Assistant Professor of Mass Communication (Multi-Platform Journalism)

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Requisition Number: 201800056F

Department: Dept of Mass Communication

Experience Requirement: Field experience in digital newsrooms or social media reporting is encouraged.

Usual Duties: The Department of Mass Communication at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a position in multimedia. The successful candidate will teach digital and emerging journalism skills with a focus on mobile reporting, social media and entrepreneurial journalism. Experience teaching digital journalism and/or social media reporting is highly desirable, as is a track record of academic scholarship on emerging media platforms or social media journalism. The hire will update and teach a popular senior-level course on online journalism to include a variety of mobile reporting techniques and social media strategies; the successful candidate will also teach graduate courses on a flexible variety of digital media topics, and oversee its award-winning student newspaper, The Houstonian.

Degree Requirements: Ideal candidates possess a Ph.D. in Mass Communication or a related field. Along with 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.




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Posted: 1/23/2019
Application Due: 1/23/2020
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