Assistant Professor: Media and Journalism - req# 6482
Assistant Professor: Media and Journalism
|Hiring Department||Communication Journalism (839A)|
|Academic Location||College of Arts & Sciences|
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Benefits Eligible||The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.|
The Department of Communication & Journalism at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Media and Journalism for the 2019-2020 academic year, starting August 2019.
The Department offers undergraduate majors in Communication and in Journalism and Mass Communication, a general communication M.A. degree, and a doctoral degree with emphasis on media, intercultural, and health communication. The department seeks candidates whose scholarly/creative activity will contribute to our graduate emphases. We look for a colleague whose teaching or professional experience can provide students with the theoretical understanding, multimedia production experience, writing, and editing skills necessary to engage with the ways that current technologies have transformed communication-related fields across multiple platforms.
Faculty members in this position typically teach two courses per semester at the graduate, advanced undergraduate, and introductory undergraduate levels, with the possibility to teach in their areas of specialization. They will also be expected to advise graduate students (M.A./Ph.D.); maintain an active research or creative agenda related to Media and/or Journalism, and perform departmental, university, and disciplinary service.
Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate in Media Studies, Journalism or closely related field, completed by August 1, 2019.
|Application Instructions||A complete application consists of: (1) letter of interest identifying areas of expertise, research interests, and teaching experience; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a sample of a recent, representative publication or conference paper; (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness in the form of recent student course evaluations and teaching observations, or in the absence of teaching experience, a statement of teaching interest and philosophy; (5) statement on diversity and inclusive excellence; and (6) names and contact information of three references. Reference(s) may be contacted as the search progresses. |
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|For Best Consideration||For best consideration, please apply by 11/14/2018. This position will remain open until filled.|
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