The University of Texas at Tyler

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position in MASS COMMUNICATION: The Department of Communication at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor appointment beginning Spring or Fall 2018.  Ph.D. or MFA in journalism, communication, or closely-related field required (ABD considered). Successful candidates will be qualified to teach courses in the areas of journalism/public relations sequences as assigned. Successful applicants will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and advise students.

Experience in other mass media industries such as broadcasting or new technologies is desirable. Evidence of service to past programs and colleges as well as experience with the implementation of or teaching within an online or hybrid program are also a plus. Experience teaching video/audio production, mediated storytelling and writing, photography, new media, etc. and use of Final Cut Pro X, Premiere, AfterEffects, Photoshop (and other Adobe Suite applications), Motion, etc. are a plus as well, Candidates must also be able to demonstrate the potential for producing and maintaining a record of publishable and/or creative research in the field.

For full consideration, please submit (electronically) a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three references to Search Committee, Department of Communication at mmatthews@uttyler.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The University of Texas at Tyler is a rapidly growing university located on a 200 acre wooded campus in Tyler, Texas, 95 miles east of Dallas. Tyler is the East Texas regional center for health care, higher education, and economic development. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States.  This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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