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Assistant/Associate Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication
North Carolina A&T State University
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina
Internal Number: 23698
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.
This position will also serve as director of the Aggie Television Network. In collaboration with the director of the JOMC TV Studio, the director of Aggie Television Network will be responsible for overseeing the department's student-run newscast and additional broadcasts generated by student content production teams. The director will supervise coaching and training of student content teams in the development and production of a consistent block of programming to be aired weekly. The director will coordinate the network's efforts with other faculty assigned to teach production and professional skills courses. The director also will work with the advisor of The A&T Register to create an intersection between television network news operations and the student newspaper as part of a multimedia (collaborative) newsroom.
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 nation's largest historically black university with an enrollment of more than 12,500 students.
The department is housed within the University's College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, which enrolls more than 1,950 students and has more than 130 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.
Internal job number: 002654
A Master's 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.
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.
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 Veteran's 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.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!