College/Division: College of Information and Communications
Department: School of Journalism and Mass Communications
Advertised Job Summary:
The School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a full-time instructor to join the faculty in August 2018. The ideal candidate will have deep expertise in mass communications writing, both journalistically and strategically, and a passion for teaching writing and preparing undergraduate students for the professional work of journalism and mass communications.
Teach writing courses across the curriculum, which could include introductory courses in writing for mass communications, public relations writing, social media writing, editing and other advanced writing courses. Participate in faculty governance.
The teaching load is four classes per semester. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in journalism and public relations, with a majority of that experience focused on developing stories and writing for the media. Experience should also include knowledge of writing in the online and social media environment. Candidate must have a master's degree in mass communications, journalism or a related field. Previous teaching experience will be a plus.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 29324
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.