Assistant Professor - Non Tenure Track

  • Delaware Valley University
  • Doylestown, PA
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Communications/Journalism/Film/TV

Job Description

 Job Summary:

Delaware Valley University seeks an Assistant Professor of Media Communication or a closely related field and able to teach undergraduate courses from among the following: Introduction to Mass Media; Writing for PR, Promotion and Advertising; News Reporting and Writing; Writing for Social Media; Visual Literacy; first-year college writing.  This is a full-time, nine-month, renewable non-tenure track, teaching appointment to begin prior to the start of the Fall 2022. Candidates must possess at least a Masters in Media and Communication or a closely related field with extensive industry experience, but a Ph.D. is preferred.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Teach four courses per semester among the above list and potential new courses
  • Post and maintain regular office hours
  • Collaborate with other faculty members to design and implement curricular updates
  • Advise students individually and support the recruitment of students as needed (e.g. by attending an open house or speaking with a prospective student)
  • Serve on faculty committees as assigned or elected
  • Participate in professional development activities to remain current in the field
  • Attend regularly scheduled faculty meetings, department meetings, and other required meetings
  • Assist with department needs and development of outcomes assessment
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

The above responsibilities are intended only to describe the general nature of the job and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities

Required Education and Experience:
  • Masters, Ph.D. preferred, in media or a related field
  • Experience teaching at the undergraduate level
  • Experience with online delivery of courses is preferred
  • Industry experience is preferred
  • Official transcripts required
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • A commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring
  • A commitment to the value and promise of education for all students
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ongoing commitment to faculty development and scholarship
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Web design is a plus
Working Conditions: (Remove any that don't apply. Add any not listed.)
  • Typically sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Typically standing or walking

Delaware Valley University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. 

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