[gamestudies.pca] Test

  • From: "Voorhees, Gerald" <gvoorhee@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <gamestudies.pca@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 10:41:06 -0400

I thought I'd test by sending out a copy of my dept's job call.  And by the 
way, that "New Media" opening is intended for a game design or development 
person (they wrote it before I got here) if you know anyone looking!
The Nido Qubein School of Communication at High Point University is searching 
for two graduate coordinators and for five additional energetic faculty 
members. Positions will begin August 2009. 

1. Graduate Program Coordinator: Creative Media Industries. The successful 
applicant will direct new MA and MFA programs in interactive media and teach 
and research in the field. Candidates must have a strong foundation in the 
interactive media and gaming industries. Demonstrable hands-on expertise in 
related software is expected. (Minimum credentials: Ph.D./MFA and 10 years of 
higher education experience.) 

2. Graduate Program Coordinator: Strategic Communication (Health 
Communication). In addition to teaching and researching in the field, the 
successful applicant will direct a new professional MA program in Strategic 
Communication with emphases in health communication, public relations and 
possibly political communication. Academic and professional experience in 
health communication is expected. (Minimum credentials: Ph.D. in Health 
Communication or closely related field and 10 years of academic and/or 
professional health communication experience.) 

3. New Media. Candidates must be prepared to teach HTML and a variety of 
cross-platform media software packages including, but not limited to: 
PhotoShop, Adobe Audition, Adobe Premier, Dreamweaver, ProTools, Final Cut Pro, 
Avid and Flash. (Minimum credentials: MA/Ph.D. preferred.) 

4. Media Production. Candidates will teach basic and advanced audio and video 
production courses. Individuals with professional multi-track audio recording 
experience will be given preference. The successful applicant must have recent 
professional experience from the broadcast, corporate/industrial, and/or 
recording industries. Fluency in current software is expected. Candidates may 
also be asked to advise the campus radio station. Teaching in our new graduate 
program is possible. (Minimum credentials: MA/Ph.D. preferred) 

5. Journalism. Candidates must have recent broadcast journalism experience. 
Individuals with hands-on experience in sports journalism will be given 
preference. Understanding of journalistic ethics is required as is willingness 
to participate in a converged journalism curriculum. Teaching in our new 
graduate program is possible. (Minimum credentials: MA/Ph.D. preferred). 

6. Strategic Communication (Public Relations/Advertising). Candidates must 
demonstrate exceptional media-related graphic design skills. Experience in the 
public relations/advertising industry is expected as is fluency in related 
software. Candidates must be prepared to teach in a new graduate program. 
(Minimum credentials: MA/Ph.D. preferred) 

7. Speech/Organizational Communication. Candidates will teach courses in 
Organizational Communication, Human Communication, and Interpersonal 
Communication as well as other speech related areas. Candidates must also be 
prepared to teach in our new graduate program. Candidates with strength in 
quantitative research will be given preference. (Minimum credentials: Ph.D./ABD 

Credential review begins September 29, 2008 and continues until the positions 
are filled. Finalists for all positions will be asked to submit a portfolio of 
their professional/academic work. Academic rank for each position will depend 
on candidate's credentials and experience. 

In December 2008 The Nido Qubein School of Communication, a dynamic community 
of teachers and scholars, will be moving into a new 60,000 sq. ft. 
state-of-the-art facility featuring a game development studio, two HDTV 
studios, a multi-track recording studio, editing labs, a radio station and 
sufficient lab space to meet our goal of being an exemplar for Twenty-first 
Century liberal arts communication programs. Faculty at the Qubein School is 
expected to participate in related national organizations and to produce 
refereed scholarship/creative work. High Point University, located in the 
beautiful North Carolina Piedmont Triad, is committed to excellence and 

Please send current CV, official transcripts, and contact information for three 
references, both hard copy AND electronic, to:
Dr. Wilfred Tremblay, Director
The Nido Qubein School of Communication
Drawer 21
833 Montlieu Avenue
High Point, NC 27262-3598

Gerald Voorhees
Assistant Professor of Games and Interactive Media
Nido Qubein School of Communication
High Point University
High Point, NC 27262-3598
Tel: 336.841.9174
Office: Norcross 120-08
www.highpoint.edu/communications <http://www.highpoint.edu/communications> 

Visit www.highpoint.edu ... At High Point University, every student receives an 
extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people.

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