The Master of Communication Management (MCM) program in the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California seeks a qualified Adjunct Lecturer to supplement instruction offered by our full time faculty, specifically to teach one section of CMGT-588, Global Storytelling: The Power of Narrative in fall 2021.
Candidates must have significant media and entertainment industries experience, specifically in crafting stories with social education, advocacy, activism impact, and with global cross-cultural contexts. Experience in documentary and non-scripted development, production, storytelling, curation, distribution, and marketing highly desired.
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@example.com. Materials submitted by regular mail will not be accepted.
Minimum Education: A Bachelor degree in Communication, Media, Entertainment, Producing or related fields.
Minimum Experience: 15+ years of industry experience in media and entertainment industries, specifically in crafting stories with social education, advocacy and activism impact, and with global cross-cultural contexts.
Preferred Education: A graduate degree, e.g., MA, MFA, or other professional degree in communication or media and entertainment related fields.
Preferred Experience: Teaching experience in media and entertainment courses, especially in documentary and non-scripted development, production, storytelling, curation, distribution, and marketing. Demonstrated ability to coach and help students achieve their academic and professional goals. Experience in documentary and non-scripted development and production, direction, curation, and distribution, highly desired.
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.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.