Professional Assistant Professor, Communication

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in Texas

Date Posted January 30, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a learning centered institution committed to making excellence inclusive. Located on its own island, we are surrounded by the water of Corpus Christi and Oso bays. The beautiful natural setting is enhanced by our modern, attractive, and state-of-the-art classroom buildings and support facilities, and our colorful landscaping, and plazas that lend a distinctive tropical feel to the campus. Our Hispanic Serving Institution status provides a foundation to attain significant impacts for improving the educational attainment of our regional students, and our strategic location on the Gulf of Mexico and on the cultural border with Latin America places the Island University in perfect position to help realize its national and international prominence goals. TAMUCC is committed to becoming an emerging research institution with unparalleled commitment to student success, closing gaps in achievement, and creating robust campus experiences.

The faculty of the Department of Communication & Media within the School of Arts, Media, and Communication invite applicants for a professional assistant professor (not tenure-track) position to begin in Fall 2014. The successful applicant needs to have an expertise in digital journalism and the skills to teach undergraduate classes in news gathering, multi-media writing, and interviewing. Other job responsibilities include advising "Island Waves," the university's weekly student newspaper.

The successful candidate will hold an MA in journalism, mass communication, media studies, or related field. Requirements include excellent teaching skills and a willingness to interface with the community to broaden the department's reputation. May involve night, weekend, and electronic course delivery.

Screening will begin March 17 and will continue until job is filled.  


Apply online at A completed application will consist of:

1. A letter of interest addressing qualifications listed above,
2. A curriculum vitae, and
3. A list of three references including name, title, phone number, and email address.


Texas A&M Corpus Christi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity.

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