institution and one of two public doctoral research universities in Wisconsin, with an enrollment of approximately 27,000 students. For more information, including the mission of the department, please visit: http://uwm.edu/journalism­advertising­media­studies/

Job Summary

The Department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applications to fill a probationary academic staff position in video storytelling with the possibility to lead to indefinite status. The appointment will start August 19, 2019. The department offers an undergraduate major with concentrations in Journalism, Advertising/Public Relations, and Media Studies, and an M.A. program in Media Studies. We are seeking an academic staff member specializing in teaching video storytelling. Areas of expertise should include television and/or video journalism and multimedia storytelling. Applicants should be prepared to teach video storytelling and production for television news and journalism on multiple platforms. We would welcome applicants who can produce videos for strategic communication and documentaries.

Minimum Qualifications

-Bachelor’s degree in journalism, media, communication, or a related field
-Five or more years of professional experience Professional experience in television and/or video journalism
-Two or more years teaching experience with evidence of teaching effectiveness

Preferred Qualifications

-Master’s and/or terminal degree
-Ability to teach video storytelling courses other than news, such as documentary or video for strategic communication
-Advanced technical skills with camera/sound, audio and video editing

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter including a statement of expertise, teaching interests and teaching philosophy, current curriculum vitae (CV), a document with links to three examples of video work (uploaded is “Other Document 1”, and the names and contact information (phone number and email) of three references via https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/28673

This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on April 11, 2019. Applications received after April 10, 2019 may not receive consideration.

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether she/he meets any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

Application Deadline 
Continuous (Open Until Filled?)Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date04/11/2019
Position Contact NameXiaoxia Cao
Contact Phone414-229-4436
Contact Emailxcao@uwm.edu
Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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Confidentiality of Applicant Materials 

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request. 

CBC and Reference Check Policy 

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

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Employment Authorization
In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document 1
  4. References
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