Experience teaching video, audio and/or streaming-based journalism is highly desirable, as is professional experience in a television, radio or digital newsroom.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
This visiting assistant professor position is broadly focused on any combination of video, audio and/or streaming journalism. The successful candidate will teach digital and emerging journalism with a focus on video and/or audio reporting skills regarding conventional and social media distribution platforms. The hire will update and teach popular undergraduate courses on broadcast television news reporting, television production, audio journalism reporting and production, podcasting and/or mobile journalism. Based on qualification, the successful candidate may also be assigned graduate courses on a flexible variety of digital media topics.
Other Specifications/Instructions for the Position:
Interested candidates should apply online and include a cover letter, a current CV, a teaching philosophy statement, a statement of research & goals (showcasing any planned or ongoing research or creative production projects), and contact information for three references. If you have any questions, you may contact Dr. Funk at [email protected]
Internal Number: 23334
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.