Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Howard University-School of Communications in District of Columbia

Deadline December 01, 2014
Date Posted August 18, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Howard University

 

Department: Communication, Culture & Media Studies/School of Communications

Position Title: Assistant Professor, TT

Basic Function: Teach doctoral-level courses in communication theory and research methods, oversee dissertations, serve on dissertation committees, conduct original research and publish, serve on departmental, school and university committees.

Minimum Requirements: A doctorate in communications or related field.

Application process

Send (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) three current letters of reference to: cbyerly@howard.edu

Additional information about the Department and University can be found at http://communications.howard.edu/.

 

Department: Strategic, Legal, & Management Communication (SLMC)/School of Communications

Position Title: Assistant Professor, TT (tenure track)

Basic Function: Teach assigned courses, conduct academic research/creative productions, and work on committee tasks as assigned.

Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in Communications is preferred. However, ABDs with excellent research record and/or industry experiences will be considered.       

Application Process

Please submit: 1) Letter of application; 2) Statement indicating teaching philosophy; 3) Current vita (including e-mail address); 4) Three reference letters; and 5) Teaching evaluation summaries; and send to: Dorothy Wooley- dorothy.wooley@howard.edu

Additional information about the Department and University can be found at http://communications.howard.edu/.

 

Department: Media, Journalism and Film (MJF)/School of Communications

Position Title: Assistant Professor, TT (tenure track)-Photojournalism

Basic Function: Teach assigned courses, advise photojournalists working on student media outlets, conduct academic research/creative productions in photojournalism or related areas, and work on committee tasks as assigned.

Description of Position: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate, and possibly graduate, courses in photojournalism, visual communications and multimedia journalism. This includes helping students publish their work and build their portfolios, as well as advising photojournalists at student media outlets under the departments Media Innovation Center. The successful candidate will also participate in committee work and assist in nurturing a culture of excellence in visual journalism while pursuing research and/or creative work.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a bachelors degree or higher with national distinction in photojournalism, at least three (3) years of teaching experience, and at least five (5) years of industry experience.

 

The department is especially interested in candidates with expertise in photojournalism and the ability to address critical issues around the history, theory and aesthetics of the medium. Candidates must have the ability to teach other courses in the MJF program, such as multimedia journalism, data visualization, design and other areas of visual communications.    

Minimum Requirements: A bachelors degree of higher with national distinction in photojournalism, at least three (3) years of teaching experience, and at least five (5) years of industry experience.

 

Position Title: Assistant Professor, TT (tenure track) - Cinematography

Basic Function: Teach assigned courses, conduct academic research/creative productions, and work on committee tasks as assigned.

Description of Position: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate media and film production courses and graduate MFA courses in the theory and practice of cinematography. The successful candidate also will advise graduate theses, will participate in committee work and will assist in nurturing a culture of filmmaking while pursuing research and/or creative work.

Qualifications

The department is especially interested in candidates with an expertise in Cinematography and Scriptwriting as a secondary discipline. Candidates must have the ability to teach in at least one other area of course offerings in the film program, including film production and post-production and/or courses that address critical issues around the history, theory and aesthetics of the medium.  Candidates must have a terminal degree, preferably the MFA degree (or equivalent) and should have at least three (3) years teaching experience.

Candidates in Cinematography should have a strong record of creative work, including awards, and five (five) to six (6) years experience as a practicing cinematographer on large and small screens.

Minimum Requirements: Candidates must have a terminal degree, preferably the MFA degree (or equivalent) and should have at least three (3) years teaching experience.

Application Process

Please submit: 1) Letter of application; 2) Statement indicating teaching philosophy; 3) Current vita (including e-mail addresses); 4) Three reference letters; 5) Teaching evaluation summaries; 6) Samples of creative work and scholarly writing (i.e. film productions, published essays, convention papers), and send to: bmerritt@howard.edu

Additional information about the Department and University can be found at http://communications.howard.edu/

 

Department: Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders/School of Communications  

Position Title: Assistant Professor, TT (tenure track)

Basic Function: To teach undergraduate and graduate classes; to provide clinical supervision when needed; to engage in research appropriate to area(s) of expertise; to serve on departmental and School of Communication standing committees; and to provide service to the community.

Principal Accountabilities: Student, peer, chair and Dean evaluations of teaching; evidence of annual research productivity (FPES data); evidence of satisfactory annual faculty workload; evidence of active participation in service to the unit, school, University and community; evidence of student mentoring on thesis and dissertation committees and student research presentations.

Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology; Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), 1 year university  teaching experience, 3 peer-reviewed publications; potential for licensure in the District of Columbia

Application Process

Please submit: 1) Letter of application; 2) Statement indicating teaching philosophy; 3) Current vita (including e-mail address); 4) Three reference letters; and 5) Teaching evaluation summaries. Digital portfolios are preferred. Send completed applications to: kpayne@howard.edu

Additional information about the Department and University can be found at http://communications.howard.edu/.

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2014

Howard University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a culturally diverse academic environment.