Visiting Lecturer

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title:

Visiting Lecturer


UNT-Media Arts-122600


College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

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Department Summary:

Media Arts enrolls approximately 1200 undergraduate students annually and Mayborn enrolls approximately 1100 undergraduates annually. UNT is located in Denton, Texas, in the DFW metroplex, the fifth largest media market in the United States.

Position Summary:

The Department of Media Arts and the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism invite applications for a position beginning fall 2021 at the Visiting Lecturer level position. This is a temporary, joint appointment that will be shared between Media Arts and Mayborn.

Position Responsibilities
Courses the person could be asked to teach include (but are not limited to) interviewing and performance for broadcast and social media platforms; storytelling/developing digital content for television/newscasts; and intro and advanced writing for broadcast. This is a 4/4 teaching load (2 Journalism, 2 Media Arts) with limited committee/service responsibilities.

Applicants are required to have experience in professional television broadcasting, specifically skills in all aspects of multi-platform storytelling. Teaching will be split between the Department of Media Arts and the Mayborn School of Journalism undergraduate degree programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

1.A Master’s Degree in an appropriate area is required at the time of appointment or equivalent professional experience.

2.Two to three years of professional experience in a television/digital newscast/news environment.

3.Ability to teach writing, reporting/story-telling, producing, and content development for television/digital.

Preferred Qualifications:

1.Teaching experience.

2.Ability to teach for Spanish language media.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to communicate

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are required to submit a CV, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of experience working in or teaching in a diverse environment as “Other Document,” link to a portfolio of TV work as “Portfolio,” and three letters of reference uploaded as one file to “Letter of Recommendation” with the application.

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Job No:
Posted: 3/3/2021
Application Due: 6/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time