The Master of Science in Digital Social Media program at the Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California, seeks a highly qualified adjunct instructor to teach two sections of the mandatory course, DSM 510 Introduction to Digital Social Media in the fall 2020 semester. This course introduces graduate students to digital and social media strategies and practices in the tech and media industries. The ideal candidate will be an expert in the areas of digital media management, communication and development. The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience in digital and social media , technology, communication and policy. The ideal candidate will be able to teach about Internet History, Online Media, Technology, Data Science, and the Political Economy of the digital media and technology industries.
In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the USC Careers Services website. Submission materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three recommendations. The cover letter should be addressed to School of Communication Faculty Search Committee, attention Billie Shotlow, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California, 3502 Watt Way, Suite 305, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0281. Applicants may direct questions to Billie Shotlow at [email protected] or (213-821-2718). Materials submitted by regular mail will not be accepted.
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Minimum Education: Masterâs Degree in Communication or a related field
Minimum Experience: Graduate teaching experience
Preferred Education: PhD in Communication or a related field.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.
Internal Number: REQ20086634
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