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Assistant Professor, Entertainment Industry Studies | Belmont University

19 Nov 2018 2:00 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)
Employment Type 


Internal Job Category

Tenure Track (Faculty)


Entertainment Inds Studies

Primary Duties and

Courses taught may include the Entertainment Industry, Creative Entertainment Technology, Entertainment Distribution and Promotion, Entertainment Industry Economics, Capstone and other special topics courses as developed or assigned. Knowledge and experience in other aspects of the entertainment industry may also be considered. Priority consideration will be given to applications received before December 5, 2018. 

  • Complete 24 workload hours, or equivalent, per academic year. 
  • Advise and mentor students in research and other class-related projects. 
  • Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont University and the college in which you teach. 
  • Participate in departmental and university committee work.
  • Engage in scholarly activity and professional development. 
  • Advise students in course selection and degree completion. 
  • Participate in a local church and the community.
  • Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and policies. 
  • Manage online grading system.
  • Timely submission of book orders, if textbooks required. 
  • Maintain regular office hours.
  • The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.
Required Qualifications: Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. 

  • Knowledge of principles, business practices and current developments in the field of the creative and entertainment industries with an emphasis in economics, data analytics, technology or creativity & marketing are preferred. 
  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content taught. Comprehensive knowledge or experience within a creative & entertainment industry sector such as television, film, theme parks, video games also preferred.
  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Demonstrated capacity to engage in high quality scholarly activity.  Research that integrates theory and practice within the creative and entertainment industries; 
  • Demonstrated ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate students.
  • Skilled in the use of computers, Internet resources, and MS Office software.
  • Ability to learn relevant sections of BannerWeb, Belmont University’s online integrated database system for student grading.
  • Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform qualitative or quantitative data analysis.
  • Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of the programs and services offered by Belmont University. Interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. 
Required Education PhD required. 
Required Experience Commitment to teaching excellence required. A history of experience working in the creative or entertainment industries preferred. Higher education teaching experience preferred.

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

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