EASTTENNESSEESTATEUNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF MEDIAANDCOMMUNICATION, invites applications for a 9-month faculty member position specializing in journalism. The candidate will contribute to department graduate and undergraduate programs, and teach courses relevant to journalism and public relations. Community engagement, particularly through service learning in the classroom, is emphasized in the department.
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. We have a flexible and customizable bachelor's degree, offering student experiences in advertising, film, journalism, public relations, radio, sports media, and TV. We also have a master's degree program in Brand & Media Strategy and a graduate certificate in Film Production.
Depending on the experience and credentials of the candidate, the appointment will be made as a tenure-track assistant professor or a non-tenure-track lecturer.
The Department of Media and Communication expects all successful tenure-track candidates to establish and maintain an active research or creative activity program and participate in service to the department, college, university, and community. Successful lecturer candidates would only be expected to contribute service to the department, college, university, and community. Ideal candidates would be able to contribute at all levels. Tenure-track faculty typically teach a 3:3 load. Lecturers typically teach a 4:4 load.
The committee will begin reviewing applications on October 1st, 2023 until the position is filled.
The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs including paid time off & leave, paid holidays, health and life insurance, retirement, access to University facilities and services, and much more! Check out the ETSU Human Resources Benefits page for additional information. https://www.etsu.edu/human-resources/benefits/.
ETSU is committed to ensuring that our students, faculty, and staff are valued and work in an environment of openness and acceptance. ETSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Job Category: Faculty
Master's degree in communication, journalism, or media-related field.
Two years of professional experience in a media-related field.
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.