Department of Communication: Long Ad
The Department of Communication at the University of South Alabama invites applications for a full-time (9 month), non-tenure-track Assistant Professor or Instructor position to teach Broadcast Journalism, beginning August 15, 2020.
Requirements: To be hired at the rank of Assistant Professor, a Ph.D. in Broadcast Journalism or a related field and experience as a TV journalist are required. To be hired at the rank of Instructor, a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism or a related field and experience as a TV journalist are required. Applicants should be able to teach with Adobe Premiere, Avid or Final Cut Pro editing software. Applicants should also be able to teach basic camerawork, using ENG and DSLR cameras, and be familiar with control room operation, including operation of a Tricaster switcher, studio cameras and microphones, audio boards and prompter software. Previous teaching experience is desirable.
The successful candidate will advise undergraduate students, collaborate with faculty to maintain an innovative curriculum, build connections with the professional community, and pursue external funding.
The University of South Alabama is a diverse R-2 campus in Mobile, a Gulf Coast city with a dynamic cultural scene, a centuries-old Mardi Gras tradition, and proximity to Florida beaches and New Orleans.
Review of applications will begin by February 21, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. Only applicants with current work