FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Position #FY 13-32
October 3, 2012
HIRING UNIT: COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF MASS COMMUNICATIONS
TITLE/RANK: Assistant Professor-Journalism and New Media
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Department of Mass Communications seeks candidates for a tenure track position in Journalism and New Media. Standard teaching load is three courses per semester. Candidates may have an opportunity to teach graduate courses in the program.
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT: Academic, tenure track, beginning August 16, 2013, 100%.
SOURCE OF FUNDS: State
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with education, training and experience.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: The successful candidate should possess Ph.D. (ABD considered) in journalism, mass communications or related discipline. Preference will be given to applicants who have significant professional multimedia journalism experience and have the potential to conduct scholarly research in this area. The candidate should be able to teach: New Media reporting, writing across media platforms, digital and multimedia journalism. Ability to teach copy editing, digital photo journalism and sports journalism is a plus.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Preference will be given to applications received by November 5, 2012. However, the search will continue until the position is filled.
*SUBMIT CV, UNOFFICIAL COPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS, COVER LETTER AND THREE REFERENCE LETTERS TO:
Search Committee Chair (New Media Journalism)
Department of Mass Communications
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Campus Box 1775
Edwardsville, IL 62026
*Candidates are also encouraged to submit samples of their work on a CD-ROM or provide url links to their online portfolios.
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