Posting Summary: The Department of Communications at Tennessee State University seeks tenure-track Professor in Multimedia Journalism. The candidate should be a student-oriented colleague that will teach courses in the mass communication curriculum including News, Sports, and Entertainment Media; Communications Law and Research. Multiple-camera, 'live" studio and remote production experience required. Candidate must have over five years of professional media experience and over three years of teaching experience in higher education. Position start date is August 2020.
The new hire will work with the Mass Communication faculty and Chair to ensure continued quality improvement through active assessment and evolving curriculum design and review. We seek somebody who has strong writing, editing and multimedia production skills. The candidate will be familiar with Adobe Premier or Avid editing software, Adobe Audition, news blogging and mobile and social media news platforms. Other duties would include hands-on activities with student media, academic advising and faculty committee work.
Internal Number: 220_56376
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Tennessee State University is committed to excellence and has been consistently listed in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade. Founded in 1912, TSU is a comprehensive, urban, co-educational, land-grant institution in Nashville, Tennessee. The university has been served by seven presidents, including Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, who is currently serving as our eighth president.TWO CAMPUSESOur Nashville home offers two locations—the 500-acre main campus nestles in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the Cumberland River, and the downtown Avon Williams campus sits near the center of Nashville’s business and government district.