University of South Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communications — Visual Communications Instructor

The School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a full-time instructor in our innovative visual communications major to join the faculty in August 2019.

The ideal candidate would have demonstrable skills in the theory and practice of emerging media technologies specifically those aimed at User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) design and experience with the creation of motion graphics, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR).

The successful candidate would preferably have teaching experience or demonstrate aptitude for teaching undergraduate skills courses, such as design of online content, motion graphics and the capstone portfolio course as well as the large principles of visual communications course.

Candidates must have a master’s degree with professional experience in a field related to visual communications. A portfolio is required of all candidates that demonstrates competency in graphic design, multimedia and app or web design work.

The School
The School of Journalism and Mass Communications currently enrolls approximately 1,500 undergraduates and 60 graduate students in journalism, advertising, public relations, visual communications and mass communications. The SJMC offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism and mass communication and a Ph.D. in mass communication. The faculty consists of a collegial group of researchers and educators with a wide range of backgrounds and interests. For more information, visit the School’s website at www.jour.sc.edu.

The University
The University of South Carolina is classified as a research-extensive university with very high research activity. The university is located in South Carolina’s capital, a unique, family-friendly city located equidistant from beautiful Atlantic beaches and the historic, rolling Blue Ridge mountains. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.Application Procedure

Please apply online at the following link: http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/52847

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