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Instructor/Assistant Professor of Mass Communications (Broadcast Journalism)

Employer
Claflin University
Location
Orangeburg, SC

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Faculty Jobs
Professional Fields, Communication & Journalism
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Responsibilities

The Instructor/Assistant. Professor of Mass Communications with expertise in Broadcast Journalism will report to the Chair of the Mass Communications Department.  He/she will teach skills courses in television production not limited to TV Productions I and II, Broadcast Writing and Reporting, Broadcast News Gathering and Reporting, and Sports Production. Additional teaching responsibilities may include other courses within the candidate’s areas of expertise such as managing a live studio and remote productions.  Candidate is expected to participate fully in departmental recruitment activities, promoting the department within the state and nationally, committee service, grantsmanship and research obligations consistent with all faculty appointments.

Qualifications

A master’s degree in communications related to Broadcast Journalism or a related field is required.  A completed doctorate is required for a tenure track appointment and the rank of Assistant Professor. ABD will be considered.  Candidates must have experience with Logic Pro X Audio Editing Software. Fluency with Adobe Creative Suites Software. The successful candidate will be expected to continue a research agenda and participate in service activities.  Experience working with diverse student populations and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

 

Preferred: Preferred candidates will have the capacity to teach Adobe After Effects

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SALARY:  Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applicants should complete a Claflin University Faculty Application located on our website: (https://careers-claflin.icims.com/jobs), to include uploading your current curriculum vita to the same site. Send a letter of application, copies of transcripts of all graduate work, a link to a portfolio of developed work, three current letters of recommendation and the addresses, telephone numbers and emails of at least three professional references to:

 

Dr. Isaiah McGee, DeanSchool of Humanities and Social Sciences

Claflin University400 Magnolia StreetOrangeburg, SC 29115

Email: imcgee@claflin.edu Office telephone: (803) 535-5234

 

Company

Claflin University is a nationally ranked comprehensive institution of higher education affiliated with The United Methodist Church. A historically black university founded in 1869, Claflin is committed to providing students with access to exemplary educational opportunities in its undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs. Claflin seeks to foster a rich community comprised of students, faculty, staff, and administrators who work to nurture and develop the skills and character needed for engaged citizenship and visionary and effective leadership.

In its undergraduate programs, Claflin provides students with the essential foundation of a liberal arts education. Emphasizing critical and analytic thinking, independent research, oral and written communication skills, the University invites students to use disciplined study to explore and confront the substantive challenges facing the global society. Claflin’s graduate programs provide opportunities for advanced students to increase their specialization in particular fields of study oriented toward professional enhancement and academic growth. Its continuing education programs provide students with expanded avenues for professional development and personal fulfillment.

Clafin Guiding Principles

At the center of everything we do is a system of values informing and guiding all policies and programs. These values, expressed through our decisions and actions, are defined by five overarching guiding principles:

Commitment to Excellence

Through doing things better and differently.

Commitment to Valuing People

By providing a safe, wholesome and healthy environment for our people to live, learn and work. 

Commitment to Being Customer Focused

Ensuring that everyone knows who the customer is, and takes steps to show it.

Commitment to Exemplary Educational Programs

By educating our students in a way to help them have a full, quality life and function as productive citizens.

Commitment to Financial Accountability

By putting in place sound and effective fiscal policies which are consistent with the mission and goals of the university.


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