Instructor/Assistant Professor of Mass Communication Arts (Broadcasting)

Concord University

Athens, WV

ID: 7062008
Posted: October 30, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
The Department of Communication Arts & Media at Concord University invites applications for an instructor or assistant professor of Mass Communications (broadcasting) to begin spring 2020 (preferred) or fall 2020. Qualified applicants should be able to teach a variety of media courses including Basic Studio Production and Advanced Media Production as well as hands-on courses in television production in the University’s television studio.

Concord University, established in 1872, is a selective baccalaureate and graduate institution with a strong commitment to programs of excellence in teacher education, business, pre-professional programs in the arts and sciences, and public service. Promoting student learning is the regional university’s primary function, complemented by scholarly activity and public service that contributes to the balanced and enduring economic development of southern West Virginia. With its location just off I-77 in southern West Virginia, the University has easy access to six television media markets and numerous radio markets.

Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities: This a 9-month position that requires teaching 12 credit hours per semester, advising undergraduate Mass Communication majors, and running the television workshop. Service to the program, department, College, and the broader academic community is also expected. Additionally, successful candidates will be expected to engage in professional development and scholarship. Summer employment is also a possibility.

% of Time
Minimum Education Master's
Required Licenses/Certification
Master’s required; Ph.D. preferred.

Required Skills
Qualifications: Qualified applicants must hold a master’s degree in Mass Communication or a closely related field, but a terminal degree in Mass Communications or closely related field is preferred. Qualified applicants must also have 3-5 years of professional experience. Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated record of effective teaching, television production, as well as expertise with a variety of social media and/or journalism.


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