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Faculty Position
 
Telecommunication and Film Department
College of Communication and Information Science
The University of Alabama
 
The Telecommunication and Film Department seeks a tenure-track assistant
professor to teach graduate and undergraduate courses and conduct
programmatic research in electronic media.  Ability to teach in two or more
of the following areas is desired: broadcast journalism, interactive media,
media management, effects, history, theory and criticism.  Candidates
should have an earned doctorate or be in the final stages of dissertation
completion and demonstrate potential for undergraduate and graduate
teaching and for developing a program of scholarship suitable for later
tenure consideration.
 
Salary is nationally competitive and appointments begin August 16, 1999.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled, with initial review
of applications expected to be complete by February 1, 1999.
 
Established in 1940, the Department has approximately 350 majors and is one
of five academic departments in the College of Communication and
Information Science which includes doctoral and masters programs, the
Institute of Communication Research and the School of Library and
Information Studies.  The College also houses the Department's video and
audio production teaching studios and student radio station, as well as the
professional production facilities of the Center for Communication and
Educational Technology and the state's Center for Public Television and
Radio.
 
The University of Alabama, established in 1831 in Tuscaloosa, is the
state's first university, a comprehensive research institution of nearly
20,000 students, including 3,000 graduate students in 56 doctoral programs
and nearly 100 masters programs. Tuscaloosa is a pleasant,
university-oriented community of nearly 100,000, located about forty
minutes west of the Birmingham metro area of more than a million and a
morning's drive from the Smokey mountains, Gulf Coast beaches, New Orleans,
Nashville and Atlanta.  Additional  information about the Telecommunication
and Film Department, the College of Communication and the University is
available at   http://www.communication.ua.edu/
 
Telephone and e-mail inquiries are welcome:  205-348-6350,
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Send application letter, vita, description of research interests and names,
addresses and phone numbers of three references to:
 
Prof. Loy A. Singleton
Telecommunication and Film Department
University of Alabama
Box 870152
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0152
 
UA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.  The Department is
committed to a faculty which reflects the cultural diversity of the
University's student body.  Women and minorities are especially encouraged
to apply.
 
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