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Assistant/Associate Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication

Company: North Carolina A&T State University
Location: greensboro
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Assistant/Associate Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.Applicants seeking Veterans Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

Classification Type EHRA

Primary Purpose of Position

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for a 9-month tenure track assistant/associate professor position. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate-level courses, conducting research, student advising, student mentoring and recruitment, curriculum development and other required activities for tenure. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, engaging in accreditation procedures, program assessment, and service to the department, College, and University as needed.

The successful candidate will be an experienced journalist who has a track record of reporting and/or producing news content on multiple platforms including television, radio, digital and social media and teaching multimedia and mass communication journalism courses at the university level. Courses in the multimedia and mass media production sequence include Introduction to Multimedia Journalism, Electronic News Writing, Reporting and Producing, Scriptwriting, Photojournalism, Communication Practicum, Introduction to Radio and Digital Production, Introduction to Video Production and Social Media. Additionally, the faculty member should demonstrate the ability to develop and supervise a student-produced newscast.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

With an award-winning faculty, intensive research programs, and community-focused initiatives, North Carolina A&T State University is the nations largest historically black university with an enrollment of more than 12,500 students.

The department is housed within the Universitys College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, which enrolls more than 1,950 students and has more than 160 faculty members. More than 600 students are majors in the Journalism and Mass Communication Department, which plans to establish a graduate program in the immediate future. The department is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications ( ACEJMC ). The mission of the Department is to prepare students with the high-quality education necessary to succeed as professionals and critical thinkers and to become productive citizens of their communities, the nation, and the world.

A Masters degree in journalism/communications or related discipline is required, in conjunction with a minimum of five years of professional newsroom experience, strong writing, creative storytelling, broadcast production abilities, and experience teaching broadcast production and multimedia journalism courses at the university level.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

A Ph.D. is preferred with teaching experience at the university level, a strong research agenda and publications in refereed journals, creative activities, and at least five years of industry professional experiences.

Required License or Certification

Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication

Position Number 002654

Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience

FLSA Exempt

Position Type Faculty

Appointment Type Permanent - Full-time

Tenure Track Yes

FTE 40 hours/week, 12 months

Organizational Division Journalism & Mass Comm

Organizational Location College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Organizational Unit Journalism & Mass Comm

Posting Number EPA1247

Open Date 03/23/2021

Close Date - for postings that do not use Open Until Filled

Open Until Filled Yes

Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search 04/30/2021

Date Position Available 08/16/2021

Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.

Applicants seeking Veterans Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.

North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Please indicate where you learned of this position:
    • NCA&T Website
    • UNC System Job Board
    • Indeed.com
    • NC Employment Security Commission
    • NCA&T Employee
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • LinkedIn
    • NCAT Interest Cards
    • Other
Required Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Research Statement
  • Bachelor's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  • Master's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  • Terminal Degree - Copy of transcripts
  • Optional Documents
  • Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)
  • EEO/AA Employer

    Division of Human Resources
    1020 East Wendover Avenue
    Greensboro, NC 27411

    N.C. A&T does not discriminate against any person. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. N.C. A&T is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies or requesting a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process contact the Employee Relations/ Affirmative Action Office at 336-334-7862. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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