Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor; Mass Communication, 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 Professor position in Mass Communication – Journalism & Digital Media Production, beginning Fall 2021. The successful candidate will teach a 3-3 load and will be expected to maintain an appropriate level of scholastic activity and service necessary to secure tenure and promotion with the Department of Communications.

Priority will be given to candidates who have professional experience in broadcast journalism. An established research agenda and experience with online teaching formats is preferred. Primary academic instruction will focus on teaching students the fundamentals of audio/visual production, television news production, and professional practices. Courses will include Aural-Visual Production, Television Production and Performance, Advanced Radio-Television Production, and other communication courses as determined by the Department Chair.

An earned doctorate in Journalism, Mass Communication, or a closely related field is required. (ABD will be considered but the degree must be completed by the time of appointment). Candidates with professional experience in broadcast journalism will be given priority.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/5627. Applications will only be accepted through this system.  Please be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/CV, and a list of at least three professional references.  Transcripts are also required but may be provided at a later date.  Please read the special instructions to applicants section of the posting at the link above for 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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Job No:
Posted: 9/14/2020
Application Due: 11/13/2020
Work Type:
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.