Professional Media, Mass Communication - Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor/Instructor

Job description

Job ID 2017-4587
Posted Date 2017-10-25
# of Openings 1
Category Faculty
Org Number 010081
Department Mass Communication
Division Provost Vice President
Job Type Faculty
Location US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range Commensurate with credentials and experience
Targeted Job Start Date 8/1/2018
Hours Per Week Varies
Weeks Per Year Varies
Regular Workdays/Hours Varies
Preference Date 12/10/2017

College/Department Overview

The College of Liberal Arts currently has 113 full-time and 152 part-time faculty in 8 academic departments. The College serves the University's Core Curriculum programs and enrolls more than 2,850 undergraduate students and more than 300 graduate students in 34 undergraduate and 17 graduate majors. For further information see our website at:

Position Overview

Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook. Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. This position is full-time, tenure-track position.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

The candidate will be expected to work on departmental, college and university committees, participate in professional activities, and actively pursue a substantive agenda for scholarly/creative work. The candidate will be expected to participate in student productions. The candidate should be prepared at the time of the interview to screen recent examples of their professional work.

Qualifications/Experience Required

Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). **NOTE** If the doctorate is not obtained and submitted by the time of employment, the position rank will change to TT-Instructor.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

A Masters in Mass Communication or related field is required; ABD or terminal degree preferred. A minimum of 5 years full-time professional broadcast or electronic media experience is required.


The position calls for teaching at the undergraduate level. Candidates should have strong evidence of professinal experience in television production and digital media. Preferred candidates will have experience in teaching introductory television production, media production, corporate video or film, video editing, and be familiar with AVID, Final Cut, and Adobe Premier.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.





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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 3/16/2018
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