*This position has been re-advertised 03/21/2019 to broaden the applicant pool. Priority consideration will be given to applicants who apply by April 15, 2019.*

The Department of Communications at the University of North Alabama invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Mass Communication – Journalism & Digital Media Production, beginning Fall 2019. An earned doctorate in Journalism, Mass Communication, or a closely related field is required. (ABD’s will be considered but the degree must be completed by the time of appointment).

The successful candidate should have professional experience in print, digital, audio or video journalism. Primary academic instruction will focus on teaching students the fundamentals of journalistic writing, ethics, production, and professional practices. Courses will include Media Writing, Basic Reporting, Advanced Reporting, and other communication courses as assigned. The candidate will teach a 3-3 load and will be expected to maintain an appropriate level of scholastic activity and service necessary to secure tenure and promotion with the Department of Communications.

The successful candidate also will serve as Student Media Advisor to award-winning publications The Flor-Ala and Diorama. Experience advising student publications, managing student staff, and administering budgets is a plus.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/5018.  Applications will only be accepted through this system.  Please be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/CV, and reference list at the time of application.  Transcripts and three letters of reference are also required, but may be provided after the initial application.  For questions, please email employment@una.edu or call the Office of Human Resources at 256-765-4291 and select option #2.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed.  UNA is a smoke-free campus.