Lecturer (multiple-year)

Denton, Texas, United States

Job description

System Identification Number: 6001791

Posting Origination: UNT

Department: School of Journalism (138000)

College/School: School of Journalism http://journalism.unt.edu

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Frank W. & Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton invites applications for a continuing, non-tenure track appointment as lecturer in broadcast/video journalism to begin in the Fall 2018 semester. This full-time faculty member should be prepared to produce an online student newscast and teach classes in multi-platform journalism, print and/or broadcast/video news writing, television magazine and program producing, social media integration, online journalism, principles of news, long form/project journalism and other courses as needed by the school. Experience teaching online courses is a plus. The faculty member will participate in department activities and serve on committees. Excellence in teaching and mentoring students and alumni are of primary importance.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit – and takes actions to prevent – discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
By the time of appointment, candidates must have a master’s degree (or higher) in journalism, communications or another relevant field. The successful candidate must have professional experience in broadcast/video journalism. Applicants with a master’s degree in other disciplines who have extensive professional broadcast/video experience will also be considered. The candidate must be willing and able to mentor a diverse population of journalism students.

Preferred Qualifications:
The ideal candidate is digitally nimble with strong journalism reporting, producing, video editing, and social media integration skills. Experience with website content management is a plus. The ideal candidate has a strong professional network that may foster student internship and job opportunities, has experience teaching college-level courses in journalism and is prepared to develop and teach online classes.

Position Type: Faculty

Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track

Appointment Basis: 9 Months

Pay Frequency: Monthly

Closing Date: Open Until Search Closed

How to apply

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Curriculum Vita
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