Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor; Mass Comm, Journalism & Digital Media Production

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The Department of Communications at the University of North Alabama invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor position in Mass Communication – Journalism & Digital Media Production, beginning Fall 2020. An earned doctorate in Journalism, Mass Communication, or a closely related field is required. (ABDs will be considered but the degree must be completed by the time of appointment).

Priority will be given to candidates who have demonstrated knowledge of communication law, communication ethics, freedom of expression, and media literacy. An established research agenda is strongly preferred, and professional experience in print, digital, audio or video journalism is desired.

Assigned courses may include Communication Law and Ethics, Communication in a Global Age, Media Writing, and other communication courses as determined by the Department Chair.

The candidate will teach a 3-3 load and will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, maintain an appropriate level of scholarly activity, and contribute service sufficient to secure tenure and promotion in the Department of Communications.

To view the posting and/or apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/5256.  Applications are only accepted online.  Please be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/CV, and reference list at the time of application.  Transcripts are also required, but may be provided at a later date.  Please refer to the “Special Instructions to Applicants” section of the online posting for more details.  For questions, please email [email protected] or call 256.765.4291 and select option #2.  Selecting an option other than #2 will result in a delayed response.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus.




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Posted: 7/31/2019
Application Due: 9/29/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.