The University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Mass Communication invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Multi-platform Journalism beginning August 16, 2021. We seek a teacher-scholar who will teach journalistic practices across multiple platforms such as web, video, print, mobile, and social media, and who will contribute to the research and community engagement mission of UA Little Rock by establishing a program of academic and creative scholarship. 

The School of Mass Communication is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion in its classes, journalistic writing, and productions. The ideal candidate will demonstrate cultural competence in their professional and interpersonal engagement with students, staff, faculty, and public members. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institutional policy. 
Required Education and/or Experience:  A Doctoral degree in Mass Communication or a related field. ABDs will be considered and are encouraged to apply; Experience in teaching college classes; Experience in teaching online courses; Evidence of scholarship or scholarly potential.

Preferred Education and/or Experience:  The ability to teach core classes in the School of Mass Communication, in particular, MCOM 3310 Web Principles and Design.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the position’s requirements. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UA Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.