Frostburg State University, Department of Communication, seeks applications for a contractual full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer in Mass Communication position. Appointments to this position will be for a one-year term (with the possibility of renewal), beginning in fall 2019. Salary commensurate with experience.

With over 200 majors and anticipating continued growth and program expansion, the Mass Communication and Communication Studies programs as well as FSU-TV3 reside in the state-of-the-art Gira Center for Communications and Information Technology. The facilities feature a five-camera high-definition television studio which includes an Unreel Virtual Reality set, LED lighting grid, and industry standard audio and video monitoring. The Gira Center also includes a 33-seat audio/video editing lab and 10 individual student editing bays.

About the University: A member institution of the University System of Maryland, Frostburg State University is a public, comprehensive, largely residential regional university offering programs in the sciences, education, business, the arts and humanities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. FSU prides itself on being a dynamic, learning-centered institution that emphasizes teaching with opportunities for professional development and research. More than 5,000 students enroll yearly.

About the Area: FSU is located on a scenic 260-acre campus in the mountains of Western Maryland, a region rich in history, quaint shopping areas and eclectic cafes and food choices. The Western Maryland region is considered to be a four-season outdoor mecca of recreational experiences offering activities such as; hiking, mountain biking, water sports, snow skiing/boarding, golfing, climbing, etc. Frostburg offers a family-friendly college town feel with easy access to major cities like Pittsburgh, Washington, DC, and Baltimore. If you are looking for insightful colleagues, energetic students, and a great place to work and call home in a region with unlimited adventure seeking opportunities, FSU is for you!

Teach four Mass Communication courses per semester. Primary teaching assignments may include introduction to mass communication, research methods, communication theory, writing for electronic media, or other courses depending on departmental needs and candidate qualifications. Faculty members at FSU are expected to actively participate in the University’s student-learning-assessment program. The successful candidate will demonstrate professional commitment to the communication discipline, active participation in departmental affairs, and commitment to the development of innovative teaching strategies, diversity, inclusion and civic engagement.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree from a regionally accredited university in Mass Communication or closely related field. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications
Earned Ph.D. in Mass Communication or closely related field

Frostburg State University welcomes and encourages women, veterans and minorities to apply and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce. FSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request. Please notify us in advance. WWW.FROSTBURG.EDU
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