EASTTENNESSEESTATEUNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF MEDIAANDCOMMUNICATION, invites applications for a tenure-track ASSISTANTPROFESSOR position specializing in journalism. Candidate will contribute to department graduate and undergraduate programs, and teach courses relevant to area of specialization. Specializations that are attractive to the Department include sports journalism or specializations that relate specifically to the Appalachian region. The Department of Media and Communication offers an integrated, cross platform curriculum including undergraduate and graduate courses with the goal of producing graduates with a broad knowledge of the media and its wide variety of professions. Community engagement, particularly through service learning in the classroom, is emphasized in the department.
We are a fast growing, professionally-focused department with concentrations in advertising/public relations, journalism, and radio/television/film. Our graduate program in Brand and Media Strategy is the fastest growing program on campus. Curriculum is bridged through interdisciplinary collaborations with multiple campus units. Our department is the first in the country to embed the Adobe Experience Cloud media content solutions in curriculum. Our Adobe alliance creates strong partnerships with industry for students and faculty. We are looking for a colleague who is interested in joining a team focused on innovation for students by teaching students to produce content that connects with digital audiences. Our Adobe initiative as well as the other growth initiatives in our graduate program makes this an exciting time to join our team.
The Department of Media and Communication expects all successful candidates to establish and maintain an active research program and participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.
MCOM supports three digital Mac editing labs and offers students a fully stocked equipment room with gear from top manufactures including Sony, Panasonic, Lowell, and Arri among others. We offer students access to Adobe Creative Cloud, Avid Protools, and many other industry media creation tools. MCOM students have opportunities to get hands-on experience in the HD TV Studio, radio station, and with the Buccaneer Sports Network.
Job Category: Faculty
Terminal degree in related field
Two years of professional experience in media-related field
Internal Number: 12512
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.