Clinical Assistant Professor of Mass Communication

Huntsville, Texas, United States

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Job description

Requisition: 201800045F

Hiring Salary: Yearly-Faculty

Department: Dept of Mass Communication

General Requirements:

The Houstonian has pushed strongly into social media, podcasting and video. The ideal candidate will facilitate further expansion into online and social media while cultivating and developing a focus on hard news and investigative reporting.

Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:

The Mass Communication department at Sam Houston State University seeks a well-qualified clinical assistant professor to teach journalism classes and to oversee its award-winning student newspaper, The Houstonian.

The successful candidate will supervise the business model and off- and online publication strategy of student-led publications; they will be responsible for hiring student editors and serving as a mentor and resource for dedicated and passionate journalism students. Will also teach 2 courses each semester.

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Sam Houston State University (known as SHSU or Sam) was founded in 1879 and is the third oldest public institution of higher learning in the State of Texas. It is located 70 miles north of Houston in the hills, lakes, and forests region of East Texas in Huntsville. It is one of the oldest purpose-built institutions for the instruction of teachers west of the Mississippi River and the first such institution of its type in Texas. The school is named for one of Texas's founding fathers, Sam Houston, who made his home in the city.