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, [log in to unmask] . 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. ---- Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the University of Alabama.