April 8, 2021 - 3:44pm -- jlaskey

Professional Instructor of Journalism and Digital Media - College of Arts and Sciences

The Department of Journalism and Digital Media (JDM) at Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) invites applications for a full-time Professional Instructor of JDM position beginning August 2021. This is a non-tenure track position reporting directly to the Department Chair.

Position Summary:

The Professional Instructor will teach multiple courses in the JDM program, including multimedia reporting, sports broadcasting and production, broadcast reporting,  audio production, sports journalism, multiplatform audio production, media writing, media law and ethics, digital media management and broadcast announcing. This faculty person will serve as the faculty advisor for WRDL 88.9 FM, which is licensed under the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). In this role, the Professional Instructor will recruit and train students for work on the radio station, supervise and monitor all WRDL activities, maintain and comply with the professional standards of the FFC, and develop multimedia content.

Position Requirements:

The position requires a Master's degree in Mass Communication, Journalism or Communication Studies with at least two (2) years of higher education teaching experience in the discipline area. A strong and demonstrated professional background in multimedia content creation, sports media and audio/radio/television production and performance is required.

For most favorable consideration, applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references electronically to dmccoy2@ashland.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Hiring for this position is contingent on the availability of funding and/or available budget dollars.

Ashland University meets fully its obligation of nondiscrimination under federal and state laws and is actively committed to diversity in its workplace. Employment will require a criminal background check.

Title: 
Professional Instructor of Journalism and Digital Media - College of Arts and Sciences
Request From: 
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Official Posting Date: 
Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 3:30pm
Operational Department: 
College of Arts and Sciences - Department of Journalism and Digital Media
Shift Required: 
Varied
Employment Type: 
Full-Time