Associate/Full Professor of Mass Communication (Multi-Platform Journalism)

Mar 07, 2018
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 201800012F

Department: Dept of Mass Communication

Experience Requirement: Experience teaching multimedia journalism, broadcast journalism, emerging media studies or mass media law is highly desirable; professional experience as a journalist is also a plus.

Usual Duties: The Department of Mass Communication at Sam Houston State University invites senior scholars to apply for an associate or full professor position in multimedia journalism. The successful candidate will guide graduate-level scholarly research on media, culture, democracy, journalism or some related topic. They will teach graduate and undergraduate courses on communication theory, investigative reporting and/or media law and policy. Priority will be given to candidates with an established research focus and professional experience in digital or entrepreneurial media.

Degree Requirements: Ideal candidates possess a Ph.D. in journalism, mass communication or a related field, along with a current rank of associate or full professor and an established record of scholarly publication.

Other Requirements for the Position: A demonstrated ability to teach and mentor students from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds is required.