ASSISTANT / ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF JOURNALISM AND MEDIA PRODUCTION, CAREER - TRACK

The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

Date Posted September 09, 2022
Industry Academia
Specialty Education
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://wsu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WSU_Jobs/details/Scholarly-Assistant-Associate-Professor---Career_R-7206?q=Murrow

Description:

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF JOURNALISM AND MEDIA PRODUCTION, CAREER-TRACK   

 The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication    

Washington State University (http://murrow.wsu.edu)     

Description of Position: The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman, WA, invites applications for a full-time, 9-month academic year, Assistant/Associate Professor, career track. This non-tenure track appointment begins on August 16, 2023.     

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience.       

Requirements: Scholarly candidates will have earned a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years of relevant professional experience. Successful candidates will be expected to serve as a liaison with the professional community and other constituents and to perform service functions within the profession, university, and/or college.       

Requirements for the position include the ability to teach undergraduate classes in one or more – but not all -- of the following areas:    

  • Video production, including sports  
  • Documentary video  
  • Visual communication   
  • Photojournalism   
  • Social or mobile media  

Preferences: Master’s degree preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who provide evidence of significant achievement in professional or creative work, successful teaching, willingness and ability to create additional courses related to the candidate’s experience and interests, experience working on grant-funded projects, experience in news organizations, and/or a background in sports production.       

Duties: Contribute to one or more of the College’s scholarship areas through undergraduate teaching, research or creative activity, and grant-seeking in production or journalism. Teach courses in the Murrow College of Communication, including the Department of Journalism and Media Production.   

Additional Information:

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at hrs@wsu.edu or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.

About The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication:

The Murrow College of Communication features two undergraduate departments, Strategic Communication and Journalism and Media Production. The Murrow graduate program includes residential MA and PhD programs as well as professionally oriented online MA programs. Our faculty embrace multiple methodologies and research approaches working within a highly collaborative environment. Murrow College houses top-tier research facilities including a survey lab, focus group facility, interview rooms, and psychophysiological, eye tracking experiment labs.  

About Washington State University (WSU):

Washington State University, a member of the Pac-12 conference, is among the 95 research universities nationwide with a Carnegie classification of “very high research activity.”  With the main campus in Pullman, Wash., WSU is a land-grant institution with several co-located campuses and an enrollment of nearly 30,000 students.  Murrow College is named for WSU’s most illustrious graduate and became a college in July 2008.  It is a signature program for WSU and the state of Washington.  WSU has 105 undergraduate programs and more than 70 Master’s, and 46 Doctoral programs offered through ten colleges and the Graduate School.  Washington State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator.  Members of ethnic minorities, women, Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, persons of disability, and/or persons the age of 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and has faculty-friendly policies.

Area/College:  Edward R. Murrow College of Communication   

Application Procedure: Applicants must send a cover letter summarizing qualifications, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references and apply online at www.wsujobs.com. In their materials, candidates should address which of the experience areas mentioned above best fit their interests and how they can contribute to the teaching needs identified above. The review of applications will begin on Oct. 1, 2022. The position will remain open until filled and is subject to available funding. Three letters of reference are required prior to on-campus interviews.       

For more information contact Benjamin Shors, chair of the Journalism and Media Production Department, bshors@wsu.edu.      

The Murrow College of Communication features two undergraduate departments, Strategic Communication and Journalism and Media Production. The Murrow graduate program includes residential MA and Ph.D. programs as well a professionally oriented online MA program. Our faculty embrace multiple methodologies and research approaches working within a highly collaborative environment. Murrow College houses a top-tier research infrastructure to support highly productive research faculty. Our facilities include a survey lab, focus group facility, interview rooms, virtual reality lab, and psychophysiological, eye-tracking experiment labs.       

Washington State University, a member of the Pac-12 conference, is among the 95 research universities nationwide with a Carnegie classification of “very high research activity.” With the main campus in Pullman, Wash., WSU is a land-grant institution with several co-located campuses and an enrollment of nearly 30,000 students. Murrow College is named for WSU’s most illustrious graduate and became a college in July 2008. It is a signature program for WSU and the state of Washington. WSU has 105 undergraduate programs and more than 70 master’s, and 46 doctoral programs offered through ten colleges and the Graduate School. Murrow College has a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our employment practices and workplace culture. We expect all faculty and staff to support the initiatives of the college and university to create a warm and welcoming environment for all individuals. Washington State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator. Members of ethnic minorities, women, Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, persons of disability, and/or persons the age of 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and has faculty-friendly policies.   

Area/College:  Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Department Name: Journalism and Media Production

City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164

Department Link: http://murrow.wsu.edu

Monthly Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

FTE: 100%

Tenure Track: No

Position Type: Temporary

Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position expected to end on May 15, 2024. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.

Screening Begin Date: This position has been posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin on October 1, 2022