Assistant/Associate Professor of Mass Communications (FT211)

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CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY, founded in 1869, is becoming recognized as one of the leading institutions of higher education in the southeast. With rigorous student-focused academic programs and a faculty comprised of world-class scholars, these attributes have contributed to the U.S. News and World Report ranking Claflin ninth in its 2021 list of the nation’s top historically black colleges/universities (HBCUs). Claflin is the only HBCU in South Carolina in this “Top Ten” ranking. Claflin has earned a place among the Top 10 HBCUs in the publication’s prestigious ranking for 10 consecutive years. U.S. News and World Report also ranked Claflin University ninth overall among the schools in the Best Regional Colleges in the South rankings.

REPSONSIBILITIES: The Department of Mass Communications invites applications for an instructor/assistant professor for the Fall 2021 semester. The selected individual will teach web design, television and radio production courses. The selected individual should have basic knowledge of Media, Digital Media/Convergence, and production courses and be able to support the overall mass communications curriculum.  The candidate will supervise and support department production projects, facilities and students. He/she will participate in advising, research and service activities as required and perform any other duties within the scope of the position.

QUALIFICATIONS:  MA/MS in Mass Communications with a minimum of 18 documented hours in Mass Communications at the graduate level required.  PHD/ADB preferred; Expertise in the area of Adobe Creative Suites Software, Web Design, Social Media, Video and Audio Editing Software, such as Avid Editing, ProTools and Final Cut Pro, required. Basic knowledge of Multi-Media & Convergence Equipment expected.

SALARY:  Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applicants should complete a Claflin University Faculty Application located on our website Please visit: ( Official transcripts will be required upon appointment. Please send a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts of all graduate work, three current letters of recommendation and the addresses, telephone numbers and emails of at least five references.  Send all the above materials via email to

Dr. Isaiah McGee, Dean

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Claflin University

400 Magnolia St.

Orangeburg, SC 29115

Email: [email protected]




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Posted: 4/14/2021
Application Due: 6/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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