JRMC - Multimedia Journalism and Communication



JRMC - Multimedia Journalism and Communication

Ref. No.: JRMC-2-2018

About The American University in Cairo:

Founded in 1919, AUC moved to a new 270-acre state-of-the-art campus in New Cairo in 2008. The University also operates in its historic downtown facilities, offering cultural events, graduate classes, and continuing education. Student housing is available in New Cairo. Among the premier universities in the region, AUC is Middle States accredited; its Engineering programs are accredited by ABET, its Chemistry program is accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, and the School of Business is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, and the Master of Public Administration and the Master of Public Policy programs of GAPP are accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). The AUC Libraries contain the largest English-language research collection in the region and are an active and integral part of the University's pursuit of excellence in all academic and scholarly programs. AUC is an English-medium institution; eighty-five percent of the students are Egyptian and the rest include students from nearly ninety countries, principally from the Middle East, Africa and North America. Faculty salary and rank are based on qualifications and professional experience. According to AUC policies and procedures, all faculty are entitled to generous benefits.


Job Description:

The Journalism and Mass Communication Department (JRMC) is the largest department in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, serving approximately 440 major and minor students with close to 30 full and adjunct faculty members.

The department offers majors in Multimedia Journalism, Communication and Media Arts, Integrated Market Communication, as well as minors in Journalism and Mass Communication, and Arabic Writing and Reporting. The Department also offers a Master's Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.

We are dedicated to excellence in undergraduate and graduate academic and professional education, and we are committed to providing students with the relevant interdisciplinary experiences needed in the local and global markets.

The Department's facilities include digital production and news studios, new media production labs, state of the art editing suites, high definition television studios, a professional standard radio station, a photographic exhibition gallery and a prominent student newspaper.

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Journalism/Mass Communication.

The candidate will teach in the Multimedia Journalism and Communication and Media Arts undergraduate programs; the candidate may also teach at the graduate level.

The candidate must have the ability to produce multimedia content on a mobile device as well as have knowledge and ability to implement industry innovations into the curricula.

Teaching responsibilities will include courses in basic and advanced reporting and newswriting, multimedia newswriting, video production, camera and digital video editing. The candidate is expected to engage and contribute to program development.

The candidate will also be expected to actively participate in student advising, and department, school and university service. Demonstration of potential for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education is expected.


Requirements:

Proficient professional expertise in the journalism/communication or relevant field; solid reporting skills; strong relevant university-level academic and teaching record; PhD preferred.


Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents via online.

a) an updated CV; b) a letter of interest; c) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); and d) List names & contact information of at least three references familiar with your professional background to be sent to [email protected]




To apply, please visit: http://www.aucegypt.edu/about/jobs



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