Communication and Media Studies
Southeastern Louisiana University
The Department of Communication and Media Studies invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2019. Applicant must have a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field by the hire date with the ability to teach communication courses that combine theory and research with professional, hands-on experience to prepare students to meet the challenges of a media-convergent society. Expertise in broadcasting, sports journalism, social media strategy and audience analytics, media criticism, or other specialty area in mass communication is required. Successful applicant must have a strong commitment to teaching and research potential. The willingness and ability to create and teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate level in an online environment is highly desired.
The Department offers an undergraduate degree to nearly 300 majors with emphasis on broadcast, journalism, organizational communication, public relations, and speech communication and a Master's degree in Organizational Communication. Collegiality, mentoring of student groups and participation in departmental, college, and university service are expected.
Southeastern Louisiana University, a progressive regional, comprehensive, interactive university, enrolls over 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University's home, Hammond, is at the cross roads of Interstates 55 and 12, within driving distance from Baton Rouge and New Orleans. To apply for this position, please complete and submit an online application, which will include the names and contact information for three references and the following attachments: curriculum vitae, and transcripts (official transcripts required upon employment).Apply online at:
Applicants must apply by March 15, 2019.
Send letters of recommendation to: Dr. Claire Procopio, Chair, Organizational Communication Search Committee, Department of Languages and Communication, Box 10719, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA, 70402. Southeastern is an AA/ADA/EEO employer.
Location/Region: Hammond, LA