Western Carolina University

Live and teach just minutes away from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway at Western Carolina University.

The Department of Communication at Western Carolina University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of communication and television broadcasting for fall 2017. Western Carolina University is part of the University of North Carolina system. Located in Cullowhee, NC, WCU is situated in a beautiful valley of the Blue Ridge Mountains, 52 miles west of Asheville and near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. From its 600-acre main campus, through programs in Asheville, at various community colleges and online, WCU serves approximately 10,000 students.

Duties include teaching undergraduate courses in television broadcasting and communication. The university television studio was designed, built, and is maintained by Sony. The studio is presently undergoing an over one million dollar HD upgrade. Additional duties include advising broadcasting students, engaging in scholarship, and departmental, institutional, and regional service.

All faculty members participate in regional engagement and support the University’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). The Department of Communication is known for its engaged teaching and learning. Applicants are encouraged to visit the WCU website (www.wcu.edu) and read the university’s vision and details about the QEP. WCU is committed to the Boyer model of scholarship, stewardship of place, integrated learning, and engagement.

Qualifications: A terminal degree (PhD, ABD also considered or MFA) in Communication, or closely related field, and professional television broadcast production and content creation experience. Expertise in Internet distribution, social media, and new technology are highly desirable.

Instructions to Applicants: To be considered, applicants must apply online at http://jobs.wcu.edu position number 1291. An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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