Assistant Professor (Communication, Multimedia Journalism)

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Mar 30, 2022
Full time Communications/Journalism/Film/TV

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Assistant Professor (Communication, Multimedia Journalism)

Job Title
Assistant Professor (Communication, Multimedia Journalism)

Prairie View A&M University

Language & Communication

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Department of Languages and Communication invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Communication (tenure-track). The ideal candidate will specialize in Multimedia Journalism. The successful candidate can demonstrate and is committed to teaching students to expand and extend digital storytelling especially in and about underrepresented communities. The Department is committed to fostering a culturally diverse and inclusive intellectual community.

Required Education & Experience:
  • Ph.D. or terminal degree in Communication or Journalism. Degree must be in hand by August 2022.
  • Experience in audio and visual storytelling, especially audio, photos, and video.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Competence in teaching classes in one or more of the following areas: data journalism, multimedia journalism, news writing and reporting, photojournalism, investigative journalism, strategic communication, and/or business journalism.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Five years of professional experience as a journalist.
  • Three years of experience teaching in a University/College setting.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop and with DSLR cameras.
  • Proficiency in audio/video production.
  • Ability to assist in development of new courses in journalism.
  • Ability to assist students with internship placement in journalism and related fields.

Job Posting Close Date:
  • Open until filled

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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